News Update | March 2015

The premiere of “Surge”, Phill Niblock’s first piece for analogue synthesizer, performed by Thomas Ankersmit at MaerzMusik in Berlin this weekend, and the first collaboration of Florence To and myself, also in Berlin, at KW.

The Phill Niblock concert runs all night long, from Saturday around midnight until Sunday morning, and is part of MaerzMusik’s “The Long Now” event at Kraftwerk Berlin.


Brazil 84

Brazil 84
77 min The Movement Of People Working

Friday 27th Feb. 2015
24:00h at legendary BAMBI Filmstudio, Klosterstraße 78, 40211 Düsseldorf, Germany

Phill will be present, as well as Brian Brandt from mode records.

Come and enjoy this unique screening in an old style movie theatre from 1963 with a new 5.1 sound system.

Brazil84 DVD, released by mode records, is for sale in the cinema, otherwise online by mode records and a-musik mailorder, Cologne/ ///

more in German only at

Screening organised by Cologne based artist-curator Georg Dietzler.

More about the Music on Brazil 84:

Three Orchids for three orchestras – Orchestra of the SEM Ensemble, conducted by Petr Kotik, Merkin Hall, NYC, live recording by Paul Geluso, June 3rd, 2004.

Tow by Tom for two orchestras – Trio Scordatura (Amsterdam) and the Nelly Boyd Ensemble (Hamburg), mixed / multitrack recordings of the two ensembles, one on the left channel, the other on the right. Trio Scordatura (Alfrun Schmid, voice; Elisabeth Smalt, viola, Bob Gilmore, synth); Nelly Boyd (Jens Roehm, synth [single analog oscillator, Dave Smith Evolver]; Jan Feddersen, e-bow guitar; Peter Imig, violin; Robert Engelbrecht, cello)Trio Scordatura recorded by Johan Vandermaelen at Amplus, Aaigem, Belgium, March 1st, 2008; Nelly Boyd recorded by Jens Roehm and Julia Berg at Christianskirche, Hamburg, March 9th, 2009;

Three Orchids – Trio Scordatura plus one, mixed / multitrack recording.Trio Scordatura (Alfrun Schmid, voice; Elisabeth Smalt, viola; Bob Gilmore, keyboard) with Guy De Bièvre, dobro. played with e-bow; Recorded by Johan Vandermaelen at Amplus, Aaigem, Belgium, August 13 -14, 2007.



The Forty-first Anniversary of EI performances at 224 Centre Street, NYC

The Forty-sixth Anniversary of the Founding of Experimental Intermedia, the Forty-sixth Anniversary of the 224 Centre Street loft, and, not least, The Twenty-fifth Annual Festival with no fancy name, Part Two (or B)

Phill Niblock, curator

March 2015

Joe Diebes (New York) Saturday 7
Diebes and members of the BOTCH ensemble perform scenes and studies that constitute the next illogical steps in the newly minted genre of broken-word opera

Andrew Lafkas (New York) Sunday 8
Two Paths with Active Shadows Under Three Moons and Surveillance
(Third Phase); an ongoing ensemble piece organized by Andrew Lafkas; developed and realized by Rick Brown, Todd Capp, Sandy Gordon, Sean Meehan, Leif Sundstrom, Marcia Bassett, Barry Weisblat, Gill Arno, Wolfgang Gil, Daniel Neumann, Ben Owen, Patrick Holmes, Kurt Ralske, Che Chen, Laura Ortman, Michael Bullock, Karen Waltuch, Ryan Sawyer and Andrew Lafkas

Volkmar Klien (Austria) Monday 9
Variations in Air Pressure - Weiping Lin, violin; Volkmar Klien, composition, electronics; music - to all intents and purposes - is a rather ephemeral affair; mere changes in air pressure lacking meteorological significance; etymology of the German words 'Rausch' (inebriation) and 'Rauschen' (noise, as in: white noise) reveals an intricate linkage between concepts of acoustic noise, intoxication, and intense pleasure; nnd it is not without reason that the meanings of these words connect

