From: Bill Basquin (email suppressed)
Date: Thu May 21 2009 - 16:11:46 PDT
My regrets. I always work on Sundays now, so I cannot come to this show.
I hope it's a good one.
Thank you for coming to my opening at the Dump. That show was a big deal for me, and it is nice for me that you were there.
>From: konrad <email suppressed>
>Sent: May 21, 2009 11:41 AM
>To: email suppressed
>Subject: kino21 SF 24-MAY-09: VAUDEVILLE FOLLIES: collage video, neo-benshi, flarf poetics
>kino21's last show for a spell:
>Sunday, May 24th, 8pm
>Artists Television Access
>San Francisco, CA
>From Brooklyn, New York, poets Nada Gordon and Gary
>Sullivan lead an evening of poly-vocal poetics,
>neo-benshi film narration, and mangled imagery.
>Visiting the Bay Area live for one night only, the
>latter-day vaudeville team of Gordon and Sullivan will
>present their most recent poetry, performance and
>video work showcased last month (fresh!) at The
>Whitney Museum and Dixon Place in New York. Gordon and
>Sullivan are founding members of the notorious and
>irreverent Flarf Collective. They have been committed.
>To hilarious and unsettling entertainment. Throughout
>this millenium. They will premiere two live film
>narration pieces, and read from their recent work.
>Local poet-provocateur Erika Staiti will perform her
>live film renarration of a short scene from "Woman
>Under the Influence," which premiered last month in
>the Los Angeles underground venue, Machine Project.
>New York visual artist, montagist and poet Brandon
>Downing will premiere several disturbingly funny new
>video collages. Using a hilarious form of homophonic
>translation of song lyrics as subtitles from Bollywood
>movies, Downing dispaces the musical numbers into new
>registers of meaning with both bawdy and poignant
> * * *
>For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
Artist-in-Residence, San Francisco Recycling and Disposal
Next art show is Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 with Bill Basquin and Jane Kim .
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.