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Phosphene Performances

A series of weekly performances by dance legends, as well as up-and-coming artists, throughout the duration of the exhibition Phosphene Variations. Jason Akira Somma will “perform” with the artists using his revolutionary video techniques, exploring the undiscovered edge between visual and performance art, as it uses performance as the well-spring for independent visual content.

Rob Kennedy: I Relish Your Balderdash

A screening/talk/reading presented by Scottish artist-in-residence Rob Kennedy concerning the absurdities, problems and possibilities of language, as affected by image, text, time, sense and nonsense. Kennedy presents a video screening Hapless, Helpless and Hopeless and two other films.

2×2: New Randy & Bob Holman w/ Vito Ricci

2×2 brings together two poet/musician duos in a night of New Poetry, Old School styleNew Randy is poet Holly Anderson and musician Lisa B. Burns. Bob Holman, proprietor of the Bowery Poetry Club, collaborates with musician Vito Ricci.

2×2: New Randy & Bob Holman w/ Vito Ricci

2×2 brings together two poet/musician duos in a night of New Poetry, Old School styleNew Randy is poet Holly Anderson and musician Lisa B. Burns. Bob Holman, proprietor of the Bowery Poetry Club, collaborates with musician Vito Ricci.

Nina Sobell: Artist-in-Studio As Spectacle: Internal Message Search: A Performative Installation

Nina Sobell will install her studio in Location One's Project Gallery, which includes recent wax
sculptures, drawings, keyboard, guitar and mic.
Visitors to the gallery will be able to engage in a dialogue with the artist about this work, and may
bring their own instruments to improvise with her live on the web.

Nina Sobell (U.S.A.)

Sobell (USA) pioneered the use of video, computers, and interactivity in art, as well as performance on the Web. Since 1969, when she first used video to document participants' undirected interactions with her sculptures, she investigates the extent to which video enables her to manipulate the relation between time and space, and to create a vortex for human experience, in which the mediated event coincides with public experience, memory, and relationships.

Ritual for a Non-Repeating Universe

Ritual for a Non-Repeating Universe - Philippa Kaye Company, Special One-Night Only Dance Performance, Friday, April 6, 2007 with music performed by The AirBand.

Yuka Honda & Petra Haden

An exclusive concert by musicians Yuka Honda (former Cibo Matto) and Petra Haden (The Decemberists, Foo Fighters) playing new songs from a duet album on which they have been collaborating, as well as improvisations with Haden’s distinctive vocal layering over a soundscape of Yuka Honda’s music.

Yuka Honda & Petra Haden

An exclusive concert by musicians Yuka Honda (former Cibo Matto) and Petra Haden (The Decemberists, Foo Fighters) playing new songs from a duet album on which they have been collaborating, as well as improvisations with Haden’s distinctive vocal layering over a soundscape of Yuka Honda’s music.

Antoinette LaFarge on “Demotic”

Artist-writer Antoinette LaFarge will talk about DEMOTIC, a performance work presented at the Baltimore Theater Project on Nov 2-5. Demotic was conceived by LaFarge, directed by Robert Allen and features sound artists Maria de los Angeles Esteves and Jeff Ridenour and actor Tracey A. Leigh.

dorkbot NYC – May 2006

The -(691/2730)th dorkbot-nyc meeting took place on Wednesday, May 3rd at 7pm. It featured the lovely and talented: Dan Iglesia, LoVid, Jason Van Anden.

*IMHO* with Nina Sobell

A monthly conversation with an artist who is using (or misusing) technology in an interesting way. This month: Nina Sobell.

Odd Job back in NY

Fifteen years after making a brief splash as an ill-fated downtown supergroup in the avant jazz and experimental music scene, Odd Job (Shelley Hirsch, Ned Rothenberg, David Weinstein and Samm Bennett along with new member bassplayer Stomu Takeishi) gave a one night reunion concert at Location One on Friday, January 21st , 2005.

Demotic – Antoinette LaFarge and Robert Allen

A performance work about American Memory, a single character whose many voices are woven together into a complex texture of language, sound, and music to create a kind of covert national anthem.

Creative Intelligence :: New Work from the MIT Visual Arts Program

Location One has an ongoing informal working relationship with artists from the faculty and student body at MIT. Because of this rewarding association, we occasionally exhibit interesting work on a short-term basis in our galleries or online. On May 20, 2004 students from the MIT Visual Arts Program opened an exhibition entitled, “Creative Intelligence”. Featuring work by Lukas Lysakowski, Hiroharu Mori, Carrie Bodle, Ross Cisneros and Clementine Cummer.

