Tuesday, March 27, 2012


A single-evening exposition and offering of audio multiples
Thursday, April 5
8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Back room of The California Clipper
1002 N. California Ave.

Jon Bollo, Stephanie Burke, EC Brown, Chris Hefner, Andrea Jablonski, George Larson, Bruce Neal, Catie Olson, Cole Pierce, Christopher Smith, Ralph Syverson, Brian Wadford.

ASCII (Archeospiritist Study and Consortion Initiative, Illinois) is an event where participants are entrusted to uphold the following 3 core specifications:

1. An edition of artifacts shall be created, to be distributed freely.
2. Editions must involve recorded audio.
3. Attire shall always be elegant.

In addition, participants are entreated to observe a prompt (in lieu of an articulated curatorial theme) from Caroline Picard, which is a writing inspired by Marion Laval-Jeantet’s “May the Horse Live in Me” (http://www.archeospiritist.com/docs/carolinePicard__ascii3-Prompt.pdf) as well as her video selection (http://youtu.be/yx_E4DUWXbE).

Furthermore, recommended specifications are made available to the participants, as well as participant-sourced specification extensions. Information at http://www.archeospiritist.com.

Event guests are not subject to specifications nor sanctions, but elegant apparel is always enjoyed by all.

About ASCII:
ASCII is a specification platform designed to elevate our personal, mundane rituals of audio data trafficking to a dedicated craft and an etiquette.

Photos from ASCII 1: http://www.archeospiritist.com/archives/1.php
Photos from ASCII 2: http://www.archeospiritist.com/archives/2.php

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