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Anxious Spaces II: July 2015 Mixtape



A collection of audio snippets and interviews from Clocktower's 2015 Anxious Spaces performance festival held in conjunction with the exhibition at Knockdown Center in Queens. You will hear:

Sounds from Molly Lowe's installation Growth, a sound/video piece and garden environment that draws the viewer out of the sun and into the darkness.

The opening moments of the set by Extreme Animals (Jacob Ciocci and David Wightman), the explosive, hybrid fusion of hardcore, remix, gabber, and experimental electronic noise.

Hear the sounds and hear the artist interview with Lucas Abela whose installation, IV:BPM, is made from medical intravenous drip equipment pedals wired to audio gear to generate overlapping complex polyrhythms.

Aurora Halal created an immersive environment exploring the limitless possibilities of the human form featuring an audio composition of panning, paranoid soundscapes created with Daniel Martin-McCormick.

Some sounds and conversation from Tim Bruniges illustrating his Normalize (the pull of the earth), a site-responsive sound and sculptural installation engaging material tension and acoustic resonance within the architecture of Knockdown Center.

This radio program represents the July 5, 2015 events surrounding the the second annual group exhibition Anxious Spaces: Installation as Catalyst, featuring a selection of artists whose work incorporates dynamic and time-based elements, ranging from robotic interactivity to performance events to social intervention. Knockdown Center's cathedral-like complex, with its breathtaking expanse, mysterious sub-chambers, surprise annexes, and hidden pockets is a dream environment for perormrance, site-specific, and installation art.

Anxious Spaces exhibits and installations by Will Ryman, Molly Lowe, Tim Bruniges, Aurora Halal, Lucas Abela, Prince Rama, Audra Wolowiec, and Ben Mortimer are on view at Knockdown Center through July 26, 2015 Saturdays and Sundays, from 2 to 6pm. Or by appointment.
 

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