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Exhibition Detail
GLITCH MUSIC EVENT
111 Front Street
Suite 218
Brooklyn, NY 11201


April 1st, 2010 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Performance
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BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (March 6, 2010) On April 1, 2010, BAC Gallery presents A Glitch Music Event featuring performances by the electronic music duo Aerostatic and the electronic collective Love Like Deloreans with Video artist Jon Williams. This event will be held from 6:30-8:30pm in conjunction with the group exhibition Glitch Generation, during the Dumbo 1st Thursday Gallery Walk.

Love Like Deloreans performance for A Glitch Music Event will incorporate circuit-bent toys, an algorithmically generated sound installation piece, a re-appropriated noise generator originally owned by the Naval Underwater Systems Center, and found sound from AM/FM radio broadcasts amongst improvised and composed electronic soundscapes. Williams will orchestrate a live video installation in which the motion of idyllic pixel-art trains racing across an isometric Central European landscape drives the throbbing patterns of simple cellular automata i.e. Conway's "Game of Life" to create a complicated interactive tapestry. Aerostatic will compose and perform a hybrid style of electronic music that is atmospheric, ambient, microbeat and downtempo with breakcore/grindcore sensibilities.

Glitch Generation is a group exhibition curated by Michele Jaslow and Spring Hofeldt featuring artworks rooted in mistakes, either intentional or found, including "glitches" in the wiring of our brains. Some participating artists have created a unique environment to produce a malfunction in an otherwise stable system, while others have happened upon a glitch by chance. The exhibition, which is up through June 25, also includes a Video Screening on May 6.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Love Like Deloreans is a Brooklyn-based experimental music collective comprised of members Lorna Kirer, Peter Pearson and Derek Muro. The trio originally hails from Milwaukee and now resides in the artist enclave of Bushwick. Born of synthesizer dreams and drum machine wishes, Love Like Deloreans draws from the heady krautrock of bands like Cluster to the infectious wish-i-could-stop-dancing grooves of 80's new wave, bubblegum and disco to create a sound world that is somewhere between a submarine ride on europa and the best prom night ever. www.myspace.com/lovelikedeloreans

Jon Williams, a Brooklyn-based video artist with a background in computer science, His live video work frequently explores optical and computer feedback techniques across environmental and synthesized media and samples from marathon film screening sessions and the forgotten alleys of computer graphics. Recent performances have explored 3D graphics theory, architectural modeling, live microscopy and astronomy.  www.wizardishungry.com

Aerostatic is Terry Golob and Michele Darling, based in Brooklyn. They compose and perform a hybrid style of electronic music that is atmospheric, ambient, microbeat and downtempo with breakcore/grindcore sensibilities. Aerostatic utilize artifacts of sound generated by digital and analog processes in conjunction with a variety of interactive technologies, to compose and design audio environments for performance, film, and installations. Their work has been featured in shows and festivals in the U.S., U.K., Italy, and Australia. Aerostatic perform regularly throughout New York City and Brooklyn. They have also played in Italy, Vienna, Argentina, Rhode Island, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

www.aerostaticmusic.com

ABOUT BAC GALLERY

BAC Gallery (111 Front Street, Suite 218) is located in the heart of the vibrant Dumbo arts district and offers artists an opportunity to show their art in an environment frequented by a host of arts enthusiasts and professionals – from collectors, artists and administrators to art dealers and community organizers. Regular gallery hours are Monday-Friday from 11am-5pm. All of the artists included in the BAC Gallery exhibition program are members of BAC’s Online Registry of Brooklyn Artists. Contact Gallery Director Courtney J. Wendroff @ 718-625-0080 or gallery@brooklynartscouncil.org for more information.

BAC Gallery participates in Dumbo 1st Thursday. Come down the first Thursday of every month for special programming and extended gallery hours.

Free beer at all BAC Gallery openings and events is provided by Kelso of Brooklyn.

ABOUT BROOKLYN ARTS COUNCIL (BAC)

Brooklyn Arts Council is the borough’s leading nonprofit organization supporting artists and cultural groups in all disciplines. We reach hundreds of thousands of artists and audience members each year through: music, dance, film and visual arts programs, web-based directories and communities, arts education, urban folk arts initiatives, grants, training programs and artists services.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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