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Ryan Ingebritsen: 'Compartments' in partnership with Tender House Projects
Oct
17
to Nov 3

Ryan Ingebritsen: 'Compartments' in partnership with Tender House Projects

  • McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Compartments is a sonic installation composed by Ryan Ingebritsen and organized by Experimental Sound Studio for the Tender House Project Exhibition at the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum. This work is part of a larger body of work Ingebritsen that takes inspiration from Chicago’s diverse waterways.

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OPTION: Wayne Montana
Oct
28
7:00 PM19:00

OPTION: Wayne Montana

A mainstay of the Chicago music scene for more than 20 years including work with seminal bands The Eternals and Trenchmouth, Option welcomes bassist, guitarist, and composer Wayne Montana for a set of original sound making. Come and close out the 2019 Option series with a legendary musician from the city we call home!



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AUDIBLE OPENING: Luftwerk + Katherine Young 'Requiem: A White Wanderer'
Nov
22
6:00 PM18:00

AUDIBLE OPENING: Luftwerk + Katherine Young 'Requiem: A White Wanderer'

As part of the Outer Ear Residency, Luftwerk presents an immersive sculptural exhibition at Audible Gallery, November 8th, 2019 - January 26th, 2020. Illuminated objects will fill the space with shadows and reflections creating a visual topography enhanced by amplified sounds mimicking the calving of glaciers, created by collaborator Katherine Young.

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GALLERY HOURS: Luftwerk + Katherine Young 'Requiem: A White Wanderer'
Nov
22
to Jan 26

GALLERY HOURS: Luftwerk + Katherine Young 'Requiem: A White Wanderer'

  • Experimental Sound Studio (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As part of the Outer Ear Residency, Luftwerk presents an immersive sculptural exhibition at Audible Gallery, November 8th, 2019 - January 26th, 2020. Illuminated objects will fill the space with shadows and reflections creating a visual topography enhanced by amplified sounds mimicking the calving of glaciers, created by collaborator Katherine Young.

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SCREENING & PERFORMANCE: Katie Wood 'running water' with Carol Genetti and Gwyneth Zeleny Anderson
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

SCREENING & PERFORMANCE: Katie Wood 'running water' with Carol Genetti and Gwyneth Zeleny Anderson

Join us for a final presentation by Alba/SAIC artist in residence Katie Wood featuring a screening of her film running water with performances by Carol Genetti and Gwyneth Zeleny Anderson in the garden at sundown.


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OPTION: Nick Macri
Sep
30
7:00 PM19:00

OPTION: Nick Macri

“Chicago bassist and composer Nick Macri has led a prolific and highly varied career as both a leader and a sideman, making contributions on both electric and acoustic bass for ensembles and musicians as varied as The Zincs (Thrill Jockey), Ken Vandermark’s Audio One, The Horses Ha, and Stirrup with Fred Lonberg Holm and Charles Rumback. Tonight marks Nick’s debut on the Option stage.” -tim daisy/Option curator 


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OPTION: Myra Melford
Sep
16
7:00 PM19:00

OPTION: Myra Melford

Option is pleased to welcome the prolific composer, pianist and Guggenheim fellow Myra Melford for a solo performance and discussion about her work with curator Tim Daisy. Don’t miss your chance to hear one of the giants of modern music perform in the cozy confines of Studio A.

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OPTION: Ryan Sawyer
Sep
9
7:00 PM19:00

OPTION: Ryan Sawyer

“Texas born and New York based drummer Ryan Sawyer bring his versatile talents to the Option series where he’ll present a set of solo music. Following this, he’ll discuss his history and creative work with Ken Vandermark.” -tim daisy/Option curator

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OPTION: Darin Gray
Aug
26
7:00 PM19:00

OPTION: Darin Gray

American musician and composer Darin Gray is best known for his multiple collaborations with diverse musicians - perhaps less known is his fantastic solo work for both bass and electronics which he will present for the Option Series followed by a discussion with Tim Daisy.

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OPTION: William Winant
Aug
19
7:00 PM19:00

OPTION: William Winant

Option is pleased to welcome one of the most prolific artists working in the field of creative music, percussionist William Winant. Don’t miss your chance to hear one of the leading lights of creative music perform solo inside the intimate setting of studio A.


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 Farnsworth Scores Film and Performance
Aug
17
3:00 PM15:00

Farnsworth Scores Film and Performance

The Farnsworth Scores is an experimental film and musical composition by multidisciplinary artist Rob Mazurek, in collaboration with filmmaker Lee Anne Schmitt that captures the interaction between humans, nature, and architecture at Mies van der Rohe's iconic Farnsworth House. Rob Mazurek, will be present for a live performance as well as discussion of the Farnsworth Scores.

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OPTION: Eli Wallace with Beth McDonald
Jul
29
7:00 PM19:00

OPTION: Eli Wallace with Beth McDonald

Brooklyn based pianist, improviser and composer Eli Wallace has worked with a whole range of acclaimed musicians and ensembles. His multi-dimensional and highly original sonic expressions will take full advantage of both on and inside the piano for his solo Option debut. Eli will be joined by Beth McDonald playing tuba and electronics in the second set.

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