New work: Weather (White Noise Palace)

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Please join me for the installation of my new work Weather (White Noise Palace) on Tuesday, May 18th at the Artesian on 13th as part of the Holophon at the CVAF V concert at the Cathedral Village Arts Festival. The other artists in the program include Eric Hill, Jaye Kovach, Ian Campbell, Ryan Hill, and Ellen Moffat. Doors open at 7pm and the event is free!

Weather (White Noise Palace): This new work utilizes electric box fans and the GUI Gluey tool to build site-specific structures that mimic the white noise-filled environment the artist created to shield her newborn infant from intrusive noises. The work also references the unpredictable and all-encompassing nature of infancy and new motherhood, much like the weather.

Weather (White Noise Palace) was created with support of Holophon Audio Arts Mentorship Program and in collaboration with The Gluey Group. Thanks to Ryan Hill, Fiona Rollo, Mike Rollo, Ernie Dulanowsky, Ronald J, Bernard Flamen, the University of Regina Film Department and The Gluey Group for their contributions to the project.

About The Gluey Group:
The Gluey Group, founded by Ned Bartlett and John Campbell, have designed a tool, the GUI Gluey, to facilitate in the creation of new media artworks by allowing artists to focus on the artistic process and to meet the technical requirements leading from the impetuous to the fruition of their artwork.

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Wives’ Tale at The 8 Fest

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I’m pleased to share that Wives’ Tale will be playing The 8 Fest this month in Toronto. The full program can be found here. I’m pleased to be included with such great company.

About The 8 Fest:

The 8 fest is a festival for anyone using small-gauge to create rough little gems on film – personal, handmade, experimental, animations, diaries, essays, collage, cut-ups, performance/film, music/film.

 

Holophon’s Mentorship Program For Emerging Audio Artists

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I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been selected for Holophon’s Mentorship Program for Emerging Audio Artists. The program is nine months long and will conclude in a performance at the Cathedral Village Arts Festival in May 2015. I will share updates about my work in the program here, as ever.

Holophon Audio Arts Inc. is a not-for-profit arts organization that supports and promotes sound art practices through live performances, workshops, community events, and educational programming.

QCWDD #2

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The second edition of the Queen City Walking Distance Distro was delivered throughout Regina’s downtown neighbourhoods in August and September and featured work by Ian Campbell, A. Cabrera, Rebecca Caines, Erika Folovnic, Jennifer Matotek, Aidan Morgan, Chris Morin and Gerda Ostenek. Read all about it here!

Wives’ Tale – Tiny Magic: film and video from ten saskatchewan artists

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I’m please to announce that Wives’ Tale will be included in the Tiny Magic screening, programmed by Amber Christensen. Details below!

When: doors at 8pm and screening starts at 8:30pm
Friday September 19th, 2014
Where: Filmpool (301-1822 Scarth St. Regina, SK)
Admission: $5 or PWYC (pay what you can)

After Party with Shakey and Elevators (from Saskatoon)!!

Tiny magic. Conjuring all kinds of feelings. Film and video from ten Saskatchewan artists. Sometimes surreal, sometimes serious, sometimes whimsical and sometimes sweet, all filled with tiny potent magic.

Featuring in no particular order:

Amber Goodwyn “Wive’s Tale” (2013)
Sarah Abbott “Why I Hate Bees” (1997)
Jennifer Sparrowhawk “Mysterium” (2014)
Thirza Cuthand “You are a Lesbian Vampire” (2008)
Ian Campbell “Many Brains, Many Eyes” (2014)
David G. LaRiviere “Son of Ronald” (2008)
Allysha Larsen “School of Athens” (2013)
Clark Ferguson “Dead Meat” (2008)
Callen John Diederichs “Local Girls” (2013)
Shakey Wilson “Farm Sandwich Golf Day” (2014)

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Mare Internum

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I’m performing a new work called Mare Internum (internal ocean) at the Cathedral Village Arts Festival next week in Regina. I was inspired by the wonder of holding conch shells to my ear when I was young and listening to the sound of the ocean inside of them. Now that I’m expecting a child myself, I thought I would share the secret ocean inside my own body in the same quiet and mysterious way by offering a shell with the sound of the baby’s heartbeat inside. Here’s the program description of the performance:

  • Mare Internum: A live audio art durational performance inviting passerby to listen to the sound of the ‘internal ocean’ through a large sea shell, amplifying the sound of Goodwyn’s own body, and that of her baby’s heartbeat. Created in collaboration with Ian Campbell and supported by Holophon. Costuming by Lisa Wicklund from Seed and Amber Goodwyn.

I’ll be performing twice during the festival, first as part of the Holophon collective’s Experimental Sounds event on Thursday May 22nd at 7:30pm at the Unitarian Centre on College Avenue (corner of Angus), and at the street fair on Saturday May 24th at 1pm in front of Seed Sustainable Style (3100 13th Ave.).

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QC WDD #1!

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The first round of the Queen City Walking Distance Distro was delivered this past Sunday, March 9, 2014! There were 33 homes on the delivery route and each package included a multiple from twelve different artists.

More about the first edition right here.