Friday, January 27
58 N 3rd St
(btw. Kent & Wythe)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11211
www.monkeytownhq.com for reservations and info
Harkness A/V selects an evening of multisensory performance featuring work by Bradley Eros, Ray Sweeten and the duo of Zach Layton and Chika,
This event finishes off Monkey Town's amazing "VIDEO WEEK" featuring rhiz's "laptops vs. craptops" and works of cory arcangel (hosted by EAI)
These artists combine electronic sounds and projections from a variety of 'alternative cinema' sources to create an immersive media environment, maximizing Monkey Town's quadravisual screening system. For those out there who miss the 'chill-out room' era, this event should be for you...
Ray Sweeten will present, specifically for Monkey Town, a piece for four oscilloscopes. An oscilloscope is an analog instrument that graphs the flow of electrical impulse on an x and y axis. Though its main applications are in scientific research, Ray uses the 'scope to visualize
compositions of sweeping electronic sound, creating sculptural Lissajous patterns and tesselations that seem to journey into the beyond. Ray has presented his oscillographic work at The Kitchen, Ocularis, PS122, and the Roberta Beck Memorial Cinema.
Bradley Eros uses the medium of cinema to evoke primal, biological forms:
fire, water, undulations of microscopic life, and the systems of the human body. His experiments with color liquid projection and the decomposition of celluloid have led him to a unique aesthetic of ethereal and sensual beauty, which are most often accompanied by haunting sound collages (also Bradley's doing). He is the founder of the Robert (now Roberta) Beck Memorial Cinema, hosted by Participant Gallery and was featured in the Whitney Museum's 2004 Biennial.
Zach Layton and Chika will perform their celebrated "alpha wave" collaboration. Zach generates a variety of sine ...
Originally posted on Rhizome.org Raw by Nick Hallett