Nov 9th 2017

Lunchtime Listening: In the Field

@ Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection

37 S Wabash Ave, Suite 508 Chicago, IL 60603

Opening Thursday, November 9th, from 12PM - 1PM

On view through Friday, November 10th

Today’s Listening is “Agricultural Works & Insect Chorus” by James and Will Welling and “Siren” by Alec Finlay and Chris Watson in conjunction with the satellite library “Flipping the Garden,” curated by Junxi Lu.

Agricultural Works was commissioned by Minetta Brook as part of Watershed: The Hudson Valley Art Project – a series of new public artworks that engages the natural and cultural geography of the Hudson River Valley. (42.48)

Siren is a collaboration between Alec Finlay and Chris Watson, a field recording at Cullercoats Harbour, Tyneside on 22 August 2005, accompanying sung performance by Clive Powell and Maria jardardottir. (114.53)

Learn more about Flipping the Garden here:

Every Thursday we play a different program of sound works from our collection of artists’ recordings spanning the 1960s to the present. Come join us as we make space for collective listening! Programming and performance interventions are welcome. Want to get involved? email us at

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