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2012: The Year In Video

To celebrate the end of the year, we've gathered 10 videos from some of our favorite shows this season, many of which haven't been seen yet. Check out clips from our final show at the Old American Can Factory, Unsound NY 2012, Voices and Echoes, Philip Glass and more. Special thanks to our house videographer Damian Calvo!

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Jonathan Kane's February
From our farewell to the Old American Can Factory on January 10th, 2012
Video by Damian Calvo



Jozef Van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch
February 3rd, 2012 at ISSUE Project Room
Video by Damian Calvo



Artist-In-Residence: Sergei Tcherepnin and Woody Sullender
April 4th, 2012 at ISSUE Project Room



Unsound Fest NY: Jenny Hval
April 18th, 2012 at ISSUE Project Room
Video by Damian Calvo



Artist-In-Residence: Yarn/Wire
Tristan Perich's "Chalk" (World Premiere)

April 28th, 2012 at ISSUE Project Room
Video by Damian Calvo



Emerging-Artists-Commission: Jen Rosenblit and Jules Gimbrone
"Pastor Pasture"

May 11th, 2012 at ISSUE Project Room
Recorded in rehearsal. See a video of the full live performance HERE.
Jules Gimbrone (music), Reenat Pinchas (cello), Addys Gonzalez (dance) and Jen Rosenblit (dance).



John Cage Centennial: "String Quartet in Four Parts"
June 9th, 2012 at ISSUE Project Room
Performed by members of the String Orchestra of Brooklyn
Video by Damian Calvo



Philip Glass solo
Part of the three-day festival Philip Glass Music with Friends, June 13th, 2012 at ISSUE Project Room
Video by Damian Calvo



Gozo Yoshimasu with Tamio Shiraishi and Cammisa Buerhaus
Part of the Voices and Echoes festival, September 28th, 2012 at Abrons Art Center
Video by Sex Magazine



Artist-In-Residence: Aki Onda and Raha Raissnia
"As If Someone Erased Outlines"

October 20th, 2012 at the Emily Harvey Foundation - with guest musician Doron Sadja
Video by Damian Calvo

Minor Musics Japan opens with Ché-Shizu, an improv-folk group led by Chie Mukai. Since 1981 they have recontextualized folk instruments and electronics in spontaneous actions that are lyrical, compelling, and endearingly unpolished. Mukai also plays duo with LLILW GRAY, alias of No-Neck Blues Band's Keith Connolly.

Chie Mukai leads an improvisation workshop, sharing experiences from thirty years of site-specific performance and improvisation. This workshop continues a teaching practice begun in 2001, it is free and open to 25 practitioners of sound and movement (RSVP required), and also to an audience of observers.

The artistic alter ego of Tori Kudo, Maher Shalal Hash Baz are a fluid large ensemble of untrained musicians that create arresting indie-pop embracing error, structure, and structurelessness. Accordionist and vocalist à qui avec Gabriel creates stark, ethereal and whispering melodies evoking European folk.