|Florasonic: ORNIPHONIA 2 by Bob Snyder >|
March 3, 2013 - June 30, 2013
Daily 9pm-5pm Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N Stockton Dr., Chicago
Orniphonia 2 is a four-channel sound installation featuring synthetic birdsong—each 'bird' being created by a simple electronic circuit. The fact that a circuit producing regular interacting patterns of change can mimic a living organism reflects the fact that all living things exhibit rhythmic behavior, and that all biological life interacts with its environment in a regular way.
|Kathie Shaw: Post-Apocalyptic Trash Paintings >|
April 19, 2013 - June 16, 2013
Opening 6-9pm, Friday April 19th Audible Gallery at ESS, 5925 N Ravenswood
In this series of paintings, Kathie Shaw is seeking to produce metaphorical images which interpret in an iconic way the potential future resulting from man’s unchecked use of power, power literally both to transform and to destroy. Within our current historic context, the way power is used could potentially put the very fate of the planet into question.
|Dhalgren Day 6 >|
June 2, 2013
7pm Experimental Sound Studio
Ambient keyboard rock quartet Dhalgren records their next album in front of a live studio audience.
|Experimental Garage Sale 6 >|
June 9, 2013
12-6pm Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood
The one and only electronic music and handmade instrument garage sale returns to ESS for the 6th time.
June 15, 2013
3PM Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood
ESS has assembled three of the most prolific percussionists in Chicago's jazz and improvised music scene - Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Tim Daisy (marimba), and Michael Zerang (xylophone) - to engage in an unprecedented concatenation of mallet instruments.