TALsounds - natal host (side A)0:00
TALsounds - natal hose (side B)0:00
Bloody Wednesday is a night to invoke the symbolic, etheric, and physical manifestations of menstruation and the process and pain involved with shedding projected futures, past identities, and unknowable potentials. Highlighting performers who express work that contains abstract wisdom, chaotic form, and other non-linear qualities that patriarchal society has long associated with Feminine evils, on each new moon which falls on a Wednesday we climb back into the womb and release our collective fear of the dark.
"Warm, aqueous synthesizer tones and oscillating electronic lines probe and harmonize in patient, shifting patterns as her often wordless vocals—clearly influenced by the liquid lyric quality of Bjork—ripple through those aforementioned elusive structures in looped and reverberant flurries that are as fleeting as the keyboard patterns she endlessly conjures." - Peter Margasak on recent release, Lifter + Lighter
Blessed Blood (Seattle)
Blessed Blood is an electronics-based project by Seattle's Rachel LeBlanc. Utilizing hardware effects to expand upon the natural resonances of singing, she processes harmonies into "noise hymns," wherein ethereal vocals glide above pulsations and sharp angles. The sound is informed by the artist's life-long home of the PNW, traditional music forms and choral assemblies, and the exploration of history both personal and cultural, resulting in what is at once familiar and unsettling.
Jason Hoffman of the power ambient group CHORD creates vibrant embers of slow burning sounds buried in layers of soot and ash. His pieces rise subtly and unexpectedly, swallowing a room whole.
POST TRUTH HARSH SILENCE
Doing a special live performance piece, Julia Mellen is a Brazilian-American raised in Kentucky who currently attends The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She makes work in Chicago about the lasting effects of sexual assault and identity as a third culture person in the United States.
Carlos Salazar Lermont is a Venezuelan artist, producer and curator. He is a performance art specialist, although his work includes photography, video, installation and others. His concrete and direct work addresses thematics such as atheism, Venezuelan social crisis and futility of life.
Da'Niro Elle Brown
Screening a trailer for upcoming film, SOFT, Da'Niro Elle (1993) is a multidisciplinary visual and performance artist, Her work is based on her exploration of the human form, her body of work tries to create a distinct aesthetic using a multitude of media from sculpture, and performance, to video, and photography. Her collections of work reveals a keen interest in process, and evolution of sexuality and intimacy to form. These interests are informed by contemporary society, future speculation, and biological development.
Andy Slater, Ambrosia Bartosekulva, Eireann O'Deaghaidh, and Sam Acosta will be taking over the bathrooms with multimedia installations
be weird not rude