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C. Spencer Yeh

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C. Spencer Yeh

Artist-In-Residence Lea Bertucci performs "The Cepheid Variations I" in January 2015.

2015: The Year In Video

Following the start of construction on our Downtown Brooklyn theater in February, ISSUE took its programs on the road, presenting hundreds of artists in more than 20 venues across the city. We celebrate the close of the season with a look back at video some of our favorite performances.

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C. Spencer Yeh, still from "2002", digital video, 2015.

Artists-In-Residence 2015

C. Spencer Yeh: Video On Demand

Thu 19 Nov, 2015, 8pm,
Anthology Film Archives: 32 2nd Ave, NYC 10003

C. Spencer Yeh presents two new moving image works showcasing his unique perspective as an artist, organizer, and audience member. A travelogue captured via smartphone in Egypt explores surveillance, chance composition, tourism, and politics. Shot over the year 2002, a "concert film" documents approximately 40 bands.

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C. Spencer Yeh by Peter Gannushkin, http://downtownmusic.net

Artists-In-Residence 2015

C. Spencer Yeh: Okkyung & the RCA Mark II

Mon 26 Oct, 2015, 8pm,
55 Walker St., NYC 10013

A series of new works investigate intersections of tape and live performance, and composition with improvisation. A “portrait” combines real-time performance and pre-arranged recordings as a subjective homage. Another piece is built from acoustic recordings of Columbia's electronically-defunct RCA Mark II Synthesizer.

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C. Spencer Yeh: SOLO VOICE 1-X

Artist, composer and improvisor C. Spencer Yeh opens his 2015 ISSUE Project Room residency with a solo vocal performance at Artists Space Books & Talks on June 23, 2015, presented in collaboration with Primary Information.

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C. Spencer Yeh by Bartosz Stawiarski, 2014.

Artists-In-Residence 2015

C Spencer Yeh: SOLO VOICE I-X

Tue 23 Jun, 2015, 8pm,
Artists Space Books & Talks: 55 Walker St., NYC 10013

Artist, composer and improvisor C. Spencer Yeh opens his ISSUE residency with a solo performance celebrating the release of his first LP devoted entirely to the voice, "Solo Voice I – X" on Primary Information. Strategies from the recorded document serve as guidelines and a starting point for a new solo improvisation.

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Kim Brandt by Paula Court

Artists-In-Residence 2015

Jan 1 – Jan 1, 2016

ISSUE is pleased to announce the selection of our 2015 Artists-in-Residence: Lea Bertucci, Kim Brandt, Dawn Kasper, Mariana Valencia, Evan Calder Williams, and C. Spencer Yeh will premiere new commissions in 2015.

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Photo: Cameron Blaylock

The Imprint of the City

Fri 09 May, 2014, 7pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Van Alen Institute’s Spring 2014 Events launch at ISSUE with a fast-paced medley of music, poetry, personal reflections, conversations, and performances by designers, artists, musicians, writers, social scientists, and others exploring the meaning of well-being, and the effects of the city on our minds and bodies.

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Jason Lescalleet: "Trophy Tape"

Fri 18 Apr, 2014, 7pm,
Anthology Film Archives: 32 Second Ave, NYC 10003

ISSUE & Antholgy team up for an eclectic/electric evening with Jason Lescalleet, one of America’s most dedicated sound artists. Lescalleet commissioned 13 artists to create videos for the 13 tracks on the first disc of "Songs About Nothing", tonight features the audio-visual album plus shorts by collaborators.

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C. Spencer Yeh: Solo Electronics

C. Spencer Yeh performs a solo electronic set, recorded live as part of the PAN_ACT festival in June 2013. The set starts off with a minimal percussion sound, evolving into a complex glitch beat and textural washes of electronics.

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