DATE: Friday, June 11th, 2004
TIME: 8:00pm – 10:00pm
LOCATION: Ballet Austin
ADDRESS: 3002 Guadalupe (map)
ADMISSION: $12 general; $10 for members/students
AGES: All ages
- Richard Chartier [Line, Trente Oiseaux] (Baltimore, MD)
- Rick Reed [Beta Lactam Ring, Ecstatic Peace] (Austin, TX)
- Josh Ronsen [Brekekekexkoaxkoax] (Austin, TX)
- Jacob Green [Notenuf] (Austin, TX)
Richard Chartier (b.1971), minimal sound/installation artist and graphic designer, has produced critically acclaimed solo recordings for labels including Trente Oiseaux (Germany), 12k/LINE (USA), Meme (Japan), and Fallt (Ireland), as well collaborative works with Nosei Sakata (*0),Taylor Deupree, Kim Cascone, William Basinski, and COH and has appeared on numerous international compilations.
His minimalist work explores the relationship between sound, silence, focus, and the act of listening. Awarded one of twelve Honorable Mentions in the category of Digital Music by the prestigious Prix Ars Electronica 2001 (Austria), Chartier’s CD Series was featured in the Whitney Biennial 2002 exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art (NY). Both his sound and visual works have been exhibited in galleries and artspaces in the United States and abroad including ICC (Tokyo, Japan), Castello di Rivoli (Torino, Italy), the Art Institute of Chicago, Diapason (NY), Fusebox (DC), and The Contemporary Museum (Baltimore).
Over the past several years, Chartier has been invited to present/perform his work at noted digital music/art events and festivals in North America, Europe, and Japan including MUTEK (Montreal), DEAF (Dublin), Transmediale (Berlin), Lovebytes (Sheffield), Transmissions (Chicago), The Leeds International Film Festival (UK), The Rotterdam International Film Festival (NE) and in conjunction with the sound art exhibit “Frequenzen [Hz]” at the Schirn Kunsthalle (Frankfurt). Since 2000, with Taylor Deupree, he has curated the recording label LINE, documenting compositional and installation work by international sound artists exploring the aesthetics of contemporary and digital minimalism.View Event Photos →
About the Performance Series
The Austin Museum of Digital Art (AMODA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to engage the public and artists in the creation, understanding, and appreciation of digital art. The Performance Series is focused on presenting experimental music and digital performance art in a contemplative setting. More info →