Smart Bets: Liminalities

Carmelo Pampillonio, assistant programs director at Revolve, has been busy traveling across North Carolina, capturing very-low-frequency recordings from Earth’s ionosphere. On Friday, Aug. 17, in the arts studio’s Project Space, the sounds will be broadcast in an immersive listening space as part of his audio installation Liminalities. The showcase will also use infrasound — noises below the human range of hearing that Pampillonio says participants “will feel more than hear.” The opening night additionally includes a performance by Berlin-based sound artist and researcher Samuel Hertz, a traveling lecturer on infrasound and climate change. Hertz won the inaugural DARE Prize for Radical Interdisciplinarity through the U.K.’s Opera North and the University of Leeds, a £15,000 prize aimed at getting artists and scientists to work together creatively. Doors at 7 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Free to attend. Photo courtesy of Pampillonio


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About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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