12/01/2014 - 12/05/2014
Saturday, September 15 | 6–9pm
Tuesday-Sunday | 12pm–6pm or Intermission
REDCAT: Rhode Island-based artist Tony Cokes’ Retro (Pop, Terror, Critique) is an ambitious new multichannel video installation that surveys the past 15 years of his work. Since the mid-1980s, Cokes has employed the medium of video to borrow and sample materials from high and low culture and reveal how race, gender and class are perceived through “representational regimes of image and sound.” Read more
REDCAT: Revered Indonesian choreographer Ery Mefri brings his acclaimed company Nan Jombang to the U.S. for the first time with an intoxicating work that incorporates coiled bodies, exacting feats of balance and spellbinding control—punctuated by bursts of chanting, clapping and body percussion. Read more
CalArts, Roy O. Disney Music Hall
MUSIC: The Land Trio is based on the idea that communication is able to free music from cultural and national frames. Land Trio mixes instruments from Mexico, Iran and India, which allows them to find new ways of communication through sound while keeping their traditional idiom.
REDCAT: Marilyn Crispell, a trailblazer of improvised music, opens this extraordinary concert with live-wire solo piano before being joined by Alpert Award-winning keyboardist and creative musicmaker extraordinaire Myra Melford for a set of piano duos, followed by the Los Angeles debut of Melford’s newest band. Read more