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McSweeney’s Presents: A Book Release Party for T Cooper’s “Real Man Adventures”
Le Poisson Rouge
Sun., December 02, 2012 at 8:00 PM
Dylan Moran-yeah, yeah
St. Marks Theater
DYLAN MORAN’S perspective is unashamedly unique. He observes life through the tinted hue of a glass of fine full-bodied red and then paints what he sees onto a deliciously cruel and rich life canvas. Blisteringly funny, and painfully accurate, this is like looking at a Canaletto painting whilst someone simultaneously punches you in the stomach and tickles you breath-less. Called “the Oscar Wilde of Comedy,” by the London Evening News, Moran is universally considered one of the foremost comics of his generation.Moran is best known in the United States for his roles in several well known films, including Notting Hill, the cult classic Shaun of the Dead, Michael Winterbottom’s Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story and David Schwimmer’s Run, Fatboy, Run.
Music and Copyright in the Digital Era: DAVID BYRNE in conversation with CHRIS RUEN
Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7 p.m.
In How Music Works, Byrne explores how profoundly music is shaped by its time and place, and how the advent of recording technology in the twentieth century forever changed our relationship to playing, performing, and listening to music. Writing as historian, anthropologist, raconteur and social scientist, Byrne searches for patterns and shows how they have affected his own work over the years with Talking Heads and his many collaborations with the likes of Brian Eno and Caetano Veloso. Byrne sees music as part of a larger, almost Darwinian pattern of adaptations and responses to its cultural and physical context. His range is panoptic, taking us from Wagnerian opera houses to African villages, from his earliest high school reel-to-reel recordings to his latest work in a home music studio, with all the big studios in between.
Kirk Nachman: de anima
HERE Arts Center
Nov 14 – Dec 22
The work of Kirk Nachman situates itself between the classic cartoon nostalgist and the formal self-consciousness of avant-garde practices. From the disjointed ‘stills’ – paintings rendered on drafting film, reminiscent of animation production art, to fragmentary serial animations which employ decontextualized snippets from old time radio shows, Nachman’s historical aesthetic populism collides with his background in the developments of 20th century fine-art.
In being alone (on a swing) together (in a field), we find a condition of the social that is… the event of a thread. Commissioned by the Armory, Ann Hamilton’s major new work fills the Drill Hall with a visceral and literal poetry. Set into motion by visitors, a field of swings, a massive white cloth, a flock of homing pigeons, spoken and written texts, and transmissions of weight, sound, and silence weave through this expansive space to create a fabric of experience
Carlos Fragoso: Etchings and Paintings
Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts
November 30, 2012 – January 5, 2013
The current body of work was begun in 2007. These paintings and drawings feature human and animal figures in landscape and interior settings. Either alone or in groups, the figures do not tell a story. Rather, they form self-sufficient images with the power to shock, move, attract and repulse, without labels or explanations. The work constitutes an emotional research into the underlying motivations of human actions and interactions. This investigation goes beyond the rational, culturally and socially accepted surface, and looks closely at the irrational, unconscious and primitive animal instincts that ignite passion, violence and desire.
