FALTEN / DAMAGED, DRAWING POEMS and More Set for NYC's The Drawing Center thru Jan 2014
The Drawing Center presents their programming through December 5th, offering different activities throughout the month.
Thursday, November 21, 6-8pm
Filling the Main Gallery, the exhibition Drawing Time, Reading Time features an international group of artists spanning the 1960s to today, all of whom are engaged in exploring the relationship between drawing and writing as distinct yet interrelated gestures.
Presented in the Drawing Room,Dickinson/Walser brings together Emily Dickinson's original poem manuscripts and Robert Walser's microscripts for the first time.
In the Lab, William Engelen: Falten presents a new series of musical scores for percussion made from folded paper. In performing Falten, musicians use the paper's planes, heights, and structures as parameters for qualities in volume, pitch, rhythm, tension, character, and the spatiality of sound. Falten for Percussionconsists of eight parts, and will be debuted by the celebrated percussion ensemble Talujon during the opening.
FALTEN / DAMAGED
William Englelen & Aki Onda
Friday, November 22, 8pm
Offsite! ISSUE Project Room
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn
At this special musical performance presented in collaboration with ISSUE Project Room, celebrated percussion ensemble Talujon will perform William Engelen's recent work Falten, a hybrid of score and sculpture. Percussionist Eli Keszler and the Ashcan Orchestra's Pat Spadine will perform Aki Onda'sDamaged, in which slide projections from Onda's ongoing series of New York street photography serve as visual cues for improvisation.
This is a ticketed, off-site event at ISSUE Project Room, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn. Please purchase tickets here and use discount code DRAW for a special $12 rate.
THE GORGEOUS NOTHINGS
Saturday, November 23, 3-5pm