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80Hz: Sound Lab

Macquarie Building
In the Macquarie St forecourt
80Hz: Sound Lab at the State Library of NSW

An innovative outdoor sound and light experience.


‘Listen’ to priceless works featured in the Paintings from the Collection exhibition.

44 mesmerising soundscapes have been created using a digital sonic tool that translates visual information into sound.

This world-first experience was developed by DX Lab fellow Thomas Wing-Evans, in collaboration with the Library’s DX Lab.

This project is supported through a gift to the State Library of NSW Foundation.