Join us for a community procession of Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night. All ages are welcome.
Tonight I am happy and honored to join the sound art duo Softday from Ireland in their first Chicago visit and live sound performance.
- Friday, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
- High Concept Labs
2233 S. Throop Street, Chicago, IL
The event is held in collaboration with High Concept Labs and will take place in their studios at Mana Contemporary (2233 S. Throop, Chicago, IL). Entrance and parking is on the east side of the building. For questions regarding accessibility, please call 312-850-0555.
Listen to “SoundTent At Camp Sherwin” and my curated set of works for the radioCona:0.2425 soundart exhibition from Ljubljana, rebroadcast on WGXC 90.7-FM Wave Farm Radio, New York.
August 1 – 5, 2016 every night 12.00 – 6.00 (UTC/GMT- 4)
About the exhibition:
This edition of radioCona:0.2425 aims at reflecting and shifting precisely this ‘unperceived’ remainder, making a leap to move from the unit of time to the notion of space, toward perceiving space, toward perceiving, capturing, and composing sounds and soundscapes, and ultimately toward creating autonomous narratives.
I curated a selection of works by five artists for the radioCona 0.2425 FM soundart exhibition broadcast and streaming February 28 – March 3, 2016 after nautical twilight 6:16 PM on 88.8MHz FM and live streaming on www.radiocona.si Ljubljana.
This edition of the annual exhibition is dedicated to the Earth’s orbit around the Sun, focusing on the dimension of nighttime radio transmission and the idea of heightened perception that can happen only by withdrawing from daytime rhythms.
In addition, my own “SoundTent At Camp Sherwin” was selected by one of the other curators.
I am working on the international scientific committee for Invisible Places | Sounding Cities, a symposium on sound, urbanism, and sense of place happening 18–20 July, 2014 in Viseu, Portugal. The call for submissions was announced January 13.
Three sections will be featured with a keynote by Jean-Paul Thibaud from CRNS at CRESSON for the section on Architecture and Urban Planning. Keynote speaker Brandon Labelle heads the section on Urban Sounds, Identity and Sense of Place, and Salomé Voegelin is our keynote speaker for Sound Art As Public Art. The symposium enjoys the support of a large arts festival called Jardins Efémeros in association with several other institutions and organizations, including the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology. The conference includes numerous soundwalks, concerts—including my own solo performance—sound installations, and a solo concert and workshop by Francisco López.
6–8:00 pm Oct 22, 2013
220 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611
I am leading a public, interactive event on Oct. 22, part of a weekly Tuesday evening series organized by the Education Department at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. The activities planned will actively engage the public in four ways, to “play, watch, share, and listen.” Students at SAIC, in my Field Recording/Phonography class, and Lindsey French’s “Sensing the Landscape” class, will help along with members of the MSAE and Chicago Phonography.
The event will include soundwalks with making and listening as the main activities, somehow involving field recording, culminating with a phonography performance and discussion. It will engage awareness multiple levels, concerning the social, aesthetic, and environmental aspects of sound.
322 Union Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Suggested donation $9
I’m excited to be performing with Anna Friz again, and we’re honored to be the “pre-festival teaser” for the 2013 Megapolis Audio Festival.
Our previous performance with Anna’s radio installation was in Respire (2011) at ESS. Before that, we performed on tour in the Eastern US, while creating Dancing Walls Stir the Prairie (2007) at the free103point9.org Wave Farm, for broadcast on Kunstradio-Radiokunst in Vienna. Our very first collaboration took place in the 2005 Deep Wireless Festival, with a different instrumentarium. Our radio theater work, entitled Other Music was created and performed with Evalyn Parry (text, voice, cassette player), Chris Brookes (voice, cassette player), Anna Friz (voice, cassette player), and myself (springboard). You can listen to the recording here. (Recorded live at The Drake Hotel on May 27, 2005; duration 9:01.)
Learn more about Anna Friz’s current and upcoming projects here: http://nicelittlestatic.com/.
In August 1993 I attended Tuning of the World, the First International Conference on Acoustic Ecology at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, Canada. At this conference, along with around 150 other people, I took part in starting the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.
Lou Mallozzi and I wrote an article about the conference, subsequently published in the New Art Examiner, then the Midwest’s premiere regional arts journal. NAE was based in Chicago, publishing from 1973 to 2002.
A scan of our article i available in PDF format for you to download: The Tuning of the World, New Art Examiner article from 1994
In October I began serving as the Vice President of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology. In 2012 I expect to become President replacing fellow WFAE members Nigel Frayne and Hill Kobayashi. Visit my Articles & Reviews page to find other writings of mine.