Lou Mallozzi is a Chicago-based artist known primarily for his work in sound, often with a focus on dismembering and reconstituting language, gesture, and signification. His work includes performances, installations, music works, recordings, and radio works. In addition, he has a visual art practice that includes drawing and other media. He has performed and exhibited in the U.S. and Europe, including projects at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Chicago Cultural Center, the Arts Club in Chicago, the Italian Cultural Institute and Italian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, the Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University Bloomington, Experimental Intermedia New York, "Le Cri du Patchwork" on Radio France, Ausland Berlin, Podewil Berlin, TUBE Audio Art Series Munich, and the Radiorevolten Festival Halle. In addition to his solo works, Mallozzi often collaborates with artists, filmmakers and musicians. These have included Sandra Binion, Michael Vorfeld, Alessandro Bosetti, Michael Zerang, Frédéric Moffet, Antonia Contro, Jacques Demierre, Vincent Barras, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Charlotte Hug, Jaap Blonk, Vincent Raude, and many others. He has received support for his work that includes several fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, and artist residencies through the Chicago-Lucerne Sister Cities Program, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Study Center, Ragdale Foundation, and Spritzenhaus Hamburg. He is on the faculty of the Sound Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and is co-founder and former executive director of Experimental Sound Studio.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Talk, talk, talk

I've recently been asked to participate on several panels concerning sound, media art, and public space:

Panelist, How to Do Art in Public Spaces, panel for artists and the public, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago Cultural Center, January 2012.

Moderator, artists’ talk with the public, Luminous Field by Luftwerk (Sean Gallero and Petra Bachmeier), Chicago, February 2012.

Panelist, Phono + Photo, a panel exploring the relationship between the history of phonography and the history of photography at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, February 29, 2012; with fellow panelists Bill Fontana, Kate Bussard, Anna Friz, Ken Fandell, Lisa Dorin, and Eric Leonardson.

Presenter, Multimodal Approaches to Learning International Conference, presented by Art Beyond Sight and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 2012.

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