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English: Pheeroan akLaff at a concert with Don...

Source: New York’s ISSUE Project Room.

SYNCRETICS SERIES: PHEEROAN AKLAFF / ISABELLE O’CONNELL
Sat 05 May, 2018, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Syncretics Series continues with solo performances by renowned Irish pianist Isabelle O’Connell and drum-set master Pheeroan akLaff. O’Connell is a stalwart of the contemporary concert music scene; akLaff imbues his work with ancient belief systems that address creativity as received rather than generated.

VANESSA ROSSETTO: THE DIRT / C. LAVENDER: TRANSMUTATION HELIX
Sat 12 May, 2018, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Vanessa Rossetto and C. Lavender each present new compositions, respectively exploring how trauma and memory collude with audition as a co-composional material. Rossetto presents a localization of transgenerational trauma, Lavender uses “frequency following” as a form of rehabilitation.

Artists-In-Residence 2018
BRANDON LOPEZ: ALLS WELL THAT ENDS FEATURING CHRIS CORSANO & SAM YULSMAN
Fri 18 May, 2018, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Brandon Lopez continues his 2018 residency with the ISSUE debut of his piano trio, dubbed “Mess,” with pianist Sam Yulsman and drummer Chris Corsano. Here, Lopez attempts to dismember the notion of the piano trio to create a counterpart where each instrument functions outside of their supposed traditional roles.

Regenerative Feedback: On Listening and Its Emancipatory Potential
REGENERATIVE FEEDBACK SOURCE/CHANNEL/NOISE: COLIN SELF, SUKHDEV SANDHU, MANNI DEE, JULES GIMBRONE, ADAM HARPER, EWA JUSTKA + ROC JIMÉNEZ DE CISNEROS, ANDREW CAPPETTA
Friday, May 25, 2018 – 7pm
$20 / $15 Limited Early Purchase
$15 ISSUE Members + Students
Friday, May 25th, ISSUE is pleased to open Regenerative Feedback: On Listening And Its Emancipatory Potential, a three day symposium of talks, presentations, discourse, and performances centered around biological, social, political and cognitive negotiations in music.

Regenerative Feedback: On Listening and Its Emancipatory Potential
REGENERATIVE FEEDBACK NOISE/HUMAN/SIGNAL: REZA NEGARESTANI, BRANDON COVINGTON / N-PROLENTA, NEHA SPELLFISH, DHANVEER BRAR, MELLE KROMHOUT, ALEXANDRA HEDAKO MASON, INIGO WILKINS
Saturday, May 26, 2018 – 6pm
$20 / $15 Limited Early Purchase
$15 ISSUE Members + Students
Regenerative Feedback continues, exploring the various ethical dimensions, historical circumstances, and cultural resonances of musical artifacts through a series of individual presentations, a roundtable conversation guided by a moderator, interlocuting performances, and extended Q&As.

Regenerative Feedback: On Listening and Its Emancipatory Potential
REGENERATIVE FEEDBACK SIGNAL/MODEL/FEEDBACK: DREAMCRUSHER, COLIN SELF, FLORA YIN-WONG, NEHA SPELLFISH, SAMI KHATIB, JON LINDBLOM, PAUL REKRET
Sunday, May 27, 2018 – 6pm
$20 / $15 Limited Early Purchase
$15 ISSUE Members + Students
Regenerative Feedback concludes with presentations by Dreamcrusher, writer/lecturer Sami Khatib, sound artist Neha Spellfish, editor Jon Lindblom, author Paul Rekret. The evening also features a performance from Flora Yin-Wong and Colin Self demonstrating Xhoir, a non-utilitarian choir.

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