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Pauline Oliveros

WED, May 21, 2014
11:09 am–12:09 pm

Anne & Joel Ehrenkranz Gallery, Museum Lobby

For the 2014 Biennial, influential composer, accordionist, and pioneer of electronic music Pauline Oliveros will present Deep Listening Room, a sound and video installation. Using generative computer technology, this installation transforms signals from a surround-­sound microphone and a video surveillance camera that will be installed in the museum’s lobby. Performances by International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and Oliveros will accompany the installation.

May 21–25
The installation can be viewed during Museum Hours.

May 24–25
ICE will perform intermittently in the lobby.

May 25, 4 pm
Pauline Oliveros will perform with the installation of the Ambisonic Expanded Instrument System in the Deep Listening Room. The system will encompass all the sounds and sights from the lobby, including ICE performances there.

Free with Museum admission. Admittance is on a first-come, first-seated basis until capacity is reached.

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