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Impossible Chords is a series questioning the silence of the photographic space by depicting resonant objects that correspond to chords that have been banned or silenced.

 
Schoenberg A9/B

This chord was used by Schoenberg but deemed 'impossible' by the Viennese Music Society, rendering his piece,Verklärte Nacht, publicly unplayable.

http://benmcdonnell.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-18_Schoenburg.jpg
 
Diabolus in Musica

The diabolus in musicawas banned from use in early sacred music.

http://benmcdonnell.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-18_Devils Interval.jpg