Oct
27
8:00 PM20:00

Gabie Strong/ Ted Byrnes/ Kozue Matsumoto/ Caspar Sonnet

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The Handbag Factory is proud to present:

(duet)
Gabie Strong / Ted Bynes

(trio)
Gabie Strong / Kozue Matsumoto / Caspar Sonnet

(duet)
Kozue Matsumoto / Caspar Sonnet


Gabie Strong is a California artist and musician exploring spatial constructions of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, environmental installation, photography and video as a mediums for experimentation. Current themes in her work address the use of ritual acts and fetish collecting to expose constructions of feminine being. Her work has been presented at The Broad, UCLA Hammer Museum, MOCA, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Knowledges at Mount Wilson Observatory, LAXArt, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Human Resources, SASSAS, LACE, High Desert Test Sites, LACMA, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, and Jabberjaw

http://www.gabiestrong.com/

Ted Byrnes is a drummer/percussionist living in Los Angeles. 

www.tedbyrnesdrums.com

Kozue Matsumoto Born and raised in Tohoku area in Japan and having lived in Tokyo and Vancouver, Canada as well, Kozue now lives in the Los Angeles, California. She has played koto since she was three years old under Ikuta-ryu Miyagi-kai and holds a semi-master title. She also plays shamisen and shinobue. Kozue has performed in both in Japan and North America. Other than performances and inter-disciplinary collaborations with various artists, she has a strong interests in exploring the potential of employing both Japanese traditional music with the performing arts beyond their conventional contexts. 

https://soundcloud.com/kozue-matsumoto

Caspar Sonnet is a composer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist currently residing in Portland, Oregon. Primarily self taught, Sonnet has been composing and performing music since 1996. Sonnet’s multi-instrumentalist abilities include: lap steel dobro, mouth organ & percussion. Native American mythology, pre-war blues, world music and minimalist composition are a few of his sources of inspiration. He has collaborated with numerous talented musicians such as Jean-Paul Jenkins, Jordan Dykstra & Jonathan Sielaff (Golden Retrievers) in recording, performing and improvising of music. He has also held residencies with MOCA & Redcat.

http://casparsonnet.com/albums/

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Oct
6
8:00 PM20:00

Zaimph/Pod Blotz/Gabie Strong & Christopher Reid Martin/Peter Kolovos

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ZAIMPH - An artist whose alternately shimmeringly beatific and ucannily intense work has resonated through the underground world owing to her work with artists like Double Leopards and Hototogisu, Marcia Bassett is the exterminating and vivifying force who goes beyond boundaries of noise, free drone and dark psychedelia to arrive a place of heavenly radiance and hellish intensity.
https://zaimph.bandcamp.com/

Pod Blotz is a polymath artist researching the multi-dimensional interferences between haunted pulsations, tape textures, sonic resonance, electrical synthesis, video experiments and human/alien identities anomalies. They have performed at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, Ende Tymes Festival, Colour Out of Space Festival, San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, Yerba Beuna Center for the Arts, Berkeley Art Museum, Human Resources, The LAB and Bemis Center for the Contemporary Arts. Pod Blotz has made releases with Chocolate Monk (UK), Nostilevo (LA), Conjunto Vacio (Spain), Clan Destine Records (UK) and Dungeon Taxis (NZ/NYC) and more.
https://podblotz.bandcamp.com/

Gabie Strong is a California artist and musician exploring spatial constructions of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, environmental installation, photography and video as a mediums for experimentation. Current themes in her work address the use of ritual acts and fetish collecting to expose constructions of feminine being. http://www.gabiestrong.com/

Christopher Reid Martin came to birth the solo project known as of Shelter Death, as it has evolved into a project in which performance and sound interplay to make for a personal reactionary experience in a perpetually decaying world.
https://soundcloud.com/prvtsphr

Peter Kolovos is a free-improviser from Los Angeles; he plays the electric guitar. His playing has been described as abstract and massively a-formal- loud, intimate, unpredictable. His focus is on the immediacy and physicality of sound through performance. He has tried to wipe the slate clean of planned gestures, structures and expectations in the hopes of finding a sound language that is "authentically (subjectively) true". He has self released two albums "New Bodies" and "Black Colors" on Thin Wrist Recordings.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0fQHUla6jo

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Aug
26
8:30 PM20:30

Summer Happenings at The Broad: Oracle

Saturday August 26

Summer Happenings at The Broad: Oracle
Programmed by Ron Athey


Raquel Gutiérrez & Gabie Strong

8:30 pm

$25 advance tickets, $30 at the door.

Ages 21+

The Broad

Third Floor Galleries

221 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles

 

This Summer Happening is inspired by themes of globalization, surveillance and the underlying systems and forces at work in the world that make up the current exhibition Oracle. Oracle the Happening strives to reclaim that heightened experience and anxiety as artists pick up abundant stereotypes and play prophet, sage, historian and cheerleader. A Place to Bury Strangers performs what could be a soundtrack for the apocalypse, while Xiu Xiu make music for people opposed to and opposed by the horror and disquiet of life. Transformative performance artist Linda Mary Montano offers healings and blessings, and Keijaun Thomas will perform his work, “Distance is not Separation”. The third-floor galleries will feature a Xenolalia room – the Christian missionary spirit gift or ability to speak in an unlearned language – with poets Raquel Gutiérrez, Elliot Reed and Lisa Teasley, and musicians Gabie Strong, Pauline Gloss and David Harrow.

