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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 Rosenfeld 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, 11am,
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: John Cage’s "Variations VII” Realized by Ed Bear

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

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.

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Peter Gannushkin

Artists-In-Residence 2016

Cecilia Corrigan: Great Party, Isn't It, Mom?

Sat 08 Oct, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

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.

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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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Bozzo / OSMOSIS Festival

Nao Nishihara & Aki Onda

Thu 10 Nov, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

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.

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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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