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Steve McQueen

Gravesend
September 16 – October 28, 2007

 
 
Sun, Sep 16, 20074:00 pm

Opening Reception


Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
There will be a talk with the artist 5-6 pm in Swift Hall (one building East of Cobb Hall), Room 310
 
Mon, Sep 17, 20078:00 pm

Concert

Ensemble N_JP, with guest Ko Ishikawa (sho), Kazuhisa Uchihashi (guitar and electronics), and Asimina Chremos (dance)

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Music by Hosokawa, Coleman, and Takahashi

Co-sponsored with Soundfield.

This concert is supported in part by the Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund.
 
Sun, Sep 23, 20072:00 pm

Lecture

Mark Nash

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Mark Nash is Chair of Contemporary Art Curatorial Program at The Royal College of Art, London. He lectured on the recent work of Steve McQueen.
 
Sun, Sep 23, 20077:00 pm

Screening

Congo River2006
Thierry Michel, Director

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Documentary, 116 mins.
This screening will take place in Cobb Hall, Room 425.
 
Fri, Sep 28, 20078:00 pm

Concert

XL (Xenakis/Ligeti)
ICE Ensemble and The Moving Theater

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
This concert is supported in part by the Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund.
 
Sun, Sep 30, 20077:00 pm
Mon, Oct 1, 20077:00 pm

Screening

Mobutu King of Zaire1999
Thierry Michel, Director

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Director: Thierry Michel
Documentary, 297 mins.

Sunday, September 30, 7:00 pm
Monday, October 1, 7:00 pm
Cobb Hall Room 425
 
Wed, Oct 3, 20078:00 pm

Concert

Leonel Kaplan (trumpet and electronics)

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
This concert is supported in part by the Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund.
 
Thu, Oct 4, 20078:00 pm

Concert

Ensemble Dal Niente, with guest Garth Davis (bass clarinet)

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Music by Sciarrino, Durand, Broberg, Hosokawa, Lachenmann, and Scelsi.

This concert is supported in part by the Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund.
 
Sun, Oct 7, 20078:00 pm

Concert

Birgit Ulher (trumpet), Lou Malozzi (turntables, electronics), and Michael Zerang (percussion)

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
This concert is supported in part by the Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund.
 
Thu, Oct 11, 20076:00 pm

Lecture

Not a Pretty Thing: Joseph Conrad on the Conquest of the Earth
Michael Gorra

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Michael Gorra is Professor of English at Smith College. He will speak not he work of Joseph Conrad.
 
Fri, Oct 12, 20077:00 pm

Concert

Antarctic and Invincible
Alexei Pliousnine

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Russian performer Alexei Pliousnine presented his two-part multimedia project: Anarctic and Invincible.

This concert is supported in part by the Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund.
 
Sun, Oct 14, 20078:00 pm

Concert

Ensemble Noamnesia, with guests Vincent Royer (viola) and David Grubbs (guitar, electronics)

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Music by Luc Ferrari

Co-sponsored with Soundfield.

This concert is supported in part by the Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund.
 
Mon, Oct 15, 20078:00 pm

Concert

Ensemble Noamnesia, with guests Vincent Royer (viola), Matthais Kaul (percussion), and Amnon Wolman (electronics)

Location: The Renaissance Society
Admission: free
 
Music by Radulescu, Wolman, and Coleman

Co-sponsored with Soundfield.

This concert is supported in part by the Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund.
 

   
   
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