sound art

Eyebeam Fellow Taeyoon Choi, in collaboration with The Public School New York and various artists, presents a multi-week class exploring sound art and electronic music.

Class Schedule:

2/5 from 1PM-5PM @ Eyebeam
Introduction to Sound Art #1
with Mike Clemow
Discussion will focus on the basics of sound, acoustics, field recording, and musique concrète. Demonstrations will use Audacity to present a wide repertoire of sound sources in composing a piece.

 
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Eyebeam Fellow Taeyoon Choi, in collaboration with The Public School New York and various artists, presents a multi-week class exploring sound art and electronic music. This week Eyebeam staffer Roddy Schrock will lead an introduction to the open source sound software SuperCollider.

Each week has been led by a different artist, and the class will culminate in a performance and interactive presentation. Participating artists - Mike Clemow, Jamie Allen, Travis Houldcroft, Roddy Schrock, Taeyoon Choi, and Jackson Moore - are workshoping topics in field recording, circuit bending, diy instrument building, sound walks, performance and composition. Software explored will include Audacity, Max, Pd, SuperCollider, and more.

 
Hours: 
1:00PM-3:00PM
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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Eyebeam Fellow Taeyoon Choi, in collaboration with The Public School New York and various artists, presents a multi-week class exploring sound art and electronic music.

Class Schedule:

2/5 from 1PM-5PM @ Eyebeam
Introduction to Sound Art #1
with Mike Clemow
Discussion will focus on the basics of sound, acoustics, field recording, and musique concrète. Demonstrations will use Audacity to present a wide repertoire of sound sources in composing a piece.

 
Start Date: 
6 May 2010 - 27 May 2010
Hours: 
4:00pm-6:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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May: Electronic Music Production with Eyebeam Resident Jace Clayton
Musician and writer Jace Clayton (aka DJ/rupture) will introduce students to electronic music production and sound design using a variety of open source and inexpensive audio software. Students will learn the basics of sampling, synthesis, beat programming, and FX processing as they develop a composition of their own.Download May's Drop-in Flier

 
People: Jace Clayton
Research: Education
Tags: sound art
Start Date: 
3 Dec 2009 - 17 Dec 2009
Hours: 
4:00pm-6:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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December: Electronic Sound using Pd (aka Pure Data) with Hans Christoph-Steiner
Students will learn the basics of using Pure Data (Pd), a digital program anyone can use to design live sound environments. There will be a related workshop on Saturday Dec 5, for all ages and this drop-in day will be the perfect primer for that workshop.

 
People: Hans Christoph-Steiner
Research: Education
Tags: sound art
Start Date: 
14 Sep 2004
Hours: 
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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Silent Project used multiple audio transmission technologies to broadcast music to individuals rather than to a group. Each participant heard a simultaneous broadcast of music, similar to what he or she would experience as a concert-goer, but this experience was internalized and isolated through entirely private audio devices. As a result, visitors who are not participating in the technology experienced the performance only as audience members.

 
People: Kevin McHugh
Tags: sound art, radio, event
Start Date: 
20 Nov 2004
Hours: 
8:00 pm
Cost: 
ticketed
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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Both a concert performance and a film, this atmospheric new piece from electronic composer and sound artist Ryoji Ikeda approaches an aesthetic of pure data. C4I is a meticulous composition derived from global systems in mathematics, economics, biology and the natural world.

* Live Performance will begin promptly

 
Start Date: 
23 Feb 2006
Hours: 
7:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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Upgrade! NY
February 2006

Cynthia and Paul conversed about the joys and pains of collaboration between a visual artist and a composer in a work that required a complex meshing of skills and concepts.

Cynthia Beth Rubin and Bob Gluck discussed their conception and construction of Layered Histories. They also described their respective previous works incorporating themes of Jewish cultural heritage, and explored how their ideas about the underpinnings of culture informed this collaboration, as well as the 1998 animation Inherited Memories, by Rubin, with music by Gluck (to be shown at the upcoming LA Jewish Film Festival).

 
People: Cynthia Beth Rubin, Bob Gluck
Tags: Upgrade!, sound art, interactive, cultural heritage, collaboration, animation
Start Date: 
29 Jun 2006
Hours: 
7:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam

Upgrade! NY
June 2006

This month’s meeting examined participatory performance and interactivity in the context of contemporary sound art and new music.

The evening brought together three artists working with sound and music: Jesse Pearlman KarlsbergMicah Silver, and Judy Dunaway. Each of these artists draws their audience into the creation of their work.

 
People: Micah Silver, Judy Dunaway, Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg
Tags: Upgrade!, sound art, performance, interactive
Book Details
Format: 
Paperback, 472 pages
Publication Date: 
October 2001
ISBN: 
9780262611725
Category: 
Theory/Criticism
In Stock: 
yes
Order: 
bookstore@eyebeam.org

This interdisciplinary history and theory of sound in the arts reads the twentieth century by listening to it—to the emphatic and exceptional sounds of modernism and those on the cusp of postmodernism, recorded sound, noise, silence, the fluid sounds of immersion and dripping, and the meat voices of viruses, screams, and bestial cries. Focusing on Europe in the first half of the century and the United States in the postwar years, Douglas Kahn explores aural activities in literature, music, visual arts, theater, and film. Placing aurality at the center of the history of the arts, he revisits key artistic questions, listening to the sounds that drown out the politics and poetics that generated them. Artists discussed include Antonin Artaud, George Brecht, William Burroughs, John Cage, Sergei Eisenstein, Fluxus, Allan Kaprow, Michael McClure, Yoko Ono, Jackson Pollock, Luigi Russolo, and Dziga Vertov.

 
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