Second Sundays: Streamcast & Open House May 2015
Clocktower joins the monthly Pioneer Works open house festivities with a transformative performance integrating glass, paper, metal, and cello from artist-in-residence Melissa F. Clarke and Transmissions, Long Tones in A and E, an interactive performance piece featuring ten-musicians and a cellphone app, organized by artist Pat Noecker aka RAFT.
Clocktower also hosts a reception in our studios as we record artist interviews and stream performances live. Tune in or stop by! Here's the menu...
Tune in for satire and social commentary by visual artists Kenya (Robinson) and Doreen Garner, as they talk shit about trash, share music and clips, and create a holistic sonic artwork by elevating the vernacular of urban fiction, reality television, gossip publications, social dance, and fashion. This special Mother's Day edition features the first #hoodMagic gift basket giveaway, music from Shanaz Dorsett, from her EP, Mother Tongue, and, of course, the hosts, k (Rob) + Doe Derek, waxing poetic on the ratchetry of the innawebs.
MELISSA F. CLARKE: 5PM
Clocktower's artist-in-residence presents a collaborative performance with fellow artists Leila Bordreuil and Byron Westbrook. Creating sounds through both unusual and traditional mediums like glass, paper, metal, the cello, and electronic instruments, the performers integrate their individual voices with each other as well as with the building's infrastructure.
PITCHBLAK BRASS BAND: 6:30PM
PitchBlak Brass Band is a Brooklyn-based 10-piece band of vibrant collective of young musicians, composers and artists, fusing hip-hop with funk, rock, jazz and classical influences. Their rich brass harmonies, lyrical hooks, tongue-twisting raps, and rhythms make your blood race.
XENIA RUBINOS: 8PM
Xenia Rubinos uses her powerful voice to create beats and melodies from scratch. Xenia’s sound grows from a wide range of influences, from Caribbean rhythms and beat music to minimalism and indie rock, all delivered with a soulful punk aura.
TRANSMISSIONS, LONG TONES IN A AND: E 9PM
The event explores the potential of technology, the power of sound and the joy of collective expression. Ten musicians are installed throughout the building, each player positioned in order to allow individual voices to be heard alongside the one voice of Transmissions, while a specially designed app encourages audience participation in the piece.
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 by Olivier Conan.