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Thursday
12
APR

Immersive Sound Bath

21:00
22:00
WOOM Center
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Calm body and mind enveloped in this new sound meditation system. Magnetic Sound™ fuses modern technology with traditional instrument design, and uses magnetic energy to create overtone-rich soundscapes.

In this event, MJ Caselden, the creator of Magnetic Sound, guides us through a group session of focused breathing and immersive vibrations.

This debut at WOOM Center will feature a full surround sound system.

Together, we immerse ourselves in sound waves as mantra-like resonance guides us towards deeper states of rest. This is a communal gathering encouraging reflection, contemplation, and self-healing for participants.




About the Magnetic Sound Project:

Founded in 2014 by creative technologist MJ Caselden, the Magnetic Sound project is a growing collection of sound-generating installations and guided listening experiences.

Integrating elements of mindful awareness with a new technology, the practice draws on harmonic frequency patterns similar to those used in spiritual sound rituals around the world for thousands of years. Bearing similarities to Om chants, Mongolian throat singing, Tibetan singing bowl meditations, or the didgeridoos of Aboriginal Australia, Magnetic Sound systems create natural resonance in a new way, facilitating meditative listening and communal gatherings in a new generation.

The project has grown to include collaboration with tech companies such as Intel, and been featured in public spaces, yoga and meditation centers, museums, and retreats across the United States and in Europe.


"...designed to alleviate the anxiety that folks face in this modern, tech-obsessed world." - New York Post

“…works that resonate in response to magnetic fields, and strive to spark shifts in consciousness.” - The Boston Globe

“A new sublimated experience, different from traditional "music", coupled with philosophies of meditation and sound therapy.” - NewYorker Magazine


Previous exhibitions include the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Boston Subway, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and The Times Square Alliance.

The Magnetic Sound project is made possible thanks to grants or in-kind support from Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, Canon Inc., D.S. Solidworks Corp., Intel Inc., NEW INC, Trestle Gallery, Mombucha Kombucha, apexart, littleBits Electronics, Inc., Boston Cyber Arts Gallery, and The New York State Council on Arts.

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WOOM Center