Sun 6 May 2012
PerformanceTom Bruno, Daniel Carter, Matt Heyner, Sabir Mateen16:30–17:45 Sun 6 May/ Whitney Museum
TEST is a collective creative improvising quartet based out of the NYC Underground (figuratively and literally). Their street-hardened, spatial Jazz is riotous and intense: is also makes us think about collective organization, and different ideas of responsibility and liberty.
TalkEvan Calder Williams14:45–15:30 Sun 6 May/ Whitney Museum
A bodiless treatise on narration, bored speakers, audience misbehaviour and police megaphones, but: is anybody listening?
WorkshopUltra-red11:00–14:00 Sun 6 May/ Whitney Museum
For day five of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will review the previous work undertaken together, and perhaps draw up a summary of reflections and pose some future questions.
Sat 5 May 2012
PerformanceBrandon LaBelle17:00–17:45 Sat 5 May/ Whitney Museum
A silent performance of (musical) reverberation.
TalkEugene Thacker16:00–16:30 Sat 5 May/ Whitney Museum
A performed lecture concerned with Renaissance occult (musical) thinkers of the cosmic who put forward the notion of the "disharmony of the world"
PerformanceSean Meehan14:30–15:30 Sat 5 May/ Whitney Museum
Percussion used to explore the social construction of space.
WorkshopUltra-red & Fred Moten11:00–14:00 Sat 5 May/ Whitney Museum
For day four of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will take up protocols for listening to the sound of freedom composed and facilitated by Fred Moten.
Fri 4 May 2012
PerformanceYasunao Tone19:45–20:45 Fri 4 May/ Whitney Museum
A dense, hard, immersive, chaotic spatial performance in sound: a momentary gap in consciousness, free of order or decision.
PerformanceAndrea Geyer18:00–19:00 Fri 4 May/ Whitney Museum
Seven women recite monologues composed from speeches, letters and essays from 1916-1941, written by architects, writers, philosophers and political organizers from the vibrant years of the Weimar Republic as a kind of cultural echo: an experience of historical times as they are brought to the present.
TalkJay Sanders16:30–17:15 Fri 4 May/ Whitney Museum
A short chat about what we (Arika) might be trying to do with our program for the Biennial.
WorkshopUltra-red & Nancy Nevárez13:00–16:00 Fri 4 May/ Whitney Museum
For day three of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will take up protocols for listening to the sound of freedom composed and facilitated by Nancy Nevárez.
Thu 3 May 2012
WorkshopThe Indivisible or Inadmissable Committee16:00–17:30 Thu 3 May/ Whitney Museum
When one calls a strike, who hears the call, who attunes and listens to it? How to listen to the call of a strike? What prevents one from hearing this call or stops one from listening to it?
PerformanceChristof Migone14:30–15:15 Thu 3 May/ Whitney Museum
Sound as it is endured by space and the body: 15 participants lie face down and pound the floor with a microphone one thousand times, each person choosing their own rhythm and intensity.
WorkshopUltra-red & House|Ballroom11:00–13:45 Thu 3 May/ Whitney Museum
For day two of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will take up protocols for listening to the sound of freedom composed and facilitated by the Vogue'ology collective.
Wed 2 May 2012
TalkCraig Dworkin & Vanessa Place16:45–17:45 Wed 2 May/ Whitney Museum
Craig will give a guided reading of his handbook of exemplary instances of literary listening and will be joined by one of the selected authors, Vanessa Place.
PerformanceChristopher DeLaurenti14:30–16:00 Wed 2 May/ Whitney Museum
A testimony to poverty from Chris’s own experiences, and an invitation to engage with an all too typical situation and context through a kind of imaginary listening.
ExhibitionBrandon LaBelle11:00 Wed 2–18:00 Sun 6 May/ Whitney Museum
A temporary archive and research space tracing the ways in which sound and audition move through everyday life.
WorkshopUltra-red & George Lewis11:00–13:45 Wed 2 May/ Whitney Museum
For day one of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will take up protocols for listening to the sound of freedom composed and facilitated by George E. Lewis.