Source: ISSUE Project Room.
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.
Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellowship 2020
NOMADIC SIGNALS: POREST, LAS SUCIAS
Fri 06 Mar, 2020, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
Curatorial Fellow Leyya Tawil presents her first program in the NOMADIC SIGNALS series, featuring the NYC debuts of music & performance outlet Porest & feminist noise reggaeton duo Las Sucias. NOMADIC SIGNALS is a vessel for sonic performance operating in what Tawil refers to as the “diasporic imaginary.”
BEN VIDA: ALWAYS ALREADY WITH YARN/WIRE & NINA DANTE / AARON DAVID ROSS: FILTER FAILURE
Thu 12 Mar, 2020, 8pm, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
ISSUE presents the NY premiere of Always Already a new commissioned work by Ben Vida performed by renowned quartet Yarn/Wire, vocalist Nina Dante, and Vida himself. The evening also features the ISSUE debut of composer Aaron David Ross (ADR), presenting new compositions from his unreleased Filter Failure.