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Phill Niblock Events list for 2010

Phill Niblock and Byron Westbrook (Corridors)
January 5, Tuesday, 8pm, Monkeytown, 58 N 3rd St (btw. Kent & Wythe)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11211    monkeytownhq.com

Sets by each
Westbrook performs work featuring multi-channel sound and a 3-channel video made especially for Monkeytown

Niblock shows 4 films from "The Movement of People Working" series, recently transferred from 16mm film to video, and plays three music pieces -
Poure (2008); Sax Mix (2004), with David Kant tenor saxophone, live; and Sethwork (2003), with Byron Westbrook, guitar, live

Bolsa Ernesto de Sousa jury, January 18, Lisbon Portugal. An annual competition for a Portuguese artist to come to Experimental Intermedia in New York, for a residency and event. Sponsored by the Luso Americana Foundation and the Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.
Isabel Alves, chair of the jury. ernestodesousa.com

January 20
- ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal Associação Zé Dos Bois  zedosbois.org
Sets by Phill Niblock and Keiko Uenishi (O.blaat), with Manuel Mota and David Maranha playing guitar live on Stosspeng, with Niblock

Quarta, 20 de Janeiro às 22h

PHILL NIBLOCK     + Info: site | entrevista | vídeo

O.BLAAT (US)    + Info: site | myspace | vídeo

January 23, 2010 9:00 PM - PHILL NIBLOCK (légende minimaliste) + Transitoire (Pierce Warnecke plays guitar live on two Niblock pieces - Guitar too, for Four and Sethwork)
Sonic, Lyon, France; 4 Quai des Etroits, 69005   myspace.com/soniclyon

January 24 Cave 12 Geneva, 9pm
La cave12 à l'ECURIE (#140);ILÔT 13 - 14, RUE DE MONTBRILLANT     cave12.org
DIMANCHE 24 JANVIER - 21h00 (concert 21h30 !!!) HISTORIC MAXIMALIST US FIGURE & NOISE SOLO FROM SEOUL    PHILL NIBLOCK (usa) Diffusion, projection vidéo, laptop   avec Pierce Warnecke: guitare live  +  CHULKI HONG (Corée)   Abrasive Platine Solo

January 26, 2010 PHILL NIBLOCK //// NICOLAS DICK
L'Embobineuse - 11 bvard Bouès - 13003 Marseille, France info@lembobineuse.biz - lembobineuse.biz - 04 91 50 66 09 Hosting Web   zeste.net

Feb 4 Technical University, Berlin - Phill Niblock with Volker Straebel - a lecture/concert series at TU Studio on Thursday afternoon, 6 to 8   ak.tu-berlin.de/emhoeren
TU Berlin | Elektronisches Studio
Fachgebiet Audiokommunikation
Einsteinufer 17c | E-N 324

Works by Phill Niblock, with a set by Thomas Ankersmit, featuring Zink and Copper Works playing "Disseminate" (Robin Hayward, tuba; Daniel Ploeger, trombone; Daniel Costello, horn), curated by Andrea Neumann, Christian Kesten, Arthur Rother and Fernanda Farah
February 7 at 8:30pm    Labor Sonor, KuLe e.V. Auguststrasse 10, 10117 Berlin
contact: laborsonor@studiobeige.de     fernwaerme-berlin.net/laborsonor

February 11
, 6:30pm Hogeschool Sint Lukas, Brussels, Groenstraat 162-184, 1030Brussels
Concert of the music of Phill Niblock with the musicians Guy De Bievre, guitar; Elisabeth Smalt, viola; and Bob Gilmore, hurdy gurdy

From: Jan Pillaert jan.pillaert@sintlukas.be Date: Wed 24 Mar 2010 16:10:22 GMT+01:00
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February 14, 2010   Phill Niblock  / Dracula Lewis  / Sfhhh  / Lettera 22
February 21 2010   Charlemagne Palestine / John Duncan  / Family Underground / Ottaven
February 28 2010   Ghédalia Tazartès / Maurizio Abate / Cromagnon / D.R.O.G.A.