Praised by The New York Times for his “rich timbre” and “fine sense of line,” Mischa Bouvier is a winner of the 2010 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition. A “delight to encounter for the first time” (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review). An advocate for new music, Mischa offers a series of concerts in 2012-13 at Barbes that focuses on contemporary music and explores American song in a collaboration with soprano Sarah Wolfson. Mr. Bouvier has performed with a wide array of ensembles including Anonymous 4, the Mark Morris Dance Group, American Handel Society, the Bach and the Baroque Ensemble of Pittsburgh.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Special Screening of “Dear Governor Cuomo”
Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) with senior-level officials from the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation
DALeast Powder of Light/Vinz Batella
Art in Flux Harlem presents DISCOVERY
The New Yorker “The Big Story”
TEDxSiliconAlley with Ray Kurzweil & Juan Enriquez, music by Jon Carin of Pink Floyd
TICA DOUGLAS // MOTION STUDIES // CATFOX // DANNY CHAIT
JOHN WILLIAMS NEW WORK
Workshop at the New Museum with Ximena Garnica
Joëlle Léandre “Hommage a John”
alina & jeff bliumis: CULTURAL TIPS takeaway
DOUBLE TAKE READING SERIES
The Return of THE MALABY TUBA TRIO
Russell Maliphant: The Rodin Project
THE SUPERNUMERARY RAINBOW
THE WHITE SWALLOW READING SERIES
From Tesla to the Transistor: An Introduction to Electronic Circuits
NEVERENDING STORY: Kari Steihaug & Tina Jonsbu
Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair
Etsy Holiday Fair
The Things Between
LAUNCHING A NEW ISSUE OFSOCIAL RESEARCH: AN INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY
Jess Mynes + Simon Schuchat
Objects of Desire (EOC)
Ben Berlow at Rawson Projects
THE MOTH STORYSLAM HOSTED BY PETER AGUERO
Detroit City is the Place to Be
THE NEW SALON: READINGS AND CONVERSATIONS Iain Haley Pollock, with Charif Shanahan
THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION LAUNCHING A NEW ISSUE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH: AN INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY
Share and Share Alike: New Applications for Collaboration & Resource Optimization
Beyond Geography with Hari Kunzru, Jennifer Haigh, Sonya Chung and Jennifer Acker
The Holiday Train Show
ESTERHAZY PREVIEW: CALDER QUARTET
AMRAM & CO
HURRICANE SANDY FUNDRAISERS:
YEAR TWO (Postcard Show)
Fowler Arts Collective
OPENING EVENT: Friday, Dec. 7th from 7-10pm
EXHIBITION ON VIEW: Sat. + Sun., Dec. 8 + 9, 12-6pm
On Friday, Dec. from 7-10pm, Fowler Arts Collective presents YEAR TWO, a group exhibition of postcard-sized works sent from artists all across the United States, our annual birthday party celebration, and year-end fundraiser and raffle. All of the work in the exhibition will be affordably priced at $80 or below, so come ready to do some holiday shopping! Many local businesses have generously donated gifts and prizes to be raffled off at the end of the evening. See the amazing list of prizes below and RSVP on Facebook!
Concert for Sandy
Calico Presents: “CALICORNUCOPIA”
PUPPET PARLOR goes $BUCK NAKED$
Bouffon Glass Menajoree
Justseeds Sowing the Seeds of Love
MEREDITH MONK: A Benefit For Roulette
Sounds Elemental with the Association of Independents in Radio: GRAVITY
Humans and Other Animals (Bobby Lucy)
Building Stories: CHRIS WARE in conversation with ZADIE SMITH
An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates
Witnessing Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future
Caroline Burton & Susanne Slavick
Jacob Garchik w/special guest Ellery Eskelin- tenor sax “1st Thursday of the Month Series” at Ibeam Music
CP8 Exhibition @Blackburn 20I20 gallery (Location: Blackburn 20I20 galleryW 39th Street between 8th and 9th, 5th floor)
Dave Kinsey ‘Everything at Once’
Brooklyn Literary Mash-Up
The Musical Parlor of Emily Dickinson
Everything at Once
THE SKINT PRESENTS: THE WINTERLAND ROMP
Neuroscience and the Arts Today: Shared Interfaces
The Faint performing Danse Macabre in its entirety
4 Artists 1 Cause: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Relief Efforts with Sleigh Bells, Grizzly Bear, The Antlers, Cults
The Plowmen present SOLDIER
The Royal Huntsman’s Ball
CPS: Giving: the Needs of Strangers
COIL 2013 Festival
Annual Belladonna* Benefit
A Christmas Carol by the Puppet People
Navigating the New York Small Claims Court System
Smoking Kids | An Exhibition by Frieke Janssens
Peter Nadin Taxonomy Transplanted
RACHELLE GARNIEZ/GATO LOCO
OPERA ON TAP
A.I.R. Gallery’s 10th Biennial Exhibition
Erin Barra, Lily and the Parlour Tricks, Cold Blood Club with Blank Paper. Hosted By Genesis Be
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NYC Anarchist Book Fair
New York City, a center of anarchist life, culture, struggle, and ideas for 150 years, will host its 6th annual NYC Anarchist Book Fair, a one-day exposition of books, zines, pamphlets, art, film/video, and other cultural and very political productions of the anarchist scene worldwide, on April 14, 2012 at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan. The Book Fair also always includes two days of panels, presentations, workshops, and skillshares on to provide further opportunities to learn more and share your own experience and creativity. The goal of the book fair is to enable people to connect with one another as well as to provide broader access to the rich and varied field of anarchist ideas and practices. Now is the perfect time to be exploring those ideas and practices and bringing them into play in our communities and the world.