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Jul
9
7:00 PM19:00

Full: Tones

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Full: Tones

Programmed by Land and Sea

Robert Aiki Aubrey

Gabie Strong

7 pm

Included with admission. 

Seating for Full is limited.

BAMPFA

2155 Center Street, Berkeley

Two solo performers feature their sonic experiments in our reverberant setting. Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe is an artist and composer who works with voice in the realm of spontaneous music, often under the moniker Lichens. His recent live performances combine modular synthesis patches with his own tonal vocalizations. Gabie Strong, founder of the record label Crystalline Morphologies, explores spatial constructions of degeneration, drone, and decay as a means to improvise. 

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Jul
2
8:30 PM20:30

Carla Bozulich/Breadwoman/Elaine Carey & Gabie Strong

Carla Bozulich
Breadwoman
Elaine Carey & Gabie Strong


with dj Christopher Reid Martin


8:30 pm 10$

ZEBULON 

2478 Fletcher Dr, Los Angeles
 


/// Carla Bozulich ///
Carla Bozulich is currently exploring the hole between twisted-melodic noise, gospel, anger and outer space. She comes from Ethyl Meatplow, The Geraldine Fibbers, Scarnella, Evangelista, and resides comfortably——6 records in——on Constellation. Bozulich has a history of 100’s of collaborations, mostly in Europe, which, in a way, keep her invisible in towns like her home-country and hometown, LA, where normally she lets off pressure playing sound and noise with her friends, using little voice and taking no pay. This night she will defiantly honor the arrival of ZEBULON to the west coast with actual tour songs and happy accidents.
www.carlabozulich.com
https://www.facebook.com/bozulich/
https://www.youtube.com/user/goldencatpants/videos

/// Breadwoman ///
Breadwoman was created in the early 1980s, and the music released on cassette in 1985, then reissued on CD and LP by Brooklyn-based indie label RVNG last year to great acclaim from the Los Angeles Times, The Wire, Pitchfork, and other media.

Homler has since toured this material in Europe with various collaborators. The magazine Juno Plus described one of these performances as "comforting and repulsive, homely and other-dimensional," and the character as a “protective ancestor" evoking the work of David Lynch and Carl Jung.

For this show the performers will be: Anna Homler (voice and objects), Jorge Martin (electronics), and Maya Gingery (dance).
www.annahomler.com/breadwoman

/// Elaine Carey & Gabie Strong (duo) ///
Elaine Carey performs both as a solo artist and collaborator, with a focus on texture, mood, and improvised composition, and an obsession with the esoteric and macabre. Experimental/extended use of instruments ranging from synth to singing saw. 
www.telecaves.com

Gabie Strong uses drone and effects to create improvised moments of here/now. Recent themes in her work address the use of ritual acts and fetish collecting to expose feminine constructions of being.
www.gabiestrong.com
www.crystallinemorphologies.com

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Mar
18
to Jun 24

LAMOA DS#3 presents Gabie Strong: Given

  • Commonwealth & Council (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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March 18—June 24, 2017

Gabie Strong’s vitrine installation “Given” references Duchamp’s “Étant donnés,” a Surrealist work created under fascism and completed upon his death. In “Given,” Strong presents relics, ritual objects, and sexual fetishes to create an oscillating feminist existentialism touching on the psyche of living in decay.

Gabie Strong is a California artist and musician exploring spatial constructions of degeneration, drone, and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Her work has been presented at The UCLA Hammer Museum, Sierra Nevada College, Current LA: KPARK, MOCA, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Knowledges at Mount Wilson Observatory, Pitzer Art Galleries, University Art Gallery UC Irvine, LAXArt, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Human Resources, SASSAS, LACE, High Desert Test Sites, LACMA, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, and Jabberjaw.


Los Angeles Museum of Art (LAMOA), an experimental exhibition space founded by Alice Könitz in 2012, is a “platform for an organic institution that lives through participation.” LAMOA was featured in the Hammer Museum's “Made in L.A. 2014” and won the Mohn Award for artistic excellence. Gabie Strong’s “Given” is the fourth exhibition in LAMOA DS#3 at Commonwealth and Council.

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Feb
25
11:00 AM11:00

Kchung Stage at Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair

  • Geffen at the Museum of Contemporary Art (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Kchung Radio is pleased to present a dynamic lineup featuring performers from our community at large who engage in discursive themes relating to body-politics, identity representation, gender fluidity, and poetic expression. http://kchungradio.org

Saturday 2/25 11am - 7pm

Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair
Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
Outdoor courtyard stage

Schedule
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11.00 Bana Haffar
11:45 Julius Smack
12:30 Body of Water
1:05   George Ducker
1:15    M Kitchell
2:00   ¡Socorro!
2:45  Jasmine Nyende
3:30  Gabie Strong + Ted Byrnes
4:15   J. Gordon Faylor
5:00  Christopher Reid Martin
5:45  Pod Blotz

Kchung DJ’s spinning tunes between sets -
Elizabeth Nakamura
Meso Mechanics
Tall Wall
James Rene
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Pod Blotz
https://soundcloud.com/podblotz
Pod Blotz mixes electronics, modular synth recordings, vox, rhythmic elements, tape manipulation, metals, field recordings and organ swells. Industrial music dark in context, bright in texture inside of multi-dimensional environments with shattered mirrors, sculptures, video and light. Her performances have been witnessed at the Berkeley Art Museum, Contemporary Jewish Museum, Masonic Temple at Hollywood Forever, Teragram Ballroom, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, 23five Incorporated, The Lab, Queen's Nails Projects, Southern Exposure, San Jose Museum of Art, Transmodern Festival and Portland Institute of Art. Pod Blotz has also played in various warehouses and clubs throughout the US and in Europe and has played other festivals such as Trip Metal Fest, Katabatik Kampout, No Fun, Colour Out of Space, INC and Neon Marshmellow Fest.

