Ahead of Gerry Hemmingway’s concert this Monday for Option, we dug through the Creative Audio Archives housed at ESS to see what we have from the percussionist’s many visits to Chicago.Read More
Interviews, audio, press releases and more content about ESS and the artists we work with.
APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR HIGH CONCEPT LABS’ FALL/WINTER 2018 ARTIST PROGRAMSRead More
IEM Music Residency Program 2019 - Call for ApplicationsRead More
Sonic Genealogies: Olivia Block on Harry Bertoia for Radio from Reina Sofia MuseumRead More
ESS sat down with Stephan Moore, composer and sound artist, for an interview about his Florasonic piece that’s currently up in the Lincoln Park Conservatory Fern Room. A Grid Against the Sky will be up from Sunday, December 10th - Friday, March 2nd, 2018.Read More
Alex Jen review's Sara Ludy's Florasonic work, 'Climates'
Alex Jen is an independent curator and critic based in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He has written for Hyperallergic, Hiram Butler Gallery and ArtDesk, and is currently working on a piece considering space and texture in Robert Irwin's work for Domus. Past projects include an exhibition of sound and visual art by Brian Trelegan at Williams College, where Jen is also a studentRead More
We interviewed Lou Mallozzi and Joesph Clayton Smith about their Ten x Ten collaboration, artistic process, and how the idea of narrative plays out in their piece.Read More
Oscillations 2017: Call for Proposals
Deadline for Proposals: October 1st, 2017, midnight
send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Now in its fifth year, OSCILLATIONS presents concerts by artists selected from submissions received in response to an open call for proposals. ESS will present chosen artists in a series of 3-4 performances between November 4 and November 25th, 2017. (Depending on the nature of the selected projects, we may feature either one or two acts per evening.) Emphasis will not be placed on any particular genre or style; the main criterion for selection is the demonstration of experimentation, exploration, and innovation in the artist’s/group’s chosen idiom.Read More
Ten x Ten 2017 partners Ambrosia Bartosekulva and Melina Ausikaitis tell us a little bit about their collaboration and process for their track recorded in ESS’s Studio A at the end of April.Read More