Dave Phillips
Wednesday, September 1, 8:30 p.m.
 

John Krausbauer and Agnes Szelag
Madison Brookshire and Tashi Wada
Joshua Churchill and Paul Clipson

Saturday, December 4, 8:00 p.m.
$8 – $15 sliding scale or FREE with membership

John Krausbauer has lived and made music in portland, OR for 15 years. A composer/improvisor, he plays/utilizes violin, guitar, bass, electronics, and voice.  He currently plays in numerous musical configurations including: Tecumseh, Trees, and Aures. He has travelled extensively along the west coast for the last 12 years performing in various contexts and in a multitude of performance spaces/settings/situations

Agnes Szelag resides in Oakland, CA and composes music and creates video and installation art that has been featured nationally and internationally in performances, festivals, magazines, radio, and television.  She performs solo and in collaborations such as myrmyr, Evon, dokuro, and the Oakland Active Orchestra.  Her solo performances are often accompanied by her visual work.  Whichever medium she is working in, Agnes creates work in which transformation is a focus.  For her the glue is more important than the pieces.
Madison Brookshire lives in Los Angeles, where he makes films, videos and music. He has shown his work at the New York Film Festival, the Rotterdam International Film Festival, Los Angeles Filmforum, REDCAT and The Hammer Museum.
http://sites.google.com/site/madisonbrookshire/Home
 
Tashi Wada was born in New York City and currently lives and works in San Francisco. His recent music explores harmony and time through use of tuning and extended duration. San Francisco-based label Yik Yak recently released Tashi Wada's first record entitled Alignment.
http://adagio.calarts.edu/~tashi/
 
Joshua Churchill is a San Francisco based cross-disciplinary artist whose site-specific sound and light work takes the form of both installation and performance, very often blurring the line between the two.  Utilizing guitar, various wind and percussive instruments, field recordings, and a myriad of electronics, Churchill creates dense waves of resonant drones and pulsing feedback that rise and fall like a dark tide. Paul Clipson is a San Francisco-based filmmaker who often collaborates with sound artists and musicians on live performances, films and installations. His Super 8mm films are shot and largely edited "in-camera", in an improvised manner that brings to light subconscious preoccupations in the hope of allowing for un-thought, unexpected visual elements to reveal themselves. Together, Joshua Churchill and Paul Clipson create collisions of sound, light, and image that span the spectrums of light(ness) and dark(ness), ethereal and austere. Allowing chance to play a major role in their ever-evolving collaborative performances, each artist simultaneously presents densely layered and textured abstract collages within their mediums without premeditations on their coalescence, ultimately allowing the audience's subconscious to intertwine the two.