The 24th edition of Subtropics, the globally recognized experimental biennial of music and sound art, aims to ignite the lost art of listening with a summer festival featuring live concerts, sound art installations, workshops and films.
Co-hosted by ArtCenter/South Florida, this year’s series will feature live performances from July 6-22 by internationally recognized artists including: Olivia Block, John Driscoll, Richard Garet, Barbara Held, Gustavo Matamoros, Abbey Rader and Jack Wright, plus Miguel Alvarez Fernandez and Victor Aguado Machuca from AMEE (the Association of Electroacoustic Music of Spain) as well as two Sound Art Installations:
Listen (by the festival’s Founder and Artistic Director, Gustavo Matamoros) a one-of-a-kind sonic immersion experience that includes sound pieces adapted specifically to the space of the ArtCenter’s main gallery.
Microcosmos (by Alba Triana) & Microcosmos: a vibrational sculpture that explores the resonance of a cymbal as it goes through different levels of excitation and is installed in studio 209.
For a complete schedule please visit www.subtropics.org
The Subtropics Festival is a biennial of music and sound art founded by Gustavo Matamoros—who runs The Audiotheque @ ArtCenter in Studio #201. The Audiotheque is an intimate space that hosts concerts, listening events for the general public as well as residencies with artists for the development of new work in music and sound art.