Program Announcement

Mind Over Mirrors in Residence

Fri, November 16, 2012 to Sat, November 17, 2012

ISSUE Project Room presents two nights of new performance with musician and visual artist Jaime Fennelly. Best know as a founding member of the late Peeesseye with Chris Forsyth & Fritz Welch, Fennelly has been producing work under the moniker Mind Over Mirrors since relocating to a remote island of the coast of Washington in 2007. Utilizing an Indian pedal harmonium, oscillators, tape delays, and an assortment of synthesizing processors, Fennelly bends slowly-building, repetitive melodies into massive sonic mountains. Mind Over Mirrors’ third full-length album, Check Your Swing, is released Nov. 13 (Hands In the Dark).

A constant collaborator and innovator, he returns to New York to premiere a new work with internationally celebrated choreographer/performance artist Miguel Gutierrez. The following evening, Fennelly is joined by the longstanding Chicago band Zelienople to present his soundtrack for Donald Prokop's film Gone.



Event

The Legend of Mothman & Spookhaus Apokalypse!

Sat, October 4, 2014 - 3:00pm
Sat, October 4, 2014 - 8:00pm

A shadow puppet play by Cary Loren (Destroy All Monsters) and Tom Carey, "The Legend of Mothman" brings the details of alien existence to light, a humorous fantasy mixed with pop-culture lore, set during Halloween in post-industrial Detroit. Sound by concept band Monster Island. Free show for children at 3pm.

Event

Space Noise: films of Takashi Makino

Wed, October 8, 2014 - 8:00pm

Among Japan’s most adventurous filmmakers, Takashi Makino is known for hallucinatory, non-linear films that treat and sound with equal importance. Tonight he presents "Space Noise 3D", an immersive live cinema work for 16mm and video, preceded by three short films, all featuring the music of Jim O’Rourke.

Percussion and keyboard quartet Yarn/Wire perform with an assemblage of acoustic, modified, electronic, and handmade instruments, presenting the result of close collaborations with an international array of experimental composers: Ann Cleare, Chiyoko Szlavnics, and Øyvind Torvund.