Source: New York’s ISSUE Project Room.
WILLIAM BASINSKI / KARA-LIS COVERDALE / YATTA
Thu 07 Sep, 2017, 8pm, First Unitarian Congregational Society
ISSUE’s 2017 fall season opens at the First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn Heights with celebrated process-musician William Basinski, Montreal-based composer Kara-Lis Coverdale, and Houston-born digipoet YATTA, each in solo performance. Join as an ISSUE Member at any level and get a free ticket.
BYRON WESTBROOK: THRESHOLD VARIATIONS
Sat 09 Sep, 2017, 7pm, Abrons Art Center Studio G05
Saturday, September 9th at Abrons Art Center Studio G05, Byron Westbrook continues his ISSUE residency with “Threshold Variations,” an immersive environment focusing on the synaesthetic play between light amplitude, sound volume, and the threshold of perception.
BUTCH MORRIS & RADICAL BLACK COMPOSITION
Tue 12 Sep, 2017, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Butch Morris (1947-2013 ) invented a new approach called “conduction,” a way of composing in real time by conducting improvising musicians. To celebrate his legacy, ISSUE and the London Review of Books present a panel moderated by Adam Shatz, featuring Greg Tate, George E. Lewis, Mary Jane Leach and Brandon Ross.
THIS CIVILIZED WORLD: JONAS MEKAS & CHARITY COLEMAN
Thu 14 Sep, 2017, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Thursday, September 14th, ISSUE presents an evening of screenings, talks, and discussion with storied film activist Jonas Mekas and writer and BOMB Magazine contributor Charity Coleman as a part of Brooklyn Book Festival.
Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellowship
STEVEN WARWICK: ELEVATOR TO MEZZANINE
Sat 23 Sep, 2017, 8pm, Secret Project Robot
For his second project as 2017 Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow, DeForrest Brown Jr. presents the premiere of Elevator to Mezzanine, a new commissioned project between Brown and Berlin-based artist, musician and writer Steven Warwick taking place at Secret Project Robot.
FOR: WORKS BY CHRISTIAN WOLFF, ASHLEY FURE, ANNEA LOCKWOOD / CHRISTIAN WOLFF & MICHAEL PISARO DUO
Fri 29 Sep, 2017, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
ISSUE is pleased to present FOR, the first evening of FOR/WITH, featuring new commissions with some of America’s most iconoclastic composers and performers. The evening premieres a new piece by Christian Wolff, his debut duo with Michael Pisaro, as well as works by Annea Lockwood and Ashley Fure.
WITH: WORKS BY MICHAEL PISARO, ANNEA LOCKWOOD, CHRISTIAN WOLFF / ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
Sat 30 Sep, 2017, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
September 30th, ISSUE presents WITH, the second night of FOR/WITH. The evening premieres Michael Pisaro’s Stem-Flower-Root and features works by Annea Lockwood and Christian Wolff, as well as a roundtable panel with the mini-festival’s composers and performers.