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The IPhone Camera Sound
Mar 23, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm| Free
“The IPhone Camera Sound” is a one-night event of poetry, performance, video, and humor taking place at No. 4 Studio on March 23, 2016 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Often through videos and writings featuring their own bodies and lived experiences, “The IPhone Camera Sound” presents a composite of artists working within a framework of humor, sincerity, characterization, and absurdity. This event includes a very rare appearance by Steve Roggenbuck doing whatever he wants, readings from Nicole Reber and Lucero, a short live performance by Aaron Storck, and screenings of short video works by Lindsay Garcia, Samantha Harmon, Zebadiah Keneally, Gabrielle Roth, and Ryann Slauson. In addition, publications and various merchandise will be available for purchase, as well as complimentary vegan food. Small donations ($1 – 3) are encouraged!
Attendees who require ramp and elevator access can use the ramp located at the front door on Stagg Street. Inside the foyer, a frieght elevator is available on the right hand side. Take the elevator up to the second floor!
7:00 – 7:25
Screening of videos by Lindsay Garcia, Samantha Harmon, Zebadiah Keneally, Gabrielle Roth, and Ryann Slauson
7:30 – 7:40
Performance by Aaron Storck
7:45 – 8:20
Readings from Lucero and Nicole Reber
8:30 – 9:30
Steve Roggenbuck (Tucson, AZ) is a poet, comedian, and internet content maker whose work spans multiple digital and physical platforms. Roggenbuck’s YouTube videos were presented in the 2015 New Museum Triennial “Sound Audience” and the Oslo Poesifilm Festival in Norway. He has performed at over 250 events and recently completed a tour of all fifty states in the USA. Roggenbuck has six publications and takes care of book editing, tour booking, and social media at Boost House, a publisher and co-op house based in Tucson, AZ.
Nicole Reber (NYC) is a poet and artist. Recent exhibitions of her work have taken place at Black and White Project Space, Knockdown Center, and Kimberly-Klark in Brooklyn, NY. She has spoken at MoMA PS1 and Printed Matter, and is a co-editor of Packet, a biweekly arts publication based in Brooklyn.
Zebadiah Keneally (NYC), also known as “Hamburger Vampire,” is an interdisciplinary artist who has recently performed at Mixed Greens, the Wassaic Project, and on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network. Keneally’s recent works include production and costume design for Mike Doughty’s rock opera, REVELATION, which premiered at WNYC’s Greene Space. His drawings, paintings, sculptures, and books have been shown in New York City, Los Angeles, Detroit, Ho Chi Minh City and Kuwait City. His books and publications are in the collections of the MoMA Library, the Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Whitney Bookstore.
Lucero (NYC) is a writer and artist working in the intersection of text and image, and sculpture and photography. Their poetry derives from photographs and memory. Beginning with photographs, they transform visual communication into experimental poetry, slowing immediate visuals down to analog. The poems include themes of the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexual identity on a diaristic and global level. Lucero has only read and shown at unnamable venues.
Gabrielle Roth (NYC) is an interdisciplinary artist. Her current work circulates within a system of inquiry into the relationships between a generation of women, the American Pop and R&B, material culture, American pastoral and sublime landscapes, art and political histories, objecthood, poetry and myth, antiquity and NeoClassicism, and the collective consciousness of the internet, etcetera. She has been an artist-in-residence and education fellow at the Wassaic Project in Wassaic, NY and Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, CO. Roth has exhibited her work in Los Angeles, Oakland and Long Beach, CA; Iowa City, IA; Florence, Italy; New Brunswick, NJ; and Brooklyn and Wassaic, NY.
Aaron Storck (NYC) is an interdisciplinary artist working with a combination of sculpture, painting, digital media, and creative writing. His work has been included in curated exhibitions at SFAI’s Walter and McBean galleries, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. His paintings have been featured in New American Paintings Issues #90 and #102. Storck has participated in residencies at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, The Wassaic Project, and Kansas City’s Charlotte Street Foundation.
Lindsay Garcia (Williamsburg, VA) is an artist working primarily in video and performance, focused on the intersecting lines between feminism, animal rights, and environmental issues using the language of pop culture and her own body to portray these themes. She is currently pursuing her PhD in American Studies at the College of William and Mary, where she will write a dissertations on visual representations of animals in architectural spaces. Garcia has exhibited her work in New York, Washington, D.C., New Jersey, Virginia, and Rhode Island.
Sam Harmon (NYC) is an artist who works primarily in video. She writes, acts in, shoots, edits, and makes props and sculptures for her videos that portray often neurotic characters who are amalgamations of archetypal women from popular culture, art history, and film. Harmon has exhibited her work in New York, Washington D.C., Florida, and Virginia.
Ryann Slauson (NYC) is an interdisciplinary artist working in video, performance, sculpture, and painting. Her work develops from fractured memories, found imagery, internet garbage, actual garbage, and daily observation. Slauson was an artist-in-residence at Grin City Collective in Grinnell, IA and the Wassaic Project in Wassaic, NY, and has exhibited her work in Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., and West Virginia. A selection of her paintings are included in the 2016 New American Paintings MFA Annual Issue #123.