Signal to Noise
Saturday, Jan 15 — Sunday, Jan 16, 2011
The next Signal to Noise event is scheduled for Saturday, October 8. Click here for further information.
The Museum’s inaugural Signal to Noise party will take over the building with a three-ring circus of live electronic music, moving image performances, and interactive art. Artists, hackers, musicians, and filmmakers will activate every area of the Museum late into the night.
Nick Yulman and his robotic orchestra will accompany silent films (including Georges Méliès’s 1900 The One-Man Band and Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid’s 1943 Meshes of the Afternoon); Martha Colburn performs live double-projections accompanied by Thollem McDonas, Greg Saunier, John Keay, Mike Evans, Laura Ortman, Matt Marinelli, Tom Carter and Marc Orleans; chiptune artists Bit Shifter and Nullsleep electrify the dance floor with their hacked Gameboys, with outpt and Paris holding down the visuals; laptock rock band Project Jenny, Project Jan rattles the walls; Scott Draves and the Electric Sheep evolve on screen; Victoria Keddie, with Bradley Eros and Lary 7, lead a Kodachrome funeral with prepared violin; DJ $mall ¢hange lays down the beat; Fall On Your Sword accompany their mashed-up videos of William Shatner and David Hasselhoff with live electro-jams; VJ Shantell Martin extracts partygoers’ digital auras with Liz Armstrong on the decks; Sweatshoppe passes out video paint rollers; and Babycastles drops their DIY art game cabinets and unleashes a roving cyborg arcade.
8:30pm: Nick Yulman
9:00pm: Bit Shifter (outpt and Paris on visuals)
9:00pm: Martha Colburn with Thollem McDonas, Greg Saunier, John Keay, Mike Evans, Laura Ortman, Matt Marinelli, Tom Carter and Marc Orleans
9:30pm: Victoria Keddie, with Bradley Eros and Lary 7
10:00pm: Nullsleep (outpt and Paris on visuals)
10:30pm: Martha Colburn with Thollem McDonas, Greg Saunier, John Keay, Mike Evans, Laura Ortman, Matt Marinelli, Tom Carter and Marc Orleans
10:30pm: Nick Yulman
11:00pm: Fall On Your Sword
11:30pm: Victoria Keddie, with Bradley Eros and Lary 7
12:00am: Project Jenny, Project Jan
12:00am: Shantell Martin with Liz Armstrong
With Scott Draves and the Electric Sheep, Sweatshoppe, DJ $mall ¢hange, and Babycastles all night
Tickets: $20 at door / $10 Museum members / Free for Silver Screen level and above. Silver Screen members should call 718.777.6800 to reserve their tickets.