Bana Haffar  
https://soundcloud.com/banahaffarmusic
https://www.instagram.com/modularonthespot/
Haffar is an LA-based multi-instrumentalist and modular synth aficionada. Haffar is also the co-organizer of Modular on the Spot, a monthly outdoor synth happening on the LA river. 

Julius Smack
Julius Smack is a statue awoken from antiquity who performs in the vogue tradition. He has released two albums on Practical Records and will release a new single on 7” later this year.

Jasmine Nyende
Performance artist Jasmine Nyende works largely within the realm of ephemeral media, focusing on deleted posts from a range of social media platforms as an exploration of individual subjectivity and the shame in public memory. For ALAC 2017 Nyende presents new poetry alongside home movie footage reflecting on her childhood experiences in South Los Angeles’ Leimert Park and how the neighborhood has developed since that time. Her performance weaves between a subjective personal history and a consideration of how public memory influences the construction of self.

Gabie Strong + Ted Byrnes
Gabie Strong is a California artist and musician exploring drone, decay and noise to create self-reflexive, feminine meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, environmental installation and video as a mediums for experimentation. 
http://gabiestrong.com
http://crystallinemorphologies.com

Ted Byrnes is an improviser/percussionist living in Los Angeles. An alumnus of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, he comes from a jazz background and has since made his home in the worlds of free improvisation, electro-acoustic music, and noise. Ted plays in a variety of aesthetic circumstances and has played with: Ulrich Krieger, John Wiese, Jeff Parker, Alfred Harth, Jaap Blonk, Torsten Mueller, Mazen Kerbaj, William Hutson, Charlemagne Palestine, Chris Cooper and others. www.tedbyrnesdrums.com

Christopher Reid Martin
Christopher Reid Martin is a multidisciplinary artist, currently residing in Los Angeles. He first began working with sound in Orange County in 2004, layering sounds from various field recordings of daily life which convey living truths and over processed instrumentation as the reactionary expression. These expressions came to birth the solo project known as of Shelter Death, as it has evolved into a project in which performance and sound interplay to make for a personal reactionary experience in a perpetually decaying world.
http://christopher-reid-martin.format.com/

Body of Water - Chris Duncan and Rich Jacobs
BODY OF WATER is a sonic collaboration between bay area artists Rich Jacobs and Chris Duncan. Leaning heavily upon geometric abstraction,  BODY OF WATER's improvisational compositions combine an array of electronic and acoustic gestures-staying open- being open. 
https://soundcloud.com/chris-duncan-3/body-of-water-2
https://soundcloud.com/chris-duncan-3/body-of-water-i

M Kitchell
M Kitchell is an extremely gay artist and yogi. Most recently, his book Hour of the Wolf was published by Inside the Castle. He lives in Oakland. Kitchell will be reading/performing a short text accompanied by an audio piece.
http://topologyoftheimpossible.com/

J. Gordon Faylor
J. Gordon Faylor is the author of Registration Caspar (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2016), The Sycophant (TROLL THREAD), and Disgruntled 1234567890 (Basic Editions), among other works. He edits Gauss PDF and is the managing editor of SFMOMA's Open Space.

The performance will include Faylor’s own writing and samples of texts, interpolated with samples collected from various sources, including YouTube, performances by fellow poets and musicians, and field recordings.

George Ducker
George Ducker's work has appeared in The Awl, The Rumpus, The Believer and DumDum. A former writer for the Los Angeles Times, he lives in a cottage by the freeway. You're welcome over anytime. 

¡Socorro!
¡Socorro! is folk pop distortion founded in Pasadena, CA by Guy Valdez. Socorro’s music is inspired by a mixture early 90s shoegaze and mid to late 60s jangle pop. The word socorro translates to “help” or “SOS”. Released album "Flavor of the Day" on Lolipop Records.

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Overhead, a raven
Jan
9
to Feb 17

Overhead, a raven

Untitled (from the series Overhead, a raven). Digital pigment print. 2016.

Untitled (from the series Overhead, a raven). Digital pigment print. 2016.

The title of this exhibition refers to the ancient belief that the raven is a messenger between the spirit and mortal worlds. As it soars overhead, clicking and squawking, it communicates back to the gods about the plight of human existence. The title is also a dry, ironic reference to the human-subsidized predatory bird which thrives on excess consumption. It observes with scrutiny, reporting back to the patriarchy whilst pursuing garbage. In some cultures, when the raven flies overhead, it signifies good fortune; in others, it predicts death. Thus the raven can either guide or impair the weary traveler as she negotiates the land. This exhibition asks the viewer to consider a subjective human relationship between the animal, the land, and self. 

The work in this exhibition depicts Southern California’s urban ecology and the ongoing severe drought. Photographs, audio recordings and video were created by the artist whilst hiking in theSan Gabriel Mountains, urban parks, city streets, and greater Mojave region. Dead urban plants were collected and saved, brought back to the studio, and washed, dried, and painted as a sequence of burial rites. The presentation of this work is an improvised, experimental sequence of tactics used to create new associations of meaning through self-reflection and analysis. 

