Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson's dreamy and fantastical kinetic sound sculpture, S.S. Hangover, consists of a hand-painted 1930s boat sailing on the lagoon, carrying a party of six brass musicians performing ethereal music by Kjartan Sveinsson for several hours.
First exhibited at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013 and in New York's Central Park in 2015, S.S. Hangover at Laguna Gloria will feature musicians from Austin's contemporary chamber orchestra collective, Density512.
Learn more about the artwork and performances here.
Listen: Ragnar Kjartansson talks with The Contemporary's Andrea Mellard on the Fusebox Festival blog. Hear the artist talk about the project.
Flugelhorn: Chelsea Orr, Chris Luebke-Brown, Casey Martin, Rachel Spencer
French Horn: Ben Carroll, Ryan Licalsi, Zach Morgan, Jacob Schnitzer, Stone Wang
Trombone: Luke Berringer, Tim Maines, Tyler Smolovik
Tuba: Alex Avila, Aaron Morgan