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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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Performance & Talk: Wave Front Artist Brian Chu Yin-Woo (龢wo4)
May
30
6:30 PM18:30

Performance & Talk: Wave Front Artist Brian Chu Yin-Woo (龢wo4)

This year's WAVE FRONT artist-in-residence is Brian Chu Yin-Woo (龢wo4) from Hong Kong. Before the end of his residency in Chicago, Brian will play a solo improvisation set, followed by a short presentation sharing insights into the underground music scene in his hometown and the ways in which it has inspired the ideas behind his creative process.

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The Bridge [2.1]: Crying Out Loud
May
11
2:00 PM14:00

The Bridge [2.1]: Crying Out Loud

Experimental Sound Studio is proud to present The Bridge [2.1] for a performance and live recording in the studio as a concluding event in their 3 day micro-residency. Their collaborative efforts titled, Crying Out Loud, is an improvisational quintet ensemble featuring Dan Bitney (drums), Christian Bopp (trombone, voice), Rob Frye (woodwinds, electronics), Jayve Montgomery (woodwinds, electronics) and Simon Sieger (trombone, tuba, accordion, piano).

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Special Event: Jordan Martins, 'Fugal Systems'
Jan
31
7:00 PM19:00

Special Event: Jordan Martins, 'Fugal Systems'

On January 31 ESS presents a prototype of a larger format Fugal Systems music series scheduled to debut at Experimental Station in fall 2019. Participating in this preview iteration are Billie Howard, Ayanna Woods, Angel Bat Dawid, and Adam Vida. Join us for this unique, immersive live sound collage that will take over the entire ESS building.

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Florasonic:  Lakshmi Ramgopal: A Half-Light Chorus
May
6
to Jul 22

Florasonic: Lakshmi Ramgopal: A Half-Light Chorus

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Set in the Fern Room of Chicago’s Lincoln Park Conservatory, Lakshmi Ramgopal’s installation A Half-Light Chorus features a ninety-minute, four-channel recording of vocalists imitating the calls of birds from India and Sanskrit literature. Punctuated with original Tamil odes to individual birds, this tapestry of arias, whistles, clicks, and cries plays with the diurnal rhythms, forms, and functions of birdsong.

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Jennifer Walshe + Mocrep at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
Apr
10
7:30 PM19:30

Jennifer Walshe + Mocrep at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

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Experimental Sound Studio, in collaboration with MOCREP,  is pleased to present a performance of works by Jennifer Walshe on April 10th at the Chicago Athletic Association hotel. This exciting interdisciplinary collaboration between Walshe and Mocrep, will include moments of karaoke, sounds of the outdoors and sometimes no sound at all. This performance has been facilitated by the Aisteach Institute, the Avant Garde Archive of Ireland, and will feature the Chicago premier of the film, AN GLÉACHT.
 

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Banrei: mass notification : Audible Gallery Opening and Performance
Mar
23
6:00 PM18:00

Banrei: mass notification : Audible Gallery Opening and Performance

mass notification is a sound installation by the artist Banrei that considers auditory methods of control and the language of the siren. The work experienced at Experimental Sound Studio (ESS) consists of an array of hundreds of works dispersed through short auditory bursts of sound that swell and spatter, interspersed with moments of modulated silence, utilizing sheer volume as a visceral form of object presence.

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Option Fundraiser and Celebration: Keep Your Options Open II
Feb
10
8:00 PM20:00

Option Fundraiser and Celebration: Keep Your Options Open II

Join us in celebrating our fourth season of Option, a weekly series of improvised music curated by Ken Vandermark, Tim Daisy, and Andrew Clinkman, and hosted by ESS. Keep Your Options Open II will feature Nate Wooley’s powerhouse trio, Icepick; Mat Maneri as a special guest on violin and viola; and a premiere of a new work entitled, “310 Lines” by Amanda DeBoer Bartlett (voice) with Katie Young (bassoon and electronics) and Jenna Lyle (voice and movement). We’ll keep the party going after with John Corbett spinning records along with special guest DJ Peter Margasak. We'll also have Sketchbook Brewing serving their finest seasonal brews for the evening. As a token of our appreciation for all of our Option supporters, we will be releasing a special limited edition CD featuring artists from the 2017 Option season. Funds raised from this evening will go directly back into the series, supporting artist fees and travel in 2018.

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