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Second Sundays and Intercourse Magazine Launch Part at Pioneer Works
Nov 9, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm| $12
What: The monthly SECOND SUNDAYS at Pioneer Works,
Center for Art and Innovation
159 Pioneer Street
Red Hook, Brooklyn 11231
When: Sunday, November 9 from 5:00-10:00 PM
Open studios of artists / scientists in residence, Intercourse Magazine #3 Launch Party, exhibition opening for Send Blank Tape, and live music and DJing curated by Olivier Conan.
What: Live Music, Open Studios, Exhibitions & Food
Main Exhibition: Bosco Sodi’s The Last Day
INTERCOURSE 3, a bi-annual admixture of prose, poetry, memoir, conversation and artwork, launches as part of our monthly Second Sundays.
As part of the festivities, Ben Lerner discusses Wallace Stevens, his newest book 10:04, and visions of the future. Astrophysicist Janna Levin and science writer James Gleick rap about time. Hip Hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy remembers when he first discovered kung-fu films. Poet Andrew Durbin deconstructs the “Bro.” And Adam Green talks to Weyes Blood about the scourge of likeability and normcore.
All that, plus a roundtable with Dorothea Rockburne, Ron Gorchov, and Trueman MacHenry a retrospective portfolio of the late, great, Dan Asher; improvisational music and the Civil Rights Movement; the way we bury the homeless; Paul Laffoley watching Andy Warhol’s TV; and the first video sharing collective, Radical Software. And more.
Live DJing by CHANCES WITH WOLVES, Well-known for their long-running show on the now-defunct EVR Radio, they spin classic soul, 90s hip hop, and 50s throwback, among other unclassifiable sounds.
Live music by CHOP AND QUENCH, Comprised of members of the cast and band of FELA! the musical, the musicians are some of the finest in New York, having performed with The Roots, India Arie, Elvis Costello, and many others
Live music by WEYES BLOOD, the mysterious ghost folk project of Natalie Mering (former member of Jackie-O Motherfucker, Axolotl), she weaves sound textures with delicate folk songs.
More Information: http://pioneerworks.org/events/
About Second Sundays and Pioneer Works:
SECOND SUNDAYS is a monthly series of open studios, live music, and site-specific interventions presented by Pioneer Works the second Sunday of every month. The series showcases artists in residence along with musical performances and DJs, curated in partnership with Olivier Conan.
Pioneer Works (www.pioneerworks.org) is a platform for innovation in contemporary arts and an incubator for cross-disciplinary collaboration. Founded in Red Hook by artist Dustin Yellin, the Fall / Winter line-up can be found here.