Friday, May 6, 2011

"do it" Exhibition

Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design
Denver, CO

May 6, 2011 - July 29, 2011

"do it" is a unique exhibition that centers on the notion of interpretation as an artistic principle. Starting with a manual of written, do-it-yourself instructions compiled from internationally renowned artists, the idea is for other artists to carry out the instructions and re-imagine the procedures from their own individual perspectives. These procedures range from household chores and recipes to random social activities and abstract concepts. They can be as complex as Tacita Dean’s directions for finding a four leaf clover or as simple as Louise Bourgeois’ invitation to smile at a stranger..... read all 

Sunday, May 1, 2011

CUNY New Music Festival “An Evening of Planned Entropy”

Baruch Performing Arts Center 
New York, NY

May 1, 2011

The 2nd Annual CUNY New Music Festival will take place at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Ave at 25th St) on Sunday, May 1st, 2011. This year’s festival has expanded to two 90 minute concerts at 4:00 and 7:00 pm in the Engelman Recital Hall.

Under the watchful leadership of composer, Amir Shpilman, and with the support of Grammy-winning pianist Ursula Oppens, Queens College percussion professor Michael Lipsey, and renowned composer Jason Eckardt, the Brooklyn Composers Collective has turned last year’s experiment into a formidable launching pad for new music performers and composers alike..... read all