Infinite Radius at Mana Contemporary
Radius presents an installation of Jason Soliday’s Infinite Radius, a permutation of Radius Episode 30: J. Soliday’s Radial Variations at the Propeller Fund’s Flex Space at Mana Contemporary Chicago.
For Infinite Radius, the original thirteen Radial Variations recordings have been added to The Infinite Jukebox, an online tool which divides each track into beats and then analyzes each beat according to pitch, timbre, loudness, duration, and position. During playback as each beat is played, there is a chance that The Infinite Jukebox will jump to a different beat that sounds similar to the one played, continuing this cycle infinitely for as long as the Jukebox is allowed to play. Through this process of remixing with The Infinite Jukebox, yet another set of Radial Variations have been generated. For the installation version of Infinite Radius, multiple Infinite Radius mixes will be played back simultaneously through several stereo audio systems
arranged in an overlapping pattern in the installation location, effectively remixing the Radial Variations pieces both spatially and chronologically.
Jason Soliday has been an active member of Chicago’s sound-making community for a decade and a half, performing improvised and semi-composed works as a solo artist as well as a member of various bands and collaborative projects. Current projects include The Subtraction, Magic Missile, a duo with new media/glitch artist Jon Satrom, and several recording projects with EVP researcher Michael Esposito. His recorded works have been released on numerous labels, including Alien Passengers, Boxmedia, and CIP. From 2005 to 2012 he was also the main curator at Enemy, a performance space in Chicago focusing on sound art and improvised music.
September 4 – 30, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, September 12 at 7:00pm CST
Gallery Open Hours: September 18 & September 25 at 6:00pm CST & by appointment.
Propeller Fund, Room 420
2233 S. Throop St.
Chicago, IL, USA
September 12th - Opening reception for J. Soliday “Infinite Radius” installation at Mana Contemporary, Propeller Fund Room 420
September 19th - J. Soliday & I <3 Presets live performances as part of the glitChiago exhibition at The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago
September 26th - XTAL fSCK vs Morales Phallus opening for Dan’l Boone at the Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago
October 23rd - J. Soliday at Smart Bar, Chicago