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Live Stage: Toni Dove’s Spectropia [us Brooklyn, NY]

spec_on_scanner_roulette.jpgToni Dove’s Spectropia :: May 4, 2012 and May 5, 2012 8:00 p.m. :: at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 :: (917) 267-0363 :: Featuring Toni Dove, R. Luke Dubois, Elliott Sharp and the ’31 Band with special guest vocalist Barbara Sukowa

“…it’s just plain cool to watch. Highly recommended.” – Jeremy Barker (Culturebot)

Over two nights, MAY 4 and 5 ROULETTE will present two radically different aspects of Toni Dove’s Spectropia. A sci-fi hybrid with themes of time travel, telepathy, and elements of film noir, Spectropia features live VJs orchestrating onscreen characters through a mix of film, performance, and a system of motion sensing that serves as a cinematic instrument. For more information on Spectropia, visit http://tonidove.com/blog. Continue reading


Apr 20, 2012
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Classical Music Meets Cyberspace at Sydney Opera House [au Sydney]

r737846_6007116.jpgAustralian Broadcasting Corporation :: Broadcast: 21/03/2011 :: More than one hundred musicians from thirty-three countries spent the past week at the Sydney Opera House for a unique multi-media event which has allowed their music to instantly go worldwide via YouTube. As Rebecca Bailie reports it was the perfect marriage of classical music and cyberspace – the participants had to audition online, the spectacle was uploaded and streamed direct onto mobile phones and those lucky enough to be inside the concert hall were tweeting direct from their seats. Continue reading


Mar 21, 2011
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Live Stage: John Roach in Sequence of Waves

broadcast_room.jpgRabid Hands presents John Roach :: Sequence of Waves :: Saturday, January 29, 2011 only, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.:: in Saint Cecelia Convent, 21 Monitor Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn ::

Sequence of Waves is the collective’s inaugural sound, visual and multi-media art exhibition. John Roach’s work will be transmitted via radio from the broadcast room throughout the Convent building and includes sound objects created by: Bob Bates, Ranjit Bhatnagar, Lars Chellberg, Craig Dongoski, Jason Glasser, John Hudak, Glendon Jones, Russell Kirk, Todd Lambrix, Cynthia Lawson, Aaron Moore, Laura Sansone & Larry Sansone, and Helen Thorington.

Formerly a convent and school, St. Cecilia’s Gallery is now a hub for rotating art exhibitions and film screenings, effectively bringing life back into the three-story building. Continue reading


Jan 23, 2011
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Live Stage: Eng and Chatham [us NYC]

eng.jpgRhys Chatham with Kevin Jay and David Sims team up with Angie Eng for a multimedia concert :: October 15 and 16, 2010; 8 p.m. :: The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, New York, NY.

Paris-based musician and composer Rhys Chatham — the beloved first music curator of The Kitchen in the 1970s — has reached legendary status in experimental music circles, best-known most recently for high profile productions of his rugged noise symphonies written for hundreds of guitars. Media artist Angie Eng and Chatham team up for this live multi-media concert, with drummer Kevin Shea and electric bassist David Sims joining on stage. Playing both guitar and trumpet, Chatham deploys extended playing techniques inherited from the glory days of free jazz (Don Cherry, Bill Dixon, Jac Berrocal…) as well as leaders of the minimalist movement (Tony Conrad, Jon Hassell, La Monte Young…) of which he is one of the successors, arriving at a mix that ebulliently exits from his various horns and axes while simultaneously going through stomp boxes and electronic devices. Continue reading


Sep 12, 2010
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Live Stage: Zoe Keating/Robert Hodgin [us San Jose, CA]

Zoe Keating and Robert Hodgin in a new, live multimedia work :: September 18, 2010; 9:00 pm :: ZERO1, Empire Drive-In inside South Hall, San Jose, CA.

