Author Archives: Joan Schuman

Fog

Blanc Sceol [Hannah White + Stephen Shiell] Hir Hir means ‘long’ in an old language, part of the word ‘menhir’, meaning ‘long stone’. Sounding the word also invites us to hear and be here. This audio-visual piece feels its way

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Fog

Blanc Sceol [Hannah White + Stephen Shiell] Hir Hir means ‘long’ in an old language, part of the word ‘menhir’, meaning ‘long stone’. Sounding the word also invites us to hear and be here. This audio-visual piece feels its way

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Haze

James T. Green … 3 works from 2020 … The relationship with my body is based in fear; simultaneously living as it slowly dies. Just as the Earth, underneath my feet. THE FEAR Technology is championed as the answer. New

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Haze

James T. Green … 3 works from 2020 … The relationship with my body is based in fear; simultaneously living as it slowly dies. Just as the Earth, underneath my feet. THE FEAR Technology is championed as the answer. New

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Murk

Marjorie Van Halteren & Brian Price Vigilance, across the wires A conversation with Marjorie in France, Brian in Indiana, and Earlid’s curator in Northern California Joan: I’ve been re-reading Paul Kingsnorth’s novella annually. Beast begs more questions as I mirror

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Murk

Marjorie Van Halteren & Brian Price Vigilance, across the wires A conversation with Marjorie in France, Brian in Indiana, and Earlid’s curator in Northern California Joan: I’ve been re-reading Paul Kingsnorth’s novella annually. Beast begs more questions as I mirror

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shimmer & loop

Joan Schuman, Earlid, fall 2021 In first encountering shimmer, one wants to dance or shimmy. More than cultural appropriation, the approach to this aesthetic connotes a respectful trying on—like a too-big coat, or a fancy ring.  Shimmer is an encounter

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shimmer & loop

Joan Schuman, Earlid, fall 2021 In first encountering shimmer, one wants to dance or shimmy. More than cultural appropriation, the approach to this aesthetic connotes a respectful trying on—like a too-big coat, or a fancy ring.  Shimmer is an encounter

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Brume

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Brume

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Vapors

Adriene Lilly listen + watch This long loop is a repeated scene, ambience in the background like waves at the beach or traffic on a highway. It’s the same, but always changing just a little. I was thinking a lot

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Vapors

Adriene Lilly listen + watch This long loop is a repeated scene, ambience in the background like waves at the beach or traffic on a highway. It’s the same, but always changing just a little. I was thinking a lot

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Cycles of Atrocity

by Myra Al-Rahim, summer 2020 In his ​Theses on the Philosophy of History​, philosopher and cultural critic Walter Benjamin reflects: “There is a painting by Klee called Angelus Novus. An angel is depicted there who looks as though he were

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Cycles of Atrocity

by Myra Al-Rahim, summer 2020 In his ​Theses on the Philosophy of History​, philosopher and cultural critic Walter Benjamin reflects: “There is a painting by Klee called Angelus Novus. An angel is depicted there who looks as though he were

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Dog Woman

by Evangeline Riddiford Graham, summer 2020 On hubris and humility, Dog Woman, and why Then the interviewer pivoted. Why, she asked the ornithologist, was he drawn to birds in the first place? “Imagine being a bird weighing little more than

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Dog Woman

by Evangeline Riddiford Graham, summer 2020 On hubris and humility, Dog Woman, and why Then the interviewer pivoted. Why, she asked the ornithologist, was he drawn to birds in the first place? “Imagine being a bird weighing little more than

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Still Sleeping

by Meira Asher, summer 2020 In memory of Mohammed Abu Khdeir who was murdered by Jewish Israeli ultra nationalists on July 2, 2014. He was 16 years old. How do you hold a sound festival in a forest where three

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Still Sleeping

by Meira Asher, summer 2020 In memory of Mohammed Abu Khdeir who was murdered by Jewish Israeli ultra nationalists on July 2, 2014. He was 16 years old. How do you hold a sound festival in a forest where three

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hubris ~ humility

We think we’ve adapted to one failed imperial adventure, one endless war, one psyche-depleting degradation after another. Three sound artists harrow into the gut of hubristic acts and their potential for humility. Featuring the work of Meira Asher, Evangeline Riddiford Graham and Myra Al-Rahim. LISTEN + READ.

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hubris ~ humility

We think we’ve adapted to one failed imperial adventure, one endless war, one psyche-depleting degradation after another. Three sound artists harrow into the gut of hubristic acts and their potential for humility. Featuring the work of Meira Asher, Evangeline Riddiford Graham and Myra Al-Rahim. LISTEN + READ.

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