assisted by Duane and Pip Brandt

Event to be held at the following time, date and

Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 1-6PM (EDT)

ArtCenter South Florida Printshop
924 Lincoln Road, first floor
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Workshop capacity, fees, and conditions:

CAPACITY: 7 participants
TUITION: free (with some requirements)
TOOLS AND SUPPLIES: participants provide their own materials and paper making tools

Alison Knowles was born in New York City in 1933. She is a visual artist known for her soundworks, installations, performances, publications and association with Fluxus, the experimental avant-garde group formally founded in 1962.

Fluxus artist Alison Knowles has been making Paper
Weather Instruments like …

the Wrist Rubber
the Corn Leaf Wrist Rubber
the Bamboo and Flax Accordion
and the Giant Bean Turner
The Gray Flax Open Bean Turner with Pigeon Peas
The Green Corn Leaf Wrist Rubber
The White and Oat Flax Arm Flap
The African Tiny Drum Piece
The Other African Drum Piece
The White Flax Wrist Shard
The Oat Flax Shard Piece
The Closed White Flax Drum
The Red Aduki Bean Turner
The Thunder Weather Sound
The Single Sheet Natural Flax Shard
The White Flax Shard
The Canal Street Magic Paper

… for many years. This workshop will explore different ways of manufacturing sound making objects using paper made from scratch.

Participants will also be required to attend the Listening Club 10th Anniversary performance of Shoreline on Friday, June 9, 2017 at
8PM and to contribute an item of old clothing for Alison’s
performance of Shoreline the same evening.

NOTE: A second session may be needed in which case it
will be scheduled Monday, June 5, 2017 | 7-10PM

South Florida Composers Alliance [iSAW+SUBTROPICS] and ArtCenter/South Florida invite you to the official inauguration of the 24th Subtropics Festival on Wednesday, July 5th from 7-10pm. The evening will feature a preview of two sound art installations: LISTEN curated by Gustavo Matamoros and Microcosmos an installation by Alba Triana. This year’s festival will also include live music performances, workshops and a film screening in honor of the late installation artist and filmmaker Charles Recher. The Subtropics Festival is a biennial of music and sound art founded by Gustavo Matamoros, who runs The Audiotheque @ ArtCenter in Studio #201. The Audiotheque is an intimate space that hosts concerts, listening events as well as residencies with artists for the development of new work in music and sound art.

On View: July 6 – September 3, 2017
Preview: Wednesday, July 5 | 7-10pm
Location: 924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

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SFCA [] 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 [], 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 [] would also like to acknowledge the ongoing support of Sennheiser, leaders in superior sound technology. Special thanks to our partner ArtCenter South Florida