Since 1981 BOMB Magazine has publishing conversations between artists, giving a crucial voice to creative and critical practices of all genres. Tonight BOMB raises funds to make all content free, and to pay online contributors. With David Grubbs, Eli Keszler, C Spencer Yeh, Jules Gimbrone, Ben Lerner & Amy Sillman.
ISSUE and The Drawing Center present works by artists William Engelen and Aki Onda. Celebrated percussion ensemble Talujon perform Engelen’s recent work "Falten", a hybrid of score and sculpture. Percussionist Eli Keszler and the Ashcan Orchestra’s Pat Spadine perform Aki Onda’s "Damaged".
Elliott Sharp plays a set of his signature solo guitar improvisations, an evening that includes sets by the arresting percussionist Eli Keszler, and the Mauritanian duo Noura Mint Seymali & Jeiche Ould Chighaly, whose songs address the political cultural spectrum of contemporary urban Africa.
ISSUE and Goethe-Institut present Rene Hell, Jeff Witscher’s alter-ego synthesizer project, Chicago-based electroacoustic composer Kevin Drumm, and a duo set by multi-instrumentalist/composers Eli Keszler and Ashley Paul.
"Archway" is a massive outdoor installation by Eli Keszler, presented as part of Make Music New York. Tuned and extended piano wires up to 380 feet long will be stretched around a massive space, overlapping to form sculptural shapes and a mechanically driven, intense harmonic resonance.
The composer-percussionist Eli Keszler transforms Eyebeamʼs Project Space with L-Carrier, a large-scale,mechanical stringed instrument. A remote website displaying the pieceʼs evolving visual data score supplements this audio environment. June 7th, the piece accompanies a live ensemble performance.
Anthony Coleman is a composer-keyboardist who has performed and recorded throughout the world. He performs his compositions solo and in ensembles joined by Sean Conly and Satoshi Takeshi, Ashley Paul and Eli Keszler and many more.