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· Jan · 13 Sat 8:00 pm at Ortona Armoury
9722 102 St Edmonton, AB T5K 0X4
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General, $5.00 for BEAMS Members, at the door

BEAMS presents Transformation - Art€™s Birthday 2018, with Blipvert & others at Ortona Armoury (Edmonton)  on January 13, 2018
Blipvert

Blipvert

Edmonton, AB
Alternative / Electronic / Experimental / Metal

New York composer Will Northlich-Redmond - aka BlipVert - is renowned across the continent for his hyperactive glitch-cartoon universe. While nightmarish sound collages are characteristic his sound, Blipvert continues to span a wide range of textures and ideas such as intense cross-cultural works for Taiko drums and Middle ... Read more

Raylene Campbell

Raylene Campbell

Raylene is a sound artist who embraces various creative practices including improvisation, ... Read more

Wayne Defehr

Wayne Defehr displays his sonic prowess on his laptop. Read more

General Admission // Doors at 8:00 pm


This year's Art's Birthday celebration features a diverse group of performers that explore a range of electronic and experimental music making approaches. From Blipvert's frenetic beat/glitch/noise and jumping up and down a lot, to Raylene Campbells dreamy layered drone compositions. It promises to be a great night of listening, creating and enjoyment!

This show features the electronic and experimental sounds of Blipvert, K. Burwash, Raylene Campbell, D.N.E., and Wayne DeFehr.

Art's Birthday originated in 1963 when French surreal artist Robert Filliou declared that art didn't exist until a million years ago when someone dropped a dry sponge into a pail of water. Choosing his own birthday of Jan. 17 to celebrate the event, Filliou proposed a public holiday, which has since been adopted by arts organizations and collectives in more than 20 nations worldwide.

 

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