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THE WHITE SWALLOW READING SERIES
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Photographing the Dead: The History of Postmortem Photography from The Burns Collection and Archive
FIRST BOOK BROOKLYN HOLIDAY PARTY & FUNDRAISER
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PERFORMA 11 (ONGOING)
Ben Gerstein (Jerome Foundation Commission) – FREEDOM CHOIR! A congregation for cathartic improvisational service
69°S. (Part of the 2011 Next Wave Festival)
CHAMBER MUSIC at INCUBATOR ARTS PROJECT
Spartacus Chetwynd: The Lion Tamer
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This revelatory “secret history” illuminates the Feminist Art movement through interviews with and works by visionary artists, scholars and critics like Miranda July, The Guerrilla Girls, Yvonne Rainer, Judy Chicago, Marina Abramovic, Yoko Ono, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, B. Ruby Rich, Ingrid Sischy and Carolee Schneemann. Score by Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein.
In person appearances:
Wednesday, June 1: Lynn Hershman Leeson & Alexandra Chowaniec at 6:10pm, Leeson, Chowaniec, & Kathleen Hanna at 8:10pm
Thursday, June 2: Chowaniec & Howardena Pindell at 2:10pm, Chowaniec & Carolee Schneemann at 6:10pm, Chowaniec & J. Bob Alotta at 8:10pm
Friday, June 3: Chowaniec& Janine Antoni at 12:10pm, Chowaniec & Joyce Kozloff at 6:10pm, Chowaniec & Martha Wilson at 8:10pm
Saturday, June 4: Chowaniec & Howarden Pindell at 2:10pm, Chowaniec & B. Ruby Rich at 6:10pm, Chowaniec & Guerrilla Girls Frida Kahlo and Kathe Kollwitz at 8:10pm
Sunday, June 5: Chowaniec & Howardena Pindell at 2:10pm
Monday, June 6: Chowaniec & Carey Lovelace, Chowaniec & Connie Butler at 6:10pm
Tuesday, June 7: Chowaniec, Carey Lovelace & Faith Ringgold at 6:10pm
GUERILLA GLEE CLUB (CLICK LINK FOR MORE INFO) (DATE CHANGED TO JUNE 2)
curated by Jocko Weyland
June 1 – July 30, 2011
Opening reception: Wed, June 1: 6-8 pm
Guided Tour: Wednesday, June 8: 6:30-8 pm
Music Event: Thursday, July 14: 7 pm
Featuring work by:
Nicole Andrews Brandes, Natascha Belt, Dave Bevan, Dwayne Boone, Gerardo Castillo, Rick Charnoski, Edward Colver, Ale Formenti, Renée French, Joseph Griffith, Thomas Hauser, Mark Hubbard, Chuckie Johnson, Gary Kachadourian, Taliah Lempert, Doug Magnuson, Alfredo Martinez, William McCurtin, Stu Mead, James Niehues, Gloria Park, Daniel Pineda, Randy Turner, Dennis Tyfus, Unidentified Cameroonian barbershop painters, Sereno Wilson, Jesse Wine, Jason Wright.
Tony Bennett unsuspectingly coined a new term of surprising relevance when he once said he liked what Oskar Kokoschka did “along the peripheter.” Though meaning the perimeter and periphery in the painting itself, he innocently zeroed in on a murky netherworld away from the formal where success and failure, acceptance and indifference, and Tony Bennett and Oskar Kokoschka meet. Like these two disparate personalities, the artists in The Peripheterists elude the standard definition of outsiders to form a diverse and unaligned but oddly complimentary non-scene that doesn’t really register with either the hoi polloi or the intelligentsia. In many cases low-key and unsung though prodigiously gifted, all are fairly unconcerned with and unknown in that rarely satisfying milieu known as “The Art World.”
