MSAE 2014 year-in-review, plus what’s ahead in 2015. We hope this New Year has started off well as we take time to reflect and take note of our activities and prospects. Happily, the MSAE had an extremely productive 2014. Highlights of the year and into […]
Tag: Jay Needham
The Global Composition Conference on Sound, Media, and Environment is happening, July 25 – 28 at Hochschule Darmstadt in Dieburg, Germany. In the program, Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology members Jay Needham and Eric Leonardson perform Chronography: Animal on Friday, July 27, in the Internationales […]
My colleagues Gary Kolb, Dr. Peter Lemish and Megan Lotts and I have been busy over the past several months preparing a large scale initiative here in Carbondale centering on Antarctica. The initiative features lectures, films, panel discussions an installation and a concert event. […]
Our New Year kicks off with a series of monthly meetings. Please mark your calendar and join us.
Sunday January 23 2011 Kick-off meeting
4:00 pm, at the Woodlawn Tap (formerly known as Jimmy’s) in the West Room, 1172 E 55th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637 (773) 643-5516. Google Map
This will be a planning meeting and social event, a chance to get caught up on our efforts, reacquainted with one another, and announce new initiatives. Also, it’s a chance to begin or renew your American Society for Acoustic Ecology (ASAE) membership. As always, local World Listening Project board members and supporters are invited and will be participating. Following the meeting, you may walk with us to The Renaissance Society for a free concert by Tony Conrad at 8 pm.
Friday, Febuary 18 Jay Needham: Ars Memoria…
|7–9:00 pm at The (New) Corpse
1511 N. Milwaukee, 2nd Floor
Jay Needham will present selections from recent works in a lecture titled Ars Memoria: Several Alternate Histories of Place. Jay will be finishing a chapter on the sounds of Mashinima and planning an evening of radio art and surround sound works for the April 2011 Out of the Box Contemporary Music Festival in Carbondale, Illinois. Jay is a Sound and Media Artist who teaches in the Communications Department at Southern Illinois University, and a member of the MSAE.
Wednesday, March 16 Viv Corringham: Shadow-walks project
|7–9:00 pm Room 616, Columbia College
33 E. Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60605
Viv Corringham comes to Chicago in March to talk about her Shadow-walks project. This began in 2003 and has occurred in 15 places in the USA, Canada and Europe. It is rooted in her interest in people’s relationship with familiar places, and involves three main elements: walking with others, listening to environmental sound, and her own improvised singing. She will play selections of work based on recent artist residencies at Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art in Portugal and the Deep Listening Institute in New York State. Viv is a vocal artist and composer based in Minneapolis, and a longtime member of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology.
CANCELED: April 16 Steve Jones: Netsch soundwalk at UIC
|2–5:00 pm, Room 1169, Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB)
1007 W. Harrison Street
University of Illinois at Chicago
Please check back for updates, as we plan to add soundwalks, workshops, and other events to our Spring and Summer 2011 schedule.