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An evening of spatial sound works

Speaker on hookSpace as Material: An Evening of Spatial Sound Works

Tuesday, Feb. 20th, 2018
7 PM Black Box (HN543)
8 PM TV Studio (HN436)

Two leading figures in the field of spatial sound come to Hunter College to create immersive, large-scale works. Sound is used to heighten listeners’ spatial awareness and encourage a focused listening practice from within an encompassing field. Both composers take a different approach to surround sound studio composition than the more typical one that attempts to represent “virtual” space and aims for transferability into a variety of settings, including the concert hall. Instead, Neumann’s and Schumacher’s pieces represent, not sound in space, but rather space in sound.

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Installation and performance by artist Elico Suzuki

Eli Suzuki - Image by Benedict Phillips
Eli Suzuki – Image by Benedict Phillips

Japanese artist Elico Suzuki will present and perform an installation in the Black Box (HN543)
Date: Thursday, February 8th
Time: 8-9PM

Elico Suzuki (aka. suzueri) is a Tokyo based sound artist. She studied
Fine Art at Musashino Art University in Tokyo and Media Art at the
Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS) in Ōgaki, Gifu,
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IMA student Fernanda Faya’s documentary

IMA student Fernanda Faya short documentary One for the Road is being showcased as part of the Online Short Series of the San Francisco Jewish Festival website. The film, which was originally created in Prof. Kelly Anderson’s Documentary II class, looks back at the migration of Fernanda’s grandmother as a way to find traces of Faya’s own identity. The foreign yet intimate look at NYC and its inhabitants unfolds into a visual letter as she collects images of her new surroundings.