From Daniel Weintraub, Deep Listening – The Story of Pauline Oliveros

Friday 13 October 2017, 9.30am6.30pm
School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies
Day 2 → Looking at Listening + Leah Bassel + Workshops

9.00 → Welcome desk opens. Tea and coffee. 

9.30–10.45am → Sonic Meditation, led by Sharon Stewart, followed by opening of installations, details tbc.

11.15am–12.15pm → Keynote Talk 2, Leah Bassel on The Politics of Listening.

1.15–3pm → Conference Session 1: Looking at Listening. Inspired by Oliveros’ work crossing over exhibition, installation and performance, this session explores the growing interest in listening, music and performance within gallery-based programmes. Speakers include Annie Jamieson (Museum of Science & Media), Amy Beeston on machine listening, Paolo Thorsen-Nagel (documenta14 Sound and Music Advisor) and Sam Belinfante (curator of exhibition Listening, Hayward Touring).

1.15–3pm → Parallel Workshop Session 1 – open to all participants.

4–5.30pm → Conference Session 2 presenting recent video work by Frédéric Acquaviva, , and film-maker Daniel Weintraub talking (via Skype) about the creation of his documentary Deep Listening – The Story of Pauline Oliveros. (UK, 2017) UK premiere including previously unscreened excerpts from the documentary. IONE will introduce the ‘phantom opera’ she was developing with Oliveros, The Nubian Word for Flowers – Oliveros’s last work scheduled to receive its unstaged premiere at Roulette, New York, in November 2017.

5.30pm → Launch of installations by artists including Aura Satz and Alex De Little.


School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT

Listening after Pauline Oliveiros