Episode 19: Eric Leonardson

Standing in the Stream, Hosted by John Lane: Episode 19

This episode features a conversation with prolific Chicago-based multidisciplinary artist Eric Leonardson. We chatted about his work as an instrument inventor/improvisor, his history with experimental theater in Chicago, and acoustic ecology.

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Listening Around The Corner: Now Online

To co zni za rohem / Listening Around The Corner

For those who were unable to attend, here is the archived audio from Listening Around the Corner mini-symposium on Thursday, June 18 at Galerie Tranzitdisplay. Presenters included, in addition to me, musician Brane Zorman, sculptor and curator Dagmar Šubrtová, botanist Helena Štorchová, musicians and travelers Peter Cusack and Lloyd Dunn.

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June 14: Acoustic Ecology and Ethical Listening, Lecture at DKSG

June 18: Listening Around The Corner at TranzitDisplay, Prague

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To Co Zni Za Rohem/Listening Around The Corner
Thursday
18 June, 2015
18 – 21:30h

Galerie Tranzitdisplay
Dittrichova 337/9
12000 Praha 2

Facebook event

Listening Around The Corner is a mini-symposium featuring notable artists and scientists.

Please view the full Program and schedule below:

Introduction Miloš Vojtěchovský, Dagmar Šubrtová

Frontiers of Solitude

The international and intercultural art project confronts the septentrional in the context of unprecedented transformation of northern ecosystems. “Frontiers of Solitude” is a joint initiative between three partners: Gallery Školska 28 in Prague, Atelier Nord in Oslo, and Skaftfell Centre for Visual Art in eastern Iceland and is planned for one year 2015 – April 2016.
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June 17: Magma, Springs and Bugs at Školská 28, Prague

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Eric Leonardson: Solo for Springboard
Brane Zorman: Hidden Materia
Featuring: Petr Nikl – Cockroaching – Beetle Works
Wednesday, June 17 – 19:00

Školská 28 Gallery
Školská 28
110 00 Prague 1
tel. +420 222 966 974

This concert is part of LISTENING AROUND THE CORNER a mini-symposium happening the next day, Thursday, June 18 from 6 to 9.30 at Tranzitdisplay Gallery.

June 13-14: Muzički Dom kulture Studentski Grad, Belgrade

dksg_logoI am honored to give a solo performance on June 13 and lecture for the Muzički Program on June 14 at:

Dom kulture Studentski Grad (DKSG)
Bulevar Zorana Đinđića 179
11000 Belgrade, Serbia
tel. + 381 (0)11 2691 442

Download the program (pdf)

Join the Facebook event for June 13 solo performance.
Join the Facebook Event for June 14 lecture on Acoustic Ecology and Ethical Listening

June 12: Organizam IA and UBU, Zagreb

A3-plakat-EricFriday, June 12 at 8:00pm Organizam IA and UBU – Udruga bivših učenika Škole primijenjene umjetnosti i dizajna presents…

Eric Leonardson: SPRINGBOARD – audio-visual performance at Izložbeni salon Izidor Kršnjavi

 

UBU-logoUBU
(The association of former students of the School of Art and Design)
Trg maršala Tita 11
10 000 Zagreb
+385 91 7662 666
ubu@ubu.hr

June 11: Stara Mestna Elektrarna – Elektro Ljubljana

My first concert in Ljubljana happens Thursday, 11 June at Stara mestna elektrarna – Elektro Ljubljana, thanks to CONA | institute for contemporary arts processing:

Eric Leonardson (ZDA) and Martin Brandlmayr (AUT)

Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 21.00
Stara mestna elektrarna – Elektro Ljubljana
Slomškova 18, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Entrance fee: 5,00€
Reserve your ticket: cona.institute(at)gmail.com

martin-ericWe are pleased to announce evening-length solo concert of two world renowned musicians and sound artists, who will present each with a one hour audio work. Facing two musical poetics: a composition for innovative acoustic instrument Springboard and top electronic drum experience.

This evening-length concert event presents two inspiring sound artists who fascinate the audiences with diversity and lushness of their sound as well as with performative dedication. Using self-made instruments and applying electronic and acoustic improvisation in new, innovative ways, they immerse us in the vastness of auditory, mental, and sensual experiences, waves, and dimensions.

More information:
cona.si
ericleonardson.org
martinbrandlmayr.com

Produkcija : CONA zavod za procesiranje sodobne umetnosti
V sodelovanju z: Bunker, Ljubljana
S finančno pomočjo: Avstrijski kulturni forum, Ljubljana
Program zavoda CONA podpira Mestna občina Ljubljana, oddelek za kulturo

CONA Institute for Contemporary Arts Processing
Periceva 7
Ljubljana, SI-1000, Slovenia
www.cona.si
www.radiocona.si

Connect with CONA:
Facebook / Twitter  / Soundcloud /  Mixcloud 

June 6: Frequenzgänge #52, Hamburg

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Centro Sociale
Sternstr. 2
20357 Hamburg
www.centrosociale.de

Eric Leonardson: springboard
Lê Quan Ninh: percussion
Birgit Ulher: trumpet, radio, speaker
Angharad Davies: violin
Gunnar Lettow: e-bass, objects, electronics

Bei den Frequenzgängen treffen sich namhafte Improvisatoren Europas und Amerikas um in unterschiedlichen Besetzungen neue Klangräume zu erschaffen. Eric Leonardson aus Chicago spielt sein selbst gebautes Instrument Springboard. Er ist Komponist, Sound Designer und widmet sich in unorthodoxer Weise Klängen und Instrumenten. Der französische Perkussionist Lê Quan Ninh ist Improvisator und spielt in Ensembles zeitgenössischer Musik. Die Hamburgerin Birgit Ulher hat eine am Klang orientierte musikalische Sprache jenseits des offenen Trompetentons enwickelt, sie arbeitet mit Radios, Lautsprechern und anderen Objekten. Angharad Davis aus London erweitert die klanglichen Möglichkeiten der Violine mit Objekten und verschiedenen Materialien, die sie mit feinem Gespür in der musikalischen Situation einsetzt. Gastgeber Gunnar Lettow bearbeitet seinen E-Bass mit Spießen, Pinseln, Klammern und Effektgeräten.

blurred edges Programmheft 2015
www.vamh.de/be_2015_Programmheft.pdf