Heed the Machine, Illustrious
Residencies & Exhibition at the former convent of St. Cecilia's Parish
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 15, 7-11PM
21 Monitor Street, Brooklyn, NY
L train to Graham Ave
G train to Nassau Ave
Open Hours: Friday, April 16-Sunday, April 18, 12-7PM
Low Culture Symphony
A movement and sound-based performance exploring taboo, violence and spirituality in pop culture.
Directed by Allie Avital Tsypin with music by Elias Ravin.
Performers: Karesia Batan, Anna Brown Massey, Gabrielle Herbst, Annette Herwander, Emmagrace Skove-Epes.
Lighting by Ellis Isenberg
Clean Penny Service (CPS) is a performance duo of Lizzie Wright and Mike Smith. Established in 2009 in response to the overwhelming amount of dirty pennies in the world, their mission is to clean a dirty penny for each passerby, using “natural” methods whenever possible, free of charge.
La Llorona / Fair Margaret and Sweet William
A ritualistic song / story duet by Johannah Herr and Margaret Mary Downey that weaves together the folklore of the Mexican tale of La Llorona (the weeping woman) with the ominous Appalachian ballad “Fair Margaret and Sweet William" through a typewriter duet, a circle of salt, intricate cut-paper masks and folk songs not easily forgotten.
Georges Bataille's 'My Mother'
A reading of the text by Maxwell Cramer, Nick Friedman, Claire Moodey, Zoe Morris, Andrea Schiavelli, and Samuel Stonefield
Clean Penny Service
PLUS music from The Dreebs, a hymn from Gabrielle Herbst, & a live DJ set.