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James Hoff + C. Spencer Yeh
James Hoff and C. Spencer Yeh are Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artists working in the worlds of art and music. Hoff will present his BLASTER project – 808 electro-inspired electronic music created by infecting drum machine samples with computer viruses. Yeh will perform improvisations on violin, voice, and electronics, presenting his most recent electro-acoustic strategies while revisiting older autodidactic performance gestures.
An exhibition of Hoff's computer virus paintings is currently on view at Callicoon Fine Arts and a record of his BLASTER work has recently been released by the Berlin-based label PAN. Yeh will be a 2015 Artist-in-Residence at ISSUE Project Room and Primary Information will publish a new record of his vocal based recordings in February. His video works will enter distribution by Electronic Arts Intermix in 2015.
December 3, 8pm
Synth Nights is made possible with support from The Amphion Foundation, Inc., Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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