Project Description

Variform Spring Series

April 2nd and 3rd

7:30pm at Disjecta

To celebrate Spring, we have curated a two day event. Night one will feature experimental electronics, headlined by PITA aka Peter Rehberg – organizer of groundbreaking label Editions Mego; and collaborator with Stephen O’Malley of SUNN O))) (as KTL), and Christian Fennesz and Jim O’Rourke (Fenn O’Berg). Night two will be a concert examining accessibility and dis/ability within sound art, led by the talent and vision of Myles de Bastion of CymaSpace, and only utilizing the low-frequency tones of a large-venue subwoofer system.

2 April 2019
PITA (Mego Records)
Daniel Menche
Jamondria Harris

3 April 2019
Myles de Bastion (CymaSpace)
Strategy
Chloe Alexandra Thompson

$8 for one night, $12 for two

Peter Rehberg (a.k.a. Pita) is an author of electronic audio works and head of Editions Mego.

Daniel Menche is an American experimental musician and multidisciplinary artist from Portland, Oregon. Since 1989 he has recorded many albums that are categorized as electro-acoustic, noise music, dark ambient music, abstract, avant-garde, experimental, field recordings, drone, minimalist music, percussion and soundtrack film music.

Jamondria Harris is a poet & multimedia artist based in Portland. They use words, sounds, wires, instruments, textiles & what falls into their hands to engage with blackness, desire, decolonization, religion, spirituality, fairy tales, queerness, femme supremacy, & body horror. They are a VONA Workshop Fellow, among other things.

Myles de Bastion is a deaf musician, designer and founder of CymaSpace, a Portland nonprofit focused on inclusive events and technology for Deaf and hard-of-hearing communities.

Paul Dickow’s main project is Strategy, a solo production project encompassing a wide variety of styles (house, techno, ambient, experimental/noise, dub, and more). He operates the Community Library and performs in free-improv trio Wild Card.

Chloe Alexandra Thompson is a Canadian, Cree, artist and curator, living and working in Portland, Oregon. Using Pure Data, Arduino, hardware and voice, Thompson creates unique sonic experiences and expressions through the spatialization of isolated frequencies.

This two-day event has been made possible from funding from the Regional Arts & Culture Council’s 2019 Project Grant cycle.