Pauline Oliveros‘ (1932-2016) career spanned fifty years of boundary dissolving music making. In the sixties she influenced American music profoundly through her work with improvisation, meditation, electronic music, myth and ritual. She founded “Deep Listening“ as a way of listening in every possible way to everything possible, to hear no matter what you are doing. She was the recipient of four Honorary Doctorates and among her many awards was the William Schuman Award for Lifetime Achievement, Columbia University, New York.
Location: Ontario Place - Cinesphere
Guest curated by Charles Stankievech. During the Biennial, the Cinesphere becomes a world within a world, merging film and sound art with scent and changing atmospheric conditions. From cosmological origin stories, to a future in which civilization is extinct, The Drowned World contrasts deep time with the decline of global ecologies. The…