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Oct
1
3:00 PM15:00

IN REAL LIFE: PERFORMANCE Gabie Strong

IN REAL LIFE: PERFORMANCE

Gabie Strong

Gabie Strong. Photo by Elon Schoenholz.

Gabie Strong. Photo by Elon Schoenholz.

SATURDAY OCT 1, 2016 3:00PM  - ANNEX THEATER - HAMMER MUSEUM

Los Angeles–based artist and musician Gabie Strong’s improvisational performance explores spatial constructions of degeneration, drone, and decay. 

This program is organized by Leslie Cozzi, curatorial associate, and Emily Gonzalez-Jarrett, curatorial associate.

https://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2016/in-real-life/gabie-strong/

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Sep
25
8:00 PM20:00

THE DEAD C./BURNING STAR CORE/GABIE STRONG

poster by Ron Rege Jr.

poster by Ron Rege Jr.

Black Editions presents: 


The DEAD C
w/ BURNING STAR CORE and GABIE STRONG

The Echo, Los Angeles


THE DEAD C
For the first time in nearly 15 years, New Zealand’s The Dead C is returning to Los Angeles for an incredibly rare performance. Since they first began over 30 years ago, Michael Morley, Bruce Russell and Robbie Yeats have together blazed an uncompromising path through the worlds of underground music. Confounding the concepts of “rock” and "music" - The Dead C have bent and blurred traditional song forms, their music expanding to harness the sonic possibilities of free improvisation, noise / feedback / drone, punk rock, psychedelia, the blues and beyond… 

Delirious, chaotic, heart rending their recordings and performances have made them the unlikely forefathers of what some call "noise rock" but what in reality is a far more open and expansive free noise....

BURNING STAR CORE
Emerging from Cincinnati during the early 90's and continuing through present day in New York, Burning Star Core (BxC) revealed the first signs of the expansive, constantly engaging music and art of C. SPENCER YEH. Never easy to pin down, BxC's music is the vivid realization of sound ideas forging rock and pop music with the practices and materials of the avant garde, vocal and electronic music. BxC is Yeh's longest running project and perhaps his most enigmatic. 

Currently based in New York, Yeh is recognized for his interdisciplinary activities and collaborations as an artist, improviser, and composer in forums including MoMA NYC, The Walker Art Center, The Whitney, The Kitchen, D-CAF in Cairo Egypt, Bordeline Festival in Athens Greece, and All Ears in Oslo Norway. 

GABIE STRONG is a California artist and musician exploring spatial constructions of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting and video as a mediums for experimentation. She has two LPs coming out this fall on the new label Crystalline Morphologies.

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW: bit.ly/DeadCEcho

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Aug
25
7:00 PM19:00

RENÉE PETROPOULOS, 'CHEEK BY JOWL'

AFTER 5: RENÉE PETROPOULOS, 'CHEEK BY JOWL'

RENÉE PETROPOULOS, 'CHEEK BY JOWL'

RENÉE PETROPOULOS, 'CHEEK BY JOWL'

25 AUG 2016, 7 PM 

‘Cheek by Jowl’ is a performance created in response to the exhibition ‘Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016.’ The exhibition and its themes comprise this libretto. Current events, world history, domestic life and private life, as well as the exhibition catalogue essays all inform this layered work. Throughout the piece, performers interact and cajole one another into a structured and precise, yet improvisational investigation of the exhibition.

‘Cheek by Jowl’ is created by Renée Petropoulos. The work is comprised of three speaking voices, one voice as metronome, one vocalization of sounds, two instruments, and the final voice is that of a spirit chronicler. Read and performed by Kathrin Burmester, Janet Dandridge, Elif Erkan, Margaret Honda, Jorge Martin, Jasmine Orpilla, Gabie Strong, and Rebecca Tull, this work is 47 minutes in length.

The full performance is scheduled for Thursday 25 August, 7 pm. Two further unannounced performances will take place between the 26 – 28 August, during normal gallery hours.

This event is free, but reservation is required. Click here to reserve a place.

http://www.hauserwirthschimmel.com/events/after-5-renee-petropoulos-cheek-by-jowl-20160825

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Aug
6
3:00 PM15:00

Current LA: KPARK at Angels Gate Art Center

I'll be doing a site-specific sound performance at the Artillery Theater, Angels Gate, in Point Fermin, San Pedro.

Gabie Strong, Battery I (BCN-127, White Point, CA, 1942), 2008. Light jet, 40 x 60".

Gabie Strong, Battery I (BCN-127, White Point, CA, 1942), 2008. Light jet, 40 x 60".

In collaboration with Angels Gate Cultural CenterKChung Radio presents experimental, musical, and/or interactive performances and temporary one day installations at Point Fermin Park overlooking the Pacific in San Pedro.

https://www.facebook.com/events/832472243549716/

http://www.currentla.org/9-kpark-kchung/

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Jul
16
to Jul 17

LAFMS' "BOX Stock" - 2 days of noise & music

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The Box is proud to present two days of wondrous free sound from your friends at LAFMS!

