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Saturday
07
APR

Ambient Church: Christina Vantzou's N°4 Ensemble / ClariceJensen

19:00
23:00
Body Actualized Center
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Please join us to celebrate the releases of Christina Vanztzou's "No. 4" (Kranky Records) and Clarice Jensen's "Fort this from that will be filled" (Miasmah) with audio-visual experiences of the albums being performed live in a 130-year-old church. Visuals will be specifically designed to accompany the sound and architecture, created by Christina Vantzou and Jonathan Turner and projection-mapped by Eric Epstein.

+ CHRISTINA VANTZOU'S N°4 (Kranky)W/ 8-PIECE ENSEMBLE featuring:
--- Steve Hauschildt
----- ACME Ensemble,
------- Deradoorian,
--------- John Also Bennett
---------- C. Lavender

+CLARICE JENSEN + JONATHAN TURNER: "For this from that will be filled" (Miasmah) ----- w/ Compositions by Clarice Jensen, Jóhann Jóhannsson, and Michael Harrison

:: Immersive Sound & Light Environment ::

7p doors / 8p show
Bushwick United Methodist Church
1139 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

$25 / Discounts for members*
To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member, please visit our ticketing page.

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CHRISTINA VANTZOU is a Missouri native of Greek descent who resides in Brussels, Belgium. She has explored sound for over a decade and also conducts ongoing visual research, mostly in animation, film, and highspeed photography. Her musical releases are largely associated with the American label Kranky and her performances are characterzied by a loosening of time.

CLARICE JENSEN is the artistic director of ACME, the American Contemporary Music Ensemble. A graduate of The Juilliard School, she studied with Joel Krosnick, Harvey Shapiro and has taken master classes with many composers such as Milton Babbitt, Elliott Carter and Roger Reynolds. Recording artists she has collaborated with include Jóhann Jóhannsson, Stars of the Lid, Owen Pallett, Max Richter, Tyondai Braxton and numerous others. Her most recent performances include concerts at The Kings Theatre, Elbphilharmonie (Hamburg), Disney Hall, Benaroya Hall, The Sydney Opera House, Big Ears Festival, Duke Performances, BAM, (le) Poisson Rouge, Roulette, and the Isamu Noguchi Museum. Recording collaborations have been released on Deutsche Grammophone, Kranky, Warp, Matador, Brassland, Domino, Merge, Jagjaguwar, Domino, New World, 4AD and many others.

JONATHAN TURNER is a Brooklyn-based artist working in video, animation, print, installation and performance. As a solo artist and as a member of the art collective Yemenwed, Turner has been exploring the circumstances and depiction of an increasingly technology-influenced human and natural world. Turner has collaborated with musicians Clarice Jensen, Glasser and Dutch E Germ, artists Tauba Auerbach, Matt Keegan, Josh Kline and Anicka Yi, and fashion designers Hood by Air and Telfar. Through his solo practice and collaborations, Turner’s work has been exhibited at The Kitchen, New York; the Perez Art Museum, Miami; Tate Modern, London; MoMA, New York; MoMA P.S.1, New York; MOCA, Los Angeles; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; and Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.

AMBIENT CHURCH is a nomadic experiential event series dedicated to working with artists to bring new ecologies to architecturally unique spaces through audio visual performance.