Creative Intelligence :: New Work from the MIT Visual Arts Program

Location One has an ongoing informal working relationship with artists from the faculty and student body at MIT. Because of this rewarding association, we occasionally exhibit interesting work on a short-term basis in our galleries or online. On May 20, 2004 students from the MIT Visual Arts Program opened an exhibition entitled, “Creative Intelligence”. Featuring work by Lukas Lysakowski, Hiroharu Mori, Carrie Bodle, Ross Cisneros and Clementine Cummer.

Radical Low: “RL.1″

“RL.1″ is a work for solo dancer, video, and music. Dancer/choreographer Chantal Yzermans creates expressive, abstracted forms and motions with the restrained power and expanded time-sense of butoh.

Radical Low: "RL.1"

“RL.1″ is a work for solo dancer, video, and music. Dancer/choreographer Chantal Yzermans creates expressive, abstracted forms and motions with the restrained power and expanded time-sense of butoh.

Radical Low: "RL.1"

“RL.1″ is a work for solo dancer, video, and music. Dancer/choreographer Chantal Yzermans creates expressive, abstracted forms and motions with the restrained power and expanded time-sense of butoh.

Poetic Spectrum – Images, Objects, and Words of Gozo Yoshimasu

Location One presented the New York debut exhibition and special performance reading by renowned Japanese poet Gozo Yoshimasu, recent recipient of the Purple Ribbon Award from the Japanese Government for his significant cultural contributions. Poetic Spectrum will present Yoshimasu’s photographs and copperplate calligraphies for the first time to the New York audience, and will also bring the legendary poet to New York to perform after a ten-year absence.

Kurt Ralske (USA)

Kurt Ralske is a Manhattan-based video artist and composer. His work is exclusively created with his own custom software, written in C, Java, and Max/MSP, and involves the expressive improvisation of both sound and image, simultaneously and in real-time.

Music in December: Shelley Hirsch

Shelley Hirsch will perform solo and improvisational works with turntablists Marina Rosenfeld and Toshio Kajiwara. Hirsch will be celebrating her record release The Far in Far Out Worlds of Shelley Hirsch (Tzadik) and Duets with Uchihashi Kasuhisa (Innocence).

March Music Series: Atsushi Nishijima

Trained in experimental and contemporary music, Nishijima creates sculptures and installations that emphasize the idea that sound, and thereby music, is inherent in all objects and environments.

March Music Series: Dave Douglas and Trisha Brown

Two internationally renowned artists -- Trisha Brown, the most widely acclaimed choreographer to emerge from the postmodern era, and Dave Douglas, a widely acclaimed composer and trumpeter who has developed new music which finds itself outside the traditional language of jazz -- will craft an improvisational work for the second evening of the festival.

March Music Series: Julius Hemphill Sextet

Over the past thirty-five years Julius Hemphill has earned a reputation as one who broke down boundaries and defied labels.

Winter Music Series: Mark Dresser

Swiss virtuoso saxophonist Marcus Weiss, a champion of contemporary music performance, and the New York bass virtuoso and composer Mark Dresser will present an evening of compositions, structured improvisations and solo pieces.

Virtual Live

The Roman Forum II is a neo-Vaudevillean performance work that focuses on the aftermath of the 2000 elections seen through the eyes of five Romans from the time of the emperor Nero.

Fall Music Series: Mark Feldman

Violinist and Composer Mark Feldman will present a concert of music for solo violin featuring compositions from his CD Music for Violin Alone (Tzadik).

Atsushi Nishijima (Japan)

Composer and visual artist, Atsushi Nishijima received his Bachelor’s degree in Musical Technology from the Osaka University of Art in 1989 and his Master’s degree in Media Art in 2001 from the International Academy of Media Arts and Science in Gifu. Originally from Kyoto and trained in experimental and contemporary music, Nishijima creates sculptures and installations which emphasize the idea that sound, and thereby music, is inherent in all objects and environments.

Wake the Dead Spring Music Series : Arch and How I See the World, #1

With electric harp, processors, multiple projections, and cameras, they perform a live music/live video duet. Parkins continues her sonic research on her self-invented electric harp, a hybrid of an acoustic harp and an electric guitar. Higgins utilizes video mixers and cameras in a live performance setting, enabling her to “play” the video as a musician would play an instrument.

Ned Rothenberg

Ned Rothenberg composes and performs on saxophones, bass clarinet, flute and shakuhachi (an end blown Japanese bamboo flute). He has been internationally acclaimed for his solo music which he has presented for the past 16 years in hundreds of concerts throughout North and South America, Europe and Japan. He leads the ensembles Double Band and […]