Friday, July 15, 2005


against nature

July 20-26, 2005
theXpo at Gallerie (63 Pearl Street, Brooklyn NY 11201)

Music and artworks inspired by Against Nature, the scandalous fin-de-siecle novel by Joris-Karl Huysmans. Huysmans' obsessive language, fantastical plotline and bizarre interpretation of nature form the backdrop for a week-long post-modern investigation into the synthetic. New compositions by Tim 'Love' Lee, performances by internationally acclaimed musicians and sonic artists, and accompanying visual exhibition by Eric LoPresti.

Guest Performers:
Nicole Atkins
Tim Goldsworthy of The DFA
Gavin Russom
Gary Hustwit, head honcho of Plexifilms and his experimental ensemble War Slut
Maxime Pasquier
Melissa Dubbin & Aaron Davidson, recently featured in Airborne at the New Museum
Ken Macbeth, Scottish composer, audio engineer and designer of the M5 modular synthesizer
Tony Maimone, veteran bassist with Pere Ubu and proprietor of the infamous Studio G

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