October 3 & 4, 2019
Natural Information Society
Union Pool, BK, New York

September 12 - 15, 2019
Contemporary Istanbul, Turkey
LC Queisser gallery booth

September 13, 2019
Carl Stone
Natural Information Society
Constellation, Chicago

Sant’Anna Arresi Jazz Festival
Sardinia, Italy
September 6 + 8, 2019
Exploding Star Orchestra
September 7
Natural Information Society

September 1, 2019
Natural Information Society 
Les Siestes Electroniques Festival
Coimbra, Portugal

Natural Information Society
Cafe Oto, London, Residency
July 9
joined by Evan Parker
July 8
joined by Alexander Hawkins 

Wire Magazine

Natural Information Society
Summer Shows

Union Pool, New York, (w/ Sachiko Kanenobu) 
Natural Information Society + Bitchin Bajas, New Music Circle, St. Louis
MANDATORY REALITY record release show, Constellation, Chicago (NIS octet)
Roulette Intermedium, Brooklyn, (w/ 75 dollar bill) 
Kongsberg Jazz Festival, Norway, (+ joined by Hamid Drake & Helge Sten)
Arkaoda, Berlin, (+ joined by Tony Buck, Magda Mayas, Theaster Gates)
Cafe Oto, London, (+ joined by Alexander Hawkins)
Cafe Oto, London, (+ joined by Evan Parker)
Copenhagen Jazz Festival
Ok La Festival, Montreal

Hideout, Chicago, (w/ Marisa Anderson & Jim White

Transfiguration III Festival, Wortham Center for the Performing Arts, Asheville, (w/ Bonnie Prince Billy)

Festival Baignade Interdite, Toulouse, France
Rendez-vous de l'Erdre Festival, Nantes, France
Les Siestes Electroniques Festival, Coimbra, Portugal
Pardon Tu Tu, Warsaw, Poland
Sant’Anna Arresi Jazz Festival, Sardinia, Italy

Psychedelic Healing Center
Essex Flowers, NYC
May 24 - June 23, 2019

May 17 - 19, 2019
Tbilisi Art Fair

LC Queisser, Tbilisi, booth

Cool Hunting

May 2–May 5, 2019
Frieze New York 
Solo Booth, C02
Bridget Donahue, New York  &  LC Queisser, Tbilisi

The New York Times
Art News
Ante Magazine
 Frieze Magazine

March 14 – May 14, 2019
80 Washington Square East Gallery
New York
May 2– 5, 2019
Frieze New York
Randall’s Island Park

April 12, 2019
Mandatory Reality
Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society
Double album, (2xLP - 2xCD), silkscreened covers

Eremite Records

New York Times
Washington Post
Aquarium Drunkard
The Wire
Tiny Mixtapes
Chicago Reader

March 7, 2019
Natural Information Society
Art Institute of Chicago
W/ Body/Head - Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth) and Bill Nace

Magnet Magazine

Natural Information Society
March 2019 EU tour dates
9 - Trafo,  Budapest, Hungary
12 - Cankerjev Dom,  Ljubljana, Slovenia
13 - Bad Bonn,  Dudingen, Switzerland
14 - Taklos Festival,  Zurich, Switzerland
15 - Le Bourg,  Lausanne, Switzerland
16 - TBA,  Siena, Itay 
17 - Caos,  Terni, Italy
18 - Santeria Social Club,  Milano, Italy
19 - Dobia Lab,  Staranzano, Italy
20 - A4, Bratislava, Slovakia
23 - Beyond the Gate, Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago

Lisa Alvarado, The Inner Sleeve
The Wire Magazine UK
March 2019 issue

February 20, 2019
Theaster Gates’s Black Monks performance
Palais De Tokyo, Paris

Polyphonic Shadow Cloth
October 13 - January 12th, 2019
solo exhibition + billboard
LC Queisser, Tbilisi

Frieze Magazine
Hammock Magazine  1
Hammock Magazine 2

Natural Information Society

NYC Winter Jazzfest 
January 11, 2019

MECA Art Fair
San Juan, Puerto Rico
November 16 -19, 2018
Bridget Donahue, New York, booth

Brooklyn Rail

Frieze London
October 4 - 7, 2018
Mary Mary Gallery booth

Art Mag UK

Natural Information Society
Pitchfork Music Festival
Friday July 20, 2018 

Chicago Reader
New York Times Fashion

Out of Easy Reach
April 27 - August 5, 2018
Gallery 400, UIC, Chicag0
August 24 - November 14, 2018
Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University



Excavations 1
Joshua Abrams solo bass
Feeding Tube Records
Album art

Natural Information Society
Spring 2018 Shows & Europe tour

18 March - Hideout, Chicago  
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 - Banlieues Bleues Festival, Paris
11th April - Alice, Copenhagen
12th April - Atlas, Aarhus
13th April - Danish Vaishyas, Alborg
14th April - Momentum, Odense
21 April - Hideout, Chicago,
w/ Steve Gunn and John Truscinski
April 22 - Storehouse, Michigan,
w/ Steve Gunn and John Truscinski

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

The New Yorker

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

Natural Information Society
Simultonality, eremite records
The Wire Magazine 50 Best Albums of 2017
Uncut Magazine 75 Best Albums of 2017 

Rolling Stone Magazine Best Avant Albums of 2017

John Mulvey’s 150 Best Albums 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

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
Natural Information Society
May Chapel at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago
Subterranean, Chicago
with Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth)

June 9, 2017
Natural Information Society
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
Natural Information Society
Nogueira da Silva Museum/GNRation
Braga, Portugal

May 5, 2017
Natural Information Society
Salão Brazil, Coimbra, Portugal

May 3, 2017
Natural Information Society
Teatro Maria Matos, Lisboa, Portugal

April 30, 2017
Natural Information Society
Kaleidophon Festival, Ulrichsberg, Austria

April 28, 2017
Natural Information Society
Centro D’Arte,  Padua, Italy

April 26, 2017
Natural Information Society
Stanser Musitage Festival, Stans, Switzerland

March 19, 2017
Natural Information Society
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
Natural Information Society
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

(performance in a Giorgio Griffa exhibition)

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
Natural Information Society
Mona Bismarck American Center,  Paris, France

May 31, 2016
Natural Information Society
Cave12, Geneva, Switzerland

May 28, 2016
Natural Information Society
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
Natural Information Society
Doek Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

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

December, 2015
Magnetoceptiondouble vinyl, itunes
Eremite Records

#2 Pitchfork‘s Best Experimental Albums of 2015
#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
Natural Information Society & Bitchin Bajas
Automaginary, vinyl, cass, mp3
silk-screened covers, Drag City Records

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

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

May 10, 2015
Natural Information Society
Union Pool, New York

April 26, 2015
Natural Information Society
Haiku Festival, Area Sismica, Forli, Italy

April 25, 2015
Natural Information Society
Hybrida Space, Villa Moretti, Tarcento, Italy

April 24, 2015
Natural Information Society
Kulturno Prireditveni Center Narodni Dom, Maribor, Sovenia

April 24, 2015
Natural Information Society
Kulturana, Warsaw, Poland

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

April 15, 2015
Natural Information Society
Jazzhouse, Copenhagen, Denmark

April 11, 2015
Natural Information Society
 Sound in Motion, Muziekcentrum Trix, Antwerp, Belgium

© 2019 Lisa Alvarado