ICI Curatorial Hub | 401 Broadway
New York-based curator and writer Mark Beasley presents a listening-session and brief history of vocalisation and Extended Vocal Technique from female pioneers Patty Waters, Cathy Berberian and Joan La Barbara; Grindcore and the Death Growl to the current re-examination of voice as material in the work of Florian Hecker, Stine Motland and C. Spencer Yeh.
Mark Beasley is a curator and writer based in New York. He is currently curator at Performa, and programmed and commissioned a series of vocal concerts and artist’s projects for Performa 13. He recently organised a performance series in conjunction with the retrospective exhibition of Mike Kelley at MoMA PS1, New York that included Michael Smith and Blowfly, X-TG and Kim Gordon and Jutta Koether. His first LP with the group Big Legs will be released on Junior Aspirin Records in 2014.
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