Dunn-Frehling-Matamoros: Sound Art Audio Recording Workshop

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SOUND ART AUDIO RECORDING WORKSHOP
with David Dunn, Russell Frehling and Gustavo Matamoros
 
For up-to-date information visit: subtropics.org
 
Event to be held at the following times, dates and
location:
 
SAT AUG 5 | 1-5PM – part 1
SUN AUG 6 | 1-5PM – part 2
 
Audiotheque
at ArtCenter/South Florida
924 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
 
Workshop capacity, fees, and conditions:
 
CAPACITY:
ten (10) registered participants
 
TUITION:
free
 
TOOLS AND SUPPLIES:
no materials or tools are necessary
 
REGISTRATION: info@subtropics.org
To hold a spot in the workshop write us an email with AUDIO RECORDING WORKSHOP in the subject line. You will receive confirmation with further instructions. Be sure to include a phone number
 
Description:
 
SFCA [isaw+subtropics] presents acclaimed sound artists David Dunn, Russell Frehling and Gustavo Matamoros in a two-day, problem-solving, audio recording workshop intended for sound artists and audio professionals
 
As part of this workshop, David Dunn will described and discussed a number of microphone setups for stereo and surround recording with a slide presentation
 
The guest sound artists will then device recording strategies for documenting sound pieces in three different spaces, Project924 (LISTEN Exhibition), Studio 209 (Microcosmos), and Audiotheque, using a variety of microphones and microphone patterns as appropriate for each room. The results will be compared and discussed
 
David Dunn is a composer who prefers to lecture and engage in site-specific interactions or research-oriented activities. Over the past 40 years, his work has explored the liminal spaces between music and language, mind and environment, and art and science. In recent years he has largely abandoned the pursuit of musical composition as an expressive force to investigate the potential of sound to directly alter biological systems and to design listening strategies and technologies for environmental sound monitoring in both aesthetic and scientific contexts. He is Assistant Professor of Sound Art and Design in the UC Santa Cruz Music Department and core faculty in the Digital Arts and New Media graduate program
 
Russell Frehling is a composer and sound artist born in Miami with an international reputation. He was awarded the Reiner Prize for music composition from Brandeis University where he received his B.A. in 1974. Following a period of independent study with Pauline Oliveros and Morton Feldman he was invited to the Center for Contemporary Music at Mills College earning an M.F.A. in Electronic Music and Recording Media under Robert Ashley and David Behrman. On grants from several ecological organizations, Frehling spent two winters in Iki, Japan developing an underwater sound system designed to alleviate the conflict between dolphins and fishermen competing for the same resources. Frehling’s own work continues to develop from his concern with the direct and real-time experience of sounds on their own terms, as unique physical entities occupying space as well as time. He has lately concentrated on large scale sound installations for a variety of architectural and natural settings
 
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Special thanks to ArtCenter/South Florida for providing housing during this residency
 
SFCA [isaw+subtropics.org] is the leading proponent of experimental music and sound art in the Southeast, and the nourishing platform for projects like Audiotheque, the Subtropics Biennial and yearly Marathon, the Frozen Music Ensemble, iSAW’s Experimental Sound Archive and Sound Studio, and many more projects designed to produce, promote and present the newest, most on-topic new music and sound art experiences in South Florida.
 
Audiotheque’s 2015-16 season of events are possible with support from SFCA [isaw+subtropics.org], City of Miami Beach’s Cultural Affairs Program and Cultural Arts Council; with additional support from Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; and by the Blank Family Foundation. SFCA [isaw+subtropics.org] would also like to acknowledge the ongoing support of Sennheiser, leaders in superior sound technology. Special thanks to our partner ArtCenter South Florida