Codalunga - Via Martiri 20 - 31029 Vittorio Veneto (TV) - Italy   codalunga.org

February 26-28
- Phill Niblock [The Movement of People Working] Live Performance + Exhibition"
After making three events for them since 2001, the people of Remo Osaka invited me to come to Osaka and make a new video of the Movement of People Working, a project which I stopped filming / videoing in 1991. And by golly, it is fun, and I am doing it."
Two videos, November 2009 and February 2010, with music by PN
Dates: 26- 28 February, 2010, performance: 19:00- 21:00 on the 26th
Exhibition: 13:00- 20:00 (close at 17:00 on 28th), all three days
Venue: remo, Coop Kitakagaya remo.or.jp
5-4-12 Kitakagaya, Suminoe-ku, Osaka, 559-0011, Japan
e-mail: info@remo.or.jp/ remo.office@gmail.com
Access: Osaka City Subway, Yotsubashi-Line [KITAKAGAYA] sta. Exit 4 (5 min. walk)
In the end, I shot and edited and color corrected video for four days, then showed the new video (1:42) plus the one from November 2009 (1:13), in a double screen installation on the 5th, 6th, and 7th days. Plus there was a concert on the 5th day, with those videos and older film / video from 1988. They constructed a new, pure white, flat screen / wall, for the occasion.

Six old films (1966-1969) by Phill Niblock were recently published by Die Schachtel of Milan Italy. CAS and Remo and Art Yard of Osaka Japan, have offered to host an informal screening of them, plus the video project which was a collaboration of Arthur Russell and PN (issued by Audika Records in a limited edition) in Osaka Japan on Thursday February 25, 7PM, at Art Yard Studio, 4th Floor, A.I.R.1963 Bldg. 1-2-25 Motomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, 556-0016
The Admission fee of the Art Yard Studio is to order a drink artyard.jp/artyardstudio/ and remo.or.jp    cas.or.jp/

Concert in Bohemian National Hall, NYC, by Martin Janácek and Phill Niblock, with Byron Westbrook, guitar and Petr Kotik, flute.

The concert will take place in Club of the Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73 street New York, U.S.A. on 4th March 2010, 7.30 pm.

These two artists met thanks to Milos Vojtechovsky, who organised nearly a decade of Hermit symposia in Plasy, Czech Republic, since 1992. Martin Janácek played together with Michael Northam and Michael Delia at Experimental Intermedia studio, New York, organised by Phill Niblock in 2002.

The process of Martin Janácek - he is using self made sound objects (presented recently at Guthman International New Music Instrument Competition in Atlanta ). Together with effects, looping and field recordings, which he finds fascinating and he keeps recording them for years. He creates an intersection among inner imaginative space and outer world of sounds, surrounding and inspiring all of us. artlist.cz/  then enter Janácek Martin in search box byronwestbrook.com    phillniblock.com     experimentalintermedia.org

March 9, late - Phill Niblock and Thomas Ankersmit at the Borealis Festival,
Bergen Norway - borealisfestival.no/2010/
This is a long, complex festival, check the website for intimate details

April 12 2010 at 8:30pm, at Roulette, 20 Green Street, NY   roulette.org
A screening with music of the two parts of a new video project, Remo Osaka, a commission to make a new addition to the project "The Movement of People Working", the first addition in exactly 20 years. This is the New York premier.
Plus: A live set from material recorded in Japan in November 2009
Live video: Katherine Liberovskaya; live sound collage: Phill Niblock

Thanks to Jim Staley of Roulette for making this possible on such short notice.

The World premier of Remo Osaka 1 and 2, was February 26 2010, at Remo in Osaka.

February 26-28 - Phill Niblock [The Movement of People Working] Live Performance + Exhibition
"After making three events for them since 2001, the people of Remo Osaka invited me to come to Osaka and make a new video of the Movement of People Working, a project which I stopped filming / videoing in 1991. And by golly, it is fun, and I am doing it."
Two videos, November 2009 and February 2010, with music by PN
Dates: 26- 28 February, 2010, performance: 19:00- 21:00 on the 26th
Exhibition: 13:00- 20:00 (close at 17:00 on 28th), all three days
Venue: remo, Coop Kitakagaya   remo.or.jp
5-4-12 Kitakagaya, Suminoe-ku, Osaka, 559-0011, Japan

In the end, I shot and edited and color corrected video for four days, then showed the new video (1:42) plus the one from November 2009 (1:13), in a double screen installation on the 5th, 6th, and 7th days. Plus there was a concert on the 5th day, with those videos and older film / video from 1988. Remo constructed a new, pure white, flat screen / wall, for the occasion.

