The electronic music festival opensignal concludes its colloquium and concert series with a 2-day festival this Friday and Saturday at Granoff with performances by Brown University students and alumni, as well as local artists. opensignal is a collective of artists based in Providence, concerned with the state of gender and race in experimental electronic music and art practices.
On Saturday visiting artists Maria Chavez (NYC) and Blectum from Blechdom (seen here: Kristin Erickson, CA/PVD and Bevin Kelley) will perform solo concerts as well as give talks on their practices. Tara Rodgers (DC), author of the acclaimed electronic music text Pink Noises, will deliver the keynote lecture and perform on Saturday as well.
More than 80 sound artists, performers, and composers from around the world will be featured in a large-scale sound installation that will run both Friday and Saturday in the Granoff building.
Records and other merchandise will be on sale throughout the festival, including an opensignal debut compilation. For schedule of events go here.
Free and open to the public, Friday & Saturday, May 16 & 17, Granoff Center, 154 Angell Street (directions)