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4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

May 2017

The Music of Julius Eastman with Dustin Hurt

May 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
The Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut St Thursday May 18th, 6:00pm to 7:30pm Join Dustin Hurt, director of Bowerbird, for a presentation on the music of Julius Eastman. Topics include: (1) a brief overview of Julius musical development and (overlapping) compositional styles - graphic scores, minimalism, improvisatory, etc (2) the survey of status of the archival material (what scores we have, what fragments we have, what is still lost), (3) a close look at a few of the rare scores in the…

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That Which is Fundamental: Co-Curators in Conversation

May 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut St Saturday May 13th, 6:00pm Exhibition: Thursday, May 4th - Sunday, May 28th Bowerbird and Slought present a conversation between Tiona Nekkia McClodden and Dustin Hurt, co-curators of That Which is Fundamental, discussing the life and work of Julius Eastman, the exhibition, the concert series, and the three-year-long journey of research and organizing that brought the retrospective to fruition. Gallery hours and more information: https://www.thatwhichisfundamental.com/exhibition/ ABOUT THAT WHICH IS FUNDAMENTAL Julius Eastman: That Which is Fundamental…

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Opening: Predicated+A Recollection

May 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
The Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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presented by Bowerbird and Slought, curated by Tiona Nekkia McClodden; part of "Julius Eastman: That Which Is Fundamental" A Recollection. and Predicated. - feature archival traces and work by ten contemporary artists that engages with Julius Eastman and the fragmented nature of his legacy. A Recollection. approaches a historical exploration and remembrance of Eastman as a master of artifice, while Predicated., an exhibition in conversation with the work of Julius Eastman, explores notions of absence, trace presence, duration, the politics…

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April 2016

THE ELECTRIC VOICE: Nicholas Isherwood and the BEEP Ensemble

April 19, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
The Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Bowerbird is pleased to present the extraordinary bass-baritone Nicholas Isherwood for a concert that explores the connections and tensions between technology and that most enduring of sounds -- the human voice. In this program of world premieres, a group of composers created music for solo voice and electronics were selected by Nicholas Isherwood, who constantly seeks out interesting and exciting new music, introducing new voices to the global stage he occupies. This year, the program is presented in Philadelphia, Los…

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October 2015

In Search Of Eastman

October 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
The Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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ABOUT THE EVENT In the years following his death, with few recordings and many scores presumed lost forever, the memory of Eastman's legacy started to slip away. It wasn't until recently, when composer Mary Jane Leech began searching for Eastman's work, did interest (and information) begin to reemerge. Now, thanks to the work of biographer Renee Levine Packer, scholars Ryan Dohoney and Kyle Gann, and artist Jace Clayton, Eastman's work is ripe for investigation and exploration.   PROGRAM - Ryan…

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