Thursday, August 27, 2015
6:00 – 6:50 pm
Noise Yoga is a series of yoga classes that combine the meditative intentionality of yoga with the sonic depth of a live performance by local experimental musicians. Each class is guided by yogi Emily Denton RYT 200hr, of “Poseurs”, a local yoga series and zine, in direct collaboration with musicians curated by Gabe Schubiner of Hollow Earth Radio to guide us through the rich and challenging experience of experimental music by leveraging the focus and bodily awareness fostered in the practice of yoga. The series builds on Seattle's deep network of boundary-pushing musicians and aims at connecting communities and exposing audiences and artists to new experiences and challenges. Held in the Frye Salon exhibition, Noise Yoga is situated in an environment designed for contemplation, appreciation, and meditation.
About the Artist
Gabriel Saloman is a Vancouver based musician and artist who has been performing experimental, conceptual and freely improvised music for over 15 years. He is known for his work as half of Yellow Swans, a Portland-based noise group that released over 50 recordings and toured internationally over the course of their 9 year existence. He currently performs solo under his own name and has recently released records with Miasmah (GR), Shelter Press (FR), Infinite Greyscale (GR) and Beacon Sound (US). He is also a member with producer Michael Red of the dub-electronics group Chambers who have releases forthcoming on Debacle Records (US). Most recently he has been composing music for contemporary dance, including collaborations with choreographers such as The Contingency Plan, Daisy Karen Thompson, Lisa Gelly Martin, Rob Kitsos, 605 Collective and Vanessa Goodman.
His compositions stem from investigations into temporal abstractions, conceptual sound and gestural noise. There is a parallel concern with sound art as both liberating practice and praxis. In particular he is interested in sound's relation to the body and its capacity to move collective bodies in space through affect. His work is haunting and deeply emotive, sitting ambiguously between genres and drawing on the qualities cinematic cinema scores and visceral heavy music. diademdiscos.com
All levels gentle hatha yoga. Waiver and signature is required. Download here and bring with you to class.
Class starts promptly, no late entries. Bring your own mat and come dressed for yoga. The Museum does not have changing facilities nor showers. Please do not bring a water bottle to class; water is not allowed in the exhibition galleries.
Space is limited. Registration is required.
This event is now at capacity. We will operate standby ticketing on a first come first served basis beginning at 5:30 pm on the day of the event.