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Thursday, 21 October 2010 07:50

KDHX and the Pulitzer team up for sound waves

KDHX and the Pulitzer team up for sound waves flickr.com/photos/thepulitzer
Written by Roy Kasten
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Art installations usuallly privilege sight over the other senses, but with sound waves, sights and sounds come together in surprising ways.

Presented by the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and KDHX, sound waves celebrates the diversity of St. Louis through sights and sounds, with a DJ and a performing artist, calling and responding to each other across galleries.

This ongoing series takes place the third Thursday of every month, 6-9 p.m., through January, 2011.

sound waves is presented in conjunction with stylus, a new installation by Ann Hamilton. As described by the Pulitzer, stylus is "structured around live acoustic elements and is comprised of multiple forms of call and response...[with] haunting presences and traces of human gesture and voice."

More information is available at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

Schedule for sound waves

September 16, Brazilian music with DJ Andrea Dunn and Moacyr Marchini of Samba Bom.

October 21, Balkan music with DJ John Uhlemann and drummer Scott Rice.

November 18, jazz with DJ Josh Weinstein and drummer Charles "Bobo" Shaw and Zimbabwe Nkenya.

December 16, blues with DJ Ron Edwards. Musician to be announced.

January 20, hip hop with DJ Needles. Musician to be announced.

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