Anna Homler and Michael Delia (LA and NY,Prague) Wednesday 11
Idiosyncratic improvisers, Anna Homler sings in alternative languages and plays toys and devices, while Michael Delia plays an array of homemade instruments and sound sculptures; together with special guests Al Margolis (live electronics, laptop and acoustic) and Katherine Liberovskya (improvised live video) they will create a unique bricolage evening of sound and video

Cecilia Lopez (Argentina) and Carrie Schneider (New York) Thursday 12
The collaborators will present new works along with Burning House (2013), a film installation with score composed and performed by Lopez´s Música Mecánica para Chapas and with image by Schneider; Música Mecánica para Chapas is a device that consists of amplified sheets of metal played by a variable number of performers; these large sheets of stainless steel, rigged with piezoelectric contact microphones, are used as resonant materials to generate acoustic feedback and filter sound; as a gesture against entropy, over the course of two and half years, Schneider built a dozen identical wooden houses on an island in the middle of a lake in rural Wisconsin, and burned each of them down, all while filming from the same vantage point on land

Madelon Hooykaas (Netherlands) A Video Event Friday 13
This evening will consist of live drawing in combination with video projection and sound of several new works; the second part will be a dual screen piece of my newest project about blind female shamans in Japan; my work deals with the relation between nature, spirituality and the invisible

Lovid (New York) A Video Event Sunday 15
Will perform with a combination of handmade analog and digital instruments; the performance will center on an audiovisual composition where the video and sound are translated from the same electric signal; LoVid's work explores the translation of the electric signal into visible and audible compositions; in recent works, they have been expanding their practice to think of the space of the performance, as well as the space between performers and audiences, as part of the instrument itself; for this performance LoVid will incorporate infrared LED light-beams that will be used to trigger video and sound clips; they will be joined by an ensemble of MFA in Sound-Art students from Columbia University

SCREEN COMPOSITIONS 11, curated by Katherine Liberovskaya Monday 16
The eleventh edition of Screen Compositions is as ever a collection of intersections of moving image with sonic art; a program of screen works representing dynamic two-way collaborations between video/film artists and sound/music artists specifically intended for single-channel projection with no live or performance component; featuring collaborations by:
Gill Arno / Gudinni Cortina + Rolando Hernandez; Sten Backman / Daniel Rozenhall; Lea Bertucci / Carver Audain; Jean Bourbonnais / Blake Hargreaves + Katherine Kline (a.k.a. Dreamcatcher); Jeff Donaldson / Bob Bellerue; Phill Niblock / Rhodri Davies; Sabrina Ratte / Roger Tellier-Craig; Billy Roisz / Toshimaru Nakamura; Sofia von Bustorff / Guy de Bievre

Michael Vincent Waller (New York) and Phill Niblock (New York) Wednesday 18
A dual record release event:
The South Shore on XI Records // Brazil 84 on Mode Records, Double-Release Party; Michael Vincent Waller's debut full-length album release with chamber works from the last four years; this 2-CD release features album art photography by Phill Niblock, and liner notes by "Blue" Gene Tyranny; performances for the evening will include string quartet, trio, viola and piano duo, and cello solos; with Conrad Harris, Pauline Kim-Harris, Christine Kim, Daniel Panner, and Marija Illic

A DVD of film to video and music, on Mode Records, Brazil 84 is from Niblock’s series “The Movement of People Working;” with a booklet of essays by Niblock, the late Bob Gilmore (music), Carlos Casas (film) and Johan Vandermaelen (the recordings)

Memorial for Elaine Summers (1925 - 2014) Friday 20
Video / film co-curated by Taketo Shimada and Phill Niblock - Three finished film pieces, and screening of video clips of not well known work; People may speak of Elaine, if they like

Elodie Lauten (1950 - 2014) and John Scherman Saturday 21
A Wake for composer Elodie Lauten and songwriter/guitarist John Scherman (founding members of Arthur's Landing, who worked with Arthur Russell) - curated by Steven Hall and Ernie Brooks

Our programs are supported by The David & Sylvia Teitelbaum Fund, Inc, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Phaedrus Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor AndrewCuomo and the New York State Legislature
224 Centre Street at Grand, Third Floor, N Y 10013 212 431 5127, 431 6430 and 9pm

