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Sound Art : October 08, 2016 at 08:54AM

Last 2 days to experience my Iowa Artist 2016 installation, Listen Right Here DSM!
#art #sound #soundart
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#IowaArtists2016 closes tomorrow! Don’t miss your last chance to see work by Jordan Weber (@fluxxcollective) and Alex Braidwood (@formalplay) this weekend at the Art Center.

Sound Art : September 20, 2016 at 06:34AM

So excited to have been a part of @maximumames Music Fest this year! I had a blast and met tons of new people. Thanks to everyone who took the time to visit my installation. It was interesting having my sounds with someone else’s textiles work in the gallery. #mamf6 #sound #art #soundart #contemporaryart @octagon_arts #listen #iowa #naturesound
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Hear Different

Sound Art : September 17, 2016 at 01:49PM

Some pretty relaxed Iowa sounds listening happening @octagon_arts #mamf6
#art #sound #soundart #naturesound #installationart #performance #listen #listenrighthere #iowa

Sound Art : September 17, 2016 at 11:20AM

Thanks so much for the nice words and for #listening! #mamf6 #art #sound #soundart #naturesound
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Had a great time checking out Alex Braidwood’s show at Maximum Ames Fest 2016! I really admire the sounds and art he creates! Especially these headphones!

Sound Art : September 17, 2016 at 10:13AM

Up and running and the sounds are sounding! Come by and have a listen. Here until 4! #sound #art #soundart #installation #performance #mamf6 #naturesound #iowa

Sound Art : September 05, 2016 at 04:08PM

So much fun sharing the Sonic Fiction Teen Workshop and Buoy Listening projects @sciowa Mini Maker Faire! Too many amazing conversations to remember. Especially with all the families who came through. #art #sound #soundart #makerfaire #make #maker

Sound Art : September 05, 2016 at 07:24AM

I’m an official Maker today. Come hang out with me at the Science Center of Iowa for the Mini Maker Faire! Fun for the whole family. I’ll be here all day sharing sounds and experiments. #art #soundArt #sound #make #maker #makerfaire #iowa #iowaartists2016 #science #water #data #listening

Sound Art : August 22, 2016 at 08:23AM

Saturday at the Des Moines Art Center was such a blast!! #art #sound #soundart #listening #workshop

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Our mini Salon 4700 members had a wonderful time creating #entirelyunexpected listening instruments during a workshop with 2016 Iowa Artist Alex Braidwood (@formalplay)!

Sound Art : August 20, 2016 at 03:28PM

Spent the morning hanging out with these amazing junior inventors creating new #Listening Instruments as part of my Invention Workshop with @desmoinesartcenter! So fun. So curious! #art #sound #soundart #iowaartists2016 #workshop #ListenRightHere #listen

Sound Art : August 20, 2016 at 12:05PM

Day 4 (last day) of the Sonic Fiction teen #workshop @desmoinesartcenter: every day we each posted our favorite sound we heard that day! Such a fun collection. #art #sound #listening #listen #soundart #iowaartists2016 #postitnotes #favoriteSound #aoundsamazing

Sound Art : August 20, 2016 at 06:56AM

Day 4 of the Sonic Fiction teen workshop @desmoinesartcenter: an interactive sculpture by one of the geniuses from the workshop. Touching the sculpture in different ways performs the composition she made from field recordings. It #SoundsAmazing! #art #sound #soundart #iowaartists2016 #make #play #latergram #workshop #interactiveart #interactiondesign

Sound Art : August 20, 2016 at 06:10AM

Day 4 of the Sonic Fiction teen workshop @desmoinesartcenter: students hook up their 3D forms to be touch-based controllers for their sonic fiction compositions! And @stregamea stopped by for the final share out! #art #sound #soundart #workshop #iowaartists2016 #latergram #soundsamazing.

Sound Art : August 20, 2016 at 05:25AM

Day 4 of the Sonic Fiction teen workshop @desmoinesartcenter: students make 3D forms based on their sonic fiction compositions! #art #sound #soundart #workshop #iowaartists2016 #latergram

Sound Art : August 18, 2016 at 10:20AM

Day 4 of the Sonic Fiction teen #workshop @desmoinesartcenter: playing with hydrophones to #listen under the water and in the algae! Loads of frogs and tadpoles. #art #sound #soundart #iowaartists2016 #listening

Sound Art : August 18, 2016 at 05:38AM

Last night’s A/V test in the auditorium for tonight’s talk @desmoinesartcenter. Some things to see. Lots of things to hear! Feel free to submit any questions here if you can’t make it. #art #sound #soundart #GraphicDesign #collage #listen #noise #dsm #iowaartists2016







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