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Whispering Archipelago Outdoor Experimental Concert

October 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5

Whispering Archipelago is a music performance with a focus on not just presenting music outdoors but rather integrating the soundscapes of the island as a performance element. The purpose of Whispering Archipelago is to be a gentle and reserved musical performance that will complement, harmonize, and enhance the sonic landscape of Governors’ Island.

Artist Bios:

Anthony Janas
Retired Magician. Boat Captain. Sound Artist with a focus on advanced modular synthesizer techniques and digitally processed field recordings. Member of multimedia group known as Urbe and seminal noise/performance group Panicsville. Contributing artist for the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology. Anthony Janas has presented work throughout the United States, Mexico and Western Europe. Anthony Janas work has ranged from sound installations on sailboats to playful performances such as juggling cheeseburgers. Anthony Janas’s work attempts to merge the institutional and pastoral moments of human existence.

Amanda Gutiérrez
Trained and graduated initially as a stage designer from The National School of Theater. Gutiérrez uses sound and performance art to investigate how these aural conditions affect everyday life. She is actively advocating listening practices while being one of the board of directors of the World Listening Project and currently as the scientific comitée of the Red Ecología Acústica México. She is a Ph.D. student at Concordia University in the HUMA department and a research assistant at lab PULSE, the Acts of Listening Lab, and an active member at the Feminist Media Studio at Concordia University.

Jenn Grossman
A sound/audiovisual artist and sound designer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work is concerned with the psycho-spatial and experiential potentials of sensory media, exploring displaced realities, staged synchronicity, cyclical time, memory, disorientation, embodiment, and perceptual affect. She’s presented/performed at festivals, museums and conferences nationally and internationally such as Black Mountain College & Museum, the Museum of the Moving Image and the New York Transit Museum, along with unconventional public locations like the Central Park tunnels for Make Music New York and in a cell at Fort Jay for the Governor’s Island Art Fair.

Brendan Landis
A composer and performer based in Queens, NY. His work explores themes of animal folklore and symbolism, music as spiritual practice, and contrasting extremes presented as necessary opposites. In addition to recording and performing music, Brendan gives workshops on listening, singing, improvisation, and intuition. He also writes songs as Anura and Receive, and sometimes plays in Tethers, Big Hiatus, and Esther Chlorine.


October 23, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5
Event Category:


Governors Island
Colonels Row House 404A


Flux Factory
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