Mimakaha: A Sonergy session to energize, entwine, and unwind
Mar
7
7:30pm 7:30pm

Mimakaha: A Sonergy session to energize, entwine, and unwind

Experience immersive sound and somatic practice with breath work, meditation and connection in frequencies beyond language. Invited and engaged are lungs, hearts, songs, bowls, voice, Reiki, and vibrations from magnetic field.

This session will be facilitated by Malia Kulp, MJ Caselden, Katie Down and hannes bend.

 

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Magnetic Sound Bath Day Retreat
Feb
18
10:00am10:00am

Magnetic Sound Bath Day Retreat

A one-day retreat building immunity and community to strengthen ourselves for the winter season

Explore the many ways to find wellness this winter by engaging your body and mind for a one-day winter wellness retreat in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, including yoga, sound bath meditation, crystal energy healing, and a winter herbal remedies workshop, during which participants will create their own herbal wellness tea. 

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Interview + Soundscapes @ Wythe Hotel
Feb
12
10:00am10:00am

Interview + Soundscapes @ Wythe Hotel

A live radio broadcast of interview + soundscapes with artist and inventor MJ Caselden from the Wythe Hotel lobby, produced by creative agency WXW.

 

Caselden will use magnetic fields to induce vibration and sound in metal and wood, submersing the radio lounge in tranquil sounds, bringing a select audience into a listening space of chill.

 

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Magnetic Sound Baths @ Conscious Family Dinner
Jan
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

Magnetic Sound Baths @ Conscious Family Dinner

Conscious Family Dinner is a monthly sober dinner party filled with energizing interactions and experiential learning for transformation, healing, and empowerment.

Sound artist + inventor MJ Caselden will be on-site offering his Magnetic Sound Baths, immersive listening experiences. Participants are invited to lay back amidst a wash of meditative sounds.

The artist's intention is to create a tranquil haven from the sensory stimuli of an active life, allowing participants to access states of relaxation and self-reflection.

The installation is comprised of several sound-generating sculptures, electroacoustic works of art that use magnetic fields to induce vibration and soundwaves in metal and wood.

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Soundscapes @ Lift Floats
Oct
24
to Nov 11

Soundscapes @ Lift Floats

Soundbath sculpture set on display in chillspace of Lift Floats, a sensory deprivation/flotation center in Brooklyn.

The installation is an experiment in channeling mindful listening, immersing visitors in meditative soundscapes before and after flotation therapy sessions.

EDIT: This install is totally free and open to the public! You don't need to float to visit. So, go visit!

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Soundbath for Yumi
Oct
10
7:30pm 7:30pm

Soundbath for Yumi

A soundbath is an immersive listening experience. Participants are invited to lay back as sound artist MJ Caselden engages the group in a wash of sound. The project is an exploration of energy flow and vibration, and resultant impact on mood and consciousness.

MJ uses a series of custom sound-generating sculptures, transducing energy from digital algorithms into magnetic fields, inducing vibration in wood and metal, and projecting the vibrations as sound across the listening space.

Please bring your own mat, blanket, anything to lie down on to feel comfortable.

Please send RSVP for this event:   mj (at) caseldenstudios (dot) com

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Resonance & Chill-Out Listening @ House of Kava
Sep
17
to Sep 18

Resonance & Chill-Out Listening @ House of Kava

Kava, an herbal tea native to Polynesia, "...is sedating and is primarily consumed to relax without disrupting mental clarity."[1] The evening will be an experimentation in creating atmospheric sounds for this tea room, House of Kava.

Artist MJ Caselden engages the space in a wash of sounds with custom acoustic sculpture, creating a sonic oasis for relaxation, listening, and chillage.

Stop in for a cup!

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Talk Talk Exhibition
Sep
6
to Oct 29

Talk Talk Exhibition

Sounding Box #11 on exhibition with this group show exploring communication through technology.

"In a world of sounds, the first one that travels through our consciousness is our own. We can experience the process, the vibrations, the positioning of the mouth to create sounds that communicate our desires, pain, joy. The words are not enough, the whole body gestures, all are participants to create meaning in the delivery."

Soft Opening Sept. 7th 6-8 pm

Hard Opening Sept 22nd 6-8 pm

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NEW INC Showcase: "Public Beta"
Aug
4
to Aug 7

NEW INC Showcase: "Public Beta"

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Public showcase of Sounding Box sculptures in the New Museum's 231 Gallery for the NEW INC end of year group showcase, "Public Beta".

The exhibition will feature a lay-down space for participants to engage in a direct soundbath experience, basking in the sonic atmosphere produced by these electroacoustic sculptures.

Gallery hours 12 noon to 5 pm, Thurs 4th through Sunday 7th.

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Soundbath @ Catksill Zendo Monastery
Jul
3
to Jul 4

Soundbath @ Catksill Zendo Monastery

As part of the ONTOPO artist retreat, artist MJ Caselden integrates custom sound-generating sculptures into the Catskill Zendo temple. The experience is an exploration of the zen concept of mindfulness, applied in contemporary medium. Sound is offered as a focal point for group meditation.

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Soundbath: A Meditation on Sound
Jun
23
7:30pm 7:30pm

Soundbath: A Meditation on Sound

A soundbath is an immersive listening experience. Participants are invited to lay back as sound artist MJ Caselden engages the group in a wash of sound. The project is an exploration of energy flow and vibration, and resultant impact on mood and consciousness.

MJ uses a series of custom sound-generating sculptures, transducing energy from digital algorithms into magnetic fields, inducing vibration in wood and metal, and projecting the vibrations as sound across the listening space.

Please RSVP for this event. Link to tickets on our Facebook event page.

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Jul
18
4:00pm 4:00pm

Workshop: Interactive Design with littleBits

Artist MJ Caselden will offer a lecture on the design his studio's interactive sound sculpture, Sounding Box #11.

This workshop activities will then guide participants through the process of creating their own interactive designs. This workshop featuers littleBits Electronics, a new library of electronic modules used for creative prototyping and play.

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