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[NYC] Reminder: LEMUR shows tonight and tomorrow

Apr 10 2008 | 1:52 pm

LEMUR storms Issue Project Room tonight, Thursday, April 10th, with a
night of special collaborations. Best of ReSiDeNt: The First Two
Months showcases performances by January/February LEMUR ReSiDeNtS
Taylor Kuffner (Zemi17) debuting the GamelaTron robotic gamelan and
Holland Hopson playing his customized MIDI banjo in an
Appalachia-meets-robots performance.

Then, Ben Neill presents the NYC premiere of new works for
Mutantrumpet and LEMUR robots. (

Issue Project Room @ The Old American Can Factory
232 3rd Street @ 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn
Thursday, April 10th, 8 pm

The next day, we drag the bots across town to Monkeytown to present
"LEMUR performs Man with a Movie Camera", a visionary silent
documentary by Russian director Dziga Vertov. The film presents a
gestalt portrait of life in Odessa in 1929: day breaks, the citizens
file into factories, machines machinate, and the wheel of life spins,
with all stops detailed and deconstructed by the omnipresent
cameraman. Six composers – Zemi17, Leif Krinkle, Luke DuBois, Zach
Layton, DJ Olive and Jim Coleman – have created original scores for
LEMUR robots to accompany the film.

58 N. 3rd St. between Kent and Wythe, Brooklyn
Friday, April 11th, 7:30 and 10:00

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