Today Olivia Block speaks about 132 Ranks and her experience working with the Skinner Organ at Rockefeller Chapel, in an interview on Morning Shift WBEZ 91.5 FM. Block discusses her early days in Texas, how she came to experimental music, and her current interests as an artist, including what makes this new work commissioned by Lampo and … Continued
Phill Niblock—in his third visit to Lampo—presents several new works from 2003-2004, with films from his series The Movement of People Working.
The program includes Parker’s Altered Mood, aka, Owed to Bird (2004) Ulrich Krieger, alto saxophone; Harm (2003) Arne Deforce, cello; Lucid Sea (2003) Lucia Mense, recorders; Sethwork (2003) Seth Josel, unamplified guitars played with e-bow; and Not Yet Titled (2003) Franz Hautzinger, trumpet.
Chicago cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm joins Niblock to play live on Harm.
Phill Niblock (b.1933, Anderson, Ind.) is an intermedia artist using music, film, photography, video and computers. He has presented his work around the world since the mid-1960s. He has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Creative Artists Public Service Program, the City University of New York Research Foundation and the Foundation for the Contemporary Performance Arts. He has been director of the Experimental Intermedia Foundation in New York since 1985 and an artist and member since 1968.
Phill Niblock also performed at Lampo in May 2001 and March 2000, in his Chicago debut.
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