Listening Vault

Quarterly exhibits, year-by-year, are archived here.

Radio’s Art

A portal for the public to engage with the resonances among dispersed vibrations of radio and narrative artistry. Ten practitioner-listeners, agile critics, experimenters of the air offer the long-tail of history, a bit of static. We open our ears to its public sounding. JOIN IN.

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Radio’s Art

A portal for the public to engage with the resonances among dispersed vibrations of radio and narrative artistry. Ten practitioner-listeners, agile critics, experimenters of the air offer the long-tail of history, a bit of static. We open our ears to its public sounding. JOIN IN.

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Right-Ear Dominant

Lift the veil upon a kind of curiosity. Cock the right ear. Eight short works offer the sonic body itself: organs and skin, a single knotted torso; the body of proof and lies; the wordy body, disembodied like a radio voice; a murdered body; and romantic suicide fiction. Sound artists consider language and meaning. LISTEN.

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Right-Ear Dominant

Lift the veil upon a kind of curiosity. Cock the right ear. Eight short works offer the sonic body itself: organs and skin, a single knotted torso; the body of proof and lies; the wordy body, disembodied like a radio voice; a murdered body; and romantic suicide fiction. Sound artists consider language and meaning. LISTEN.

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(A) Generative Engine

Think of a page in a book. Are the words the ink or the paper containing the shape of this ink? And what of its sounds? Seth Guy’s The LiteraryMix, Joan Schuman’s Plausible Narration, and Caroline Bergvall’s Together. MORE

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(A) Generative Engine

Think of a page in a book. Are the words the ink or the paper containing the shape of this ink? And what of its sounds? Seth Guy’s The LiteraryMix, Joan Schuman’s Plausible Narration, and Caroline Bergvall’s Together. MORE

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Over Yonder Horror

A whispered libretto; the dark, inky sea; passage and stasis. Radio artists Gregory Whitehead and Scott Carrier plow the space between empathy and witnessing in new sonic worlds. LISTEN + READ.

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Over Yonder Horror

A whispered libretto; the dark, inky sea; passage and stasis. Radio artists Gregory Whitehead and Scott Carrier plow the space between empathy and witnessing in new sonic worlds. LISTEN + READ.

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solace & friction

“Hometown is where your hair is hidden, wrapped up in the skin of your friends, tucked under the bridge of lingo, sealed in the locket around your first love’s neck …” Sound artists Dragan Todorovic and Pip Stafford consider the unraveling of home, language and other intersections. LISTEN + READ.

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solace & friction

“Hometown is where your hair is hidden, wrapped up in the skin of your friends, tucked under the bridge of lingo, sealed in the locket around your first love’s neck …” Sound artists Dragan Todorovic and Pip Stafford consider the unraveling of home, language and other intersections. LISTEN + READ.

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The Intermediary

Noisy dreams, ghostly emissary, silent harbingers of the ungraspable. Ten artists consider Earlid’s second Liminal Sounds. Ten short works beckon with intimate gestures that audibly ponder what comes between. LISTEN.

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The Intermediary

Noisy dreams, ghostly emissary, silent harbingers of the ungraspable. Ten artists consider Earlid’s second Liminal Sounds. Ten short works beckon with intimate gestures that audibly ponder what comes between. LISTEN.

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“Listening is a sacrifice.” — Christopher DeLaurenti

It is a giving of mortality, says the composer of a new protest symphony of social media’s live, uploaded, ongoing, complicit memories of Ferguson. LISTEN/READ MORE.

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“Listening is a sacrifice.” — Christopher DeLaurenti

It is a giving of mortality, says the composer of a new protest symphony of social media’s live, uploaded, ongoing, complicit memories of Ferguson. LISTEN/READ MORE.

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The words will be soaked in all the sounds she did not write.

Daniela Cascella invites us to listen. Her latest book yields sonic palimpsests that are written and muted and infiltrate perceptions and dissolve in them. LISTEN/READ MORE.

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The words will be soaked in all the sounds she did not write.

Daniela Cascella invites us to listen. Her latest book yields sonic palimpsests that are written and muted and infiltrate perceptions and dissolve in them. LISTEN/READ MORE.

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“We cannot truly see something until we allow it to disarrange us.”

Three sound artists encourage a deliberate turning towards the broken and wasted, to gaze at it. They focus our sights via the ears. The mind quiets and sees the ruined landscape, the potential for destruction. LISTEN/READ MORE of the artistic practice of Tessie Word, N.B. Aldrich and Louise K. Wilson.

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“We cannot truly see something until we allow it to disarrange us.”

Three sound artists encourage a deliberate turning towards the broken and wasted, to gaze at it. They focus our sights via the ears. The mind quiets and sees the ruined landscape, the potential for destruction. LISTEN/READ MORE of the artistic practice of Tessie Word, N.B. Aldrich and Louise K. Wilson.

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Sing … Singe

For the first Liminal Sounds, Earlid launched with an inquiry around two words: sing + singe. One word is resonant with joy or melancholy; the other, sinister, ashy. Sound artists responded with words, sounds and images to frame a virtual threshold. LISTEN/READ MORE .

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Sing … Singe

For the first Liminal Sounds, Earlid launched with an inquiry around two words: sing + singe. One word is resonant with joy or melancholy; the other, sinister, ashy. Sound artists responded with words, sounds and images to frame a virtual threshold. LISTEN/READ MORE .

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