As part of the Live Cinema program, cellist and composer Zoë Keating and digital artist Robert Hodgin will premier a new, live multimedia work. Composition for the ears meets composition for the eyes in a synchronized musical and visual journey through dark and light landscapes inspired by the musical theme of Keating’s new album, Into the Trees. Continue reading


Aug 3, 2010
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Live Stage: Pamela Z: Baggage Allowance [us San Francisco]

pz-baggage2-oliveiro-med.jpgPamela Z: Baggage Allowance :: May 20-22, 2010; 8:00 pm + May 23; 3:00 pm :: z space @ THEATER ARTAUD, 450 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA.

In this sonically and visually layered multi-media performance work, Pamela Z explores baggage in all its literal and metaphorical permutations. Through performance with voice, electronics, interactive video, and sculptural objects, Baggage Allowance scans and inventories the belongings (and memories) we all cart around examining baggage as both impediment and treasure. Drawing from Ms. Z’s extensive traveling and cartage experiences, text from found sources, and interviews with travelers who speak poetically about their memories of flying, train travel, and their numerous baggage-related stories, the work will features episodes that touch upon the ball-and-chain-ness of dragging one’s things all over the world.


May 18, 2010
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Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller [us NYC]

cardif.jpg[Image: “The Carnie”. Photo by Luhring Augustine] Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller :: until May 21, 2010 :: Luhring Augustine , 531 West 24th Street, New York, NY.

Luhring Augustine presents an exhibition of new work by the collaborative team Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller. This marks Cardiff and Miller’s third solo exhibition at the gallery. Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller are internationally recognized for their immersive multimedia works. Incorporating dramatic audio tracks into their visually striking installations, the artists create engaging and transcendent multisensory experiences which draw the viewer into ambiguous and unsettling narratives. Their works address grand themes such as time, voyeurism, dreams, and mystery. Providing only fragments of information, the completion of the storylines, images and thoughts are left to be formed in the minds of the individual viewers.


Apr 5, 2010
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BoulderPavement – On Music and Nature

john.jpgBoulderPavement is an online multimedia journal. Volume 1, Issue 1 features work from and beyond The Banff Centre, centered around music and nature. It includes: an interview with composer John Luther Adams & percussionist Steven Schick; artwork by Peter von Tiesenhausen, poetry by Jennifer Still; memoir excerpt by climber and author James Perrin; an audio interview with artist Kate Hartman; and more.

Explore the issue here. Follow BoulderPavement: http://www.twitter.com/boulderpavement ; Follow The Banff Centre: http://www.twitter.com/TheBanffCentre.


Feb 11, 2010
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Live Stage: Multimedia Cabaret [us Brooklyn]

monkey.jpgMultimedia Cafe with Nick Hallett :: Saturday, January 16, 2010 :: 8:00pm – 11:00pm :: at Monkey Town, 58 N 3rd between Kent and Wythe, Brooklyn, NY.

An intimate multimedia cabaret avec your host Nicklcat et ses amis…Katie Eastburn (synthetic chasoneuse extraordinaire), Shana Moulton (video-performance-kunst), Ben Coonley (kunst-video-performance) and Shelley Burgon on her angelic harp…

This is your last chance to dine on divine monkey town cuisine whilst enjoying the artisans… Continue reading


Jan 7, 2010
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Live Stage: Multimedia Concert [us Boston, MA]

281.jpgMobius Presents: Multimedia Concert :: featuring: Al Margolis (NY), Anna Homler (LA), Michael Delia, Katherine Liberovskaya, with James Coleman, Derek Hoffend, Jed Speare (MAG), and Tom Plsek (MAG) :: Saturday October 24, 2009 :: 8:00 p.m. :: at Mobius, 725 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02118 :: $10, $5 students & seniors

Mobius welcomes Al Margolis, Anna Homler, Michael Delia, and Katherine Liberovskaya for a special concert featuring their new quartet with Katherine Liberovskaya doing live video mixing. Boston’s own James Coleman (theremin), Derek Hoffend (electronics) and Mobius Artists Group Members Jed Speare (electronics), and Tom Plsek (trombone) will open for them.


Oct 21, 2009
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