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[Nettime-ro] Shelley Hirsch, Janene Higgins, Ikue Mori and others {AT} Location One

Thursday, December 12th: Shelley Hirsch with Marina Rosenfeld and Toshio
Friday, December 13th: Janene Higgins and Ikue Mori

Both performances will begin at 8PM sharp
All tickets at the door: $10, Members Free

Location One is located at 26 Greene Street NYC 10013, between Grand and
Canal Streets.
Subway: Canal Street (N, R, 6, A, C, E, J, M, Z)
(212) 334-3347

Thursday, December 12th:
Shelley Hirsch will perform solo and improvisational works with turntablists
Marina Rosenfeld and Toshio Kajiwara.  Hirsch will be celebrating her record
release The Far in Far Out Worlds of Shelley Hirsch (Tzadik) and Duets with
Uchihashi Kasuhisa

SHELLEY HIRSCH is a vocalist, composer, performance artist whose written and
improvised work for stage, concert, record, film, television and radio has
been presented on 5 continents. Hirsch has been called "enormously
inventive, scathingly satiric and virtuosic" by the NY Times. Her work
incorporates extended vocal techniques, real and imaginary language,
international music styles, stream of consciousness, electronics,
characterizations, storytelling, movement and mixed visual media. She has
presented her mostly staged solo pieces at prestigious festivals, theaters
and museums around the world including The Hebbel Theater (Berlin),
WienerFestWochen (Vienna), The Zurcher InternationalTheaterSpektakel
(Zurich) Adelaide State Theater (Australia) The Whitney Museum (NYC)
Experimenta Festival (Buenos Aires), Helsinki Biennale (Finland) Angelica
Festival (Bologna Italy)City of Women Festival (Llubliana Slovenia). Hirsch
is the recipient of many grants and fellowships including NEA, NYFA , NYSCA
and Creative Capital. (For a complete bio please see www.location1.org)

December 13th: Janene Higgins and Ikue Mori will perform a live duet of
video and music.

JANENE HIGGINS' videos and digital media have been presented internationally
at numerous festivals and galleries. She has developed a unique style for
live video performance, utilizing video mixers and Powerbook as performance
instruments. This brought collaborations with such artists as Alan Licht,
Prema Murthy, Elliott Sharp, and Zeena Parkins. She has performed in many
music festivals in Europe and North America, including Music Unlimited in
Wels, Austria; the City of Women festival, Slovenia; Vasistas Festival of
Multimedia, Montreal; Roulette Festival of Mixology, NYC, and at Documenta

IKUE MORI, one of New York's most exciting improvisers and composers, has
played with musicians such as Fred Frith, John Zorn, Zeena Parkins and Jim
Staley. Ikue Mori has developed a personal and innovative technique of
playing samplers triggered by adapted drum machines and incorporated laptop
computer programming to broaden her scope of musical expression. Her most
recent albums are Labyrinth, solo computer (Tzadik 2001), One Hundred
Aspects of the Moon (Tzadik 2000), Painted Desert (Avant) with guitarists
Marc Ribot and Robert Quine, Death Praxis (Nonsequitor) with vocalist Tenko,
and Vibraslaps (Rec Rec) with singer Catherine Jauniaux. Other recent
projects include the collaboration Mephista (Tzadik, 2002) with Sylvie
Courvoisier and Susie Ibarra.  She has also recorded as a member of the
groups Fukuko, Tohban Djan, and The Worlds Of Love (with David Garland and
Cinnie Cole). Mori was a member of the legendary late '70s "No Wave" group
DNA (with Arto Lindsay) who can be heard on albums on Avant and American
Clave, and on the Brian Eno-produced No New York compilation on Antilles.
Ikue has given workshops at the International Percussion Festival in Berlin,
and performed at NY Symphony Space and Derek Baily's Company Week in London.
In 1999 she won the Distinctive Award for Prix Ars Electonics in the Digital
Music category.

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