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Europe Spring 2018 Shows:

27th March - Blow Out Series, Oslo
28th March - Folkteatern, Gotemborg
29th March - Inkonst, Malmo
30th March - Cortisone Festival, Ghent
31st March - MK Gallery, Milton Keynes
2nd April - Oslo, London
3 April - Cologne, Statgarten
4th April - Bim Huis, Amsterdam
5th April - Brdcst Festival, Brussels
6th April - Rewire Festival, Den Haag
7th April - Arkaoda, Berlin
9th April - La Dynamo, Paris
11th April - Alice, Copenhagen
12th April - Atlas, Aarhus
13th April - Danish Vaishyas, Alborg
14th April - Momentum, Odense


Alan Shields Project
January 5 – February 24, 2018
Van Doren Waxter, New York

The New Yorker

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February 5th
The Chapel, San Francisco
February, 7th
Zebulon, Los Angeles

(flyer by Sonya Sombreuil Cohen)

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Simultonality, eremite records & tak:til/glitterbeat records 
The Wire Magazine 50 Best Albums of 2017
Uncut Magazine 75 Best Albums of 2017 

John Mulvey’s 150 Best Albums 2017

Rolling Stone Magazine Best Avant Albums of 2017

Lisa Alvarado, Alex Olson, Daniel Sinsel
November 11, 2017  -  January 20, 2018
Mary Mary Gallery, Glasgow

December 22, 2017

Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang’s 28th Annual Solstice Concerts
Hamid Drake: Music / Movement

Constellation, Chicago

(Hamid Drake w/ Moki Cherry Tapestry 1978)

November 30, 2017
Simon Starling lecture with Natural Information Society
Arts and the Nuclear Age lecture series
Logan Center, University of Chicago

September 22 – November 17, 2017
Rare Earth, Organized by Theaster Gates
Exhibition soundscape by Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society
Chicago Architecture Biennial

November 5, 2017
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May Chapel at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago
Subterranean, Chicago
with Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth)

June 9, 2017
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Record Release show for Simultonality
Eremite Records (US) and Tak:til/Glitterbeat Records (EU)

Constellation, Chicago

March 26 - May 21, 2017
Sound Talisman
solo exhibition and performance program
Bridget Donahue, New York

Performances by Lisa Alvarado, Joshua Abrams, Chad Taylor   +   White Magic   +   William Parker   +  Natural Information Society   +   Carlos Blackburn   +   Angelica Sanchez, Gerald Cleaver, Joshua Abrams   +   Battle Trance

New York Times
Mousse Magazine
Brooklyn Rail 
New York Magazine
New Yorker
Ravelin Magazine
Art in America

May 6, 2017
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Nogueira da Silva Museum/GNRation
Braga, Portugal

May 5, 2017
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Salão Brazil, Coimbra, Portugal

May 3, 2017
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Teatro Maria Matos, Lisboa, Portugal

April 30, 2017
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Kaleidophon Festival, Ulrichsberg, Austria

April 28, 2017
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Centro D’Arte, Padua, Italy

April 26, 2017
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Stanser Musitage Festival, Stans, Switzerland

March 19, 2017
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Endless Shout
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

September 13 - March 19, 2017
The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now
Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

February 1, 2017
Art Record Covers, Taschen books, Cologne

October 14 - January 15, 2017
Simon Starling’s At Twilight: A Play for two actors, three musicians, one dancer, eight masks (and a donkey costume)
Natural Information Society collaboration
Japan Society, New York

At Twilight/publication published by The Common Guild, Japan Society, New York and Dent-de-Leone

January 10, 2017
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A Reflection
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

November 1 - 29, 2016
Natural Information Society residency
The Hideout, Chicago

July 2 - September 4, 2016
Simon Starling’s At Twilight: A Play for two actors, three musicians, one dancer, eight masks (and a donkey costume)
Natural Information Society collaboration
The Common Guild, Glasgow, UK 

July 1 - September 25, 2016
Material Issue
KMAC Museum, Louisville

June 12 - July 10, 2016
Messages in the Street, Chicago

June 1 - June 5, 2016
Serralves em Festa
Natural Information Society residency
NIS joined by Angélica Salvi, Gustavo Costa, João Pais Filipe, Norberto Lobo and Yam Tembe
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal

June 6, 2016
Natural Information Society with Norberto Lobo
Galeria ze Dos Bois, Lisboa, Portugal

June 17, 2016
Natural Information Society with Evan Parker, Cafe Oto, London

June 12, 2016
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Mona Bismarck American Center, Paris, France

May 31, 2016
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Cave12, Geneva, Switzerland

May 28, 2016
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Obey Convention IX festival, Halifax, Canada

May 10, 2016
Theaster Gates and The Black Monks of Mississippi
The Black Monastic residency publication 
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal

May 2, 2016
Snake Drinks Water Makes Poison
The Wire Magazine UK
Limited edition

April 28 and May 4, 2016
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Doek Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands

March 11, 2016
Natural Information Society and Bitchin Bajas
Levitation Festival, Thalia Hall, Chicago

February 26, 2016
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Intention To Know: The Thought Forms of Annie Besant
Stony Island Arts Bank, Chicago

December, 2015
Magnetoceptiondouble vinyl, itunes
Eremite Records

Magnetoception #2 Pitchfork‘s Best Experimental Albums of 2015
Magnetoception  #3 The Wire UK‘s Top 50 Releases of 2015

July 11 - November 22, 2015
The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
curated by Naomi Beckwith and Dieter Roelstraete
The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now publication, MCA Chicago and the University of Chicago Press

September, 2015
Automaginary, vinyl, cass, mp3
silk-screened covers, Drag City Records

April 4 - May 30, 2015
Imaginary Landscapes, Mana Contemporary Chicago 

May 15, 2015
Natrual Information Society with Hamid Drake
31e Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville, Canada

May 10, 2015
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Union Pool, New York

April 26, 2015
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Haiku Festival, Area Sismica, Forli, Italy

April 25, 2015
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Hybrida Space, Villa Moretti, Tarcento, Italy

April 24, 2015
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Kulturno Prireditveni Center Narodni Dom, Maribor, Sovenia

April 24, 2015
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Kulturana, Warsaw, Poland

April 16, 2015
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Mother at Fylkingen No.24
Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden

April 15, 2015
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Jazzhouse, Copenhagen, Denmark

April 11, 2015
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 Sound in Motion, Muziekcentrum Trix, Antwerp, Belgium

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