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Sunday Service: Buzz Slutzky presents… Jes Fan, Trace Peterson, and Catalina Schliebener

Sunday, April 2, 2017

6:00pm

We are pleased to announce Sunday Service: Buzz Slutzky presents… Jes Fan, Trace Peterson, and Catalina Schliebener. For the 3rd iteration of our new performance series Sunday Service, Buzz Slutzky invites artists to present experimental or in-progress works around the theme of the “Slumber Party,” relating to trans aesthetics and childhood. Jes Fan Jes Fan is a Brooklyn based artist …

From: Bradley Eros, “tomorrow at twilight”, 2010, collage on 35mm slide – Courtesy of the artist
From: Bradley Eros, “tomorrow at twilight”, 2010, collage on 35mm slide – Courtesy of the artist

Dreamlands: Expanded – Optipus “The Owl Flies at Twilight”

Sunday, January 15, 2017

7:30pm

For the 10th and final event of “Dreamlands: Expanded“, a series of expanded cinema events organized by Microscope in collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art as part of the exhibition “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016“, the gallery is thrilled to present a new multi-projection and sound performance The Owl Flies at Twilight composed by the Optipus collective & orchestra …

From: Stan VanDerBeek & Joan Brigham, “Steam Screens”, 1979 (photo: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1979) – Image courtesy of the Stan VanDerBeek Estate
From: Stan VanDerBeek & Joan Brigham, “Steam Screens”, 1979 (photo: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1979) – Image courtesy of the Stan VanDerBeek Estate

Stan VanDerBeek & Joan Brigham: Steam Screens

Nov 20, 7:30pm
2016

From: Stan VanDerBeek & Joan Brigham, “Steam Screens”, 1979 (photo: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1979) – Image courtesy of the Stan VanDerBeek Estate “Steam Screens” made its first appearance in the Sculpture Garden of the Whitney Museum in December 1979 as the fourth work in a series of collaborations between Stan VanDerBeek and Joan Brigham. In this live multiple projection …

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Spilling Over

Oct 15, 7pm
2016

NYPAC, the New York Performance Artists Collective, is pleased to present Spilling Over, an evening of curated performances at the Knockdown Center on October 15th, 2016. Organized around an expanded notion of theater, the program features works by Caitlin Baucom, Cammisa Buerhaus, and Isaac Pool that employ theatricality outside of its institutionalized boundaries. Cammisa Buerhaus will premiere Private Lives, a hallucinatory filmic …

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9th Annual Druid Underground Film Festival (Horror Sundays)

Sep 25, 8pm
2016

The final installment of Horror Sundays with Billy Burgess’ Druid Underground! Found Footage Assault Vol 4 A hardcore, one-hour mega-mash up hell-ride of absurd footage sourced from VHS tapes of homemade music videos, methenamine fueled biker rallys, twisted political propaganda, horrifying party videos and much much more! Get yourself a piece as American redneck culture is sliced open for all …

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Animation Assault (Horror Sundays)

Sep 18, 8pm
2016

Horror Sundays continues with Best of Druid Underground Film Festival Animation Showcase International animated shorts culled from the screening archives of the Druid Underground Film Festival. The VERY BEST of over A DECADE of rowdy, subversive programming screened on tour across the USA and compiled here for the first time ever! Bruce Bickford’s CAS’L (2015) Shot over a 20 year span, …

Moyra Davey, My Saints, 2014, Courtesy of the artist and Murray Guy, New York.
Moyra Davey, My Saints, 2014, Courtesy of the artist and Murray Guy, New York.

Closing Screening (Cold Open Verse)

Sep 18, 8pm
2016

For the final evening of Cold Open Verse, films by Fiona Banner, Moyra Davey, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, and Gerardo Madera, a rare screening event presented by Blonde Art Books and Poet Transmit. Screening at 8pm: – Fiona Banner, ‘Mistah Kurtz – He Not Dead’, 2014 and ‘Phantom’, 2015 – two films produced for the publication, “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad. …

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WTF NYC (Horror Sundays)

Sep 11, 8pm
2016

From 1968 to 2015, two weirdo horror films created and set in New York…. Toast our city’s infinite variety and wild spirit following Bushwig festival of drag. Films provided by Horror Boobs and Something Weird Video. Presented by Druid Underground Film Festival for the Horror Sundays series. The Toxic Retards (2015) Carl J Sukenick has been making horror movies in his NYC apartment for …

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Cold Open Verse

Closing screening, Sep 18, 8pm
Sep 8 – 18
2016

Poet Transmit and Blonde Art Books present an exhibition with a dynamic program consisting of theatrical trailers, self-produced commercials and live broadcast performances with a focus on art and poetry publications. Cold Open Verse examines the construct of the ‘trailer’, reconfigured by artists, poets, and publishers interested in an expanded form of communicating their work. The exhibition presents the works …

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Motorcycle Mayhem Double Feature (Horror Sundays)

Sept 4, 8pm
2016

with Druid Underground Film Festival Horror Sundays series: Undertaker and His Pals (1966) A macabre story of two motorcycle-riding, knife-wielding, shiv-shaving, eye-gouging, arm-twisting, chain-lashing, scalpel-flashing, acid-throwing, gun-shooting, bone-breaking, pathological nuts and their pal the undertaker. Road of Death (1973) Sleazy swingers, marauding motorheads, and so many continuity errors that to make a drinking game out of it would mean an almost …