Elaine Summers (1925 - 2014) was the founder of Experimental Intermedia in 1968 (officially, The Elaine Summers Experimental Intermedia Foundation); there will be a memorial for her at Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, New York, on February 28, from 6 - 10pm

XI CDs are now available for sale on the www.XI website
Phill Niblock - Four Full Flutes (XI 101); Lois V Vierk - Simoom (XI 102); Guy Klucevsek - Flying Vegetables Of The Apocalypse (XI 104); David Behrman - Unforeseen Events (XI 105); Tom Johnson - Music For 88 (Xi 106); Mary Jane Leach - Celestial Fires (Xi 107); Fast Forward - Same Same (XI 108); Ellen Fullman - Body Music (XI 109); Jackson Mac Low - Open Secrets (XI 110); Phill Niblock - Music By Phill Niblock (XI 111); Allison Cameron - Raw Sangudo (XI 112); Daniel Goode - Clarinet Songs (XI 113); Mary Ellen Childs - Kilter (XI 114); Richard Lainhart - Ten Thousand Shades Of Blue (XI 115); Peter Zummo - Experimenting With Household Chemicals (XI 116); Logos Duo - Logos Works (XI 117); Annea Lockwood/Ruth Anderson - Sinopah (XI 118); Eliane Radigue - Trilogie De La Mort (XI 119); Malcolm Goldstein - The Seasons: Vermont (XI 120); Phill Niblock - YPGPN (XI 121); Paul Panhuysen - Partitas For Long Strings (XI 122); Tom Johnson - The Chord Catalogue (XiI 123); Ellen Band - 90% Post Consumer Sound (Xi 124); Philip Corner - 40 Years And One (Xi 125); Gen Ken Montgomery - Pondfloorsample (XI 126); Michael J. Schumacher - Room Pieces (Xi 127); Alan Licht - A New York Minute (XI 128); David Behrman - My Dear Siegfried (XI 129); Warren Burt - The Animation Of Lists And The Archytan Transpositions (XI 130); Matt Rogalsky - Memory Like Water (XI 131); David Watson - Fingering An Idea (XI 132); Michael J. Schumacher - Five Sound Installations (XI 133) (Dvd-Rom); David First – Privacy Issue (XI 134); Charlie Morrow – Toot! (XI 135); Michael Vincent Waller – The South Shore (XI 136);

Coming Soon: Releases By Ulrich Krieger (XI 137) And Leslie Ross (XI 138)
The Following Releases Are 2 Cds For The Price Of 1: XI 115, XI 121, XI 126, XI 127, XI 128, XI 129, XI 130, XI 131, XI 132, XI 136; The Following Releases Are 3 Cds For The Price Of 2: XI 119, XI 134, XI 135


Live in London | 21st September 2014 (and other dates)

Café Oto, London - a collaboration between Rie Nakajima and Phill Niblock, and Anton Lukoszevieze playing cello

Rie Nakajima performs along with the film "T H I R" (1971-72, 43 min) and the sound collage piece "Crick" by Phill Niblock, followed by another video "Meudrone" (2013-14, 48 min) and music by PN, including Summing II (1982, 32 min) with David Gibson, cello, recorded and Anton Lukoszevieze playing live, and other pieces made since October 21013: Vlada BC (Nov 2103, 20 min) Elisabeth Smalt, viola d'amore, recorded samples; Euph (Nov 2103, 24 min) Melvyn Poore, two belled euphonium, recorded samples

September 24th

Wonderwerp at Studio Loos, De Constant Rebequeplein 20B, Den Haag, Netherlands
An evening of field recordings, drones and experimental film with Justin Bennett, Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, Aurélie Lierman and Phill Niblock

This edition of Wonderwerp is curated by Anne Wellmer and Matteo Marangoni
Presented in collaboration with iii and TodaysArt

September 27th

Electronic Music Festival at Bozar, Brussels Belgium - Phill Niblock and Thomas Ankersmit

September 28 2014, Sunday, 8pm:
Music and Film/Video by Phill Niblock, with live guitar by Guy De Bievre and audio engineering by Johan Vandermaelen
019 — Dok-Noord 5L 9000 Ghent, Belgium /