This event is in memory of Jens Röhm of the Nelly Boyd Ensemble of Hamburg

i'll play "Tow by Tom" with the Nelly Boyd Ensemble and Trio Scordatura and "Sea Jelly Yellow" with David Kant playing tenor saxophone live

April 25 - L'Envers, Montreal Canada - 185 Van Horne (just east of parc)

Phill Niblock (NYC) + Katherine Liberovskaya, Jim Bell, Éric Létourneau, Gordon Allen
Three sets -
Live sound by Jim Bell et Éric Létourneau + Live video by Katherine
Live Video by Katherine Liberovskaya, with
Live mixing of audio pieces by Phill Niblock and live sound by Jim Bell
Music and images by Phill Niblock
"Hurdy Hurry"; "Not Yet Titled" (Gordon Allen, live trumpet); Poure
Video from the "Movement of People Working" series - Brasil84

GAS-festival - Göteborg (Sweden) Art Sound Festival
WEDNESDAY May 5 2010, 22:15, Pustervik, Stora Scenen

May 6 2010, 20.00 Uhr - Am Wriezener Bahnhof, 10243 Berlin Friedrichshain

Arnold Dreyblatt: double bass and laptop, Jörg Hiller: percussion and computer-controlled electric guitar, Joachim Schütz: electric guitar.
A solo set with Serge analogue modular synthesizer plus tapes, computer and/or saxophone.
Several new compositions, including pieces performed by Ankersmit and Schütz, over one of Europe's greatest PA systems.

May 7, 2010 at Alencon France

May 12, 2010, 21:00 Uhr
blurred edges festival, Hamburg Germany
The Nelly Boyd Ensemble plays Phill Niblock, many pieces, and with video
NEW YORK / NELLY BOYD Mit den Werken von Phill Niblock - One Large Rose Tow by Tom Five More String Quartets und mehr; Dazu verschiedene Filme von Phill aus: 'The Movement Of People Working' auf zwei 4x3m Leinwänden.

Nelly Boyd Kreis: Robert Engelbrecht, Jan Feddersen, Peter Imig, Jens Röhm
With the assistance of Julia Berg

This concert is in memory of Jens Röhm

Forum Neue Musik in der Christianskirche | Klopstockplatz 2    kirche-ottensen.de
A longer text is in the festival booklet, which is here:
vamh.de/programm_blurred_edges2010.pdf - page 19

May 21, 22 and 23
Music Academy in Lódz Poland, Postgraduate Studies of Film Music, Computer Music and Multimedia Department
Presentations, workshops / seminars by Phill Niblock and Marek Choloniewski

Arranged by Dr Krzysztof Knittel, Director

June 4 - An Hotel Pupik / Schrattenberg Festival celebration (how many years?) at Forum Stadtpark, Graz Austria, sets by Phill Niblock and Katherine Liberovskaya, among others

I am very happy to announce a new, coming DVD release on Mode Records - Brasil84 is the film/video, and the music will be in surround 5.1 as well as stereo. Should be out at the beginning of the year.

Sonar Festival, Barcelona Spain, June 17 - 19
Carlos Casas, video and Phill Niblock, music, on June 18, in the daytime

15 June 2010
Sklenená Louka - Centrum soucasného umení
Kounicova 23, BRNO, CZECH REPUBLIC sklenenalouka.cz/
Figury 20.00: Místogalerie
Phill Niblock/Al Margolis/Katherine Liberovskaya (USA/CAN). Al Margolis (If, Bwana) -- živá i prednahrána elektronická hudba, Katherine Liberovskaya -- živé video, Phill Niblock - živá i nahrána elektronická hudba, film, video :: Produced by Jozef Cseres

Variaciok Sorozata / A Variation of Sets

Katherine Liberovskaya (Can)
Al Margolis (If, Bwana) (USA)
Phill Niblock (USA)

June 22 2010, at 1900
Labor Galleria
1053 Budapest, Hungary, Kepiro u. 6

Garnison7 www.garnison7.org studio for musical and intermedia experiments
Garnisongasse 7, 1090, Wien Austria g7@garnison7.ne
June 25 2010, 2100
A Variation of Sets
Katherine Liberovskaya (Can)
Al Margolis (If, Bwana) (USA)
Phill Niblock (USA)

