The work was commissioned by Big Car Collaborative as a part of Listen: A Found Sound Exhibition. This exhibit brings together Indianapolis artists and musicians to create unique sound installations for local businesses and landmarks throughout the Garfield Park neighborhood.More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/150172075507452/.
Munson’s installation will be on display throughout the month of April during Conservatory business hours. An example of the work can be seen here: https://vimeo.com/211764838.
About the Artist
Jordan Munson is a sound and video artist whose work explores memory, ephemera, and our relationship to technology. Often utilizing found media and experimental instruments, his compositions employ layered textures to build subtly changing landscapes. Munson has performed alongside artists such as Matmos, R. Luke DuBois, Bora Yoon, and Nico Muhly. With collaborators Scott Deal and Michael Drews, he is a member of the electroacoustic ensemble Big Robot.
Institutions such as the University of Kentucky, the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, and the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) have premiered his multimedia works. Munson’s video art has shown worldwide, including at the Musicacoustica Festival in Beijing, the New World Center, and The Phillips Collection.
Munson is a Lecturer in Music and Arts Technology at IUPUI, as well as an associate of the Donald Tavel Arts and Technology Research Center. He holds degrees from Indiana University in Indianapolis (M.S.M.T.) and the University of Kentucky (B.M.). Excerpts of his work can be found at www.jordanmunson.com.