Happening 2013: LACE Benefit Art Auction is almost here!
09 August 2012 7 - 9 PM
$10 general admission, $5 students
FREE for LACE Members
TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR
Join us for an evening of performances by Los Angeles artist Steve Roden and critically acclaimed Australian artist Lawrence English.
Both Roden and English will perform new solo works, and will also
premiere a new collaborative work as part of Roden's current LACE
exhibition Shells, Bells, Steps and Silences.
This is the first Los Angeles performance by Lawrence English.
For more information on Shells, Bells, Steps and Silences, visit welcometolace.org/exhibitions/view/steve-roden-shells-bells-steps-and-silences/.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Lawrence English is media artist, composer and curator based in Australia. Working across an eclectic array of aesthetic investigations, English’s work prompts questions of field, perception and memory. He utilizes a variety of approaches including sound, installation, projection and polymedia objects to create works that meditate on subtle transformations of space and ask audiences to consider that which might sit at the edge of or beyond their perception. His pieces have been presented widely in Europe, the UK and Japan, as well as in the USA, NZ and Australia.
In 2006 English produced Silence Listening, a series of sound art works specifically for the deaf and hearing impaired. He published the book Site Listening in 2009, a methodology for engaging with sound encountered in public and environmental spaces. English has performed fieldwork in Antarctica resulting in The Antarctica Suite including the 10 screen, 8.8 sound installation The Monolith. His achievements also include the completion of a series of public artworks, a number of collaborative exhibitions, and multiple curatorial projects in sound for the Institute of Modern Art under the moniker Mono. Outside of his art practice, English composes provocative sound and music of which The Wire notes “the use of space and silence is remarkable” and Signal To Noise calls “extraordinarily gorgeous modern music concrete.” He has written extensively for ...read more >