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Join us for a streamed concert featuring sound artist Norman Long, dancer and musician Sara Zalek, and percussionist/horn player Xris Espinoza.
October 4th — 8pm
@ Elastic Twitch
Norman W. Long
An artist/composer. His practice involves walking, listening, collecting, improvising, performing and recording to create objects, environments and situations in which he and the audience are engaged in dialogues about memory space, value, silence and the invisible. Norman has performed with Angel Bat Dawid’s Brothahood, Standing On The Corner, Sara Zalek, Chicago Phonography, Todd Carter, Carol Genetti, Eli Namay, Peter Maunu, Jim Baker, Damon Locks, Dan Bitney, Isaiah Spencer, Lia Kohl, and Andrew Clinkman.
Chicago based artist, multi-instrumentalist and resident at The Hunter Radcliff House, Espinoza explores art and music as technology for self-transformation and liberation, consciously obliterating distinctions between mediums. Member of David Boykin’s Sonic Healing ministries, The Participatory Music Coalition, Angel Bat Dawid’s Brothahood, . He has performed with Sura Dupart’s Side Pocket Experience, MicroCosmic Sound Orchestra and Chicago Modern Orchestra Project.
Sara Zalek is an interdisciplinary artist and facilitator rooted in physical investigations of trauma, resilience, and transformation. Their work challenges the quest for the eternal elixir, and promotes the intentional act of disruption to create social and ecological changeSara performs live often and in multitudinous situations; she has been a Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist in 2015, participant in the Regional Dance Development Initiative 2016, and Ragdale Fellow in 2017. They have performed and curated at the Chicago Cultural Center, Elastic Arts, Experimental Sound Studio, Links Hall, Chicago Architecture Biennale, Elevate Chicago Dance, Lumpen Radio, OuterSounds, OuterSpace Studios, and are an active board/member of the Runaways Lab Theater.
Tune in at : www.twitch.tv/elasticartschicago