Source: ISSUE Project Room.
IMAGE HAZE: A TRIBUTE TO GRETCHEN BENDER’S “SO MUCH DEATHLESS” WITH BLACK RAIN & KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH
Sat 18 May, 2019, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Red Bull Arts NY and ISSUE co-present two live audio-visual performances organized in response to Gretchen Bender’s unfinished work of media theater, which was to be entitled So Much Deathless, by post-industrial band Black Rain (with Philip Vanderhyden) & Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith (with Sean Hellfritsch).
HENRY FLYNT: EVERLOVIN’ GAME ON
Sat 01 Jun, 2019, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Philosopher and musician Henry Flynt performs Everlovin’ Game On, an evocation of his best-known work: You Are My Everlovin’. Featuring solo electric violin & pre-recorded tambura, the piece brings together disparate vernaculars: Southern blues, modal jazz, Appalachian fiddle & North Indian raga.
OKONKWO WEEPS IN EXILE: NICHOLAS DAWSON (BOOKWORMS), THE NEGRO SUBVERSIVE, RAFAEL SANCHEZ, DON MCKENZIE
Thu 06 Jun, 2019, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
DeForrest Brown Jr. curates “Okonkwo Weeps In Exile,” a new rhythmic opera featuring producer Nicholas Dawson (Bookworms), drummer Donald Sturge Anthony Mckenzie II, poet and “enlightened educator” Rafael Sanchez, with text from Guerilla essayist His Triumphant Blackness: The Negro Subversive.
JENNIFER WALSHE & WOBBLY
Sat 15 Jun, 2019, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
ISSUE presents the debut NYC collaborative performance from Jennifer Walshe and San Francisco-based musician & composer Wobbly (Jon Leidecker). The artists perform solo a& collaborative works ranging across their shared interest in the idiosyncrasies of digital sound and the outer reaches of online culture.