Saturday July 16, 2016, 2-9pm

2-3pm                        Artificial Art Ensemble

3-4pm                        Telecaves  

4-5pm                        Gabie Strong

5-6pm                        Jorge Martin & Greg Lenczycki

6-7pm                        Rick Potts & Joe Potts

7-8pm                        Fat & Fucked-Up

8-9pm                        Extended Organ       

Sunday July 17, 2016, 2-9pm

2-3pm                        The Tenses

3-4pm                        Metal Rouge

4-5pm                        Laura + Mark Cetilia

5-6pm                        Waxy

6-7pm                        Dinosaurs With Horns

7-8pm                        Smegma

8-9pm                        AIRWAY

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Jul
3
to Jul 13

Gate/ Gabie Strong/ Christopher Reid Martin July 2016 West Coast Tour

 

Gate/ Gabie Strong/ Christopher Reid Martin

West Coast Tour 2016

7/3 - Los Angeles - Non Plus Ultra w/ Metal Rouge, Telcaves, and Peter Kolovos (Gate to play as a trio) https://www.facebook.com/events/1603583843266360/

7/5 - Oakland - Land and Sea Gallery w/Michael Morley (of Gate) duo with Bill Orcutt, and Sanaz performing Project Shiir
https://www.facebook.com/events/161621210919126/

7/6 - Los Altos - KFJC radio hosted by Black Horizons (2-6 pm) http://www.kfjc.org/

7/6 - San Francisco - Hemlock Tavern ( Gate to perform as a trio) w/ Meg Baird and Jim Haynes https://www.facebook.com/events/640001422815418/

7/7- Arcata - the Miniplex (located in Richards Goat tavern) w/ Ghoulhand https://www.facebook.com/events/1702198890035157/

7/8 - Portland - S1 - with Grouper
https://www.facebook.com/events/555950061282114/

7/9 - Olympia - Dub Narcotic - w/ Malaikat dan Singa (Gabie Strong and Christopher Reid Martin performing as a duo) 
https://www.facebook.com/events/256858694677240/

7/10 - Seattle - Hollow Earth Radio w/ Dialing In
https://www.facebook.com/events/1706005619649055/

7/12 - Los Angeles - Club Pro - w/ Carla Bozulich's Bloody Claws, and Nick Malkin ( Gabie and Christopher to perform as a duo)

https://www.facebook.com/events/1093296374042732/




Gate is a free noise project of New Zealander Michael Morley, which began in the mid-'90s.Morley, who has also played in Dead C. and Precious Metal Inc., performed the thick, sonic improvisations that are characteristic of Gate on a tour with Keiji Haino and Thurston Moore in 1994. One of Gate's more widely available recordings, Live in Boston/NYC 1994 (Poon Village), comes from that year and features Lee Ranaldo and Zeena Parkins. Ranaldo and Morley also recorded in the studio, although this material has yet to be released. Gate has several subsequent releases on the Table of the Elements label, including Monolake (1997) and The Wisher Table (1999), as well as other releases on smaller independent labels such as Go For It and Siltbreeze.


Gabie Strong is a California artist and musician exploring spatial constructions of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, environmental installation, photography and video as a mediums for experimentation. Her work has been presented on Kchung TV at the Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. 2014 biennial exhibition, MOCA, the wulf, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Human Resources, SASSAS, High Desert Test Sites, LACMA, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, and Jabberjaw. In 2010 Strong founded the all-female free-psych group Lady Noise, concluding with a series of durational performances for Dawn Kasper’s installation in the 2012 Whitney Biennial. Currently she is performing solo, free-noise music under her own name. She is releasing two eps this summer. 


Christopher Reid Martin is a multidisciplinary artist, currently residing in Los Angeles. He first began working with sound in Orange County in 2004, layering sounds from various field recordings of daily life which convey living truths and over processed instrumentation as the reactionary expression. These expressions came to birth the solo project known as of Shelter Death, as it has evolved into numerous projects in which performance and sound interplay to make for a personal reactionary dramatization.

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Jun
24
6:00 PM18:00

In Chambers

Kiki Johnson Karp, "In Chambers," 2016.

Kiki Johnson Karp, "In Chambers," 2016.

In Chambers

Organized by Greg Curtis

Featuring Sarah Bostwick, Malisa Humphrey, Gina Osterloh, Rachel Roske, and Katie Shapiro

June 4th-26th
Opening Saturday June 4th 7-10pm

Performance by $3.33, Geneva Skeen, and Gabie Strong on Friday June 24th

The perception of photographic space is produced by two interiors: that of the camera and that of the interior mind of the Cartesian subject. These interiors form a totalizing set of relations between the observer and the external world, separating the act of seeing from the physical body in order to create images as objective document. The ability of photography to articulate fixed, common, and authoritative knowledge fulfills the Enlightenment dream of a universal language, but even as it tries to represent our material encounters as fixed shots of reality, the photograph leaves itself vulnerable to creative manipulations, editorial captions, and aesthetic engagements. The works in this exhibition address visual perception as a phenomena that is dominated by photographic space, knowing that vision is both a historical product and a site of subjectification. By using photography to recode other practices (painting, sculpture, collage, performance), these works undermine the prerogative of photography to veraciously depict the outside world, allowing the photographic object to be recoded in turn.


http://msbarbers.com/

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Apr
29
to Apr 30

Eternal Telethon 55+

The next Eternal Telethon, “Eternal Telethon: 55+” will broadcast non-stop from 1:00pm on April 29th through the evening of May 1st. The broadcast can be watched live online at EternalTelethon.com and will feature a wide range of creative contributions from over 150 artists.

An ongoing series of collectively-organized live web-casts, the Eternal Telethon raises money to create a convalescent home for retired and ailing artists in need of a break. The telethon functions both as a showcase for artists to present new, experimental work in a low-pressure environment, as well as a demonstration of how a community can effectively define its needs and empower itself.

