On the evening of Friday, November 6th, we are delighted to present via our Twitch channel live-stream performances of composer/violinist Sarah Bernstein, noise artist Id M Theft Able, performance art trio P O S T V I V O, and David Reed and Ty Owen’s dark ambient/noise/video project Fatal Gaze. The live-stream will begin promptly at 8:00pm. Donations of $5-$10 via paypal.me/thefusefactory are warmly accepted.
About the artists:
Sarah Bernstein is a New York-based composer and violinist whose work incorporates vocals, electronics, improvisation and original text. She is known for her fiery multidisciplinary performances, and has garnered international acclaim for her distinctive recordings. She leads bands, performs solo, and collaborates with artists in avant-jazz, chamber music, experimental pop and noise. Awarded “Rising Star Violinist” in the 2020 DownBeat Critics Poll, and nominated annually since 2015, she is a recognized innovator in forward-thinking jazz. In addition to live performance, Bernstein’s music is featured on radio programs, podcasts, and film scores. She is originally from San Francisco, CA.
id m theft able performs within and without the realms of noise, avant-improvisation, sound poetry, performance, et c. et c. et c. using voice, found objects, electronics, and whatever else is available…… He has given over a thousand performances across 4 continents, in 40 countries in settings ranging from the scummiest of squats to the fanciest of festivals.
P O S T V I V O is Samir Gangwani, Adrienne Cassell, and Austin Marcus. Samir Gangwani (b. 1995, Clemmons, NC) is a composer, performer, installation artist, and software designer. Gangwani’s work has been featured at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Queens Museum, Panoply Performance Laboratory, Pittsburgh Filmmakers & Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Future Tenant, Bunker Projects, and the Glitter Box Theater. They completed a Student-Defined Major in Experimental Composition and Performance at Carnegie Mellon University. Adrienne Cassell is working at the intersection of 3d digital art, emerging tech, sound, and performance art. Adrienne makes work about radicalized autonomy and femininity in virtual and physical spaces through audiovisual narratives and performance of a preconceived future. Austin Marcus, who performs solo under the moniker of Xylantha, is a synesthetic tinkerer on the brink of meditative mayhem, or apostasy, or tranquility.
Fatal Gaze makes noisy dark ambient music. Fatal Gaze is Columbus, Ohio based musicians Ty Owen (Hadak Ura, Death Beef) and David Reed (Envenomist, Luasa Raelon).