JOIN US FOR OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO 2018! 1-3pm Saturday, October 13 and 3-5pm Sunday, October 14
Augustana Lutheran Church
5500 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
NON:op Open Opera Works and the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology team up with the Chicago Architecture Center to present Aural Architecture or Hearing is the Other Half of How We Know for the 2018 Open House Chicago.
At the southern-most tip of Lake Michigan and the Calumet River, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers one of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the entire National Park Service, located a little over an hour by train from Chicago. The South Shore Line offers affordable commuter train fares to and from the Miller Station. From there, it is a 20-minute walk to the Paul Douglas Center for Environmental Education.
Monica Ryan is a Chicago based sound artist and teacher whose creative work and education interests lie in spatialized sound, ambisonics, and soundscape studies. Her artistic practice and research focuses on issues of listening, time and place; spatial considerations in narrative and storytelling contexts; and manipulation of spatial-timbral relationships in acousmatic sound. She also teaches in the Department of Sound at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and Audio Arts and Acoustic at Columbia College Chicago. She holds a MFA, 2005, University of York, York, UK.