Sweeter Side of the Pond with DJ catieo and E.S.torian

Free
  • The Commons
    Second Floor, East Side
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Catie Olsen. Photo: EC Brown.

About

DJ catieo and E.S.torian create an interactive musical performance, DJ set, and spoken word recitation using custom-made percussive instruments as well as the bottles present in Edra Soto’s Open 24 Hours.

Bio

About the Artist

Catie Olson (aka DJ catieo) is a multidisciplinary artist born in Decatur, Illinois. She received her BS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in agriculture and obtained her BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Interactive kinetic sculptures and sound are the focus of her whimsical, multidisciplinary approach. Catie is the organizer of SpiderBug, a mobile short film festival based in Chicago, and is one of a group of musicians who create live musical scores for the festival. Catie has several DJ residencies throughout Chicago and a bi-monthly radio show on Lumpen Radio (105.5 FM, WLPN) called Planet Catieo. In the past, she co-organized Floor Length and Tux, a domestic art space.