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Joan Jonas

Lines in the Sand and The Shape, the Scent, the Feel of Things
May 02 – June 14, 2004

 
 
Sun, May 2, 20044:00 pm

Opening Reception and Discussion

There will be a conversation between the artist and Hamza Walker at 5:00 PM

Location: Cobb Hall Room 307 (directly below the gallery)
Admission: free
 
Thu, May 6, 20048:00 pm

Concert

ensemble Integrale
Claudia Birkholz (piano/keyboard), Burkhard Friedrich (saxophones), Stephan Kohmann (percussion), Barbara Luneburg (violin/viola)

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Since its founding in Hamburg, Germany over a decade ago, ensemble Integrale has gone on to become one of Europe's premiere new music ensembles. For their Chicago debut, they will perform compositions by Burkhard Friedrich, Marko Ciciliani, Michael Maeirhof and Chicago composers Lou Mallozzi, and Jeff Kowolkowski. This concert will take place in the gallery.
 
Tue, May 18, 20048:00 pm

Concert

El
Marina Peterson (cello), Brad Bordine (electronics)

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
This sometimes Chicago, sometimes Los Angeles-based duet will be joined by an all-star cast featuring Jonathan Chen, Terri Kapsalis, Lori Talley, and Hamza Walker to perform Chicago Memory Spaces by Alvin Lucier, and John Cage's Speech, 1955, for 5 radios and a newsreader. This concert will take place in the gallery.
 
Sun, May 23, 20048:00 pm

Concert

Cristin Wildbolz (double bass)

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
"I hear with my eyes. my skin, my body. My movement, my posture generate the sound." Cristin Wildbolz doesn't play the double bass, she is the double bass. Come hear her roar! Her new project K9 +1 features nine compositions for double bass written by nine female composers from around the world. The acoustics of the gallery will make for an exceptionally dynamic performance. This concert will take place in the gallery.
 
Wed, Jun 9, 20048:00 pm
Thu, Jun 10, 20048:00 pm

Screenings and Discussion

Through the Lens of Joan Jonas
Joan Jonas in discussion with Barbara Clausen

Location: Cobb Hall Room 425 (down the hall from the gallery)
Admission: free
 
This pair of evenings is sure to be lively as it features screenings of Jonas' videos alongside films and documentation of other work that has had a seminal influence on her career. These include works from classic experimental filmmakers such as Maya Deren to documentation of performances by Simone Forti, from Noh theater to Russian avant garde cinema. The first night will feature Jonas' works through the early 1980s and the second night will run through the present. The screenings will be introduced by art historian Barbara Clausen followed by a discussion with Jonas.
 

   
   
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