The Forty-first Anniversary of EI performances at 224 Centre Street, The Forty-sixth Anniversary of the Founding of Experimental Intermedia, the Forty-fifth Anniversary of the 224 Centre Street loft, and, not least,

The Twenty-fifth Annual Festival  with no fancy name, Part Two (or B)
Phill Niblock, curator

Joe Diebes (New York)

Saturday 7

Diebes and members of the BOTCH ensemble perform scenes and studies that constitute the
next illogical steps in the newly minted genre of broken-word opera

Andrew Lafkas (New York) Sunday 8
Two Paths with Active Shadows Under Three Moons and Surveillance
(Third Phase); an ongoing ensemble piece organized by Andrew Lafkas; developed and
realized by Rick Brown, Todd Capp, Sandy Gordon, Sean Meehan, Leif Sundstrom, Marcia
Bassett, Barry Weisblat, Gill Arno, Wolfgang Gil, Daniel Neumann, Ben Owen, Patrick Holmes,
Kurt Ralske, Che Chen, Laura Ortman, Michael Bullock, and Andrew Lafkas

Volkmar Klien (Austria)
Monday 9
Variations in Air Pressure - Weiping Lin, violin; Volkmar Klien, composition, electronics; music -
to all intents and purposes - is a rather ephemeral affair; mere changes in air pressure lacking
meteorological significance; etymology of the German words 'Rausch' (inebriation) and
'Rauschen' (noise, as in: white noise) reveals an intricate linkage between concepts of acoustic
noise, intoxication, and intense pleasure; nnd it is not without reason that the meanings of
these words connect    volkmarklien.com    weipinglin.com 

Anna Homler and Michael Delia (LA and NY,Prague)
Wednesday 11
Idiosyncratic improvisers, Anna Homler sings in alternative languages and plays toys and
devices, while Michael Delia plays an array of homemade instruments and sound sculptures;
together with special guests Al Margolis (live electronics, laptop and acoustic) and Katherine
Liberovskya (improvised live video) they will create a unique bricolage evening of sound and
video     annahomler.com mad.node9.org

Cecilia Lopez (Argentina) and Carrie Schneider (New York)
Thursday 12 
The collaborators will present new works along with Burning House (2013), a film installation
with score composed and performed by Lopez ́s Música Mecánica para Chapas and with
image by Schneider; Música Mecánica para Chapas is a device that consists of amplified
sheets of metal played by a variable number of performers; these large sheets of stainless
steel, rigged with piezoelectric contact microphones, are used as resonant materials to
generate acoustic feedback and filter sound; as a gesture against entropy, over the course of
two and half years, Schneider built a dozen identical wooden houses on an island in the middle
of a lake in rural Wisconsin, and burned each of them down, all while filming from the same
vantage point on land    cecilia-lopez.com     www.carrieschneider.net

Madelon Hooykaas (Netherlands) A Video Event  
Friday 13
This evening will consist of live drawing in combination with video projection and sound of
several new works; the second part will be a dual screen piece of my newest project about
blind female shamans in Japan; my work deals with the relation between nature, spirituality
and the invisible    madelonhooykaas.net     en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madelon_Hooykaas

Lovid (New York) A Video Event
Sunday 15
Will perform with a combination of handmade analog and digital instruments; the performance
will center on an audiovisual composition where the video and sound are translated from the
same electric signal; LoVid's work explores the translation of the electric signal into visible and
audible compositions; in recent works, they have been expanding their practice to think of the
space of the performance, as well as the space between performers and audiences, as part of
the instrument itself; for this performance LoVid will incorporate infrared LED light-beams that
will be used to trigger video and sound clips; they will be joined by an ensemble of MFA in
Sound-Art students from Columbia University    lovid.org

SCREEN COMPOSITIONS 11 curated by Katherine Liberovskaya
Monday 16
The eleventh edition of Screen Compositions is as ever a collection of intersections of moving
image with sonic art; a program of screen works representing dynamic two-way collaborationsbetween video/film artists and sound/music artists specifically intended for single-channel projection with no live or performance component; featuring collaborations by:
Gill Arno / Gudinni Cortina + Rolando Hernandez; Sten Backman / Daniel Rozenhall; Lea
Bertucci / Carver Audain; Jean Bourbonnais / Blake Hargreaves + Katherine Kline (a.k.a.
Dreamcatcher); Jeff Donaldson / Bob Bellerue; Phill Niblock / Rhodri Davies; Sabrina Ratte /
Roger Tellier-Craig; Billy Roisz / Toshimaru Nakamura; Sofia von Bustorff / Guy de Bievre

Michael Vincent Waller (New York) and Phill Niblock (New York)
Wednesday 18
A dual record release event:
The South Shore on XI Records // Brazil 84 on Mode Records, Double-Release Party; Michael
Vincent Waller's debut full-length album release with chamber works from the last four years;
this 2-CD release features album art photography by Phill Niblock, and liner notes by "Blue"
Gene Tyranny; performances for the evening will include string quartet, trio, viola and piano
duo, and cello solos; with Conrad Harris, Pauline Kim-Harris, Christine Kim, Daniel Panner,
and Marija Illic     michaelvincentwaller.com
A DVD of film to video and music, on Mode Records, Brazil 84 is from Niblock’s series “The
Movement of People Working;” with a booklet of essays by Niblock, the late Bob Gilmore
(music), Carlos Casas (film) and Johan Vandermaelen (the recordings)

Memorial for Elaine Summers (1925 - 2014)
Friday 20
Video / film co-curated by Taketo Shimada and Phill Niblock - Three finished film pieces, and
screening of video clips of not well known work; People may speak of Elaine, if they like

Elodie Lauten (1950 - 2014) and John Scherman
Saturday 21
A Wake for composer Elodie Lauten and songwriter/guitarist John Scherman (founding
members of Arthur's Landing, who worked with Arthur Russell) - curated by Steven Hall and
Ernie Brooks    soundcloud.com/elodie-lauten https://soundcloud.com/arthurs-landing

Our programs are supported by The David & Sylvia Teitelbaum Fund, Inc, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Phaedrus Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts with thesupport of Governor AndrewCuomo and the New York State Legislature

224 Centre Street at Grand, Third Floor, N Y 10013          9pm
212 431 5127, 431 6430

Elaine Summers (1925 - 2014) was the founder of Experimental Intermedia in 1968 (officially,
The Elaine Summers Experimental Intermedia Foundation); there will be a memorial for her at
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, New York, on February 28, from 6 -


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