The Peripherterists examines the wide-ranging connections, affinities, and allusions amongst works that posses the popular appeal often absent at the your typical white cube. That luck, social standing, ladder climbing, and a multitude of other variables determine who gets fêted is not news by any means, but it does give rise to an urge to address that vexing situation with a gathering of mostly uncelebrated rare birds. A few encounters amongst many will have Mark Hubbard’s fantastical diagrams for actual skateparks, Gloria T. Park’s expressionist wig designs, and Jim Nieuhues’ paintings that are the basis for ski area maps consorting with Sereno Wilson’s glittery Nubian goddesses, Nicole Andrews’ paper cutouts of ennui-suffused suburbanites, and Stu Mead’s poignant, troubling, and very funny depiction of sexually active adolescents. This is not a polemic but an excursion into parallel realm of wonderful art that combines the fiercely individualistic and unorthodox with the accessible, and brings up old-fashioned but eternal questions about what art is and why people bother.
Jocko Weyland is the author of The Answer is Never – A Skateboarder’s History of the World (Grove Press, 2002) and has written for Thrasher, The New York Times, Cabinet, Apartamento and other publications, and is also the creator of Elk magazine, books and gallery.
Wednesday, June 1, 6:30-8:30pm
St. Stephen’s Church
East 28th St. and Newkirk Ave. (East Flatbush)
Thursday, June 2, 7-9pm
Prospect Heights Community Farm
256 St. Marks Avenue (Prospect Heights)
CHANGING SKINS: FOLKTALES ABOUT GENDER, IDENTITY AND HUMANITY WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 AT 7:30PM
& SCHISMISM: NATURAL LAW FRIDAY, JUNE 3 AT 9:30PM
CHANGING SKINS: Compiled and performed by Milbre Burch and directed by Emily Rollie, featuring photographs from “Meta-Genesis,” (above) an exhibit of portraits of transgender folk by Columbia, MO-based photographer, Jane Lavender.Changing Skins interweaves gender-bending folktales from cultures spanning the globe with musings on the construction of gender and identity. Compelling storytelling for grownups!
Under Glass: A Victorian Obsession
An Illustrated Lecture and Show and Tell with Glass Parlor Dome Collector John Whiteknight
Date: Thursday, June 2nd
Time: 8:00 PM
Part of the Out of the Cabinet: Tales of Strange Objects and the People Who Love Them Series, presented by Morbid Anatomy and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence Evan Michelson
A smoking monkey dressed as a Marquis, a Wild West scalping scene created in beeswax, a cemetery scene made from the deceased’s hair, and stuffed pug dog puppies, all under glass domes!!!!!
The bell jar, or glass parlor dome, is synonymous with our memory of the Victorian Age (1837 – 1901). During the 19th century, these blown glass forms were referred to not as domes but as shades, and graced nearly every parlor, protecting a broad variety of treasures–including miniature tableaux, waxworks, natural history specimens, taxidermy of exotic birds and pets, automatons, and delicate arrangements of hairwork, featherwork, and shellwork–from dust and curious fingers. (READ MORE.)
MUSEUM OF (UN) NATURAL HISTORY featuring new works by KIM HOLLEMAN
Opening FRIDAY JUNE 3rd 6-10PM
65 Union Street Brooklyn NY
WORK Gallery is pleased to present Museum of (Un) Natural History featuring new sculptures and a street installation by artist Kim Holleman. The Museum is a collection of environments that have all been drastically physically and/or psychologically changed by human intervention. Using mostly synthetic materials, noxious chemicals, and items culled from the trash or found on the street, Holleman creates models of parks, empty lots, nostalgic structures and architectural futures. Each miniaturized landscape represents and critiques our consumptive habits and land use, the visual results of which are both fantastical and grim. Hazardous threats to the environment’s natural balance overwhelm the landscapes, leaving an eerie beauty in the wake of irreversible destruction.
In a truck lot adjacent to the Museum is Trailer Park: A Mobile Public Park, a “portable, natural, public park” inside an RV trailer. The interior is an actual park, where visitors go inside to go outside. Masonry paths, a waterfall, and the splendor of living shrubs, trees are ready for dispatch to wherever a green refuge is needed.
