ESS 30th Anniversary Gala – Tickets – Constellation – Chicago, IL – July 2nd, 2016
ESS 30th Anniversary Gala

ESS 30th Anniversary Gala

Sat, July 2, 2016

7:00 pm

Constellation

Chicago, IL

$30

This event is 18 and over

ESS 30th Anniversary Gala
ESS 30th Anniversary Gala
2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Experimental Sound Studio. To celebrate 30 years of incubating, presenting and documenting innovative work in sound from around the world, ESS is throwing a blow-out gala at Constellation Chicago. The evening will feature luminaries from throughout ESS’s diverse history, including MacArthur Fellow and OPTION programmer Ken Vandermark; Chicago composer and sound artist Olivia Block; instrument inventor and improviser Hal Rammel; percussionist/composer Michael Zerang; and internationally acclaimed Dutch vocalist, sound poet, and composer Jaap Blonk. Rare recordings of sound art and music from ESS's programming history now housed in the organization's Creative Audio Archive will also be prominently presented, including the work of George E. Lewis, Douglas Ewart, Laetitia Sonami, and more. Finally, on the occasion of his retirement, we will toast ESS founder and Executive Director Lou Mallozzi for creating and sustaining a robust, lasting resource for artists around the world who work in the sonic arts.
Venue Information:
Constellation
3111 N. Western
Chicago, IL, 60618