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Artists-In-Residence 2018

Brandon Lopez: Fairer Than Tongue (For P. A. Campos) / Duo with Gerald Cleaver

Sat 03 Feb, 2018, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Improviser, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Brandon Lopez opens his 2018 ISSUE residency with the premiere of Fairer Than Tongue, a solo piece for improviser in three movements. The evening also features a duo performance between Lopez and celebrated Detroit-born jazz drummer Gerald Cleaver.

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Artists-In-Residence 2018

Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2018

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce the selection of multidisciplinary artist James K, improviser and composer Brandon Lopez, choreographer, writer and performer Will Rawls, and artist and experimental musician Julia Santoli as Artists-In-Residence presenting new works in the 2018 season.

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Cameron Kelly

Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellowship 2018

Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2018

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce the selection of Queer Trash as 2018 Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow. Queer Trash, a curatorial platform organized by Eames Armstrong, Michael Foster, and Richard Kamerman, is a framework for queer experimental performance practices across live disciplines.

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Artists-In-Residence 2018

Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2018

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce the selection of multidisciplinary artist James K, improviser and composer Brandon Lopez, choreographer, writer and performer Will Rawls, and artist and experimental musician Julia Santoli as Artists-In-Residence presenting new works in the 2018 season.

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Artists-In-Residence 2017

Kabir Carter: Feelings Are Rooms II

Thu 14 Dec, 2017, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

The second presentation of Feelings Are Rooms features a continued investigation of the unique architectural acoustics of ISSUE's theater space. Kabir Carter draws upon his recent research on spatial acoustics in anechoic rooms and underwater acoustics to produce a temporary sound installation.

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Artists-In-Residence 2017

Antenes: Artifacts

Sat 09 Dec, 2017, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Antenes’ ISSUE residency culminates in the presentation of a time-based “audio museum” reflecting her visits to the NOKIA Bell Labs Archives -- a research process that has run parallel to her practice of appropriating antique or otherwise obsolete objects in ways that reference and extend their original functionality.

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Artists-In-Residence 2017

Byron Westbrook: Interval/Forum

Sat 02 Dec, 2017, 8pm,
Irondale Arts Center

December 2nd, Byron Westbrook premieres Interval/Forum. The work completes a series of conceptual environments that collaborate with audience perception and participation, making use of the theatrical setting of Irondale Arts Center to focus the perception of audience presence as a dynamic performance element.

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Cameron Kelly

Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellowship 2018

Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2018

ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce the selection of Queer Trash as 2018 Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow. Queer Trash, a curatorial platform organized by Eames Armstrong, Michael Foster, and Richard Kamerman, is a framework for queer experimental performance practices across live disciplines.

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Artists-In-Residence 2017

Antenes: New Works

Thu 25 May, 2017, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Thursday, May 25th, Antenes opens her 2017 residency with new work incorporating research on the unique audio terrain of early, analog telephone pioneers and hackers. The performance features found field recordings threaded into the electro-acoustic qualities and electronic signals from her handmade switchboard synths.

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Artists-In-Residence 2017

Kabir Carter: Feelings Are Rooms

Thu 23 Mar, 2017, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Kabir Carter opens his residency with a performance introducing his practice to the historic architecture of ISSUE’s 22 Boerum Theater, performing across the threshold of acoustic feedback and executing simple tasks to activate and excite the hard surfaces of the space’s floor, walls, columns and ceilings.

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Jeremy Touissant-Baptiste by Texas Isaiah; Byron Westbrook by Anna KO; Kabir Carter by Marcus Lieberenz; Antenes by Erez Avissar.

Artists-In-Residence 2017

Ongoing Series

ISSUE announces the selection of Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste, Byron Westbrook, Kabir Carter, and Antenes as Artists-In-Residence presenting new works in the 2017 season. ISSUE's residency program commissions emerging NY artists to create challenging time-based works.

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Cameron Kelly

Artists-In-Residence 2016

Leila Bordreuil: Memory City

Fri 16 Dec, 2016, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

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.

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