In September, Experimental Sound Studio opened a retrospective exhibit by Chicago woodwind player and multidisciplinary artist Douglas R. Ewart in its Audible Gallery at 5925 N. Ravenswood. His paintings, collages, sculptures, masks, musical instruments, and more will be on view via small-group appointment until Sunday, December 12. On Saturday, October 16, at 7 PM, Ewart’s trio […]
“Right before the shelter-in-place got announced, we started thinking: OK, how can we help?”
Lou Mallozzi and Douglas Ewart are both seasoned interdisciplinary artists who approach sound and music from a multitude of perspectives. Mallozzi, who founded Experimental Sound Studios (ESS) over 30 years ago, most recently exhibited a site-specific installation at gallery Sector 2337 that’s composed of two works, one of which involves sound and its interaction in […]
Experimental Sound Studio cofounder and executive director Lou Mallozzi is stepping down—and the rest of the staff is stepping up.
Olivia Block’s installation “Sonambient Pavilion” honors a neglected public sculpture by Harry Bertoia—and the untapped potential of Millennium Park’s huge sound system.
This weekend’s Sound Art Theories Symposium brings with it some enticing installations and performances.
A new sound art-conference comes to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago this November; former Chicagoans David Grubbs and Seth Kim-Cohen will be among the presenters.
Music Critics’ Choices and other shows: Joe Lovano, Indian, Robert Plant, Wire, Wormrot, ICP Orchestra, Rempis Percussion Quartet, and more