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Artists-In-Residence 2014

11/26/13

ISSUE is pleased to announce the selection of our 2014 Artists-in-Residence: Raul De Nieves, Moriah Evans, Peter Evans, Georgia Sagri, and Gillian Walsh. ISSUE's AIR program offers artists an opportunity to develop significant new works in partnership with ISSUE over the course of the year.

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Artists-in-Residence 2013

1/01/13

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce our Artists in Residence for 2013: James Hoff, Ben Vida, devynn emory, Jules Rosskam, and Sabisha Friedberg.

Program Announcements

Emerging Artists Commissions 2012

1/01/12

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce Emerging Artists Commissions for 2012: Michelle Boule, Che Chen, Jen Rosenblit and Jules Gimbrone, Matthew Papich, and Cauleen Smith.

Program Announcements

Artists-in-Residence 2012

1/01/12

We are pleased to announce our Artists-in-Residence for 2012: Hunter Hunt Hendrix, Aki Onda, Sergei Tcherepnin, and Yarn/Wire. ISSUE's residency program has provided a support structure for musical ensembles, composers and sound artists since 2006.

Program Announcements

Emerging Artists Commissions 2011

1/01/11

ISSUE’s Emerging Artists Commission program focuses on transdisciplinary practices with an attention to contemporary political, aesthetic, social and technological concerns. 2011 recipients include Alex Chechile, Natacha Diels, Laura Vitale, Doron Sadja, Enda Bates, Ben Vida, Michelle Nagai, and Backbreakerneckbrace.

Program Announcements

Artists-in-Residence 2011

1/01/11

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce our Artists in Residence for 2011: Okkyung Lee, Nate Wooley, Prince Rama, and James Ilgenfritz. The AIR program offers artists an opportunity to develop significant new works in partnership with ISSUE over the course of the year.

Program Announcements

Artists-In-Residence 2010

4/09/10

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce our Artists in Residence for 2010: MV Carbon, Richard Garet and Matt Mottel.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

SOLD OUT! devynn emory "This room this braid"

Sun, January 19, 2014 - 4:00pm
The Actors Fund Arts Center, 160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn 11201

SOLD OUT, tickets for Sunday still available. "This room this braid" premieres, a new work by choreographer devynn emory. Commissioned as part of ISSUE’s Artist-In-Residence program, the piece features devynn emory joined by dancer Aretha Aoki, with sound by Ryan MacDonald, and sets by painter RJ Messineo.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

SOLD OUT! devynn emory "This room this braid"

Sat, January 18, 2014 - 8:00pm
The Actors Fund Arts Center, 160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn 11201

SOLD OUT, tickets for Sunday still available. "This room this braid" premieres, a new work by choreographer devynn emory. Commissioned as part of ISSUE’s Artist-In-Residence program, the piece features devynn emory joined by dancer Aretha Aoki, with sound by Ryan MacDonald, and sets by painter RJ Messineo.

Events   |  Artists-In-Residence 2014

Peter Evans

Fri, January 10, 2014 - 8:00pm

Peter Evans opens his 2014 residency with a solo trumpet performance, a format he has been working with for over a decade. Improvisation is used as a method of pressurizing and slowly refining materials from concert to concert, a process of using the known as a catapult to the unknown.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

Jules Rosskam & Madsen Minax: GHOST TRIP

Sat, December 14, 2013 - 8:00pm

Artist-In-Residence Jules Rosskam premieres a new collaboration with Madsen Minax, GHOST TRIP. A series of short videos features live musical accompaniment as both structured and improvisational responses to the visuals. Minax performs on a range of instruments, and facilitates the emergence of a makeshift chorus.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

James Hoff

Wed, December 11, 2013 - 8:00pm

James Hoff debuts two new compositions for tuba and French horn exploring the concept of involuntary musical imagery, or earworms. Manipulated disco and pop songs are pitched, cut, and re-arranged into new works reflecting the cinematic character of the earworm phenomena in the original songs.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

Sabisha Friedberg: In (the limbs) of letters, not the bellows

Sat, November 9, 2013 - 12:00pm

A series of texts written by artist serves as the sonic foundation of this live solo multi-channel voice, electronic and acoustic instrumental piece. The work is premiered in a live performance on Thursday evening, and continues as an installation on view 12-6pm on Friday and Saturday afternoon.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

Sabisha Friedberg: In (the limbs) of letters, not the bellows

Fri, November 8, 2013 - 12:00pm

A series of texts written by artist serves as the sonic foundation of this live solo multi-channel voice, electronic and acoustic instrumental piece. The work is premiered in a live performance on Thursday evening, and continues as an installation on view 12-6pm on Friday and Saturday afternoon.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

Sabisha Friedberg: In (the limbs) of letters, not the bellows

Thu, November 7, 2013 - 8:00pm

A series of texts written by artist serves as the sonic foundation of this live solo multi-channel voice, electronic and acoustic instrumental piece. The work is premiered in a live performance on Thursday evening, and continues as an installation on view 12-6pm on Friday and Saturday afternoon.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

Ben Vida: Damaged Particulates

Thu, October 17, 2013 - 8:00pm
ISSUE Project Room, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Ben Vida performs the East Coast Premiere of Damages Particulates, an eleven movement solo composition for fixed and live electronics presented in four channel expanded stereo. The program also includes his recent work "Extraction", accompanied by a micro-lecture on the theme of "Extraction" by curator Anthony Elms.

Events   |  Emerging Artists Commissions 2012

SOLD OUT, Michelle Boulé: WONDER

Fri, May 31, 2013 - 8:00pm
Gallim Dance Studio, the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew, 520 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn 11238

SOLD OUT! A new solo commission by dancer Michelle Boulé, WONDER is an invitation to witness a body in a performance encounter where a shared space of curiosity and possibility is laid bare. In a continuous cycle of costumes and personas, Boulé explores archetypes and definitions of gender, identity, and virtuosity.

Events   |  Emerging Artists Commissions 2012

SOLD OUT, Michelle Boulé: WONDER

Thu, May 30, 2013 - 8:00pm
Gallim Dance Studio, the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew, 520 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn 11238

SOLD OUT! A new solo commission by dancer Michelle Boulé, WONDER is an invitation to witness a body in a performance encounter where a shared space of curiosity and possibility is laid bare. In a continuous cycle of costumes and personas, Boulé explores archetypes and definitions of gender, identity, and virtuosity.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

James Hoff

Thu, April 25, 2013 - 8:00pm
155 Freeman St., Brooklyn (Greenpoint)

Paralleling his recent series devoted to the overlap between idea-based art, culture bound illnesses, and conceptual poetics, James Hoff is devoting his residency to exploring the concept of involuntary musical imagery, or earworms. Here he gives a performative lecture on his research and compositional strategies.

Events   |  Artists-in-Residence 2013

devynn emory

Fri, April 19, 2013 - 8:00pm
ISSUE Project Room, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

devynn emory, known for structured, formal, and spatially detailed dances, presents a semi-collaborative text piece with vocalist Margot Bassett: a collision of emory's formal movement structure, pushing away from the body and through the mouth to create hyper composed sounds.

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