The latest edition of REDCAT's ongoing series focuses on new work and works-in-progress in dance, theater, multi-media and music by Los Angeles area artists. The performances take place at REDCAT on both Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18 at 8:30 p.m. This edition of Studio was curated by Leslie Ito and George Lugg, and will include the following six original works:
CYNTHIA LEE: I LONGED TO GO BACK TO THE BEGINNING...
Live tabla and cello accompany a trio of dancers in this movement and music investigation of sam in Hindustani rhythmic tradition: the moment where musical tension is released and begins again, where union and loss coalesce.
MIWA MATREYEK: DREAMING OF LUCID LIVING
Using projected animation to enliven objects, transform space and illuminate live performance, this work is a hypnotically layered construction that seamlessly melds the fantastical with the real, and the seductiveness of cinema with the immediacy of the stage.
SARAH PAUL OCAMPO / ADVANCED BEGINNER: ROOMS
Leading a six-person orchestra playing everyday objects--comb, cheese grater, flyswatter, and more--Ocampo, on guitar, sings a four-song cycle that evokes a stifled domestic world of tattered hearts and longing.
PEGGY JO PABUSTAN / AMANDA ALFIERI: SERIOUS WORK
The collaborative team of Pabustan and Alfieri play with, and prey upon, a wealth of influences from the history of video and performance art in a work that is both traumatic and healing, feminist and exploitative, playful and very serious.
PBE: REQUIEM FOR A HIGH HOMICIDE ENCLAVE
Fusing a deconstruction of Henry Purcell's Funeral Music for Queen Mary (1694) with source material from the Los Angeles Times Homicide Report, including blog posts, comments and google maps, The Paul Bailey Ensemble (PBE) perform an audio/visual eulogy for the homicide deaths in LA County in 2008.
WU INGRID TSANG: LAMENTO DELLA DRAG
Performing three vocal selections of mixed-genre repertoire alongside musician Giles Miller, Tsang’s manifests an elaborate and extravagant Diva who sings traditional and baroque compositions, and intertwines the histories of opera and queer identity.
|SAT 5/17 |
|SUN 5/18 |
G - General Audience
M - REDCAT Members
ST - Students
CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff