Colloquium: Brian Kane


Thursday, October 17, 4:30 p.m.
MacLean Center, 112 S. Michigan Ave., room 522

Twilight of The Sound Object, or, How to Aestheticize with a Hammer.

In this talk Brian Kane will revisit the history of musique concrète and discuss recently released archival material in order to develop an alternative aesthetics of concrete music—one that focuses on the gestural, kinetic and tangible aspects of its production—and its consequences for contemporary composition and sound art.