Tuesday, February 8, 2011 7pm Nick Cave
Nick Cave is an American fabric sculptor, dancer, and performance artist. He is best known for his Soundsuits: wearable fabric sculptures that are bright, whimsical, and other-worldly. He also trained as a dancer with Alvin Ailey. He resides in Chicago and is director of the graduate fashion program at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Ryan Scammel is a New York radio producer, writer, animator and former designer for the crime-Jazz band, . His stories, featured on NPR’s and WNPR’s Radio Lab, are sound-rich with interviews, archival footage, sound effects and other musings. He calls them, “an ongoing process of trying to turn stories into music, to find some kind of meeting ground between the mediums.” The performance will feature live and pre-produced storytelling and sound performance, and an excerpt of his film, "Immune: The Origin of Ryan Scammell Superhero (trailer)." For more info: ryanscammell.libsyn.com/