April 23rd, 2008

grandma ryan

Cacophony 3 yearsssssss

This is the three year anniversary of Cacophony, and the last one ever.

I'm playing a solo set as Instinct Control. I'll be performing with my tape players, singing, and playing trumpet. This might be the last Instinct Control set in Portland, at least before I leave for Chicago.

The rest of the lineup is phenomenal too. Don't miss this. It's gonna be the last thing like this you'll see for a while.

grandma ryan

Surreal Systems via PDX Film Fest

SURREAL SYSTEMS (details behind the link)
PDX Fest Video Installation Exhibit @ galleryHomeland
insideThe Ford Building, 2505 SE 11th, (corner of 11th and Division)
Opening Night Party: Wednesday April 20 6PM – 12AM
Viewing Hours: Thursday May 1 – Monday May 5, 12PM – 6PM
curated by Mack McFarland and Stephen Slappe

For the third consecutive year, Portland artists Stephen Slappe and Mack McFarland have put together an exhibition of video art for the PDX Fest. Surreal Systems glimpses at artists working within the wide field of video installation, featuring work from fourteen artists and artist teams from the USA and Europe. What creates a system? Who dictates the rules? And what occurs when the rules fails? These are a few of the questions posed by the work in Surreal Systems. This show promises Portland's heaviest annual dose of installation-based moving images under one roof!
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