July 1-14 - Binaural / Nodar residency in Portugal for Phill Niblock and Katherine Liberovskaya, to make new works
Paivascapes #1 Nodar Artist Residency Center for 2010
(Among) the artists who will take part on the several residency modules dedicated to the interaction with the Paiva River, from the river's spring to its mouth, which will happen between February and October 2010
Associação Cultural de Nodar a /c Luis Costa Nodar - Caixa Postal 106?3660-324 S. Martinho das Moitas, Portugal    binauralmedia.org/

July 13 - "I will be doing a (radio) feature about your work at the Hessische Rundfunk, Frankfurt / Main, Germany. The show is called HR 2 Neue Musik and run by Stefan Fricke. Day of broadcast is July the 13th at 10pm." Raphael Smarzoch
(This program will not be archived and available on the internet.)
hr-online.de/website/static/radio/programmfahnen/hr2_Hoerfunk_Programmfahne2010_KW_28.pdf (scroll down to July 13, 10pm)

August 25 - 28, Meteo Festival, Mulhouse France ­ Phill Niblock and Thomas Ankersmit, among many artists . . . Samedi 28 août 2010 // 17:30 - Friche DMC - Mulhouse

September 16 +, at Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy   hangarbicocca.it/
Phill Niblock - An installation of Six Image Projections from the series of The Movement of People Working, and music
A concert on the 16th, with the Nelly Boyd Ensemble of Hamburg playing live Curated by Andrea Lissoni
MITO SettembreMusica Festival in collaboration with Hangar Bicocca   mitosettembremusica.it
There will be six projections on screens 8 meters wide each, in a space 30 x 100 meters, with an appropriate sound system. The videos shown were recently transferred from 16mm film.

Saturday 18 September 2010 / 20:00
BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts, Ravenstein 23, Brussels, Belgium    bozar.be

Nelly Boyd Ensemble, Hamburg
Curated by Xavier Garcia-Bardon

Spanish director Carlos Casas is known for bringing an experimental approach to documentary, always developing different forms of work for every project: long features and short essays, installations or live performances.

Since the end of the 1960s, Phill Niblock's music focuses on sound textures created by multiple tones in very dense, often atonal tunings performed in long durations. The overtones and the reverberation of sound into space are essential in his work. Niblock is also a filmmaker, whose series The Movement of People Working has had a particular influence on Casas.

Barcelona visual artist Carlos Casas and American sound artist and minimalist legend Phill Niblock, present a joint project based on images taken in Hichigh, one of the world's highest inhabitated villages in the Pamir mountains (Tajikistan), an area known as the roof of the world. An audiovisual meditation on disappearance, Avalanche is a research on the relationship between film, music and landscape, a physical as well as a mental experience, transporting the spectator into a state of flotation. One of the most unknown mountain ranges, the Pamirs are as mysterious as fascinating, home of amazing and well kept traditions. The film presents the last days of a village bound to disappear, just before it becomes a ghost village, just before its stones and mud houses become part of the mountain again.

Niblock's piece Stosspeng will be played live by the Nelly Boyd ENSEMBLE, a Hamburg-based composers' collective and performing ensemble founded in 2004 with a strong taste for the American classical avant-garde. Among others, they have presented works by John Cage, Morton Feldman, Terry Riley, Karlheinz Stockhausen, James Tenney and have played with Phill Niblock, Christian Wolff and Alvin Lucier.
Links - phillniblock.com and www.experimentalintermedia.org;    carloscasas.net;   nellyboyd.org
Carlos Casas work in the Pamir mountains was supported by the Open Society Institute.

September 21
, at 22:00h ENTRANCE: free
Phill Niblock, Music and Images
Theatre &TD - Studentski centar Zagreb, Savska Street 25, Zagreb, Croatia
[venue-website: sczg.hr/]
The concert will be held within the concert series Explicit Music [explicit-music.org] - a collaboration with the 25FPS experimental film and video festival [25fps.hr/2010/]. This perfomance will be at the opening night of the festival.

