Use basic electronics to create your own instruments and sounds. Then perform live! The ten members of Theremidi Orchestra (TO) will guide and assist participants during a five-day, hands-on and theoretical workshop. Participants will be acquainted with assembling two electronic sound devices and later provide sufficient knowledge on how to play them in noisy group improvisations.
The workshop will also provide a framework for aesthetic discussion, from how to improvise and work in a group and understanding the sound ranges of the instruments, to implications of collective feedback loops and concepts of social amplification. Then work collaboratively to develop the live performance.
On Monday, June 23 CT-SWaM will be holding the last public event at Eyebeam's Chelsea location. This will be the goodbye to this magnificent space in form of a picnic accompanied by various composed and spontaneous tribute performances. The evening will feature a unique ensemble piece by Andrew Lafkas with Marcia Basset, Barry Weisblat, Leif Sundstrom, Rick Brown, Patrick Holmes, Tucker Dulin, Che Chen, Karen Waltuch, Kenny Wang, Andrew Lafkas, Gill Arno, Wolfgang Gil, Daniel Neumann and Ben Owen.
Other solo performers include: Mario de Vega, Hans Tammen, Dafna Naptali, Carver Audain and many more
Please bring food and blankets if you can. We'll provide some blankets and drinks for sure.
And let us know, if you also want to give a tribute yourself: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hans Tammen’s “Dark Circuits” Festival features performers who work in contemporary electronic music practices such as circuit bending, no-input mixers, laptops, turntablism, analogue circuitry, network sniffers, live coding and soldering, plus other instruments we may have never heard of yet.
Suggested Donation: : $10
1. littleBits Monster Synth
2. Third Eye DarkCircuits Orchestra plays APHERESIS
André Vida’s Moving Scores is an installation of films and animated musical notations that focuses on the delicate relationship between performer and score. Unlike typical musical scores, these interactive pieces listen to their performers and respond with motion, amplifying the musical gesture and giving the sound a space to develop in equilibrium with the visual. Audiences may visit the gallery during the day, 10-12 April, as the performers develop their individual interpretations of these pieces.
10 April, 12-3PM: Andre Vida, sax
10 April, 3-6PM: Christa Robinson, english horn
11 April, 12-3PM: Sara Schoenbeck, bassoon
11 April, 3-6PM: Loren Dempster, cello
12 April, 12-3PM: Jay Rosen, tuba
12 April, 3-6PM: Brett Sroka, trombone