In the Form of a Hummingbird
Thursday, November 19, 2015
6:00 – 6:30 pm
Join Susan Robb for a listening party of her new sound work, In the Form of a Hummingbird. Robb will also ruminate on Wild Times, her 2014 new media project that included a 2,650-mile hike from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. A limited number of the 7” single (with original artwork) will be available. Frye Art Museum originally presented Wild Times in 2014.
Commissioned by the Frye Art Museum and funded by the Frye Foundation.
About the artist
Susan Robb’s work is an ongoing investigation of people, place, and our search for utopia. She orchestrates temporary, site responsive, and socially engaged projects to transform contemporary concerns into opportunities to re-envision and re-connect. In 2013, Robb received a Creative Capital grant to produce Wild Times a work that combined new media, social engagement and a 2,680-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. Her other projects include The Long Walk, Skype Sklpt Studio, ONN/OF, Parking Squid, and Warmth, Giant Black Toobs. Robb’s work has been funded by a Pollack Krasner Foundation Grant, two Artist Trust Fellowships, a Stranger Genius Award, 4Culture, and Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. Her work has been collected and shown nationally and internationally.