~Friday Evening 04/29/2016~

5:40- Lainey Racah
6:00- Alan Hiroshi Nakagawa
6:20- Maypole construction
6:40- David Gilbert
7:00- Slam Dunx w/ Lady C
7:20- Jasmine Nyende
7:40- Cocktail hour
8:00- Finishing School
8:20- Stephanie Hutin
8:40- Elonda Billera
9:00- Christy Berkowitz
9:20- Joseph Mosconi
9:40- Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal
10:00- Childless
10:10- Retirement home amenities brainstorm
10:20- Margie Schnibbe and Gregory Barnett
10:40- Kim Calder
11:00- Düber (Trenton Szewczyk, Christine Wang, Sally Spitz)
11:40- Visions (Gabie Strong & David Nuss)

 

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Apr
4
to Apr 5

Kenji Kuroda |Makiko Sakurai|Joe Potts|Rick Potts|Joseph Hammer|John Wiese|Gabie Strong|Ted Byrnes|Vetza|Mitchell Brown

Bluewhale + 9rpm proudly present

Monday April 4 2016

Kenji Kuroda
Makiko Sakurai
Joe Potts
Rick Potts
Joseph Hammer
John Wiese
Gabie Strong
Ted Byrnes
Vetza
Mitchell Brown

curated by Kio Griffith

Doors open at 8PM

Sets • 9pm + 10:30pm

$10 | 21+

BLUEWHALE
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St Suite 101
Los Angeles CA
(213) 538-8038
 

https://www.facebook.com/events/194740637574109/

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Mar
21
8:30 PM20:30

Basement Benders / Gabie Strong / Rush Awesome / Desidia at Pehrspace

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Razorcake and KCHUNG present...

Pehrspace Birthday Week!

Basement Benders
http://basementbenders.com/

Gabie Strong
http://www.gabiestrong.com/

Rush Awesome
https://soundcloud.com/rushawesome

Desidia
https://soundcloud.com/desidia-587911958

with Kchung dj's 200RYT and Hazey Jane!

March 21st, 8:30 PM
At Pehrspace
325 Glendale, Blvd, LA, CA 90026
$5 suggested donation

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Feb
12
to Feb 13

Music for Healing or What You Need #2

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Music for Healing or What You Need #2
Gabie Strong, Christopher Reid Martin, Ted Byrnes

Perform a sonic healing session in Matt Wardell's exhibition EYE-DEE-QUE (Something Like an Asclepeion)

Friday February 12, 10pm -midnight

Baik Art
2600 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90034
310.842.3892
www.baikart.com

Please join us Friday, February 12 for an evening with Gabie Strong, Christopher Reid Martin, and Ted Byrnes. Themes of catharsis and cleansing will lead into a sonic space to prepare us to dream and, ideally, to heal. Between 10pm-midnight, Gabie Strong, Christopher Reid Martin, and Ted Byrnes will activate the space of Baik Art. For an optimal experience, be prepared to lie down.

An intrepid group will spend the night following the performance in the ancient Greek tradition of ‘incubation’. Your dreams will be interpreted the following morning by a professional. Please email Matt Wardell at shonufwardell@hotmail.com to reserve your spot. BYOB (Bring Your Own Bedding). Details of the overnight stay will follow. Space is very limited!!


Gabie Strong is a California artist and musician exploring spatial constructions of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, environmental installation, photography and video as mediums for experimentation.

Her work has been presented on Kchung TV at the Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. 2014 biennial exhibition, Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Knowledges at Mount Wilson Observatory, Pitzer Art Galleries, University Art Gallery UC Irvine, and LAXArt amongst others. 

Strong has performed at MOCA, the wulf, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Human Resources, SASSAS, LACE, High Desert Test Sites, LACMA, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Jabberjaw, and with her all-female free-psych band Lady Noise for Dawn Kasper’s performances at the 2012 Whitney Biennial. 

Strong’s work is an exploration of the affect of decay that is experienced from living in the spatial disorganization of the twenty-first century. This disorganization is the result of living in multiple non-places at once—both physical and virtual— where borders are both confining and permeable. 

http://www.gabiestrong.com/
https://soundcloud.com/gabiestrong

Christopher Reid Martin is a multidisciplinary artist, currently residing in Los Angeles. He first began working with sound in Orange County in 2004, layering sounds from various field recordings of daily life which convey living truths and over processed instrumentation as the reactionary expression. These expressions came to birth the solo project known as of Shelter Death, as it has evolved into a project in which performance and sound interplay to make for a personal reactionary experience in a perpetually decaying world.

In 2010, Christopher had taken his creative endeavors into other avenues, releasing tracks under various formats under his shared Orange County based label Via Injection. Christopher's creative repertoire expanded when he began documenting his experience in countries outside the US, by taking field recordings, foreign radio recordings, and/or taking photographs. Photographs were either left unadulterated as they were taken or digitally manipulating and layered these with old scanned various schematics. This has lead to an ongoing body of work, which fuses reality in the form of photography, with corroded ideas in the form of chopped manipulated grids and manuals. Christopher has and continues to show work in a number of art shows and has performed live in a number of events in projects such as Bailouts, Via Injection, Shelter Death, and under his own name.

https://essdebth1.bandcamp.com/
https://soundcloud.com/prvtsphr
http://christopher-reid-martin.format.com/

Ted Byrnes is a drummer/percussionist living in Los Angeles. An alumnus of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, he comes from a jazz background and has since made his home in the worlds of free improvisation, new music, electro-acoustic music, and noise.

