CHIMEFest 2020 in Chicago This Weekend

Source: CHIMEFest 2020.

Next Friday and Saturday, the CHIME (Chicago Integrated Media Experimental) Studio at the University of Chicago presents CHIMEFest 2020: CIRCULATIONS, a symposium on live audio feedback in art featuring artists and researchers from around the world. The symposium will include a number of performances, sound installations, paper presentations, and a keynote address by Dr. Cathy van Eck, professor at the University of the Arts in Bern, Switzerland, and author of Between Air and Electricity.
Full Schedule

FRIDAY | FEBRUARY 28
Logan Center Performance Penthouse

Talks Session I, Feedback in Context — 10am-12pm
10am – Michael Johnsen: Livelier Live-Electronics: David Tudor’s Pioneer Approach to Home-brew Instruments
10:40am – Florian Hollerweger: Applications of feedback: From audio accident to musical paradigm
11:20am – Ted Gordon: No Idea But In Things: Cybernetics and Materiality in Alvin

Talks Session II, Feedback in Practice — 1:15-3:15pm
1:15pm – Sam Pluta: Multi-mapped Neural Networks for Control of Multidimensional Crossfeedback Synthesis Systems
1:55pm – Ted Moore: Ergonomics and performance practice of a feedback wind instrument
2:35pm – Alexandria Smith: Chaos and Compromise: Experimentations with Flugelhorn and Feedback

Keynote Address by Cathy Van Eck, 3:30-5pm
From Mistake to Music: Composing with Acoustic Feedback

Concert I, 7pm
Chris Hadley………………………………………………………………………..touch network
Kristopher Bendrick……………………………………Semi-Human//Semi-Sentient
Joo Won Park……………………………………………………………………..Large Intestine
Viola Yip………………………………………………………………………………..Lazy Studies
Scott L. Miller…………………….This Strange Fine-Tuning of Our Universe II

SATURDAY | FEBRUARY 28
Logan Center Performance Penthouse

Concert II, 11am
Brett Masteller Warren………………………………………………………………………….unsound
Oliver Hickman…………………………………………………………..Sonorous Noise
Hunter Brown & Dominic Coles………………………………….improvisation
Marcel Zaes……………………………………………………………………Setting #26

Talks Session III, Ecological Feedback — 1:30-3:30pm
1:30pm – Daniel Belgrad: Ecological Implications of Live Audio Feedback
2:10pm – Volker Straebel: When acoustic feedback left the stage
2:50pm – Lauren Hayes: Sounding Out Spaces

Concert III, 7:30-9pm
Cathy van Eck……………………………………………………………..empty chairs
Michael Johnsen………………………………………………………..improvisation
Barry Moon & Doug Nottingham………………………………………….Castaway
Alejandro Acierto………………….Our proximities are tethered with time