Carleton University Art Gallery Presents a Pop-Up Performance Series Featuring Jesse Stewart

The Carleton University Art Gallery (CUAG) will present Hooked on Bibliophonics, the first of five live performances by Jesse Stewart in the CUAG / DOME Pop-Up series, taking place across campus throughout 2017.

When: Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: MacOdrum Library’s main floor, Carleton University, Ottawa
Info: This event is free and open to the public.

The performance takes place inside Stewart’s portable geodesic dome and will feature a “bibliophone,” a xylophone-like instrument made by Stewart out of amplified books. This is an interactive event: anyone is welcome to pick up some mallets and join Stewart in jamming on the bibliophone!

To celebrate CUAG’s 25th anniversary and Carleton University’s 75th anniversary, CUAG commissioned the Juno award-winning artist to create live performances and sound installations.

Additional performance dates and locations are as follows:

When: Monday, Mar. 27, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Where: Carleton University Art Gallery, Carleton University, Ottawa

When: Tuesday,
 Sept.12, 2017, at noon.
Where: Paterson Hall Amphitheatre (outdoors), Carleton University, Ottawa

When: Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Where: St. Patrick’s Building (outdoors), Carleton University, Ottawa

When: Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at noon.
Where: University Centre Galleria, Carleton University, Ottawa

About Carleton’s 75th Anniversary

Carleton’s 75th anniversary in 2017 celebrates the university’s commitment to giving back through education while pursuing contributions to the common good. These founding values are at the heart of the university’s focus on research, community partnerships and teaching excellence. Carleton students, faculty, staff and alumni are motivated by a desire to make their world a better place. And as the university marks a major milestone in Canada’s 150th anniversary year, we are showcasing the innovation and creativity of our collaborations. Because what’s good for Carleton is good for Canada and the world. It’s been a tradition for 75 years.

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