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Escape from America [Total Recall]

Live Stream with Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma from Mouse on Mars, Olivia Block, DeForrest Brown, Jr, Forbes Graham and Bonnie Jones

Olivia Block – found recordings, electronics (Chicago)
DeForrest Brown, Jr – electronics (NYC)
Forbes Graham – trumpet, computer (Boston)
Bonnie Jones – circuit-bent electronics, text, video (Providence)
Andi Toma – live mix, electronics (Berlin)
Jan St. Werner– live mix, electronics (Berlin)

A collaborative online concert by six improvisers, composers, and experimental musicians from Germany and the US, in which they embrace the glitches and asynchrony that are endemic to long-distance, live streams to explore a different form of spatial performance. The aim is to explore a new sort of streaming sonic spatialization, one that subverts the compulsion in music production and consumption for rigid synchronization.

Each of the artists will perform from a different geographic location (Berlin, Boston, Chicago, New York, Providence), feeding their audio and video into a multi-channel stream that is mixed live with auat Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) in Berlin by Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma from Mouse on Mars.

Live-stream on Youtube.

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