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Autotune Everything: Art and the Sonic – Cosmic – Politic
In determining what is signal and what is noise, listening is political - all listening, all the time.

THU 18 Aug 2016 - SAT 20 Aug 2016
6pm - 10pm
The Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture
168 Lonsdale St, Melbourne
Wheelchair Accessible

FREE
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Melbourne Art Foundation presents the 2016 Lectures and Forums Program in association with Liquid Architecture and the Research Unit in Public Cultures (RUPC)  – University of Melbourne.

Autotune Everything: Art and the Sonic – Cosmic – Politic

By necessity, we tune in to some signals, and filter others out. In determining what is signal and what is noise, listening is political – all listening, all the time. As is looking: when we focus, we sharpen the subject, and exclude the rest. Consigned to the back, signals nonetheless continue to vibrate, permeating through the social and the architectural, into the atmospheric.

We want to stage a conversation about sound, art and public space. What if our own practices echo those of the larger forces that filter, groom and autotune political and aesthetic consensus? What do we hear when our listening is less selective? What processes transmit, in the background, and what alternative tuning would receive them? How might we amplify our own complicity in the correction of rogue expressions? Who is most guilty of saying nothing?

This experimental symposium brings together thinkers and performers across sound and art to consider:

* Disharmony between percept and concept

* Zero-sum games: art v state; non-state art; art’s non-state(s)

* Industrial culture in the culture industries

* (Music in) the spaces of art – on galleriability and ambient spectacularity

* Hatred of music; or the more unmusical the better

* Sensoria of the body politic

participants

UTE META BAUER, Curator, Director of NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore
CHUN YIN RAINBOW CHAN, Artist, Musician, Sydney
CLOCKS AND CLOUDS (KRAIG GRADY AND TERUMI NARUSHIMA), Band, The Austronesian Embassy of Anaphoria Island
MEGAN CLUNE, Artist, Composer, Sydney
DEBRIS FACILITY, Parasitic Body Corporate
ANDREW MCLELLAN, Artist, Musician, Sydney
ERIC DEMETRIOU, Artist, Musician, Melbourne
DENNIS DEL FAVERO, Artist, Researcher, UNSW Scientia Professor, Sydney
MARCO FUSINATO, Artist, Musician, Melbourne
CAMILA GALAZ, Artist, Comedian, Melbourne
SAM GEORGE, Artist, Melbourne
TRAVIS JOHN, Artist, Musician, Melbourne
HOU HANRU, Curator, Director of Maxxi, Rome
EVELYNE JOUANNO, Curator, Founder at Ars Citizen and Emergency Biennale
CALEB KELLY, Writer, UNSW National Institute for Experimental Arts, Sydney
SETH KIM-COHEN, Artist, Writer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
JOHANNES KREIDLER, Composer, Artist, Berlin
Outsourcing to (Musician, Melbourne)
JACOB ABELA, FREYA SCHACK-ARNOTT, AAWA WHITE, MATTHIAS SCHACK-ARNOTT
(NO)SIGNAL, Collective, Melbourne
JAMES RUSHFORD, Composer, Artist, Melbourne
MASATO TAKASAKA, Artist, Musician, Melbourne
KALINDA VARY, Artist, Melbourne
MAKIKO YAMAMOTO, Artist, Melbourne
KARLI WHITE, Musician, Melbourne

Curated by Nikos Papastergiadis, Joel Stern and Danni Zuvela 

schedule

THU 18 August 2016

TALK

6pm: MAF Keynote Speaker: Ute Meta Bauer, Director of NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore

7pm: Dennis Del Favero, UNSW Scientia Professor, Sydney – Parallel aesthetics: the emergence of a new type of human and machine narrative

PERFORM

8pm: Masato Takasaka – The artist as session musician

830pm: James Rushford - morgue oars

9pm: Karli White is submerged in water

930pm: Andrew McLellan - Unilateral Directories

FRI 19 August 2016

TALK

6pm: Hou Hanru, Director of MAXXI, Rome – Open City Open Museum

PERFORM

7pm: Seth Kim-Cohen – Ambience and The End of the End of Art

8pm: Johannes Kreidler - Fremdarbeit (Outsourcing) (2009) for 4 Instruments and Moderation and Product Placements (2008) for Moderation + Video. Performed by Speak Percussion.

9pm: Megan Clune – Clune Sings Cage (in the style of Baldessari Sings LeWitt)

930pm: Chun Yin Rainbow Chan – Broken Vessel of 1996 (一九九六年的破釜)

SAT 20 August 2016

TALK

6pm: Evelyne Jouanno, Founder at Ars Citizen and Emergency Biennale –  Emergency has today become a worldwide and continuous hit (Urgence est aujourd’hui devenu un tube mondial et permanent).

7pm: Caleb Kelly, UNSW National Institute for Experimental Arts, Sydney – The Empty Sounding Gallery: Embodied Audiences in the Art Space

PERFORM

8pm: Clocks and Clouds (Kraig Grady and Terumi Narushima), The Austronesian Embassy of Anaphoria Island – Platonic Autotune

9pm: Makiko Yamamoto presents Eric Demetriou who presents Camila Galaz, Sam George presents Travis John, Joel Stern presents Kalinda Vary

930pm: Marco Fusinato - Extended Breakdown

 

THU 18 Aug 2016 – SAT 20 Aug 2016

(no)signal presents MAGENTA FACES

Debris Facility presents Registration, Data Collection and Service Operations

Seth Kim-Cohen is a guest of Monash Art Design & Architecture

Johannes Kreidler is supported by RMIT international Artist in Residence program (iAIRt), Goethe Institut and Speak Percussion.

With thanks to Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Gertrude Contemporary, Monash University Museum of Art, TarraWarra Museum of Art.

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