The Fortieth Anniversary of EI performances at 224 Centre Street, The Forty-fifth Anniversary of the Founding of Experimental Intermedia, the Forty-fifth Anniversary of the 224 Centre Street loft, and, not least, The Twenty-fourth Annual Festival with no fancy name, Part Two (or B)

Phill Niblock, curator

March 2014

Bolsa Ernesto de Sousa, a memorial fellowship named for the Portuguese Intermedia Artist, sponsored by the Luso-Americana Foundation and the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, in Lisbon, coordinated by Isabel Alves, presents an intermedia performance by:

Pedro Sousa (Portugal) Friday 7

A Song for True: Performance for Plural Larynx: "Using as an inspiration - Jerry True, an American saxophonist who used an air compressor to be able to play saxophone following a throat cancer operation, this composition aims at the experimentation of the saxophone as an unusual medium for the creation of drone music - exploring the microtonal, reflective and acoustic properties or differences that are characteristic of these woodwind instruments

Benjamin Thigpen and Stefano Bassanese (USA/Italy/France) Sunday 9

Les Frères Bobine - Paris-based electroacoustic composers working regularly at GRM and fascinated by electromagnetism and gesturality; they collaborate on sonic research experiments and perform instant collective compositions based on newly-invented instruments and (silent) magnetic feedback loops; they will perform Les Aimants by Stefano Bassanese, malfunction30931 by Benjamin Thigpen, and a new collective work, Induction

Sarah Halpern (New York) A Video Presentation Monday 10
A series of collages made with printed text, found images and discarded film, mounted onto 35mm leader and projected frame by frame through a film strip projector; each of these new compositions presents the viewer with suggestive language and imagery, as an experiment in the perception of meaning

Marica Radojčić Prešić (Belgrade, Serbia) A Video Presentation Tuesday 11

BRANCHING: - DIGITAL AMBIENT: diffracted projections of 3D animations and video, digital sound, sound effects; the artist was inspired by the tree; experts and public have found the project as a kind of mathematical poetic ambience through which public can walk - the tree is one of the oldest symbols with layers of meanings developed through history; old meanings culminated in the twentieth century with the mathematical theory of trees; and the branching itself, so much more powerful than the human step-by-step traveling through the crags of its own existence, has a power of growing-up, but also the power of disappearance – fatal power of Death


Marco Donnarumma (UK) Wednesday 12

Biophysical Music: This concert includes two music performances, Music for Flesh II and Ominous both for the Xth Sense, a biophysical musical instrument I perform with since 4 years; in these pieces I create music by literally composing in real time the sounds emitted by my body muscular tissues; by performing physical, whole-body gestures, muscle sounds are produced by my limbs, amplified, live sampled, and diffused through loudspeakers; the natural sound of my flesh and its virtual counterpart blend together into an unstable sonic object; this is what I call biophysical music, music that is a joint result of bioacoustic body mechanisms and physical performance

Hallveig Agustsdottir (Belgium, Iceland) Thursday 13
From Graphic Score To Sound Drawing - her performances are purified reflections on sound and image, finding their roots in the 'graphic score' as it started to appear in the 1950s in the works of composers such as J. Cage, E. Brown, and M. Feldman; each drawing leads towards and is at the same time the immediate result of a new composition; the improvised communication between artist, computer and musician creates an environment where sound and image combine and conduct each other - what remains is a witness; a drawing / a video composition capturing the gesture of drawing, melody and rhythm; with David Watson, collaboration

SCREEN COMPOSITIONS 10 curated by Katherine Liberovskaya Saturday 22

A Video Presentation

Screen Compositions celebrates its 10th edition this year! as always a collection of intersections of moving image with sonic art; a program of screen works representing dynamic two-way collaborations between video/ film artists and sound/ music artists specifically intended for single-channel projection with no live or performance component; featuring collaborations by: Carlos Casas / Ghedalia Tazartes; Bradley Eros / Rachael Guma; Kit Fitzgerald / Peter Gordon; Richard Garet / Wolfgang Gil; Sarah Halpern / Matt Wellins; Victoria Keddie / Scott Kiernan; Hedya Klein / Bulbul; Carole Kim / Toshimaru Nakamura + Lewis Keller; Katherine Liberovskaya / Al Margolis (If,Bwana); Marie Verry / Yvan Etienne

