A panel of artists discussing the significance of Earth Sound Earth Signal.
Join Eyebeam Storefront and ((audience)) for a unique book launch, performance and discussion celebrating the publication of Earth Sound Earth Signal (UC Press 2013) by Douglas Kahn, Professor at the National Institute for Experimental Arts, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales and author of Noise Water Meat: A History of Sound in the Arts. The book explores aelectrosonic and natural electromagnetic sounds from the nineteenth century to the present.
A panel of artists and scientists including Brian Dewan, David First, Annea Lockwood, Paul D. Miller, and others will respond to the book and pose questions to the author, Douglas Kahn. The panel will be introduced by Galen Joseph-Hunter, Executive Director of Wave Farm.
Following the discussion, Eyebeam alumnus Daniel Neumann (CT-SWaM) will present a multi-channel audio performance "Tectonics of Absence" by Suzanne Thorpe in collaboration with Tristan Shepard.
This event will be recorded for a future broadcast on Wave Farm's WGXC 90.7-FM, a creative community radio station based in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase.