This Friday at Issue Project Room – Julia Santoli presents “burning body of love,” a performance in collaboration with Zach Rowden.

This Friday at Issue Project Room – Julia Santoli presents “burning body of love,” a performance in collaboration with Zach Rowden.

Here’s a comment from Julia Santoli about her upcoming performance this Friday, which I mentioned here last week: This Friday, July 13th I’ll be presenting my second AIR performance at Issue Project Room, in collaboration with double bassist Zach Rowden. The piece “burning body of love” is something more in the direction of opera, and […]

Starting today – We Love Decay, the second annual VCS performance incubator, April 15-20 in the Flatiron Project Space

Starting today – We Love Decay, the second annual VCS performance incubator, April 15-20 in the Flatiron Project Space

    We Love Decay April 15-20 Flatiron Project Space 133/141 W 21 Street New York, NY 10011 – BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents its second annual performance incubator, We Love Decay,  taking place from April 15 – 20 in the Flatiron Project Space. The incubator presents performance-based work by 15 artists who are […]

This Thursday, April 12th – Julia Santoli’s “Siren Sore” with Tamio Shiraishi and Geng at ISSUE Project Room

This Thursday, April 12th – Julia Santoli’s “Siren Sore” with Tamio Shiraishi and Geng at ISSUE Project Room

  VCS alumna Julia Santoli’s first public presentation as part of her ISSUE Project Room residency is set to take place this Thursday at 8:00 pm at ISSUE Project Room, and she’d love to see VCS students and faculty there. Julia will premiere Siren Sore: “spirit is matter” with Tamio Shiraishi and “the prisoners are […]

Watch the new video for Angel’s Bone by Du Yun and Royce Vavrek, directed by Spa Theory

Watch the new video for Angel’s Bone by Du Yun and Royce Vavrek, directed by Spa Theory

About a month ago, National Sawdust posted a new music video based on Angel’s Bone, the opera by composer Du Yun and librettist Royce Vavrek that won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Music. The new video was directed by Spa Theory, an all-female artist collective consisting of VCS alumnae Angela Fan and Michelle Yun and […]

Julia Santoli named a 2018 Artist-In-Residence at ISSUE Project Room

Julia Santoli named a 2018 Artist-In-Residence at ISSUE Project Room

    Recently, VCS alumna Julia Santoli was named one of ISSUE Project Room’s four Artists-In-Residence for the venue’s 2018 season. Julia’s first project is set to take place in mid-April; I will post more information here as it becomes available. Here’s more about the residency and this year’s recipients from ISSUE Project Room’s website: […]

A new video by Wiissa for the single “Ti Amo” by Phoenix

A new video by Wiissa for the single “Ti Amo” by Phoenix

The French indie pop band Phoenix just released a new video for their latest single “Ti Amo,” directed by Wiissa, the Miami-based film and photography due consisting of Vanessa Hollander and VCS alumnus Wilson Philippe. You can view “Ti Amo” below, and see more of Wiissa’s video and photo work at the link above. To […]

Good Neighbr presents D. Light and the Intergalactic Ear Orgy Orchestra, this Saturday, September 30 at Bushwick Public House

Good Neighbr presents D. Light and the Intergalactic Ear Orgy Orchestra, this Saturday, September 30 at Bushwick Public House

This coming Saturday, September 30th,  D. Light and the Intergalactic Ear Orgy Orchestra will perform at Bushwick Public House in a show organized by Good Neighbr, the art collective founded by VCS alumni Victoria Hristoff and Casey Schultz: – Good Neighbr presents D. Light and the Intergalactic Ear Orgy Orchestra, this Saturday, September 30 at […]

An article in She Shreds Magazine on “Spool,” the new video from Natasha Jabobs’s band Thelma

An article in She Shreds Magazine on “Spool,” the new video from Natasha Jabobs’s band Thelma

She Shreds Maggazine recently published an article by Amanda Silberling about the new video for the song “Spool” from VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma. Here is an excerpt from the article’s opening paragraphs: The best way to describe “Spool” is by starting at its end: the song off of Thelma’s debut self-titled album finishes […]

This Friday and Saturday at 8 pm – zavé martohardjono: GENERAL DYNAMICS at Gibney Dance, with a score by Julia Santoli

This Friday and Saturday at 8 pm – zavé martohardjono: GENERAL DYNAMICS at Gibney Dance, with a score by Julia Santoli

Here’s an announcement from VCS alumna Julia Santoli about a performance event coming up this Friday and Saturday evening that she’s involved with: I have been collaborating with choreographer and artist Zavé Martohardjono on their latest performative work. The piece is called GENERAL DYNAMICS, and is premiering as part of Gibney Dance’s “Work Up” Series […]

A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

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A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

Last November I wrote about VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma and their single “If You Let It,” which was featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series. Earlier this month, the group released its eponymous first album in vinyl, CD, and digital formats with the indie label Tiny Engines; its seven tracks include that song […]

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