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Konic thtr - Before the Beep
Kònic thtr: Before the beep - Photo by Adolf Alcaniz
Thursday, September 1

Kònic thtr: Before the beep
6 PM

Rosa Sanchez and Alain Baumann of Kònic thtr present excerpts of past works and share the status of their current work in progress, Before the beep‚ a dance performance piece inside an interactive and distributed installation, activated by viewers via cell phones, online, and in person.

Guy Maddin: Tales from the Gimli Hospital: Reframed
7:30 PM

Commissioned by Performa 11 with the National Arts Centre of Canada, this unique work in progress event pairs the acclaimed filmmaker's classic first feature film with a new live score performed by a remarkable cast of Icelandic string musicians and vocalists including twin sisters Kristin Anna Valtysdottir and Gyda Valtysdottir (formerly of the band múm), Sigur Rós bandmates Amiina, Borgar Magnason, and more.

Both are free - seating is limited



"Chiroptera" from Ernst Haeckel's Kunstformen der Natur, 1904
"Chiroptera" from Ernst Haeckel's Kunstformen der Natur, 1904

EARBRAINS: Sonic Research Underground
Friday, September 9, 8 PM

An underground concert of experimental and live electronic music in an above ground setting featuring Fat Worm of Error, Jason Lescalleet/Graham Lambkin, Caboladies, David Shively, and Keith Fullerton Whitman.

Four Tet + John Hopkins
Thursday, September 15, 8 PM

A stellar double bill featuring two of Britain's hottest musicians, producers, and composers of electronic music performing their trademark energetic knob-twisting beats intertwined with live video and a unique instrumental piano set.

Phantom Limb: 69˚S.
Phantom Limb: 69˚S. - Photo by Sarah Walker

Phantom Limb: 69˚S.
Friday + Saturday, September 23 + 24, 8 PM

69˚S. is inspired by the harrowing journey of Ernest Shackleton's expedition to Antarctica. Phantom Limb unites puppetry, dance, film, history, and photography with contemporary music to create a stunning vision of Antarctica's past, present, and future.



Céleste Boursier-Mougenot: untitled (series #3) + index (v.4)
Extended through November 5!
Monday - Saturday, 12-6 PM

* Closed Monday, September 5

Glasses and bowls touch as they float through pools of water. The fragile sounds of this chance music combine with music created from the buildings network activity that plays on two computer-controlled pianos.



Evelyn's Café is now open every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 AM to 2 PM for Eat Local Lunch, featuring a rotating menu using locally-sourced ingredients.



Joel Sanders: Groundwork: Between Landscape and Architecture
Wed. 09/07, 6 PM


EMPAC 2011-2012 presentations, residencies, and commissions are supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts (with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation, and the Boeing Company Charitable Trust), and the New York State Council for the Arts. Special thanks to the Jaffe Fund for Experimental Media and Performing Arts for support of artist commissions.

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