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Art’s Birthday at Hamilton Artists Inc. – Impromptu New Music Jam with Members of New Harbours

January 15, 2011Archives, Updates

DON’T STAB THE CAKE
ART’S BIRTHDAY SUNDAY JAM SESSION WITH NEW HARBOURS
Celebrate Art’s birthday at Hamilton Artists Inc. with an impromptu Jam Session

Hamilton Artists Inc.
Sunday, January 16th
8pm – 11pm

Drinks, pizza and birthday cake to follow the recording.

Audio streaming of the recording will occur with sound artists Ian
Birse and Laura Kavanaugh (Hull, QC)
on January 17th and 18th, at:
http://www.instantplaces.ca/artsbirthday/11/01.html
Live remix broadcast recorded by New Harbours and participants
EST 22:00—24:00, GMT/UTC January 18 03:00—05:00

and will be featured on CFMU’s New Directions hosted by Olga Kirgidis,
Wednesday, January 19, 2011.
http://cfmu.msumcmaster.ca/programming.htm

Join us to celebrate the birth of Art, and participate in an
experimental music jam/audio streaming project
Art’s Birthday is an annual exchange-art event celebrated on January
17th by a loose collection of artists and artist organizations around
the world. This annual event first proposed in 1963 by French artist
Robert Filliou. He suggested that 1,000,000 years ago, there was no
art. But one day, on the 17th of January to be precise, Art was born.
According to Filliou, it happened when someone dropped a dry sponge
into a bucket of water. Filliou proposed a public holiday to celebrate
the presence of art in our lives.

more info: http://www.artsbirthday.net/

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