Our programs are supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, The David & Sylvia Teitelbaum Fund, Inc, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and the Phaedrus Foundation
224 Centre Street at Grand, Third Floor, N Y 10013
212 431 5127, 431 6430 and

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January to March 2014

Jan 15 , Klub Katarakt Festival 37
A premier of a new piece for three orchestras, commisioned by the Katarakt Festival
"Three Petals" for the ensembles - Nelly Boyd, Hamburg; Trio Scordatura +, Amsterdam; Neon Ensemble, Oslo

Three Petals is originally conceived to be performed by three ensembles plus pre-recorded playback. The first performance (by the commissioners - Klub Katarakt Festival in Hamburg) will take place in separate but contiguous halls. The audience can only hear the complete work by walking through the spaces. The piece could also be performed by three separated ensembles in one common space (e.g., a concert hall). The first and third ensemble move up a semitone through the piece (one from F to F#, the other from C to C#), while the second ensemble remains « stationary » around A. This, theoretically, results in a move, over 24 minutes, from major to minor, albeit blurred by the microtonal character of the totality.
D i e Ö f f n u n g d e s R a u m s
Kampnagel Hamburg

Jan 27 - A set in a concert at Club Transmediale, Hebbel Theater 2, Berlin
Featuring a new performance and recording of the orchestra piece - "Baobab" by the Zinc and CopperWorks brass quartet, plus a performance of "Vlada" for viola d'amore, with Elisabeth Smalt; AshEli, with Eli Keszler, percussion

Jan 30 - Thursday - A concert by Phill Niblock and Thomas Ankersmit - at KörberForum,
produced by Elbe Philharmonie, Hamburg, Germany

Feb 5, Wednesday - A concert at the Logos Foundation in Gent Belgium, playing a piece realized for the Logos Robot Orchestra, "One Blue Rose", Vlada BC, with Elisabeth Smalt, viola d'amore; and others

Feb 24 - 28, a series of lectures and concerts by Phill Niblock at Dartmouth College, Hanover NH, with Carlos Casas and Neil Leonard + students from Berklee College of Music, Boston

March 25 - 30 - University of Maine, campuses at Orono and Farmington, a series of lectures and concerts, with Katherine Liberovskaya, Alan Margolis, Neil Leonard, produced by Gustavo Aguilar


Touch Five [Touch # TO:91]

You can read reviews of Phill's latest album for Touch here and order copies from TouchShop here.


A January event to start the new year


Isaac Diego
9pm, Monday, January 6th 2014

Isaac Diego, Ferrer-Molina and Miguel Alvarez-Fernandez (Spain); with Jan Rohwedder and Stine Hertel as Rotterdam Presenta (Germany)

The three Spanish sound artists will propose an event incorporating audio and video projections, harmonic chant and musical performances created from everyday objects; Rotterdam Presenta will join them with their mobile, massive spatial object - they plant a room into the space that allows them to import and play with concrete auditive and visual realities

Our programs are supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, The David & Sylvia Teitelbaum Fund, Inc, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and the Phaedrus Foundation
224 Centre Street at Grand, Third Floor, N Y 10013

212 431 5127, 431 6430


The Fortieth Anniversary of EI performances


The Fortieth Anniversary of EI performances at 224 Centre Street, The Forty-fifth Anniversary of the Founding of Experimental Intermedia, the Forty-fifth Anniversary of the 224 Centre Street loft, and, not least, The Twenty-fourth Annual Festival with no fancy name, Part One (or A)
Phill Niblock, curator
December 2013

Tom Chiu (New York) Wednesday 11
Ping pong effects, angular amplitudes, registral retrogrades, timbral topology, and emotive extremes all mesh into one in the blender of sonic ideas; varied velocities throughout; violin and other sound-producing accessories included

