We're excited to announce Jason Charney as the 2016 Black House Collective sound art residency at the Kiosk Gallery.
ABOUT JASON CHARNEY
Jason Charney creates music and sound installations which address the connections among scientific phenomena, sensory perception, and performative gesture. Recent projects include installations at KANEKO (Omaha, NE), Georgia Southern University, and Shaw Center for the Arts (Baton Rouge, LA), as well as musical collaborations with saxophonist Nick Zoulek (Bowling Green, OH), mezzo-soprano Jennifer Beattie (Philadelphia), and Duo d'Entre-Deux (Montréal/Ohio). Jason holds degrees in music theory and composition from the University of Kansas and Bowling Green State University. He resides in Baltimore, Maryland. More information at www.jasoncharney.com.
Drawing Down the Moon is an experimental chamber opera and performance installation organized by Black House Collective, featuring composer Hunter Long, visual artist Carmen Moreno, singers Rebecca Woodmass and Sarah Hawkey, and violinist Maya Bennardo.
The installation incorporates video projection and live music, dealing with subjects like misconceptions of female mythology, magic, repetition, frailty and the acquisition of power through ritual.
Drawing Down the Moon is a preview performance installation featuring composer Hunter Long, visual artist Carmen Moreno and mezzo-soprano Anna Hoard. This performance is an early look at an experimental chamber opera that Long and Moreno will produce later this year at the Luminary in St. Louis.
The performance incorporates an installation of video projection and live music, dealing with subjects like misconceptions of female mythology, magic, repetition, frailty and the acquisition of power through ritual.
Two twenty-minute performances will take place at 7:30 and 8:30 pm on Thursday, November 12 at La Esquina. Due to the intimate nature of the preview performance, space is limited - performances will be capped at 15 audience members. Attendees will need to RSVP to reserve a spot.