Upcoming Philadelphia Shows

From Philly’s Bowerbird:

VISUAL MUSIC
An evening of experimental animtation

This Friday, April 15th, 2011

@ The Rotunda
4014 Walnut Street
8pm; FREE ADMISSION

Bowerbird Presents GATE
Join Bowerbird for an evening of animated short films surveying over 100 years of conceptual richness and aesthetic diversity of the moving image. Curated by Thomas Patteson, director of Experimental Culture and the music blog Acousmata, the evening will explore a variety of animation techniques with the common purpose of creating the illusion of motion, from abstract moving geometry to the surreal and lifelike characters of familiar cartoons.

Thursday, April 21st, 2011
MANFRED WERDER IN PHILLY

Sam Sfirri: little by little (2010)
Jason Brogan: new work (2011)
Mark So: hedges of understanding [readings 38] (2010)
Manfred Werder: stück 1998 (1998)

Manfred Werder is a composer, curator, and pianist residing in Zürich, Switzerland. He is a member of the Wandelweiser group, co-founder of the ensemble Incidental Music, and curator of the concert series Konzerte in der Galerie Mark Müller.

@ Vox Populi Gallery
319 N 11th, 3rd Floor.
Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
BOWERBIRD and CRANE ARTS PRESENT:
TRISTAN PERICH AND LESLEY FLANIGAN
WORKS FOR ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS

Tristan Perich‘s ensemble will perform his Elevation Maps, a glacially slow composition combining long, pure tones from five accordions with cascading electronic frequencies. Lesley Flanigan introduces Pare, an intimate new work dissecting the scale of sound between a single handmade speaker feedback instrument and double bass.

@ ICEBox at Crane Arts
1400 North American Street
Philadelphia, PA

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