Public Lecture: Artist Talk with Chris Kallmyer

Learn about the artist's distinctive and participatory approach to making music and art as he discusses past projects and the development of his current installation at SBMA. Rethinking the traditional audience/performer relationship, Kallmyer's workshops, installations, and site-based explorations of sound and listening have been presented in museums, concert halls, and other unexpected spaces.

Following the lecture, Chris Kallmyer will sign copies of his book All Possible Music.


Chris Kallmyer

Chris Kallmyer is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work focuses on sound and space. His unconventional musical works use everyday objects and other senses, such as taste and touch, to engage the observer in questions about the physical environment and our presence within it. Kallmyer's work has garnered commissions from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Walker Art Center, Hammer Museum, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, The Getty Center, Berkeley Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, The Biennial of the Americas, Chicago Cultural Center, Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the City of Los Angeles.

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