Friday, December 2, 2011, 8:00 pm, $6-$10
JOHN DAVIS AND PAUL CLIPSON
TASHI WADA AND MADISON BROOKSHIRE
BEN BRACKEN AND JOHN DAVIS
Passage: a new work in sound and light for two projectors by Madison Brookshire and Tashi Wada.
Madison Brookshire is a Los Angeles-based artist whose interdisciplinary work investigates modes of perception and qualities of time. He has exhibited his work widely, including a residency at theHammer Museum, solo exhibitions at Parker Jones in Culver City and Presents Gallery in Brooklyn, performances at the wulf., The Lab, Betalevel and Artists’ Television Access as well as screenings at the Toronto International Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Migrating Forms, Los Angeles Filmforum and REDCAT. He received his BA in cinema and philosophy from Binghamton University and his MFA in Film and Video from the California Institute of the Arts.
Tashi Wada is a composer and performer based in San Francisco. His recent work focuses on sound perception as a basis for direct experiences of hearing. Wada has performed throughout the United States and Europe.
Benjamin Bracken & John Davis present transient vibrations revealed through sound and film. Ben Bracken Is a musician and artist living in Oakland, CA exploring possibilities of echo-relocation in sound-based art. John Davis is a filmmaker and musician utilizing hand processed film and electronic music. Recent music to live film collaborations include filmmakers Lawrence Jordan, Paul Clipson and Kerry Laitala.
Paul Clipson screens new films shot recently in Berlin, Zagreb, Lisbon and Geneva to dronescapes by sound artist John Davis. Paul Clipson is a San Francisco-based filmmaker who often collaborates with sound artists and musicians on live performances, films and installations.