07 01 2015

Michael Maierhof "splitting 10" (acoustic guitar version)

splitting 10 for guitar solo
with Bruno Nelissen (guitar)
from blurred edges Festival 2011 in Hamburg

06 01 2015

Jessika Kenney: Anchor Zero @ Frye Art Museum, Seattle




The Frye Art Museum Board of Trustees and Director Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker invite you to celebrate the opening of
Jessika Kenney: Anchor Zero 

Friday, January 9, 6:30–9:30 pm
Remarks at 7 pm

RSVP Online

Please reserve your tickets to the exhibition opening by Monday, January 5.

January 10 – February 1, 2015

Internationally recognized vocalist and composer Jessika Kenney is the first recipient of the James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award, funded by the Raynier Institute and Foundation through the Frye Art Museum | Artist Trust Consortium. The Frye Art Museum is proud to present Kenney’s first exhibition Anchor Zero. Comprised of talismanic scores, ethereal imagery, interactive spaces, and a new work for spatialized anti-choir, Anchor Zero expresses a mysticism which posits itself in the midst of the tensions between personal and universal, traditions and immediacy, prayer and discourse.

Kenney employs voice, breath, sonic atmospheres, and texts, in her own compositions and in her practice as an acolyte of the cosmopolitan Persian and Javanese literary musics. Her music has been performed internationally. Significant performances include premieres at the Tectonics festivals in Reykjavik and Brooklyn. An LP of recent works titled “ATRIA” will be released by the avant-metal label SIGE in 2015.

As part of Anchor Zero, Jessika Kenney is working with the diverse communities served by the Frye. Kenney will be involved in the Frye's Creative Aging Programs as well as School Tours for K-12 students. The public programming for this exhibition includes two free Gallery Talks with the artist.



Gallery Talk
10 Saturday, 2 pm

here:now Gallery Tour
13 Tuesday, 2 pm

Field Trip to the Frye
School Tour
15 Thursday, 10 am

Field Trip to the Frye
School Tour
22 Thursday, 10 am

Manifesting Song Through Breath and Pulse
Exhibition Workshop
24 Saturday, 10 am

here:now Art-Making Class
and Gallery Tour
28 Wednesday, 2 pm


Gallery Talk
1 Sunday, 2 pm

Jessika Kenney: Anchor Zero is a Raynier Institute & Foundation exhibition organized by the Frye Art Museum and curated by Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker. The exhibition is funded by the Raynier Institute & Foundation through the Frye Art Museum | Artist Trust Consortium; the Frye Foundation; and Frye Art Museum members and donors. Seasonal support is provided by Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and ArtsFund.

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98104


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