Ted primarily works in ad hoc improvisational settings, but has standing improvisational groups including: a group with Ulrich Krieger, a duo with Jeff Parker, a duo with Chris Cooper (AQH), a duo with Nicholas Deyoe, a duo with John Wiese, a duo with Scott Cazan, a trio with Jacob Wick and Owen Stewart-Robertson, among others. Additionally, Ted has played in duo/trio/or ensemble settings with: Mazen Kerbaj, David Watson, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, Charlemagne Palestine, Alfred 23 Harth, Tim Perkis, Jaap Blonk, Torsten Muller, Kim Myhr, Jim Denley, Lloyd Honeybrook, Chris Schlarb, Mike Watt, Paul Masvidal, the LAFMS (including Smegma, Airway, Ace Farren Ford’s Artificial Art Ensemble, Rick and Joe Potts, Fredrik Nilsen, Tom Recchion, Vetza, etc), Sissy Spacek (the band), Maher Shalal Hash Baz, and more.

Ted has also collaborated with / worked for a variety of visual artists: he has accompanied a Doug Aitken “happening”, collaborated with Olivia Booth to play her glass artworks, collaborated with Dani Tull on a sound performance, performed with John Knuth and Bret Nicely at an installation in an empty pool, and has performed for FLUXUS artist Jeff Perkins on multiple occasions for his projector/light installations.

Currently, Ted is delving further into the possibilities and realities of solo drumset performance in addition to continuing to work with his existing projects.

http://tedbyrnesdrums.com/


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EYE-DEE-QUE (Something Like an Asclepeion)
Matt Wardell
January 9 - February 13, 2016

Baik Art presents EYE-DEE-QUE (Something Like an Asclepeion), a solo installation and series of events by Los Angeles artist Matt Wardell.

For the exhibition, Wardell will present an immersive environment of images and objects by channeling ‘something like’ an ancient Greek temple of healing. Using Baik Art’s unique architecture, viewers experience a literal (and perhaps figurative) katabasis (‘to go down’ as in a descent of some type), but more importantly, and ideally, a catharsis (‘cleansing’ or ‘purification’).

Numerous objects, found and constructed, engage with the verticality of Baik Art’s shaft-like space, surrounded by an installation of wall works including drawings, collages, and repurposed images. Several fabric sculptures fill the gallery functioning as apotropaic totems. These Guardian Figures suggest a ‘presence’, ideally something beyond the object.

Daytime and evening events will further activate the gallery a space for healing. Practitioners from a variety of fields will be on hand for consultation. Music for Healing or What You Need will present a sonic cleansing. Incubation and Dream Analysis will be an overnight event of guided sleep followed by dream analysis with a professional. Utilizing the healing properties of dog saliva, An Event for Wound Licking will be a participatory event pairing wounds with dogs. For the date and time of each event, please contact the artist at shonufwardell@hotmail.com.

In ancient Greece and Rome, an asclepeion was a healing temple, sacred to Asclepius, the Greek God of Medicine. These temples were places in which patients would visit to receive either treatment or some sort of healing, whether it was spiritual or physical. Epidaurus was the first place to worship Asclepius as a god, beginning sometime in the 5th century BCE.

Starting around 350 BCE, the cult of Asclepius became increasingly popular. Pilgrims flocked to asclepieia to be healed. They slept overnight (“incubation”) and reported their dreams to a priest the following day. He prescribed a cure, often a visit to the baths or a gymnasium. Since snakes were sacred to Asclepius, they were often used in healing rituals. Non-venomous snakes were left to crawl on the floor in dormitories where the sick and injured slept.

Matt Wardell seeks to prolong a sense of wonder while placing the viewer in a lingering position of active assessment. He is interested in how we choose to live and in introducing work that facilitates these investigations. Wardell enjoys walking on fences, answering wrong numbers, and giving directions to places he does not know. Uncomfortable laughter, confusion, and irritation tend to be the byproducts of Wardell’s works.

Wardell has exhibited his work at venues throughout the United States and Mexico, including the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco (SFMOMA), Claremont Museum of Art in Claremont, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), REDCAT, PØST, Human Resources, Black Dragon Society, Mark Moore Gallery, and Commonwealth and Council, all in Los Angeles. Wardell is a founding member of the artist collective 10lb Ape.

Baik Art
2600 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90034
310.842.3892
www.baikart.com
 

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Dec
18
7:30 PM19:30

Gabie Strong + UNICA at VOLUME

I'm thrilled to be performing with UNICA on Friday at VOLUME! 


VOLUME is pleased to present UNICA, a duo comprised of Maria Garcia and Nial Morgan, and a performance by artist and musician Gabie Strong.

Gabie Strong is a California artist exploring spatial constructions of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, installation, photography and video as a mediums for experimentation.

Her work has been presented on Kchung TV at the Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. 2014 biennial exhibition, Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Knowledges at Mount Wilson Observatory, Pitzer Art Galleries, University Art Gallery UC Irvine, and LAXArt amongst others. Strong has performed at MOCA, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Human Resources, SASSAS, LACE, High Desert Test Sites, LACMA, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, and at the 2012 Whitney Biennial. She is the host of “Crystalline Morphologies,” an experimental music program broadcast weekly on Kchung Radio AM 1630.

UNICA
Maria Garcia + Nial Morgan

UNICA uses site specific recordings of private practices to create an inside-out experience. Integrated sound and choreography evolve in unison through UNICA’s intention based exercises. In holding this space, UNICA creates an acoustic installation of live sound + body manipulation in an effort to alleviate boundaries of an intrapersonal nature.

