null point 7. Decay/Reverberate: Site-Specific Sound at Silo City

Featuring site-specific sound works created specially for the occasion by artists selected through an international call for proposals

June 11-14, 2015

Silo City, Childs St. (AKA Silo City Way), Buffalo

Sponsored by the Center for 21st Century Music (University at Buffalo)

With additional support from Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, University at Buffalo Music Department, and University at Buffalo Percussion

Program:

Full printed program available here

Thursday, June 11

7:30 pm–VIP preview of select installations and performances

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Friday, June 12

3-9 pm–Installations open:

Alejandro Aciertofill a void (wp)

Abby Aresty, the space that remains/the spaces between, site-specific soundscape composition/guided soundwalk (wp)

Tim FeeneyResonant Spaces—Silo City, June 2015 for drums and transducers (wp)

Richard Logan-Greene, Circular Apparatus to Study Your Thoughts in a Resonant Space for mechanical gong/beater system and interactive electronics (wp)

Tom Stoll/Ezra Teboul/Krista Martynes, slow drip for drip-mechanism, and interactive electronics (wp)

Colin Tucker, surplus for audio playback through two dispersed, concealed speakers (wp)

4:30 pmPerformance I: Filter Index–Participatory Works for Listeners

Shannon Werle, Filter Index, performance for balloons (wp)

Jez riley French, score for listening – silo city (wp)

Abby Aresty, the space that remains/the spaces between, site-specific soundscape composition/guided soundwalk (wp)

6:30 pm–Performance II: Labor–Interactive Performance-Installation for Everyday Objects and Mobile Listeners

Lena Nietfeld, “… some workers it casts into barbarous types of labor, and others it turns into machines”  for five performers (wp)

Performers: Daniel Bassin, Bob Fullex, Zane Merritt, Zachary Steinberg, and Jamie Sunshine, objects

8 pm–Performance III: Ritual for Grain Silo–for Interactive Electronics and Audience Participation

Andrea Steves, Ritual for Grain Silo for interactive playback, transducers, and participating audience (wp)

Performers: Andrea Steves, Misty Periard, and audience

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Saturday, June 13

1-7 pm–Installations by Acierto, Aresty, Feeney, Logan-Greene, Stoll/Teboul/Martynes, and Tucker open

1:30 pm–Record Release–participatory performance-installation by Christof Migone

2:30 pmSound Walk led by Abby Aresty

4 pm–Tour  of installations with short artist talks, including Record Release, a participatory performance-installation by Christof Migone

6 pm–Record Releaseparticipatory performance-installation by Christof Migone

7 pm/repeated at 8:30 pm–Performance IV: Slow Drip–Works for Clarinets and Percussion in a Reverberant Space

Krista Martynes/Tom Stoll/Ezra Teboul, slow drip for clarinet, drip mechanism, and interactive electronics (wp)

Ian Power, [relictumne sum] for solo percussion and electronics (site-specific version)

Christian Kesten, (untitled) 2 for clarinet in A in a space with a long reverberation time (wp)

James Tenneyhaving never written a note for percussion for solo percussion

Performers: Krista Martynes and Alejandro Acierto, clarinet;  Brandon Bell, percussion

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Sunday, June 14

1-4 pm–Installations by Acierto, Aresty, Feeney, Logan-Greene, Stoll/Teboul/Martynes, and Tucker open

2pmTour  of installations with short artist talks, including Record Release, a participatory performance-installation by Christof Migone

4 pm/repeated at 6pm–Performance V: Embedded Environments–Immersive Interactive Works for Instruments and Electronics in a Reverberant Space

Krista Martynes/Tom Stoll/Ezra Teboul, slow drip for clarinet, drip mechanism, and interactive electronics (wp)

Matt Sargent, Tide (10+1 basses) for solo contrabass and electronics in a reverberant space (wp)

Daniel Bassin, Typographies II: Opera — “sempre pianissimo” (version for null point/Silo City), for trumpet and drumset (wp)

Sarah Hennies, Embedded Environments for four percussionists in a reverberant space (wp)

Performers: Krista Martynes, clarinet; Daniel Bassin, trumpet;  Crossfire Percussion Duo, Sarah Hennies, and Tim Feeney, percussion; John Bacon, drumset; Zachary Rowden, contrabass

 

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