All posts tagged Experiments in Art and Technology

Norte Maar, Cage, John Cage, Cage Transmitted, Dumbo Arts Center

Dumbo Arts Center is pleased to present in collaboration with Norte Maar and Experiments in Art and Technology (E. A. T.): Cage Transmitted at Dumbo Arts Center. Ongoing through September 2012, this series of lectures and performances celebrates the centennial of John Cage.

What started nine months ago beginning with a dance installation in the front room at Norte Maar, continues to build momentum gathering collaborators and presenting artists through events celebrating the life and ideas of John Cage. Our program at Dumbo Arts Center will feature musical performances and lectures. For a full list of events Click Here.

All events are free. Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at Dumbo Arts Center, 111 Front Street, Suite 212

Norte Maar, Stranger Attractor, Harvestworks, Danny McCarthy, Irene Murphy, Mick O'Shea, Anthony Kelly, David Stalling, Stephen Vitiello, electronic music, alternative, John Cage, Cage Transmitted

On August 13 + 14, Norte Maar with Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) hosted the Irish electronic (experimental) sound group Strange Attractor in collaboration with Harvetsworks, at the historic Harvestworks location in SoHo.

The durational performance lasted 4 hours and was both meditative and provocative. Bells, sticks, rocks, strings, drums, guitars, mini record players, trash bags, and more were played. Questions arose about seeing the sound versus hearing it. How does our experience of the sound change when we know how it is made? The group played with morphology of sounds and included recordings of John Cage’s voice throughout the night.

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