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Peter Gena

These images of composers and artists are from photographs that are in the possession of Peter Gena. If known, the photographer is acknowledged. Click on the thumbnail to view the larger photograph.

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At "Mayor Byrne's New Music America '82," Peter Gena, John Cage, Mayor Byrne and Alene Valkanas (partially hidden). Cage at New Music America '82 John Cage at NMA '82 ( l to r: Don Gillespie, Gena, Cage, John Paynter, Dennis Russell-Davies, Alan Stout), the Loop, Chicago, 1982. With Cage in Glenview, IL, April 1984, photograph by Rhoda Gena.
With Cage at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, April 1984. Cage at SAIC Cage with unidentified party goers, March, 1992, Chicago; after a Poetry Center event, photograph by Jim Prinz. Cage, Chicago '92 Cage writing a mesostic(?) with unidentified party goers, March, 1992, Chicago; after a Poetry Center event, photograph by Jim Prinz. Cage, Chicago '92
Morton Feldman (in hat) in Italy. Possibly Palermo, 1968? Feldman in Palermo? Portrait, by P. Gena. Feldman playing cards on a Scottish train, during the SUNYAB, Creative Associates European tour, February, 1974. Feldman cards portrait Feldman playing cards on a Scottish train with Ben Hudson and Ralph Jones (hidden), February, 1974, photograph by P. Gena. Feldman, cards on train
Feldman playing cards with Julius Eastman and Ralph Jones, February, 1974, photograph by P. Gena. MF, Julius Eastman, cards on train Feldman playing cards with Ben Hudson and Ralph Jones, February, 1974, photograph by P. Gena. Feldman, cards on train Portrait, by P. Gena. Feldman standing at a doorway in Edinburgh, February, 1974. Feldman, doorway in Edinburgh
Portrait by P. Gena. Feldman at the Parc Güell, Barcelona, February, 1974. Feldman, Parc Güell, Barcelona Feldman and David Sussman at the Parc Güell, Barcelona, February, 1974, photograph by P. Gena. Feldman, Parc Güell, Barcelona 2 "Creative Associates" rehearsal (l to r: Jones, Hudson, J. Williams, D. Gibson, Eastman, Sussman, E. Blum, A. Chodos, D. Kahle), Edinburgh, Feb., 1974, photo by P. Gena. CAs, Edinburgh
Julius Eastman in Edinburgh, February, 1974, photograph by P. Gena. Eastman, Edinburgh Eastman In Perugia, February, 1974, photograph by P. Gena. Eastman, Perugia Renée Levine, Eberhardt Blum, Jan Williams, Julius Eastman and Morton Feldman, Rome, February, 1974, photo by P. Gena. Feldman, Eastman, Williams, etc., Rome
Lejaren Hiller at the Parc Güell, Barcelona, February, 1974, photograph by P. Gena. Hiller, Parc Güell, Barcelona CAs in Perugia (clockwise from left: Kahle, Levine, Gena, Hudson, Feldman, Jones, Sussman, Williams, Gibson), Feb., 1974. CAs in Perugia Feldman with Mel Powell (l to r: Philip Lorenz, Ena Barton, Powell, Gena and Feldman), at a party after a concert of Powell's music at CSU, Fresno, April, 1975. Feldman, Powell in Fresno
Feldman and Powell (l to r: Philip Lorenz, Ena Barton, Powell, and Feldman), at a party after a concert of Powell's music at CSU, Fresno, April, 1975. Feldman, Powell in Fresno 2 Rehearsing Feldman’s music for a concert at CSU, Fresno, April, 1975, photograph by Allen Skei. Feldman, Gena at CSUF Feldman speaking to the players during a rehearsal at CSU, Fresno, April, 1975, photograph by Allen Skei. Feldman at CSUF
Feldman listening to a rehearsal of his music for a concert at CSU, Fresno, April, 1975, photograph by Allen Skei. Feldman listening, CSUF Portrait by P. Gena. Pauline Oliveros at New Music America '81, San Francisco, June, 1981. Oliveros at NMA '81, SF Dennis Russell Davies and Frederic Rzewski rehearsing "Les Silences.." with members of the CSO, and NU chorus, New Music America '82, Chicago, July, 1982. Rzewski, Davies with CSO
Alvin Lucier and Ben Johnston at New Music America '82, Chicago, July, 1982. Lucier and Johnston at NMA '82 With Robert Moran at the SAIC, Chicago, 1984? Moran at SAIC Nicolas Slonimsky in his home, Los Angeles, 1985, photograph by Charles Amirkhanian.
With Ingram Marshall at the SAIC, 1986? Marshall at SAIC With Brian Eno at KPFA, San Francisco, 1988. Eno and Gena at KPFA, SF With Douglas Ewart, Chicago, 1992, photograph by Ted Gray. Ewart and Gena, Chicago
With Douglas Ewart at the Museu da Imagem e do Som, for a two-man show, Saõ Paulo, 1992. Ewart and Gena, Saõ Paolo Rehearsing with Ewart for a two-man show at the Poncé Art Museum, Poncé, Puerto Rico, 1993. Ewart and Gena, Poncé With Dr. Charles Strom, geneticist, broadcasting live on "Metropolis" with Aaron Freeman on WBEZ, Chicago, 1997? Strom and Gena on Metropolis
Portrait by P. Gena. Dr. Strom with Galileo's middle finger, Museum of the History of Science, Florence, 1995. Strom with Galileo's finger With artist Eduardo Kac at the Great Wall, during an installation exhibit at the National Gallery of China, Beijing, 2001. Caricature by Sam Norkin, 2004. Strom with Galileo's finger
Portrait by George Kaplan. At the Bechstein, Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, 2005. With artist Laura Lio, writer Alla Yaroshinskaya, Jon Appleton; Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio 2005, photograph by Kathy Berger. With composer Jon Appleton, Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, April 2005, photograph by Heiner Westphal.
Presentation at the Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, April 2005, photograph by Pilar Palacia. With writer ("singer") Denis Johnson, Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, May 2005, photograph by Rhoda Gena.
Virtual lecture at SAIC from Aix, May 2005, photograph by Marion Bonnefoy.
With Martin Perdoux and Jerome Joy, Glenview, April 2006, photograph by Rhoda Gena.
With Steve Waldeck at Passages opening, Lake County, IL, Aug. 2007. With Steve Waldeck at Passages show, NYC, Oct. 2007, photograph by Jane Waldeck.
With Peter Sinclair at the Sorbonne (Paris), March 2009, photograph by Rhoda Gena.
With Peter Sincalir at the Sorbonne (lower right), March 2009, photograph by Rhoda Gena. With Anders Nereim at the Immnoglobulin installation, Modern Wing, AIC, Oct. 2009.
With Georges-Albert Kisfaludi and Steve Waldeck installing Prometheus Redux, at ELIA in Nantes, photograph by Jane Waldeck.
With Steve Waldeck installing Prometheus Redux, at ELIA in Nantes, Oct. 2010, photograph by Jane Waldeck. With Steve Waldeck: Prometheus Redux, Nantes, Oct. 2010, photograph by Jane Waldeck.

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