This key-note seminar is part of the day-long Resilience Workshop.
This event is co-sponsored by the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future; Oxfam America, and the Department of Development Sociology
The highlight of this program of shorts is Mack singing live with Dusty Stacks of Mom (2013, 41 mins), an animated rock opera paying affectionate tribute to her mother's ailing poster business. "Through exquisite layering and Mack's trademark cut 'n' paste stroboscopic animation techniques, it's impossible not to be reminded of our collective adolescent bedrooms or student kitchens. The film is eulogy to now near-defunct forms of cultural...
Cornell Concert Series presents Sō Percussion.
Titans of the contemporary music scene, Sō Percussion has exhilarated audiences and redefined the percussion ensemble. Committed to collaboration and working with young musicians, they will perform brand-new compositions by Cornell's student composers in addition to their own repertoire.
Session 1: Gentrification and Immigration; moderated by Sabine Haenni (Cornell University)
Nina Sun Eidsheim (University of California, Los Angeles): “Site-Specific Acoustics, Opera, and the Late Stage of Gentrification in Downtown Los Angeles, 2013”
Kemi Adeyemi (Northwestern University): “Fugitive Latino Sounds: Insertion, Disruption, and Overhaul in the Gentrifying Landscape”
Jennifer Lynn Stoever (Binghamton University): “Decolonizing...
Guest artist and author Peggy Macnamara, artist-in-residence at the Field Museum and professor at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, will teach her layering watercolor technique to all levels, in this special two-day, ten-hour intensive workshop. Ms. Macnamara’s work emphasizes the study of nature in all its forms – plants, habitats, birds, insects and other wildlife. For this workshop, all natural subjects are welcome; some bird...
Session 2: Urban Dystopias and Audiotopias; moderated by Roger Moseley (Cornell University)
Leonardo Cardoso (Texas A & M University): “Youth Sonic Practices and Public Spaces in São Paulo: The Case of the Pancadão”
José Luis Fernández (Universidad de Buenos Aires): “Music and Networking in the Urban Space”
Ramón Rivera-Servera (Northwestern University): “O tú me respetas o te saco pies: Sonic Proximities and Autoethnographic Listening in a...
Session 3: Sound Art and the City; moderated by Maria Fernandez (Cornell University)
Rossana Lara Velázquez (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México): “Hack the Bike, Sound the Street. Creating Spaces through Sound and Mobility in Mexico City”
Marcelo Armani (independent artist, Brazil): “tranS(obre)por: The Place Where I Come from”
Luz María Sánchez (Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Lerma, Mexico): “detritus.2: The Sounds and Images of...
Session 4: Sound, Urbanity, and Modernity; moderated by Andrea S. Bachner (Cornell University)
Tom McEnaney (Cornell University): “Sounding the Country and the City in Cuban Documentary Cinema”
Josh Kun (University of Southern California): “Posthispanico: Sounding the Techno-Indigenous”
Alexandra T. Vazquez (Princeton University): "Notes on Miami Sound, Miami Sound on Notes"
Alejandro L. Madrid (Cornell University): “Soundscapes, Sound Art,...
Members of the Cornell Baroque Orchestra, with guest artists Claire Raphaelson, soprano, and Joanna Marsden, flute. Features an evening of French Baroque chamber music, including cantatas by Clerambault and Jacquet de La Guerre and instrumental music by Telemann, Rameau, Blavet, and Marais. Also featuring Paul Miller, violin; Zoe Weiss and David Miller, viols; Elizabeth Lyon, cello; and Matthew Hall, harpsichord.