Michael Evans and Susan Hefner (New York) Friday 13
Round Square: Escapees from the usual musician/dancer roles improvise duets moving objects through space - using a washing machine guts drum, wood, skins, aluminum bowls, the back of a dryer, random sheet metal, pots and pans, and various motorized homemade instruments, sound makes movement make sound; video collaborator Nelson Simon

TOITURE (Canada) Saturday 14
Toiture is a Montreal-based duo collaboration that presents a sound performance for bass clarinet, percussions and an installation of small motors fixed on different instruments; between a composed and an improvised playing, their work creates an interaction between the human and motorized feel that melds together in a surprising orchestration; they will invite the live video artist Katherine Liberovskaya as a guest to join them for the second half

Chris McIntyre (New York) Sunday 15
Brooklyn-based composer/performer Chris McIntyre brings together two current projects, UllU and TILT Brass, for a special evening of collaborative music making; the first half features UllU, the ecstatic noise duo project of McIntyre and percussionist Dave Shively (Either/Or); for the second half, a 6-piece compliment of TILT Brass joins the duo to perform works composed by McIntyre in collaboration with Shively (featuring the latter's innovative use of drums and metal as feedback instruments); UllU is Chris McIntyre (trombone, Nord Lead 2, percussion) and David Shively (feed back percussion, analog organ); TILT Brass at EI is Gareth Flowers, Tim Leopold on trumpet, Jen Baker and Will Lang on trombone, and James Rogers on contrabass trombone / /

Lea Bertucci (New York) Monday 16
A composer, improvisor and sound artist who works with the Bass Clarinet in an electro-acoustic context; her preparation of the instrument hinges on sustained tones created by pitched feedback from two mics placed inside the chamber of the horn; through the use of extended technique, she is able to create a dense yet diverse sonic palette with sounds generated from creative misuse of her tools; a harsh tape collage of prepared piano, vibraphone and metal objects augments the two improvisational compositions she will present this evening

Bob Bellerue (New York) Tuesday 17
Performs improvised free-noise within resonating/feedback systems, using most of the following: amplified whisk, janky wind organ, ultra-slack'd hollow body guitar, buzina, apito, gambuh suling, voice, radio, cassette tape, Supercollider programming, and electronics

Our programs are supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, The David & Sylvia Teitelbaum Fund, Inc, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and the Phaedrus Foundation
224 Centre Street at Grand, Third Floor, N Y 10013
9pm 212 431 5127, 431 6430

And for the third year, Phill Niblock will be at Roulette in Brooklyn on Wednesday December 21, the Winter Solstice, for six hours of Music and Film/Video – 6pm to 12am

ROULETTE, 509 Atlantic Ave (and 3rd Ave), Brooklyn, (917) 267-0363
A special offer, all tickets for this event are $10


Autumn 2013 Events

I have been remiss in sending this current events out. But this festival in Koln (Cologne), produced by Georg Dietzler, prompts me to do it. And the issue of a new double CD on Touch.

Current Events:

"Touch Five", a new double CD on Touch, is published on October 14.

Music by Phill Niblock

CD One:

FeedCorn Ear - Arne Deforce, cello (2012, 29:48)
A Cage of Stars - Rhodri Davies, electric harp (2012, 28:18)
CD Two:

Two Lips - Zwerm Guitar Quartet (2011, 23 minutes)
Two Lips - Dither Guitar Quartet (2011, 23 minutes)
Two Lips - Coh Da Guitar Quartet (2011, 23 minutes)

(available from Touch, Metamkine Fr and US)

Sept 28 - 30, Anthology Film Archives, NY - environments films, etc.
at anthology, i'll show the three screens films from two of the Environments series - Hundred Mile Radius and Ten Hundred Inch Radii, on the 28. not shown since 1970 and 1972-

