April 21 - 1401 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX
We teamed up with Fusebox Festival, for a 4-hour long sonic reinterpretations of an abstracted rainforest inside of a State-owned, 5-story Downtown parking garage. We worked with 7 composers from all over the world to stage spatial compositions that looped every hour. Speakers were spread throughout each floor while the audience was free to roam to discover the sonic rainforest.
- Max Eilbacher (Baltimore)
- Joaquin Jimenez-Sauma (Mexico)
- Augusto Meijer (Netherlands)
- George Rahi (Canada)
- Lyman Hardy (Austin)
November 31 - 902 East 5th Street, Austin TX
Rolling Ryot has invited James Connolly (Chicago) to showcase one of his interactive installations which was controlled through a webapp.
September 18-23, sound installation at James Turrell’s Skyspace, The Color Inside at The University of Texas, Austin, Student Activity Center
We continued the Extinction Project by abstracting the notion of "endangered environment". The performance took place in an enclosed space where the natural world and its soundscape are dramatically filtered by walls forming an ellipsoid room. The only visual and audible connection to the outside world is through an unreachable skylight. a
a collaboration with UT Landmarks,
April 16-22. Various location in Austin ending on Earth Day at the Mueller Development, Austin, TX
EXTINCTION PROJECT 4-bike quadraphonic rides with composed sound pieces that address a pressing topic in local or global wildlife habitat ecology. Source material ranged from field recordings to traditional and synthesized musical sources.
Residency of Patrick Mathews-Halmrast Rolling Ryot was contacted by visual and sound artist Patrick Mathew-Halmrast. He expressed interest in the Ryots' work and suggested he visit Austin on a short-term composition and performance residency on the theme of "water". We accepted the challenge and enjoyed hosting Patrick as we watched him generate three incredible pieces which were performed in a series of both static and rolling events.
March 2018, 2nd test run
We rode into our East Site neighborhood during late afternoon to understand better the limits of our platform.