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Workshop: Documentation in the Field

Saturday, June 28, 2014, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Discovery Park
$5 Henry Members
$10 General Public

Head out into the urban wilds of Discovery Park with Portland based artists Daniela Molnar and Lisa Schonberg for a multimedia documentation workshop. Discover variable forms of observation and documentation from drawing and note taking to field recording and music composition. Materials for documentation will be provided. See you in the field!

Please purchase tickets HERE

Lisa Schonberg is a musician, artist and natural historian. She started playing drums as a child in Staten Island, NY, moved out west in 2000 to pursue graduate studies on ants and conservation biology, and has since traveled extensively to carry out fieldwork and perform music. She earned her Masters in Environmental Studies at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. Much of her recent work integrates her interests through creative documentation of soundscapes, insects, and habitat. She currently performs in HITS, The Newman/Schonberg/Reyna Group, STLS, and solo, and composes for her percussion ensemble Secret Drum Band. Lisa is the author of The Hylaeus Project, The DIY Guide to Drums and Fieldguided, a series of books on insects and their habitats. She is a regular contributor to Tom Tom Magazine and is the magazine’s Northwest Correspondent. Her past bands include Explode into Colors and Kickball, and she has performed or otherwise collaborated with Nadia Buyse/DUBAIS, Thao With The Get Down Stay Down, Mirah, Tara Jane Oneil, Tuneyards, Neal Morgan, The Need, Thanksgiving, LKN, Cloud Eye Control, and Janet Pants, among others. She has performed at MOMA PS1, the Centre Pompidou, High Desert Test Sites, The Los Angeles Museum of Natural History, the TBA Festival (Portland), and Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. Lisa currently resides in Portland, Oregon and teaches private drum lessons at Revival Drum Shop.

Artist, art director and poet, Daniela Molnar’s work focuses on the intersection of culture and nature. She is on the Board of and leads trips with Signal Fire, an arts advocacy organization that provides opportunities for artists to engage with the natural world. She also co-­‐edits Leaf Litter, Signal Fire’s annual journal of art and writing. She is Art Director of The Bear Deluxe Magazine, a publication devoted to exploring environmental issues through the arts. She is a full time Assistant Professor at the PaciFic Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon. danielamolnar.com

Featured artists: Daniela Molnar, Lisa Schonberg