Recording of and notes on La Serenita, 1971 Photo by John Brien
Every final Friday throughout the run of Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound, MAD invites musicians to create sound recordings with the installation of sonambients in the exhibition. Studio Sessions may be booked in one hour segments.
Avant-garde cinema in America was born just after World War II, and an early subject for many experimental filmmakers was the changing American landscape. Under the influence of Maya Deren, Marie Menken’s “Glimpse of the Garden” is an early instance of non-narrative filmmaking within the movement.