Seed 01:: Peripheral Listening

Greenstone / Kuester / C. Lavender / Lee / Long / Meehan / Neumann / Roberts-Gevalt / Thorpe / Zierk
A collective work on peripheral listening

Wednesday, August 31, 8 PM

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Fridman Gallery, 169 Bowery | NYC

For SEED 01 CT::SWaM was hosting a collective, process-based, durational, spatial-sound group improvisation activating the entire space of the gallery. Through different strategies of sonic exchange, a variety of instrumentations and a networked system we were exploring the concept of “peripheral listening”.

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10 years went by

The first event presented under the CT::SWaM umbrella was in April 2012 at Eyebeam in Chelsea. The series evolved to hosting many concert events, workshops, a radio show, a monthly salon. and a virtual reality exhibit.
Now 2022, all too disruptive to comfortably call this event a celebration. Yet, we want to offer  t i m e  – to focus on listening, on sensing over longer duration, on dialog;  t i m e  for two duos, collaborations, in 8-channel space.
10 years went by
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CT::SWaM Recombinant Hour 2020

March 6 and 7 at 8pm
during Recombinant Festival 2020
Gray Area, San Francisco

Over the 2 days of the festival CT::SWaM presented international electro-acoustic multi-channel surround audio works projected by Daniel Neumann, featuring Enda Bates, Patrick Franke, Miguel A. Garcia, Elizabeth Hoffman, Yvette Janine Jackson, Yuzo Kako, Matthew Ostrowski, Dana Roth, and Kristina Warren

Program for CT::SWaM Recombinant Hour

Day 1::
Kristina Warren – Almost Completely Lucid
Miguel A. Garcia – Dissolve
Dana Roth – Panic Attack At The Mirror Maze 1
Elizabeth Hoffman – Made Of Wind
Matthew Ostrowski – Grand Abacus

Day 2::
Elizabeth Hoffman – Made Of Wind
Yuzo Kako – fora
Patrick Franke – Darswald / Kalthaus
Enda Bates – Autoharp
Yvette Janine Jackson – Swan

CT::SWaM ExChange 013:: Elizabeth Hoffman :: Marcel Zaes

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Monday, February 17, 2020 at 8pm
Fridman Gallery
169 Bowery, New York, New York 10002

CT::SWaM ExChange 013 with Elizabeth Hoffman and Marcel Zaes

Please RSVP (ticket link) since seats are limited.
Members don’t need to. Become a member HERE::


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ExChange 01Y:: Ginny Benson, Dani Dobkin, Barbara Held and Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste

ExChange 01Y:: Ginny Benson, Dani Dobkin, Barbara Held and Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste

CT::SWaM ExChange, the monthly-ish salon-style gathering is celebrating its one year anniversary featuring sound artists, composers, intermedia artists Ginny Benson, Dani Dobkin, Barbara Held and Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste.

This evening is also the opening concert for Fridman’s annual New Ear Festival::

Mon, Jan 6 2020
Fridman Gallery – both floors!
169 Bowery, NYC


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ExChange 011:: Berklee College Student Showcase

CT::SWaM presented multi-channel pieces by students of the Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute (BIAI) in the Fridman Gallery Upstairs on Monday, December 16, 2019. Previous projects presented this semester by students of the BIAI, directed by Neil Leonard, have included works for the 52-audio channel 6-video channel ISM-Hexadome at MassMoCA.::

Works by::

Cristobal Garcia Belmont:: The Cutting of a Tree
Dana Roth:: Panic Attack at the Mirror Maze
Harrison de Wolfe:: Grief
Joy Lee:: Italy Dream
Judy Nie:: Mother and Baby
Nathaniel Clay:: Rainy Forest Walk
Xurui Li :: Creatures

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