Dec 3, 2016

CultureHub: Decoder 2017: The Soft Machine

One-night only work-in-progress presentation.

Created and Directed by Mallory Catlett / Restless NYC |

Co-presented with CultureHub

With text by William S. Burroughs*

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Part noise concert, part Burroughs’ reading tour, Decoder 2017 is the latest work conceived and directed by OBIE winner Mallory Catlett. This cut-up of sound, word, and image is generated live by cassette tape DJ and sound artist G Lucas Crane with performer Jim Findlay, who act as both fictional characters and real-time systems operators. The work features and interactive design created by Keith Skretch (video) and Ryan Holsopple (interaction).

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This is a Creative Capital project that has received Commissioning and development support has been provided by Gibney Dance, Mt Tremper Arts, Theatre Conspiracy @ Club PuSH, Collapsable Giraffe and the Foundation for the Contemporary Arts” .

Saturday, December 3
8pm | $20

*THE SOFT MACHINE, THE TICKET THAT EXPLODED, NOVA EXPRESS, and THE JOB by William S. Burroughs. Copyright © [for SOFT: 1961, renewed 1966; for NOVA: 1964, renewed 1992, 2013; for TICKET: 1962, renewed 1964, 1967; for JOB, 1969, renewed 1970, 1974], used by permission of The Wylie Agency LLC.

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