Ellen Fullman

Longitudinal Variations
Fri Mar 7, 1986 - Sat Mar 8, 1986
St. Edward's Moody Hall Atrium Gallery

Ellen Fullman presented a one-woman musical event with her original 50-foot stringed instrument.
Historical poster for Longitudinal Variations, 1986


Strings played by Ellen Fullman, Heloise Gold, Grace Pilafian, and Beverly Bajema


Drip Drum played by Ellen Fullman


Strings played by Ellen Fullman, Laurie Freelove, Beverly Bajema, and Grace Pilafian

All instruments and compositions by Ellen Fullman.

About the Artist

A native of Memphis, Ellen Fullman holds a BFA in sculpture from the Kansas City Art Institute. Fullman has presented her work throughout the United States and Europe including the Kitchen in New York City; the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis; 1980 New Music America Festival in Minneapolis; the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; and the Kunstverein in Stuggart. She has been an artist-in-residency at Het Apollohuis in the Netherlands which resulted in an LP on Apollo Records, and at Public Access Synthesizer Studio in New York City.

Ellen Fullman collaborated with choreographer Deborah Hay on a piece entitled “The Man Who Grew Common in Wisdom” which premiered at the Mary Moody Northern Theater in January 1986 and will be presented at the New Music Festival in Houston.

Thanks to the Watson-Casey Companies for their donation of rehearsal space for this project.