December 2014

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Florasonic2014: Ernst Karel: 'Fern Room' >
December 3, 2014 - December 31, 2014
9-5pm    Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N Stockton Dr., Chicago
Since 2001, Experimental Sound Studio has been commissioning composers and artists to create sound pieces for the Fern Room through its unique Florasonic sound installation series. This year, we are revisiting some of the past projects with a nine-month retrospective. Each month, you can hear a different artist’s work enlivening the soundscape of the Fern Room.

Dec
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KINOSONIK #2: Olivia Block & Tomeka Reid >
December 6, 2014
8pm    Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood
In collaboration with the Rebuild Foundation's Black Cinema House and Chicago Film Archives, ESS is proud to present a pilot project of live music/sound performances with cinema.In two mini-residencies, two pairs of collaborating sound/music artists will each spend 4 to 6 weeks studying and working with several short films selected from CFA’s extensive vault.


Public Collectors: 'Malachi Ritscher' - gallery hours >
December 6, 2014 - December 7, 2014
1-5pm    Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood
Malachi Ritscher was first presented as Public Collectors' contribution to the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In addition to numerous never before exhibited materials drawn from the Ritscher collection at Creative Audio Archive, Malachi Ritscher included objects borrowed from close friends and others associated with the late documentarian and activist. Objects include Ritscher's DAT recorder, a sign made to quiet people standing near his recording equipment during concerts, recordings, ephemera connected to concerts he documented, and unpublished photos taken by Ritscher. The Chicago iteration of Malachi Ritscher will include additional materials from the Creative Audio Archive, and will be accompanied by copies of a free essay booklet that was first produced for the Whitney Biennial.

Dec
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KINOSONIK #2: Olivia Block & Tomeka Reid >
December 7, 2014
4pm    Black Cinema House (7200 S Kimbark)
In collaboration with the Rebuild Foundation's Black Cinema House and Chicago Film Archives, ESS is proud to present a pilot project of live music/sound performances with cinema.In two mini-residencies, two pairs of collaborating sound/music artists will each spend 4 to 6 weeks studying and working with several short films selected from CFA’s extensive vault.

Dec
12
Oscillations 2014: Jon Mueller, Jeff Kolar >
December 12, 2014
Doors at 7; Music at 8    Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood
The selected artists in OSCILLATIONS 2014 represent a gamut of disciplines, including generative and conceptual sound art, contemporary chamber music, audio/video synthesis, and improvisations and performances by virtuoso instrumentalists and vocalists.

Dec
13
Public Collectors: 'Malachi Ritscher' - gallery hours >
December 13, 2014 - December 14, 2014
1-5pm    Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood
Malachi Ritscher was first presented as Public Collectors' contribution to the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In addition to numerous never before exhibited materials drawn from the Ritscher collection at Creative Audio Archive, Malachi Ritscher included objects borrowed from close friends and others associated with the late documentarian and activist. Objects include Ritscher's DAT recorder, a sign made to quiet people standing near his recording equipment during concerts, recordings, ephemera connected to concerts he documented, and unpublished photos taken by Ritscher. The Chicago iteration of Malachi Ritscher will include additional materials from the Creative Audio Archive, and will be accompanied by copies of a free essay booklet that was first produced for the Whitney Biennial.


Public Collectors: 'Malachi Ritscher' - closing reception >
December 13, 2014
8pm    Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood
Join us for a closing reception to celebrate Public Collectors' remount of its 2014 Whitney Biennial exhibition Malachi Ritscher. The event will feature a preview of a collaborative project that Fred Lonberg-Holm & Jennifer Gutowski are working on in response to a Malachi Ritscher Legacy Commission from Creative Audio Archive.
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Florasonic2014: Ernst Karel: 'Fern Room'
Dec 3, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
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