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May Second Sundays at Pioneer Works

May 10, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm


A series presented by Pioneer Works the second Sunday of the month that features live music, exhibitions, food, and open studios by: Clocktower Radio, Clara Claus, Shandoah Goldman, Hyon Gyon, Robyn Hasty, Tommy Martinez, Nanotronics Imaging, Joséphine Kaeppelin, Christopher Kardambikis, and Jessica Vaughn.

INTERVENTIONS (4:00 – 8:00 pm)
#TRASHDAY LIVESTREAM, Tune in for satire and social commentary by visual artists Kenya (Robinson) and Doreen Garner, as they talk shit about trash, share music and clips, and create a holistic sonic.

CITIES ARE NATURAL, Clocktower’s artist-in-residence Melissa F. Clarke presents a collaborative, transformative performance, with Leila Bordeuil and Byron Westbrook, where sounds created by glass, paper, metal, and cello integrate with one another as well as with the building’s infrastructure.

TRANSMISSIONS, A revelatory performance piece by artist Pat Noecker exploring the potential of technology, the power of sound, and the joy of collective expression, through a collaboration between the audience and ten musicians.

FERRUM (5:30 + 7:30 pm)
Ferrum, Latin for Iron, is a large-scale site-specific performance drawing on the iron factory historical components of the Pioneer Works coupled with thematic content of public and private space.

Live music by PITCHBLAK BRASS BAND (6:30 pm), a Brooklyn-based 10-piece band that takes its cues from thirty years of Hip Hop history.

Live music by XENIA RUBINOS (8:00 pm), using her powerful voice to create beats and melodies from scratch, Xenia’s sound grows from a wide range of influences from Caribbean rhythms and beat music to minimalism and indie rock all delivered with a soulful punk aura.

Stream the event live on Clocktower Radio at clocktower.org/listen.

On View: Biomorphic Wall is the most recent of Chico MacMurtrie’s / Amorphic Robot Works’ site-specific Inflatable Architectures. This large-scale robotic installation is composed of 32 high tensile fabric tubes, which are controlled by a closed loop pneumatic system and suspended from the ceiling above the audience.

The installation is translating MacMurtrie’s ongoing research to develop a body of work exploring the forms, movements, and interactions that define our human experience.

Cost: Suggested donation of $10

More Information: http://pioneerworks.org/events/


May 10, 2015
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Karen Navarre


Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation
159 Pioneer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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