Olivia Block


Deborah Stratman’s Second Sighted included in the NY Film Festival

10/03/2014 | Lincoln Center, NYC 9:15 PM

I am pleased to announce that Second Sighted, the short video by Deborah Stratman, including sound design by myself, will screen at this year’s New York Film Festival on October 3rd at  Lincoln Center, 9:15 PM. The screening is part of the excellent Projections series.

The video was originally created as a commission for the Chicago Film Archives.  We utilized original materials from the archive for sounds and images to complete the video.

You can see image stills from the video on Stratman’s site here




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Incubate Festival in Tilburg

9/18/2014 | 013 - KLEINE ZAAL, Tilburg, NL, 20:30

I will be performing in Tilburg on September 18th in the excellent Incubate Festival.  Among many wonderful artists, the line-up includes some stellar female composer/performers in the electronic, experimental music world.  I am amazed and humbled to be included in such company!

Incubate Fest has a cool app you can download with the calendar and other details.

Check the link to see the details.

Additionally, I will be leading an electroacoustic improvisation workshop on the afternoon of September 17th. Reserve a place now!

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Neon Marshmallow Chicago

7/31/2014 | The Burlington 3425 W. FULLERTON AVE. CHICAGO, IL 606047

Excellent performers in the Neon Marshmallow fest this year! I will be playing on:

THURSDAY, JULY 31 at the Burlington, Chicago
08:00pm: Doors / Stoli Open Bar !!!!!! Here’s the line up:

Andre Foisy

Brett Naucke

Olivia Block

Insect Ark

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Crow with No Mouth series show w Maria Chavez in St. Paul, MN

06/13/2014 | Studio Z, 275 east 4th street, St Paul, MN

I am honored to be sharing the bill with the excellent Maria Chavez on Friday, June 13th, as part of the Crow with No Mouth series, curated by Jesse Goin. I will be performing a solo piece for amplified objects, autoharp, walkie-talkies, micro-cassettes. the piece includes fragments of voice and other field recordings.

If you are in the area I hope you can come out!


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Email: oliviawblock@gmail.com



Deborah Stratman’s Second Sighted included in the NY Film Festival

Lincoln Center, NYC 9:15 PM

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