Ace Hotel Series — March 2018



Sounds et al hosts this monthly performance series at the Ace Hotel Portland.

This month we’ve got two Portland-based artists — Chloe Alexandra and Burke Jam.

The series showcases a wide variety of sound artists, mainly focusing on experimental and electronic performances – always worth hearing.

Free entry, all ages
First Thursdays every month
6-8pm in the hotel lobby


Chloe Alexandra Thompson is a Cree, Canadian artist and curator, living and working in Portland, Oregon. Using Pure Data, Arduino, hardware and voice, Thompson creates unique sonic experiences and expressions through the spatialization of isolated frequencies. Thompson’s work has been shown at Littman and White Galleries, Compliance Division, Open Signal, Bronco Gallery, and PCC. She has also presented in collaborations for Converge45, Disjecta, Out of Sight (Seattle), PICA T:BA:17, and Nationale. Thompson has given lectures, workshops and has served as guest faculty at T:BA:17 Institute in dialogue with Tanya Tagaq, Portland State University, PNCA, Open Signal, home school pdx, and Reed College (upcoming). Thompson’s written work has also been featured in publications including Art in America, Zero Cool, Provision, Cig Thesis, and Blankstairs.

Burke Jam was born and raised in rural Montana. He received a BA in Art in 2006, and an MFA in Sculpture in 2013 from the University of Montana. He received a Fulbright Grant in 2013/14 to Iceland where spent a year of research synthesizing the relationship between physical place, environmental sound and perceptual coherence. He is an Adjunct Professor of Art at Portland State University in Oregon. He works as a Smokejumper for the US Forest Service in the summer months.



Ace Hotel, Portland

1022 SW Stark St
Portland, OR 97205
USA