November 2014

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Nov
1
Public Collectors: 'Malachi Ritscher' - gallery hours >
November 1, 2014 - November 2, 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standing near his recording equipment during concerts, recordings, ephemera connected to concerts he documented, and unpublished photos taken by Ritscher.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.


Oscillations 2014: Dante/Schulmeister, Nathan Cook >
November 1, 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.


Florasonic2014: Annie Feldmeier Adams w/ Steven Hess: 'Requiem' >
November 1, 2014 - November 30, 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.

Nov
4
MFCP Presents a discussion of 'Three Voices' >
November 4, 2014
8:00PM    Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood
2014-15 resident ensemble Morton Feldman Chamber Players present a panel discussion on Feldman's Three Voices, featuring soprano Charlotte Mundy, and members of Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble. Quince performs Three Voices as a trio on October 24th and 25th at University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin, and Kent State University, respectively. Charlotte Mundy performs the work as a soloist with tape on November 5th at Constellation in Chicago. MFCP founder and director Andy Costello will lead the discussion.

Admission is FREE

Nov
7
Oscillations 2014: Hasco Duo, Nicholas Cline >
November 7, 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.

Nov
8
Public Collectors: 'Malachi Ritscher' - gallery hours >
November 8, 2014 - November 9, 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.

Nov
15
KINOSONIK #1: Joseph Clayton Mills & Marvin Tate >
November 15, 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 >
November 15, 2014 - November 16, 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.

Nov
16
KINOSONIK #1: Joseph Clayton Mills & Marvin Tate >
November 16, 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.

Nov
21
Oscillations 2014: Beth Bradfish, Andy Ortmann >
November 21, 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.

Nov
22
Public Collectors: 'Malachi Ritscher' - gallery hours >
November 22, 2014 - November 23, 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.


Morton Feldman Chamber Players: Short Works, Cage's 'Two^5' >
November 22, 2014
9pm    Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood
Programme:
FELDMAN: Palais de Mari
FELDMAN: Piano Four Hands
JOHN CAGE: Two⁵

Andy Costello - piano
Weston Olencki - trombone

Saturday, Nov. 22, 9pm
Free admission

Nov
23
Frequency Series & ESS present: MAJA S. K. RATKJE >
November 23, 2014
8:30pm    Constellation (3111 N Western)
An evening of voice and electronics from Norway's most dynamic composer/performer, Maja Ratkje, an artist "who can genuinely be said to be extending the expressive range of the voice through technical and technological means." (The Wire)

Nov
29
Public Collectors: 'Malachi Ritscher' - gallery hours >
November 29, 2014 - November 30, 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.
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