Parking at South of Sunset
There is ample free parking on N. Boylston Street

Absolutely no parking in driveway and/or in front of driveway, no parking in lot adjacent to South of Sunset (you will be towed), and no chaining of bicycles to the iron gate in the driveway next to South of Sunset. Thank you for your cooperation.

http://www.volume.la/events/gabie-strong-unica/

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Jul
14
8:00 PM20:00

Rachel Shearer (N.Z.), Fogel / Kolovos Duo, Gabie Strong

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First ever Los Angeles show for acclaimed New Zealand sound artist Rachel Shearer!

Shearer creates transcendent worlds of shivering ambient sounds, distant ruptures and warm washes of analog and digital sheen. 

RACHEL SHEARER 
has been an integral player in New Zealand's adventurous and vibrant music and arts community. She has been a member of influential music groups such as Angelhead and Queen Meanie Puss as well as solo under her own name or her Lovely Midget project She has released records via such pivotal labels as Xpressway, Siltbreeze, Ecstatic Peace!, Corpus Hermeticum, Family Vinyard and more. Shearer has also developed a public sound art installation practice with a number of long term installation works dotted around Auckland, and continues to perform live under her own name. 

http://family-vineyard.com/artists/rachel-shearer-lovely-midget

http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/interview/648/Rachel-Shearer.utr#ixzz3fE46FgY9


 

COREY FOGEL / PETER KOLOVOS DUO
First ever live collaboration between Fogel on drums/percussion and Peter Kolovos on electric guitar- long time L.A. people coming together- live and free...

knitdrums.tumblr, soundcloud/coreyfogel, vimeo/coreyfogel 


GABIE STRONG 
is a California based artist and designer exploring spaces of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. To explore the arena between exteriority and interiority, she uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, sculpture, photography and video as a mediums for experimentation. In looking for the differential, Strong invokes noise to summon the invisible.

Strong is currently exploring themes of spatial decay through her KCHUNG Radio program Crystalline Morphologies.

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Jul
2
to Jul 3

Yek koo |\ Gabie Strong |\ Julia Santoli |\ Bob Bellerue @ Trans Pecos

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TRANS PECOS, 9-15 Wyckoff Ave, New York, New York 11385

9pm

Yek koo 
Gabie Strong 
Julia Santoli 
Bob Bellerue

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ALL AGES
9-15 Wyckoff Ave (L) to Halsey (M) to Myrtle/Wyckoff 

yek koo is the solo project of visual and performing artist Helga Fassonaki (half of free psych duo Metal Rouge), often appearing in a ragged stripped-down cloak of distorted guitar, wailing vocals, pocket trumpet and non-kosher samples. Originally from Los Angeles, she recently relocated to the East Coast where her latest LP, ‘Desolation Peak’ was recorded – a classic example of yek koo’s unruly rhythm logic and haunting vocals. She has performed at Hammer Museum’s Made in LA part of KCHUNG TV’s Crystalline Morphologies, Open Melody Festival at UC Irvine (CA), Ear&Eye Festival (Auckland, NZ), On Land Festival (San Francisco), Human Resources (LA), Public Fiction (LA), Whitney Biennial 2012 (NYC), and a multitude of other galleries and venues throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. 
http://helgafassonaki.net/yek_koo/
https://yekkoo.bandcamp.com/ 
https://soundcloud.com/yek-koo

Gabie Strong is a California based artist exploring spaces of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. To explore the arena between exteriority and interiority, she uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, sculpture, photography and video as a mediums for experimentation. In looking for the differential, Strong invokes noise to summon the invisible. She has performed at The Hammer Museum Made in L.A. 2014 exhibition, Human Resources, SASSAS, LACE, High Desert Test Sites, LACMA, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, 88Boadrum and with Dawn Kasper and Lady Noise for the 2012 Whitney Biennial opening events. Strong is the host of KCHUNG Radio program Crystalline Morphologies. Crystalline Morphologies is a platform for broadcasting experimental music, noise, sound art and field recordings. 
http://www.gabiestrong.com/performance/
https://soundcloud.com/gabiestrong 
https://vimeo.com/gstrong

Julia Santoli is a multi-media artist living and working in New York. She synthesizes image, gesture, and sound while channeling memory and presence. Her explorations take the form of vocal performance and body-generated audio feedback, sonic installation, video, and prints.
https://vimeo.com/user17923399
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6yDQaKpZx8

Bob Bellerue is a noise composer, experimental musician, and creative technician based in Brooklyn NY. Over the last 25+ years he has been involved in a wide range of creative activities – experimental electronic music, junk metal percussion ensembles, Balinese gamelan, sound scores for dance/theater/video/performance art, and installation art. Bob's work utilizes custom electronics and programming, incorporating feedback, prepared field recordings, de-musicalized instruments, and found oscillators. He is in the midst of long-term collaborations with the choreographer Wanda Gala, and plays regularly as a solo artist, in KILT (with Raven Chacon and Sandor Finta), and in collaboration with many others (Z'EV, Mister Matthews, and Philip White, most recently). Bob's work has been presented at the Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival, Centre de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona, New Genre Festival, CEAIT Festival, Ende Tymes Festival, Denver Noise Fest, Experimental Intermedia, Issue Project Room, Diapason Sound Gallery, Roulette, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver Noise Festival, Olympia Experimental Music Festival, PDX Noise Festival, Radio Epsilonia (Paris), WFMU, WKCR, WNYC, KFJC, KXLU, East Village Radio, Stanford University, The New School, UCSD, and UCLA. 
More info: bobbellerue.net

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