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7pm Jul 21, 2016

Screening

Open Sessions 7

Cauleen Smith, //Crow Requiem//, video, 11 minutes 9 seconds, 2015 Cauleen Smith, //Crow Requiem//, video, 11 minutes 9 seconds, 2015 Cauleen Smith, //Crow Requiem//, video, 11 minutes 9 seconds, 2015

Cauleen Smith, Crow Requiem, video, 11 minutes 9 seconds, 2015

Video screening in conjunction with Open Sessions 7: Hibernating Plan, will feature a presentation of video works exploring hibernation, states of latency, fugitivity and dormancy. With artists Danilo Correale, Micah Hesse, Dylan Mira, Omar Mismar, Alison O’Daniel, Julie Orser, Sreshta Rit Premnath, Cauleen Smith, Daniel Wickerham & Malcolm Lomax, Tuguldur Yondonjamts.

Image: Cauleen Smith, Crow Requiem, video, 11 minutes 9 seconds, 2015

6:30PM Aug 04, 2016

Performance

Gabriel de la Mora: Sound Inscriptions on Fabric

Gabriel de la Mora, //B-53//, 2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Gabriel de la Mora, //B-53//, 2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Gabriel de la Mora, //B-53//, 2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Gabriel de la Mora, B-53, 2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

The Drawing Center will present two performances organized by Thessia Machado, an artist whose cross-media performance practice addresses the links between sound and drawing.


Thessia Manchado’s practice explores the innate relationships between sound and visual perception. For her performance at The Drawing Center, she will be playing a handmade sculptural instrument that she is building as a resident of Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center.


Ranjit Bhavnagar is a sound sculptor who creates an instrument every day as part of an ongoing series. Each of Bhavnagar's instruments is made from found objects that have been transformed into noise-making sculptures.


Image: Gabriel de la Mora, B-53, 2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches each. Courtesy of Timothy Taylor, London; Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City; and Sicardi Gallery, Houston.

7:30 PM Aug 19, 2016

Performance

Bill Laswell, Hideo Yamaki, and Dave Douglas


Friday, August 19 at 7:30pm
$20 at BrownPaperTickets.com
Doors open at 7:00pm

Bill Laswell will perform live for a one-night only event with Hideo Yamaki and Dave Douglas.

Bill Laswell is a legendary iconoclast bassist / producer who has worked with Hideo Yamaki since the 1980s in many diverse and unprecedented configurations. Together, they have established a dialogue between bass and drums that explodes with fluid, spontaneous blasts of feeling, an ever expanding, dynamic matrix.

Hideo Yamaki is Japan's most renowned, respected, and in demand drummer. He is a veteran of countless recording and live projects with Japans most celebrated pop and rock artists. He has also collaborated with Japanese icons such as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Toshinori Kondo, DJ Krush, Akira Sakata, and many others.

Dave Douglas (special guest) is one of the leading trumpeters of his generation. His transcendent style and sweeping vision earned him the DownBeat Critics Poll title Trumpet Player of the Year, a title he has won thirteen times in the past fifteen years. Over the course of his career, he has worked with the group Masada led by John Zorn, Horace Silver, Anthony Braxton, Joe Lovano, and many others.

6:30PM Aug 25, 2016

Performance

Gabriel de la Mora: Sound Inscriptions on Fabric

Gabriel de la Mora, //B-79//, 2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 x 13 3/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Gabriel de la Mora, //B-79//, 2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 x 13 3/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Gabriel de la Mora, //B-79//, 2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 x 13 3/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Gabriel de la Mora, B-79, 2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 x 13 3/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

The Drawing Center will present two performances organized by Thessia Machado, an artist whose cross-media performance practice addresses the links between sound and drawing.


Lea Bertucci is a musician who alters traditional instruments to act as vehicles for surround sound. In addition to composing music, Bertucci creates graphical scores that re-imagine the manner in which sound is spatialized.


Lori Napoleon is an experimental musician whose found performs practice utilizes obsolete phone equipment that she transforms into modular synthesizers and sequencers.


Image: Gabriel de la Mora, B-79,2015. Vintage radio speaker fabric, 19 x 13 3/8 inches each. Courtesy of Timothy Taylor, London; Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City; and Sicardi Gallery, Houston.