ISSUE PROJECT ROOM PRESENTS A PSYCHEDELIC BIRTHDAY PARTY
AT GALAPAGOS ART SPACE
Avant-Garde Film-Inspired Benefit to
Celebrate ISSUE's Sixth Anniversary on May 19
Brooklyn, NY - Loosely drawing conceptually from Alejandro Jodorowsky's 1973 masterpiece of psychedelic cinema The Holy Mountain, ISSUE Project Room
will present a sumptuous event for the senses at Galapagos Art Space. Marking ISSUE's sixth anniversary, the event will be part costume party, and
part benefit, with raffles, prizes, auctions along with some wild performances. All proceeds from the evening will benefit ISSUE Project Room, one of
New York City's premier destinations for experimental culture and avant-garde performing arts.
The Evening's Delights & Highlights:
- Elysian Fields
- JG Thirlwell with Ed Pastorini, Ben Perowsky and Oren Bloedow
- Live visuals by Brock Monroe - A live cinema artist and designer, working mainly in the connection of improvisatory projections to
music, Brock is also a member of the infamous Joshua Light Show.
- Straight and Narrow (1970) - Film screening by Tony Conrad with soundtrack by John Cale and Terry
- Films by Martha Colburn and Marie Losier.
- Ray Sweeten - A composer and software designer, working in the intersection between image and sound using a hybrid of digital and
- Additional Performances by:
MV Carbon and Seth meets SSPSS (members of Excepter).
- DJ Fabio from WFMU's "Strength through Failure".
- Robot Movie, Directed by Jim Sharpe with soundtrack by Lary Seven.
Additional performers TBA.
When: Tuesday, May 19, 2009
6:30 - 8pm - VIP Reception With the Artists
8 pm - General Admission
Galapagos Art Space
16 Main Street
$30 General Admission
$50 Reserved Seating
$100 VIP Reception With the Artists (Reserved Seating Tickets Included)
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ABOUT ISSUE PROJECT ROOM
Founded in 2003 by visionary artist Suzanne Fiol in response to the critical deficit of art centres in our culture, ISSUE Project Room, a registered
501(c)(3) nonprofit arts presenter, has emerged as a vital meeting place for the most disparate forms of creativity whose sole criteria embodies the
integrity and spirit of artistic _expression_ and exploration. Through an evolving collaboration with curators, artists and educators, ISSUE
Project Room seeks to foster a wide-range of artistic projects that challenge and expand conventional practices in art. Since its inception,
ISSUE Project Room has produced more than 750 critically acclaimed visual arts, sound/video installation, new and improvised music, and literary
programs to an audience of 50,000 youth and adults. For more information on ISSUE and its programs, please visit www.issueprojectroom.org.
ISSUE PROJECT ROOM
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Marc Zegans, Board Chair
Suzanne Fiol, President
Steve Wax, Treasurer
Anjali Kumar, Secretary
ART ADVISORY BOARD
Lawrence D. Morris