DAM! A Song of Water at Espada Dam by Pamela Martinez/Teletextile

Presented by San Antonio Missions National Historical Park at Espada Historic Dam & Acequia Park, San Antonio TX

Oct 09 2022
DAM! A Song of Water at Espada Dam by Pamela Martinez/Teletextile

Photo by Chris Castillo featuring Teletextile with Meredith Shuman, Pamela Martinez & Tanesha Payne

Join us for an exploration of sound and ceremony at the historic Espada Dam. This free public event invites participants to preview new musical works by composer Pamela Martinez, create audio field recordings with artist Mark Menjivar and more.

SAN ANTONIO — Join us for an exploration of sound and ceremony at the historic Espada Dam. This free public event invites participants to preview new musical works by composer Pamela Martinez, create audio field recordings with artist Mark Menjivar, sit in a sound bath meditation at the San Antonio River or drop in for all morning nature painting and water ceremony.

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park hosts Artist Pamela Martinez, recipient of the 2022 Individual Artist Grant in the

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ADMISSION INFO

This event is free and open to all.  We'd love to you to optionally RSVP through Eventbrite. This helps us know how many people to expect and we can email you any updates that might happen before the event.

Participants should be prepared to walk between the different stations of the event, a half mile radius. Individuals or partners can reserve an audio recorder via this form for a 30 min time slot that includes a 15min orientation of the technology.  Please bring your own wired headphones if possible. All ages and levels are welcome.  We encourage participants to bring refillable water bottles.

Email: teletextile@gmail.com

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 9, 2022 at 10:30 am - 01:00 pm (Sun)

Additional time info:

EVENT SCHEDULE:

10:30 a.m. Espada DAM! Musical Opening & Meditation with composer Pamela Martinez/Teletextile, a welcoming from San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, and land acknowledgment and blessing by an elder of the Tāp Pīlam Coahuiltecan Nation.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Drop-in Personal Water Ceremony and Group Sound Meditation and Field Recording Instructions with Mark Menjivar

11:00 a.m. Field Recording Reservation 1 (Reservation Required)

11:45 a.m. Field Recording Reservation 2 (Reservation Required)

12:30 p.m. Field Recording Reservation 3 (Reservation Required)

Please RSVP through Eventbrite. Participants should be prepared to walk between the different stations of the event, a half mile radius. Individuals or partners can reserve an audio recorder via this form for a 30 min time slot that includes a 15min orientation of the technology.  Please bring your own wired headphones if possible. All ages and levels are welcome.  We encourage participants to bring refillable water bottles.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Espada Historic Dam & Acequia Park

8500 Mission Pkwy, San Antonio, TX

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