Source: ISSUE Project Room.
FUNNELED SMOKE: VITO RICCI WITH LISE VACHON / PONTIAC STREATOR & ULLA STRAUS
Sat 01 Feb, 2020, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
ISSUE presents an audio/visual collaboration with interdisciplinary artists & curators Funneled Smoke, prolific composer Vito Ricci & vocalist Lise Vachon, and Philadelphia-based duo Pontiac Streator & Ulla Straus, with immersive 3-channel rear projection rig, live visuals & large-scale painting.
JOHN MCCOWEN: SOLO CONTRA
Sat 08 Feb, 2020, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
John McCowen presents compositions for solo contrabass clarinet for his inaugural performance as an Artist-In-Residence. These works present the concept of the instrument as an acoustic synthesizer. By sustaining multiple sounds simultaneously, the clarinet becomes a harmonic tube where sounds create beating harmonics.
MARCIA BASSETT WITH BARRY WEISBLAT / KYLE EYRE CLYD
Fri 14 Feb, 2020, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Marcia Bassett presents a new sound + light performance featuring projections sourced from digitized super 8mm film, liquid light experiments, and video feedback + color gel slide projections by Barry Weisblat. Kyle Eyre Clyd, the moniker of Alabama-based, interdisciplinary artist Kyle Kessler, also presents new work.
ALVIN LUCIER: ORPHEUS VARIATIONS & GLACIER PERFORMED BY CHARLES CURTIS, ABIGAIL LEVINE, DANCERS & WIND ENSEMBLE
Fri, Feb 21st & Sat, Feb 22nd 8pm
ISSUE is pleased to premiere Orpheus Variations, a new composition by revolutionary American composer Alvin Lucier for solo cello, seven wind instruments & seven dancers. Written for and performed by cellist Charles Curtis and wind ensemble, the piece is staged featuring new choreography from Abigail Levine.
HOLLAND ANDREWS: ONÈ
Sat 29 Feb, 2020, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
ISSUE Artist-In-Residence Holland Andrews presents Onè, a long-form vocal & clarinet performance focused on ancestral trauma, cathartic experience, and, ultimately, healing. With emotionality at the core of their compositional style, Andrews is known for expansive works which create massive cathedrals of sound.