Stephen O’Malley

EXPERIMENTAL INTERMEDIA (curated by Phill Niblock) NYC December 2012 schedule!

Posted: Dec 11, 2012

EXPERIMENTAL INTERMEDIA (curated by Phill Niblock) NYC December 2012 schedule!

The Thirty-ninth Anniversary of EI performances at 224 Centre Street, The Forty-fourth Anniversary of the Founding of Experimental Intermedia, the Forty-fourth Anniversary of the 224 Centre Street loft, and, not least,

The Twenty-third Annual Festival  with no fancy name, Part One (or A)                 Phill Niblock, curator           
         December 2012

David Linton, David First, David Watson (NYC)            Wednesday 12
D D D @ XI on XII /XII /XII      Why would three veteran musicians, with back-stories crossing the last three decades of New York experimental music, undertake a joint event at Experimental Intermedia -  welcome to the Creepy Triangle Variety Show:  Ex Post Facto: David First, David Linton, & David Watson : guitars, video, feedback, drones, bagpipes, percussion, voice, electronics and distended cinema; reshuffling their decks, dealing a fresh round and waiting to take you away  -     @ XI XII/XII/XII @ IX
Linton:;         First:

Zach Layton (NYC)              Thursday 13
New works for bowed electric guitar and electronics...a series of improvised and composed works exploring non-standard tunings and aperiodic rhythmic structures derived from autonomic nervous system activity

Al Margolis and Doug Van Nort (USA)         Friday 14
For this laptop duo project, the musicians utilize acoustic materials and capture/transform one another's sound in an endless loop; both use digital means - Van Nort tends to favor sculpting/ stretching from small sound fragments, while Margolis often likes to make collages out of 
larger sound segments; they will be joined by Katherine Liberovskaya providing live video; you can hear them:

Jon Abbey (USA)                               DJing continuously from  3-11 PM           Saturday 15
Erstwhile Records programs a very special day/night of electroacoustic music created from 2009-2012, including work from Keith Rowe, Jason Lescalleet, Toshiya Tsunoda, Michael Pisaro, Taku Unami, Toshimaru Nakamura, Antoine Beuger, and many more. 

Frédéric Acquaviva (FR / Berlin)                                                           Sunday 16
A three hour concert with four pieces mixing texts sounds and instruments into both a conceptual and physical sound by one of the radical french experimental acousmatic composers; world creations of "Lore Ipsum", a voices + electronic composition and " {...} " (2010), the total compression of his sounds works since 1990; his new CD-DVD "Aatie" (2011-2012 with videos) and "Le Disque"(2009-2010), with sounds recorded in a BDSM dungeon and psychiatric hospital, partly created in NY last year; with Frédéric Acquaviva, spatialization and Loré Lixenberg (UK), mezzo-soprano

Rie Nakajima and Miki Yui (J, GB; J, De)              Monday 17
Accompaniment for A-O-I-E-U              Rie Nakajima meets Miki Yui
found objects, toy-instruments playing with small sounds;
real sounds playing with acoustic memories   
Bolsa Ernesto de Sousa, a memorial fellowship named for the Portuguese Intermedia Artist, sponsored by the Luso-Americana Foundation and the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, in Lisbon, coordinated by Isabel Alves, presents an intermedia performance by:  

Ana Carvalho (Portugal)            Wednesday 19
with Andrea Parkins and Ben Owen - “Refractive composition for live video and sound in two parts” develops from multiple experiments with refraction, where chance is essential in the connection between process and performance, and between structures of collaboration and of creation
Portfolio:; Personal blog:; Vimeo:
Long term project:
Our programs are supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and the Phaedrus Foundation 
224 Centre Street at Grand, Third Floor, N Y 10013       
9pm, unless otherwise advised   212 431 5127, 431 6430 and
On December 20, 5 - 7pm, at White Box, 329 Broome Street, NYC - there will be a book launch for a new book of articles about Phill Niblock, which will include 4 DVDs of video, entitled "Working Title".
The event will be part of: Ear to the Earth, in collaboration with MA.P.S at White Box:   100 x John - A festival of sound and image

In the spirit of the 100th anniversary year of his birth, this festival salutes John Cage for his leadership in what Joel Chadabe called "the great opening up of music to all sounds".
Thursday December 20 -5 - 10pm - opening party; Program:   5-7 - Meet Phill Niblock: Working Title, a book release reception ; 7-10 - Cageian mix; Friday, December 21 - 8pm - multimedia introduction; performances; Saturday, December 22- noon - 10pm - sounds and images; Sunday, December 23 - noon - 10pm - sounds and images and Christmas partyAnd for the second time in history, Phill Niblock will be at Roulette in Brooklyn on Friday December 21, the Winter Solstice, for six hours of Music and Film/Video – 6pm to 12am
ROULETTE, 509 Atlantic Ave  (and 3rd Ave), Brooklyn, (917) 267-0363

For $10 tickets for this concert, you can book online and use the coupon code - Niblock2012 (it's not case sensitive). You can book until 4pm the day of the concert, and you cannot have this price at the door.
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