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Saturday, May 20 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Performances by Yuliya Lanina, Alon Ilsar and Blake Marques Carrington

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Performances by Blake Marques Carrington, Alon Ilsar and Yuliya Lanina
FiveMyles Gallery,
588 St, Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, May 20th, 7-9pm

Yuliya Lanina
Not a Sad Tale
multi-media one woman performance 
Original music by Vladimir Rannev
2016
20 minutes
Not a Sad Tale is a story of creation gone awry. Its creator – simultaneously the author and the character – is visual artist Yuliya Lanina. Known for her animations and mechanical sculptures, this is the first time Lanina steps inside one of her creations, literally and figuratively, to reveal a fantastical micro-realm in the process of being made. The animation and Lanina’s live performance are synchronized with original music by the award-winning Russian avant-garde composer, Vladimir Rannev. The electroacoustic track mixes fixed media with sounds that the performer manipulates in real time entirely with her breathing. The presentation blurs the line between on-stage reality and its sublimation on screen, as the artist shapes her art “in her own image”, endowing it with all her strengths and her flaws. This project was made possible with the support of a residency at Headlands Center for the Arts and Fusebox Festival. Trailer could be watched here.

Blake Marques Carrington (a.k.a. Russian Ark Sakura)
A Weak Force That Binds
audiovisual performance
2017
20 minutes
single-channel projection + stereo sound
“A Weak Force That Binds” is the third full-length album from multidisciplinary artist Blake Marques Carrington a.k.a. Russian Ark Sakura.  Like previous releases, the album and performance use the artist’s “CScan” sound engine, created in the Max/MSP/Jitter software environment.  Architectural plans of a variety of structures, both religious and secular, are scanned in real-time to generate rhythmic sound.  By controlling multiple scanning groups at once, a myriad of polyrhythmic, fugue-like effects can be achieved.  Visually the plan is revealed with each pass of the virtual scan, and interacts graphically with appropriated clips from Antonioni’s 1964 film “Red Desert” and Teshigahara’s 1966 film “The Face of Another”. Video for track titled "Scan Santo Stefano (A 27-Sided Argument)" can be seen here.

AirSticks by Alon Ilsar
Performance, 30 minutes
Australian drummer and composer Alon Ilsar will perform a piece on the AirSticks; a custom built gestural instrument that allows him to grab, squeeze and throw sound and visuals.


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Blake Marques Carrington

Artist, Blake Carrington Studio
Blake Marques Carrington works within the spheres of the sound, visual and performing arts. He has had solo exhibitions at Contemporary Art Center New Orleans, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Central Utah Art Center, and VisArts, featuring a range of work from inkjet painting to video installation using custom software systems. Parallel to his work in the visual arts context, he writes and performs original audiovisual compositions and releases full length albums. His debut album... Read More →
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Alon Ilsar

Alon Ilsar, Mutensils
Alon Ilsar is an Australian drummer, composer, sound designer and instrument designer. He is co-designer of a new interface for electronic percussionists, the AirSticks. His diverse projects include Belvoir Theatre’s ‘Keating! the Musical,’ Sydney Theatre Company’s ‘Moj... Read More →
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Yuliya Lanina

Artist, Yuliya Lanina
Yuliya Lanina is a Russian-born American multimedia artist. Her paintings, animations, interactive sculptures and performances portray alternate realities that fuse fantasy, femininity, and humor. | | Lanina's multimedia works and performances have awarded her invitations... Read More →




Saturday May 20, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Five Myles Gallery/Perfromance Space 558 St Johns Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11238 Phone: (718) 783-4438

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