Sidewalk Radio “On the Road: Athens” on “The Voice of the Arts” AM1690 features interviews with Carl Martin, Jennifer Hartley, Rinne Allen, Michael Lachowski, Kai Riedl, Vince Dooley, Ben Allen, Mark Callahan, Wil Greene, and more on March 25 at 6:30 PM. Listen online:
UGA Head Football Coach Mark Richt talks about instruction, mentoring, and coaching philosophy in our ongoing podcast series about critical evaluation across disciplines. Podcast and transcript are here: ideasforcreativeexploration.com/podcasts/
Steven Tepper talks about cultural policy and the creative campus movement as part of the ICE Conversation series. Podcast and transcript are here: ideasforcreativeexploration.com/podcasts/
Performance: Our New Silence
Saturday, March 30 at 8 PM
Hugh Hodgson Hall
Free and open to the public
This musical performance connects the cultures of Java, Indonesia and Athens, Georgia, two distant locations with vital and influential music histories. The pieces performed will be reimaginings, remixes, and intermixes of the traditional music of Java, Indonesia, recorded by ICE Graduate Research Assistant Kai Riedl and engineer Suny Lyons of the band Electrophoria. In addition to Electrophoria performing a handful of songs from their upcoming release this spring, Saturday’s performance will feature a variety of local musicians including powerkompany, Revien, and Killick. Additional performers include UGA faculty and students in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, and the entire show will be recorded for a later broadcast on Javanese radio.
The Our New Silence Project includes a diverse group of collaborating musicians in Athens, Georgia who began remixing and reimagining the songs from Javasounds (www.javasounds.org) within the context of original pop, ambient, electronic, and experimental music. The project includes the work of artists such as Peter Buck (REM) and Kate Pierson (The B52s), Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink (Azure Ray), Bill Doss and John Fernandez (The Olivia Tremor Control), Graham Ulicny (Reptar), and many more.
This performance is supported in part by Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE) and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
ICE-Vision: Pickpocket (Robert Bresson, 1959)
Wednesday, March 20 at 8 PM
Lamar Dodd School of Art Room S150
ICE-Vision continues with Film Studies major Daniel LoPilato’s weekly selections of eclectic, idiosyncratic, psychotronic, or otherwise eccentric excursions into world cinema.
“Robert Bresson made this short electrifying study in 1959; it’s one of his greatest and purest films, full of hushed transgression and sudden grace. A petty thief (Martin Lasalle) becomes addicted to the art and thrill of picking pockets. He loses his friends and fiancee, and begins to live like a monk, concentrating his entire being on his obsessional, increasingly devotional acts of theft. If the film seems familiar, that’s because Paul Schrader recycled great chunks of it in his scripts for Taxi Driver, American Gigolo, and Raging Bull. But the original retains its awesome, austere power.” – Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
Climate Change: Conveying Realities
March 23 – April 27, 2013
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 11 AM – 4 PM
Thursdays from 11 AM – 6 PM
Sundays from 11 AM- 1 PM
297 Prince Ave. (Bottleworks Complex)
eco*art*lab, a pop-up environmental art gallery and learning space in Athens, presents “Climate Change: Conveying Realities.” The exhibition opens on March 23, and will be on display through April 27. The show features over twenty visual, sound, and video artists from all over the US and beyond. Artists include Aviva Rahmani (NY), Christopher Hodges (Chicago, IL), June Julian (NYU art professor), Brendan Baylor (Iowa), Jane Garver (Atlanta, GA), Hortense Le Calvez (Greece), Benjamin Aron (Boston), and Adam Forrester (Athens, GA).
The show is curated by Chris Cuomo, Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, and an internationally recognized scholar working on the social, political, and ethical dimensions of climate change. Supported in part by an ICE Project Grant.