Found Sound Chicago

August 13, 2011 - September 21, 2014

FREE PERFORMANCE: Saturday, August 13, 2011, 2:00pm

CHICAGO: As part of Found Sound Chicago, a new one-day audio festival, on Saturday, August 13, Corbett vs. Dempsey is pleased to present a short performance by Mark Booth. Booth is a painter, writer, and sound artist based in Chicago, known for his creative use and disabuse of language. He was shown in CvsD’s 2005 exhibition Eye & Ear. For this performance, he’s requested three powered speakers – more, we’re not at liberty to say.

Booth’s exhibitions and projects include God is Represented by the Sea, Adds Donna Gallery Chicago, Nothing to do with wizards, O’Connor Gallery, Domincan University, River Forest, IL., pierecednightstarvoice at Schalter Gallery, Berlin, Germany, The Stinging Tentacles Of Anxiety That Constrict The Heart Are Healed By The Light Of An Inner Sun, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL., Spanish Still Life (or a large list of merged animals), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL., and Endless (Perverted by Language/Delay 1968), UBS 12×12, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL. Collaborative projects include the exhibition (6) The Speed of the Word Sound/The Sound of the Word Speed, at Light Projects, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, with Micheal Graeve, and the performance Quiet (A disruptive fog (or a hogshead full of vapor called memory) in Chicago, Illinois with Karen Christopher and John Sisson. He has performed and exhibited in the United States, Scandinavia, Australia and Europe. Booth is an Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Booth’s audio and performance work has been presented at the Overgaden Sound Art Festival, Copenhagen; Openport Festival, Chicago; Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago; Nova Art Fair, Chicago; and the Outer Ear Festival of Sound, Chicago.

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