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danm tuesdays 4-6 :: ed osborn :: sound art in the arctic

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 11:00pm to Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 1:00am

DANM TUESDAYS 4-6 allow the DANM community to come together each week to listen, learn and share our work and play. During the upcoming spring quarter the series will include a rich line-up of student presentations, visiting artists, and a workshop. 

The lecture will take place in DARC 230.


Sound artist, Ed Osborn discusses his work in sound installation and video, with a focus on recent work done in the high arctic.

Ed Osborn works with many forms of electronic media including installation, video, sound, and, performance. His pieces show a tactile sense of space, movement, image and aurality combined with a precise economy of materials. Osborn has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Creative Work Fund, and Arts International and been awarded residencies from the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program, the Ban Centre for the Arts, Het Apollohuis (Eindhoven, Netherlands), STEIM (Amsterdam), and EMPAC (Troy, NY).

He has presented his work worldwide with exhibitions at the singuhr-hörgalerie (Berlin, Germany), the Berkeley Art Museum (Berkeley, CA), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), Artspace (Sydney, Australia), the Institute of Modern Art (Brisbane, Australia), Sonambiente Festival (Berlin, Germany), and Kiasma (Helsinki, Finland), among many others. He is on the faculty of the Visual Art Department at Brown University (Providence, RI).