Upcoming Events

Mathilda Olmi

Artists-In-Residence 2016

Leila Bordreuil: Piece for Cello and Double Bass Ensemble

Sat 10 Sep, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Leila Bordreuil opens her 2016 Residency with the premiere of Piece for Cello and Double Bass Ensemble. A new work, the piece overly amplifies all instruments in order to make corporal micro-gestures and hushed overtones audible to the human ear.

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Cuban Heavy Metal Sci-Fi: An Evening with Yoss

Thu 15 Sep, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Restless Books, BOMB Magazine, and ISSUE present Cuba's bestselling science fiction author Yoss -- its most notorious literary rocker: He’s the lead singer and harmonicist for the Havana death metal band Tenaz. The event will begin with a discussion of the Cuban literary and metal scenes, followed by a performance.

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9 Evenings + 50 Presented by Fridman Gallery

Fri 16 Sep, 2016, 8pm,
Fridman Gallery

Co-produced by Julie Martin and Fridman Gallery, in association with ISSUE, and curated by Julie Martin, Regine Basha, and Daniel Neumann, 9 Evenings + 50 presents three generations of composers and performers. The series celebrates the 50th anniversary of 9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering.

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Courtesy of Julie Martin

After 9 Evenings: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

After 9 Evenings: Screenings & Discussion

Sun 25 Sep, 2016, 1pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

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.

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After 9 Evenings: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

After 9 Evenings: Morton Subotnick & Lillevan / Marina Rosenfeld & Ben Vida

Tue 27 Sep, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Pioneering experimental composer Morton Subotnick premieres a new collaboration with Berlin-based video artist, Lillevan. The duo of composer and turntable artist Marina Rosenfield and analog synth innovator Ben Vida reprise their improvisational collaboration first presented during Vida’s 2013 ISSUE residency.

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After 9 Evenings: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

After 9 Evenings: LoVid & Andrew Lampert

Thu 29 Sep, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

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.

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After 9 Evenings: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

After 9 Evenings: James Fei & Laetitia Sonami / Thomas Dexter

Fri 30 Sep, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

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.

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After 9 Evenings: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

After 9 Evenings: Object Field: A Symposium on Current and Historical Experiments in Art and Technology

Sat 01 Oct, 2016, 12pm,
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

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.

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After 9 Evenings: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

After 9 Evenings: Ed Bear

Sat 01 Oct, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Performing artist and engineer Ed Bear performs a stochastic piece of music incorporating technologically-produced and electrically-amplified sound from a variety of sources.

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Rhys Chatham

Thu 03 Nov, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

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.

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Lary 7: Owl Movie

Fri 18 Nov, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

ISSUE premieres Owl Movie, a newly commissioned cinema work by multimedia composer Lary 7 exploring the possibilities of arcane film equipment. Running for two nights only, the piece serves as Lary 7’s first-ever fixed media film, following decades of ephemeral multimedia performances.

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