Sound art featured in UW-L exhibit

An alumnus will return to exhibit sound sculptures in the University Art Gallery as part of the university’s centennial celebration.

TwistedPairs1Dan Senn will be featured in “Drumming with Thoreau:?Kinetic Sound Art of Dan Senn,” an exhibit that opens with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, in the University Art Gallery, Center for the Arts. The exhibit runs through Saturday, Nov. 14. The reception and exhibit are free.TwistedPairs2

A native of Watertown, Senn received a bachelor of science degree from UW-L in 1974. He earned a D.M.A. in music composition and M.M. with a ceramic sculpture minor from the University of Illinois at Urbana in 1985. He currently lives and works in Portland, Ore.

Senn is a composer of experimental classical electronic and acoustic music. He’s a sculptor of kinetic instruments for exhibit and performance, an experimental video artist for installation and plays, and a documentary film maker.

Senn plans to attend the UW-L New Music Festival Nov. 3-5. Find out more about his work at: www.newsense-intermedium.com.

Dan-SennThe adjacent Study Gallery will feature “The Videos of Dan Senn.”

Regular gallery hours are noon-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, noon-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and during Toland Theatre events. The exhibit is a cooperative effort of the Art and Music departments. The gallery also opens for appointments by calling the UW-L art department at 785.8230.

If you go—
Who: UW-L Alumnus Dan Senn
What: “Drumming with Thoreau:?Kinetic Sound Art of Dan Senn”
When: Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23; exhibit runs through Saturday, Nov. 14.
Where: University Art Gallery, Center for the Arts.
Admission: Free