April 2014 session – 4/26/2014 – 8:00 PM
The Three Jewels, NYC
( ) [processed guitar, laptop]
PATCH ADAMANT [synths, electronics + audio processing]
JACOB COHEN [cello]
Live visuals by MIAH ARTOLA, VISUAL HORNHONKING & ( )
Curated by WvS / Produced by WvS & Miah Artola
JACOB COHEN is a Brooklyn based experimental cellist and street performer. He is currently in residence at the New Museum as a member of Pawel Althamer’s team and he is organizing a national tour of correctional facilities throughout the United States with sponsorship from Absolut Vodka.
Listen to his music at https://soundcloud.com/jacobgcohen
PATCH ADAMANT is an electronic musician who takes cues from various forms of experimental music and utilizes multiple synthesis techniques. His focus is composition and improvisation that depends on loudspeakers, especially when the perceived relationship between sound and physicality is unclear. Making use of this weakened relationship, his aim is to create perceptual chimeras while dancing between tension and
JEREMY D. SLATER’s sound work consists of field recordings as a base to create processed drones with guitar, objects, ambient noise, and environmental sound. Performances include live performed video that is ambient and reactive. Video work includes single and multiple channel videos for screening and installations with sound and ephemeral sculpture. He performs as ( ) and is a member of ROTC (Rubaiyats of the Cicadas), Frogwell, and tū. He is currently curator of a “sonic front” at Front Room Gallery, series exploring electroacoustic improvisation, electronic music, and sound art. He’s numerous performance events and gallery shows in New York including “A Sound Show” at Front Room Gallery, the sound/video performance series “kere.u” and “FLOW”, “Sun Khronos” at Millennium Film Workshop, and “Video as an Instrument” at The Tank and Supreme Trading Gallery. Jeremy Slater was one of the 1999 recipients of the Computer Art Fellowship from New York Foundation of the Arts (NYFA) and has attended the Experimental Television Residency, was guest musician at Watermill Center and HERE with Cave/Leimay, and was artist in residence at Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon in Seoul, South Korea. He has exhibited and performed in the United States, Canada, England, Germany, South Korea, and Japan.
MIAH ARTOLA creates multi-media interactive installations which incorporate her drawings, paintings and sculptures. She created the APE (Audio Processing Etcher) patch which generates visuals and effects based upon audio frequencies and amplitude. Miah has collaborated with numerous artists including Duston Spears and David Lee Roth and her work has been shown at many venues including Queen’s Museum, Chashama, Parker’s Box Gallery, Gallery Onetwentyeight, Issue Project Room, Goodbye Blue Monday, Galapagos, The Dome at PS1, Museum of Natural History, Ramis Barquet Gallery, Harvestworks, Cage Gallery, Silent Barn, Sorolla Gallery and Madrid Art Fair.