THURSDAY JUNE 2, 2011, 6-9PM
SOUND PERFORMANCE BY IAPETUS
RUNS THROUGH JULY 3
“I create fictional spaces that explore the intersection of memory, history and myth through the landscape-as-image. My method is to photograph, collect, deconstruct, and reassemble photographic material — collapsing multiple points in time and space into a single scene. This mirrors the fragmentation and flattening of experience as it occurs in the creation of memory while reflecting a sense of dislocation from place. As an atavistic response to the landscape, my images engage ‘land’ as a site of indifferent natural forces. Seen through a texture of skin, ash and the blackened fuzz of a violent guitar, each work is subsequently a nostalgic articulation of our histories, new histories made impossible by memory and mythology”. Jeremy Dyer lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
NoMAA is pleased to announce the arrival of the Uptown Arts Stroll 2011, the most anticipated annual community arts festival in Washington Heights and Inwood. The Stroll will showcase the outstanding painters, photographers, writers, musicians, actors, dancers, and other creative people and arts groups that are contributing to the cultural life of Northern Manhattan. These artists will exhibit and perform in local businesses and institutions, open spaces, parks and other local venues throughout the month of June.
This year, NoMAA is delighted to partner with the 12th Annual Carnaval del Boulevard, a celebration of Dominican & Latino culture produced by the Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation, The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, and the Washington Heights Business Improvement District, to kick-off the Stroll with a community celebration on Thursday, June 2nd, 6–8:30 p.m. at The Shabazz Center. On Saturday, June 4th, NoMAA and the Stroll will join El Carnaval del Boulevard and the Washington Heights BID from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on St. Nicholas Avenue from 181st to 188th Sts., presenting art and performances from our local artists. read more »
Fuse Works presents: Alarums and Excursions
At Front Room Gallery
Friday June 3, 2011, 7-9pm
open friday – sunday – 1 pm to 6 pm
147 roebling street
Japan Society presents
Thursday, June 2, 7:30 PM
333 East 47th Street
Join us for a surprise work-in-progress presentation of WaxFactory’s 416 MINUTES, featuring an extraordinary collaboration with artists from Japan and Eastern Europe, and inspired by the imagination of Haruki Murakami. In the company’s signature multidisciplinary style, this unsettling new work shadows an actress whose escape from a film studio sets her on a trail of chance encounters during the hours of the night when things take on a particularly eerie glow. Conceived and directed by Ivan Talijancic. Free Admission. Reception to follow.
SLOAN FINE ART, FRIDAY JUNE 3rd
Main Gallery: Aaron Smith “Coterie of the Wooly-Woofter”
Opening Reception: Friday, June 3rd, 6 to 8 pm
Exhibition: June 2 to 26, 2011
Project Room: Anthony Iacono “Victor Victoria”
Opening Reception: Friday, June 3rd, 6 to 8 pm
Exhibition: June 2 to 26, 2011
Over the past 15 years, David Sandlin has produced eight major volumes (and several side works) of narratively connected artist’s books, collectively called A Sinner’s Progress. The books have ranged in format from hand-silkscreened limited editions to tabloid-style newspapers and pulp comics, each in service to its narrative function. Thanks to a fellowship from the NYPL’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers in 2010, Sandlin has begun work on a graphic novel, which he intends to be the culmination of the series. Belfaust, a love-triangle mystery loosely based on the Faust legend, will depict the backstory of the three main characters in A Sinner’s Progress and bring the narrative to closure. Sandlin’s presentation will discuss his influences and process in regard to the series.
(presented by HITS Company)
Stemming from old world styles and techniques, Cirque des Batardes is an avant-garde approach to classical forms such as vaudeville, commedia dell’arte, buffon, ventriloquism and, of course, cirque. Essentially taking on the form of a comic variety show, Cirque features a dozen acts including dancers, actors, and musicians to create a hilarious evening of spectacle and oddity. Led by their questionable emcee, the entire company seems to come from a different time. The entire production, in fact, appears in sepia tone like an old film dusted off and rediscovered. The company of misfits and performers must learn deal with their old school ways in the modern context in order to survive.
OUT OF PRACTICE: CURATED BY NUDASHANK
ART BLOG ART BLOG
new temporary location:
508 West 26th St., 11th Floor
Join Danny Lyon for a signing of his book Deep Sea Diver.
With his vintage Leica and accompanied by a young translator named Lolly Pop, American photographer Danny Lyon traveled across Shanxi Province in North West China six times between 2005 and 2009. The result of Lyon’s unfailing enthusiasm for immersing himself in local banter and customs is an extraordinary portrait of China and the Chinese, one seldom seen by foreigners. Lyon’s unparalleled photographic findings and discoveries are presented in this limited edition photobook alongside his handwritten annotations and commentary, as well as his ever-inquisitive and non-judgmental prose.