October 5 - Eybeam (540 W 21st St. New York, NY 1001; 9pm)
Daniel Neumann, producer. On the occasion of renowned experimental composer and filmmaker, Phill Niblock's 80th birthday, CT-SWaM (Contemporary Temporary Sound Works and Music), Eyebeam’s late night concert series, presents the artist's intermedia works in three constellations. Including the world premier of a new piece for two violins performed by Pauline Kim and Conrad Harris, and live video dedicated to and performed by Katherine Liberovskaya. The performances will include:World premiere of UNIPOLAR DANCE (an anagram of Pauline Conrad). Music by Phill Niblock, Live Video by Katherine Liberovskaya. This piece is dedicated to Katherine Liberovskaya.
Live sound collage in a duo with Katherine Liberovskaya on live video.
And A CAGE OF STARS with Rhodri Davies, electric harp (28 minutes), and
TWO LIPS, a version with the Coh Da guitar quartet (Robert Poss and David First play live in this concert; Susan Stenger, Seth Josel also on the recording) (23 minutes) and the premiere of the new video transfer of the film BRASIL83.
These pieces are to be published on a new double CD on Touch - Touch Five, on October 14 2013, at the Kontraste Festival in Krems Austria.

October 6 - Silent Barn, Brooklyn, with Bob Bellerue
Silent Bomb :: experimental music events at Silent Barn, produced by the folks who bring you Ende Tymes Fest
Phill Niblock
Katherine Liberovskaya + Al Margolis + Leslie Ross
Marcia Bassett + Barry Weisblat
Bob Bellerue + Philip White + Jeff Donaldson
$7 Oct 6 8pm doors, 9pm music
Silent Barn 603 Bushwick Ave J/M Myrtle Broadway

Oct 10 , Riga Latvia , Skanu Mez and CTM (Berlin) collaboration - PN, Stephan Mathieu, KTL -‎

Oct 13 (arrive 11th) - Kontraste Festival, Krems Austria - guest-curated by the sonic acts team from amsterdam., with Thomas Ankersmit
It's also a Touch artists event, and the new PN Double CD "Touch Five" will be released on October 14 -

October 25 @ Beirut Art Center on the opening day of the Dream Machine Festival, Beirut Lebanon, with Katherine Liberovskaya and Thomas Ankersmit, and Magda Mayas playing N+M -

October 27 - Katherine Liberovskaya and Al Margolis opening at the EI house in Gent Belgium -

Oct 17 - Nov 10 , Koln PN festival, Georg Dietzler, producer; this festival is long, with many events -

November 15 - Arnolfini, Bristol, UK - Phill Niblock & Thomas Ankersmit

Nov 18 - Huddersfield Music Festival, Phill Niblock and Thomas Ankersmit

Nov 20 - Manca Festival, Villa Arson, Nice Fr, with Thomas Ankersmit

November 23 - Audio Art Festival, Krakow, Poland, with Thomas Ankersmit

Nov 24 - Wroclaw (not confirmed)

Nov 26 - Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden,with Thomas Ankersmit

Nov 29, 30 - Mexx, Kunstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany (PN installation)

other events of my work, but where i will not be present:

Nuit Blanche, Paris France
La Maison des Métallos in the Nuit Blanche, Paris Fr, October 5 2013
A twelve hour exhibition of the Movement of People Working films and music by Phill Niblock (six images and immersive sound). 7pm to 7am

Two huge videos, 30 hours of sound, two huge red sofas in André Bloc’s Habitacle, Meudon. An original space where the galerist Natalie Seroussi presents an unique multimedia performance of the world famous artist, Phill Niblock : Meudrone THIR. The spectator is deeply immersed in a both visual and sonorous experience. Creating a place of meditation.

These works, realized especially for this exhibition space by Phill Niblock, are directly inspired by the flora surrounding the site, and demonstrate the artist capacity to use and to mix music, videos and photography.

Born in Indiana in 1933, Phill Niblock, since the middle of the sixties, is specialized in the realization of multimedia performances. Mostly known for his minimalist compositor talents, he presents simultaneously during his concerts movies showing the movement of working persons or abstract pictures.

Phill Niblock is the director of the Experimental Intermedia Foundation since 1985. During his carreer, he realized more than 1000 performances, was the conservator of the novative XI Records label, and launched a second EI Space in Ghent, Belgium.
This installation on Sunday afternoons, can be visited by appointement during the year. Click here to contact the Galerie Natalie Seroussi.

I wrote a short preview of your Eyebeam show in the Wall Street Journal today (Oct 2), in print in the section "Greater New York" and online here:
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