Join ISSUE, Marc Ribot, drummer Chad Taylor and legendary Albert Ayler alumnus bassist Henry Grimes in harnessing the power of improvisation and the music of Albert Ayler to renew spirits for a New Year of music, love, rage, and resistance.
Leila Bordreuil continues her ISSUE residency with an evening of spatialized music in solo and large ensemble formats. Following a solo set, Bordreuil premieres “Memory City,” a new piece for large ensemble featuring Nate Wooley, Anne Guthrie, Chris McIntyre, Michael Foster and Ben Bennett.
We commemorate the near close of the season with a special year-end event with unclassifiable sound artist Id M Theft Able, and two new compositions from sound artist/composer Lea Bertucci and performer, composer and curator Chris McIntyre.
The thunderous conclusion of a season’s worth of political hysteria, Cecilia Corrigan’s Motherland culminates with a performance of the piece's full episodic cycle on December 3rd, 2016.
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.
ISSUE premieres Owl Movie, a cinema work by multimedia composer Lary 7 exploring arcane film equipment. Running for two nights, the piece is his first-ever fixed media film following decades of ephemeral multimedia performances. Opening the evening, the “Ensemble of Seven” reunites for one-night only.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ISSUE’s After 9 Evenings programs culminate in the LAB GALA on Wednesday October 19, 2016 marking the anniversary of the events that took place during October 1966.
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.