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HPSCHD@50: Abundance, Diversity, Austerity, Exclusion

February 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

- Free

HPSCHD@50 Symposium

Abundance, Diversity, Austerity, Exclusion: A day-long symposium on HPSCHD
Room 208, Deering Library Northwestern University 1979 Campus Drive, Evanston

Experts on HPSCHD, Chicago, and the 2020 production, will discuss the social and artistic history, impact, and continuing relevance of John Cage’s monument to abundance and diversity in the current era of austerity and exclusion. Panelists include Bill Brooks, Neely Bruce, Sara Haefeli, Deniz Ertan, Martha Stiehl, David Eisenman, Ann Warde, and Christophe Preissing. Audience input and questions will be most enthusiastically welcome.

schedule

9:30 AM: Greetings and Introductions
William Brooks, Christophe Preissing

9:45: Keynote address and discussion
Sara Haefeli: HPSCHD as Masterpiece and Other Cagean Contradictions

10:45: Coffee

11:00: Session 1: How it might have been
Neely Bruce: A Very Personal Take on HPSCHD
David Eisenman: Posters, Images, Provocations
William Brooks: The Economies of HPSCHD

12:15: Lunch (Free with registration by February 19)

1:30: Session 2: How it might now be
Joel Chadabe: Producing HPSCHD
Martha H. Stiehl: On Confronting Solo V
Deniz Ertan: Discrete Temporal Mappings and Localities as Cultural Metaphors and Aesthetic Tools in HPSCHD
Ann Warde: Happening People Smiling, Cage ’n’ Hiller Dancing

3:00: Coffee

3:15: Discussions, Questions, and Conversations

4:00: Envoi (a toast!)

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
www.nonopera.org/WP2/HPSCHD-50

Organizer

NON:op Open Opera Works
Phone:
773-418-0119
Email:
non@nonopera.org
Website:
www.nonopera.org

Venue

Northwestern University
Evanston, IL United States + Google Map

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
www.nonopera.org/WP2/HPSCHD-50

Organizer

NON:op Open Opera Works
Phone:
773-418-0119
Email:
non@nonopera.org
Website:
www.nonopera.org

Venue

Northwestern University
Evanston, IL United States + Google Map