5/20 - 7/08: The Infinite World Tour, Part Two (Noise Hippies Against All War).

From: ben russell (email suppressed)
Date: Sun May 13 2007 - 14:01:03 PDT

Dear Frameworkers,

After months of planning, I'm about to embark on an 11-country
European film/music tour with Providence drone musician Joseph
Grimm. This is an expansion of the 16mm "Noise Hippies" program that
I've been touring with in North America* since February, and in
addition to the program of 9x16mm post-psychedelic/noise films by
Xander Marro, Mat Brinkman, Forcefield, Jo Dery, and myself, Joseph
and I will be doing a LIVE 25:00 projector/music performance
involving flicker loops, gels, prisms, and a light-sensitive analog
synthesizer. The short blurb is below, but you can read all about
the program here: www.magiclanterncinema.com/noisetour.htm

Please spread the word to all of your Spanish/French/German/Belgian/
Dutch/Swedish/Danish/Finnish/Latvian/Austrian/Italian friends who
might be in the area when we pass through, and if you're around,
please come by to say hello. Perhaps we'll meet up on the road...
We're still looking to fill in a few dates (7/1-7/6) somewhere
between Latvia and Austria (Poland, Czech Republic, etc), so if
you've got any tips, please pass 'em my way.

Cinematically Yours,

Ben Russell

*Funded in part by the Rhode Island State Council of the Arts

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Run a female artists’ collective, brew your own absinthe, attend an
anti-gentrification community board meeting, wheatpaste signs
protesting the war(s), and then lose yourself in what may very well
be the Last Refuge for the Senses. A new breed of noise/post-
psychedelia has sprung up as the only rational response to an
increasingly alienating form of global capitalism, in an increasingly
violent-and-joyless politicized existence – this new media responds
with a Chaos of Sound and Light that seeks to overwhelm you but stops
before you’re lost, its Kind Hippie Heart beating out a space for you
to occupy and own. From your favorite Rhode Island filmmakers, we've
got Group Trance Rituals, Direct Dumpster-Dive Animation, History
Seen Through the Eyes of Bats, Live Soundtracks, Cut-Up Eyeballs,
Single Frame Collectives, Puppet Chaos, Analog Transcendence, and So
Much More. Featuring A LIVE MUSIC SET from drone musician Joseph
Grimm and featuring recorded music by Lighting Bolt, Mystery
Brinkman, Carly Ptak (Nautical Almanac), the Shirelles vs the
Suicidal Tendencies, Jodi Buonanno, and more! These eyes/ears
represent the true cinema of deliverance, the theater of Psychic
Hearts and Radical Love.
FEATURING: Black and White Trypps Number Three by Ben Russell (11:30,
35mm, 2007), Paranoia Trilogy Part One: The Chemical Bath by Xander
Marro (6:00, 16mm, 2001), Scream Tone by Jo Dery (3:00, 16mm, 2002),
Echoes of Bats and Men by Jo Dery (7:00, 16mm, 2005), The Red and the
Blue Gods by Ben Russell (8:00, 16mm, live sound, 2005), Peace Noise
by Joseph Grimm (25:00, performance, live voice and electronics,
2007), 01/06 by Mat Brinkman and Xander Marro (13:00, 16mm, 2006),
The Great Exodus by Jo Dery (6:30, 16mm, 2005), L’Eye by Xander Marro
(2:00, 16mm, 2004), Third Annual Roggabogga Motion Picture by
Forcefield (6:30, 16mm, 2002)

TRT 87:30

5/20: Sala Bahia, Barcelona, Spain (www.ozonokids.com/festival03.htm)
5/23: A Suivre, Bordeaux, France (www.asuivre.fr)
5/24: Transat Video, Caen, France (www.cinemalux.org)
5/25: La Générale, Paris, France (www.lagenerale.org)
5/29: Kommunales Kino Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany (www.koki-freiburg.de)
5/30: Le Star (Burstscratch), Strasbourg, France (www.cinema-star.com)
6/02: Cinema Nova, Brussels, Belgium (www.nova-cinema.org)
6/07: WORM, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (www.wormweb.nl)
6/08: Helbaard, Den Haag, The Netherlands (www.myspace.com/helbaard)
6/09: Onderbroek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (www.grotebroek.nl)
6/11: Spedition, Bremen, Germany(www.spedition-bremen.org)
6/12: Astra-Strube, Hamburg, Germany (www.astra-strube.de)
6/14: Spanien19c, Arhus, Denmark (www.spanien19c.dk)
6/15: Inkonst, Malmo, Sweden (www.inkonst.com)
6/16: Berg211, Gothenbug, Sweden (www.berg211.se)
6/17: Gotland, Sweden (www.tapeten.se)
6/18: Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden (www.fylkingen.se)
6/20: Moonshake, Umea, Sweden (myspace.com/moonshakeclub)
6/26: TBA, Helsinki, Finland
6/27: The Attic, Turku, Finland
6/29: Dirty Deal Cafe, Andrejsala, Latvia (www.dirtydeal.lv)
6/30: Dirty Deal Cafe, Andrejsala, Latvia (www.dirtydeal.lv)
7/05: TBA, Vienna, Austria
7/08: Hybrida, Tarcento, Italy (www.hybridaspace.org)

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