Part of the BEAST IT! Performance and Installation Series, February–May 2018 at ATHICA:
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 8:00 PM: Coming Together by Frederic Rzewski, based on letters of an inmate at Attica State Prison, incarcerated during the riot of 1971. Perfomed by the Incongruency Ensemble, a collaborative from Atlanta conducted by Matthew Sadowski, featuring Kathryn Koopman on clarinet, Tyler Jones on trumpet, Alexis Letourneau on flute, Noah Johnson on cello, Sean Askin on viola, and with guest artist Kyle Lewis as narrator.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 8:00 PM: Surrender, an original composition by Kyle Lewis, featuring Guy Did Ail.
Saturday, April 21, 8:00 PM: Change 7, Selections from Parts 1-8 by Robert Blatt, a contemporary composer and sound artist; Fluxus Works including works by George Brecht, a major figure in the Fluxus movement.
ATHICA is especially grateful that the organization has received sustaining grant support for its 2018 operations and programming. Beast It is supported in part through the generous support of The James E. and Betty J. Huffer Foundation, the Athens Area Arts Council, Flagpole Magazine, and the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its partner agency, the National Endowment for the Arts.