Saturday October 29, producer Fred Warmsley premieres $uccessor, his debut studio album under the Dedekind Cut moniker set for release on November 11 on NON Worldwide and Hospital Productions. Juliana Huxtable performs a unique DJ set exploring divergent sounds culminated from her poetry and deconstructed textures.
Active since the 1970s, composer and multi-instrumentalist Rhys Chatham altered the DNA of rock and created a new type of urban music by fusing overtone-drenched minimalism with relentless, elemental fury. He returns to ISSUE’s 22 Boerum theater for a rare solo performance on Thursday, November 3rd.
NYC-based composer and performer Aki Onda and Yokohama-based sound practitioner Nao Nishihara began collaborating in 2015 while Nishihara was residing in New York as an Asian Cultural Council grantee. Thursday, November 10th, Nishihara returns to New York to further develop their sonic and spatial exploration.
ISSUE premieres Owl Movie, a cinema work by multimedia composer Lary 7 exploring arcane film equipment. Running for two nights only, the piece is his first-ever fixed media film following decades of ephemeral multimedia performances. Opening the evening, the “Ensemble of Seven” reunites for a one-night only.
ISSUE premieres Owl Movie, a cinema work by multimedia composer Lary 7 exploring arcane film equipment. Running for two nights only, the piece is his first-ever fixed media film following decades of ephemeral multimedia performances. The evening opens with a cinema performance by Rose Kallal.
In 1995-96 David Tudor collaborated with Sophia Ogielska on a visual language for representing David’s music compositions. This event combines a panel discussion, the exhibition of their selected visual works Toneburst Maps and Fragments, and a performance using Tudor’s original electronic circuits.
Due to popular and terrifying demand, Cecilia Corrigan returns to the ISSUE ballroom Oct 8th. Serving as Corrigan's yearly reminder of her eventual decay and death, the evening anticipates the premiere of Motherland, a theatre and video-based narrative exploring the American electorate's psychotic mommy issues.
Ed Bear performs a newly-commissioned interpretation of John Cage’s infamous "Variations VII.” First performed at “9 Evenings” (1966), the stochastic piece included only technologically-produced or electrically-amplified sound from a variety of sources, transmitted or picked up live in the performance space.
Revisiting 9 Evenings, and exploring digital technologies and interactive design today, this symposium at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering gathers artists, engineers, cultural producers, scientists, scholars, and creative coders who advocate for the creative exploration of networks.
James Fei and Laetitia Sonami’s improvisational collaboration employs tactile interfaces and electronic systems that exhibit complex behavioral responses. Thomas Dexter presents a site-specific performance using 16mm projectors as instruments.
LoVid present a new performance work based on their ongoing project “Reaction Bubble,” using homemade electronics, analogue video, audio-visual synthesizers, and ceramics. Andy Lampert premieres a new video performance focused on the culture of corporate technology, ownership, registration, royalties and patents.
Pioneering experimental composer Morton Subotnick premieres a new collaboration with Berlin-based video artist, Lillevan. The duo of composer and turntable artist Marina Rosenfeld and analog synth innovator Ben Vida reprise their improvisational collaboration first presented during Vida’s 2013 ISSUE residency.
In October 1966, Experiments in Art and Technology produced a series of legendary performances, 9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering, at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York. The films of each performance, produced by Billy Klüver and Julie Martin, are rarely-seen archival documents reconstructing this historic event.