Starts:
Nov
27
2012
Performance:

Disquiet Junto: Speculative Sound Performance

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POSTED BY: apexart | Sat Nov 17th, 2012 2:18 p.m.
LOCATION: apexart

An exercise in sonic branding, this event asks musicians from the Disquiet Junto collective to create pieces that interrogate the atmosphere and sounds of a department store as described in an Émile Zola novel.

Featuring:
Brian Biggs
Ethan Hein
Shawn Kelly
Kenneth Kirschner
Tom Moody
Joon Oluchi Lee
Roddy Schrock


Musicians affiliated with the online Disquiet Junto collective, organized by Marc Weidenbaum, will gather to perform speculative sound works that employ as source material documentary audio from retail establishments. These musicians will present imagined soundscapes inspired by Émile Zola's characterization of the department store, in his novel The Ladies' Paradise, as "a machine working at high pressure." They'll also discuss their creative and technological practices.

Marc Weidenbaum founded the website Disquiet.com in 1996 at the intersection of sound, art, and technology. He has written for Nature, the website of The Atlantic, Boing Boing, NewMusicBox.org, and numerous other publications. He's teaching a fall 2012 class on sound at San Francisco's Academy of Art. He's commissioned and curated sound/music projects that have featured original works by Kate Carr, Marcus Fischer, Marielle Jakobsons, John Kannenberg, Tom Moody, Steve Roden, Scanner, Roddy Shrock, Robert Thomas, and Stephen Vitiello, among others. He's currently writing a book about Aphex Twin's 1994 album Selected Ambient Works Volume II for the 33 1/3 series. He lives in San Francisco.

Link:
http://apexart.org/events/disquiet-junto.php

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