TodaysArt Festival in Den Haag, the Netherlands
September 25 for this screening, consult the website for location / time
Several Video projects by Phill Niblock and Katherine Liberovskaya
The Magic Sun - by Phill Niblock featuring Sun Ra and His Solar Arkestra, 1966, 17 min.
Topolo PN - video and sound Phill Niblock, 2005, 12,5 min.
Topolo 2 - video and sound Phill Niblock, 2009, 17 min.
Both made at a residency and festival in Northern Italy - the Stazione di Topolo
Four Wheel Drive - video by Katherine Liberovskaya, sound by Phill Niblock, 2005, 5,5 min.
Painting the Painting - video by Katherine Liberovskaya with music by Phill Niblock, 2003, 15 min. (music: "Hurdy Hurry" by Phill Niblock)

Oct 14 - The Red Room, Baltimore - redroom.org

Oct 15 - Bowerbird Presents GATE @ The Rotunda, Philadelphia - www.bowerbird.org

Oct 16 - Electric Temple Presents: Drone Marathon issueprojectroom.org

Oct 24 - Pianos, 158 Ludlow St, New York pianosnyc.com

Oct 27 – PN live on WFMU 93.9, noon to 3pm - wfmu.org/playlists/KU

Oct 31 - Ear to the Earth Festival, at Loewe Theatre, NYU, NYC - eartotheearth.org

Nov 19 - St.Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London - bit.ly/PR-Niblock-TA

Experimental Music and Film at The Red Room, 425 E. 31st Street, Baltimore, Md. 21218

Thursday, October 14th, $6 Doors open at 8:30    redroom.org

Curated by John Berndt

A night of Experimental Artists from New York

with Phill Niblock, Katherine Liberovskaya and Al Margolis (If, Bwana)


Bowerbird Presents GATE @ The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

October 15th, Friday, 8pm; FREE www.bowerbird.org/


Curated by Dustin Hurt

October 16 2:00pm until 2am - Electric Temple Presents: Drone Marathon issueprojectroom.org/

At ISSUE PROJECT ROOM, the Old American Can Factory, 232 3rd Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Electric Temple will present a day long musical event focusing on contemporary performers working with long sustained tones and sounds. The program will feature 6 musicians curating segments of the event. Audience members are welcome to come and go as they please.

Sets curated by

Phill Niblock, with –

Music: David First, Leslie Ross, Al Margolis (If Bwana), Phill Niblock Images: Katherine Liberovskaya, Richard Garet, Phill Niblock

Tony Conrad

Marcia Bassett with Margarida Garcia and Barry Weisblat, Aki Onda

Kyle Bobby Dunn


Ancient Ocean/Tom Carter/Century Plants

Sunday, October 24 at 8:00pm

NewIdeas MusicSeries II, curated by Michael Waller

Pianos, 158 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002, FREE pianosnyc.com/

Michael J. Schumacher + Nisi Jacobs (11:10 pm)

Phill Niblock + Katherine Liberovskaya with Shelley Hirsch (10:20 pm)

Tom Chiu (9:40 pm)

Michael Vincent Waller (9:00 pm)

Richard Garet (8:20 pm)

October 27, noon to three – Kurt Gottschalk hosts Phill Niblock on WFMU 93.9, live, playing music by PN and a few hours of PN's Jazz Faves

"Just prior to his appearance at the Ear to the Earth Festival in NYC, drone pioneer Phill Niblock will pay a visit to the WFMU studios to chat and guest DJ. While his own music is noted for its length and stillness (he does a 6-hour concert at his loft every December), Niblock is a huge fan of early jazz and bebop, and will be bringing some of his favorite high-speed saxophone music to play on the air." KG

Miniature Minotaur Radio, Wednesdays at Noon - a link to listen to the live stream or archive (plus the above and anything else anyone could need) is here: wfmu.org/playlists/KU

On Sunday, October 31 2010, 8pm, Phill Niblock and Katherine Liberovskaya will have a set in the Ear to the Earth Festival, at the Frederick Loewe Theatre, NYU, 35 West 4th Street, NYC

Phill Niblock and Katherine Liberovskaya's Sound Delta +, a live audio/video performance created during the European Sound Delta project — a nomadic art residency, they collected audio and video material for two weeks along the Danube River, from the delta between Romania and Bulgaria and upstream to Russe in Bulgaria. The Sound Delta + performance in this festival will incorporate material from the Danube residency as well as other related

recordings and footage into a live mix.

Michael Fahres is also on this program.

On Friday, October 28, 8pm, at the Greenwich House Music School, 46 Barrow Street, NYC

Kristin Norderval with Katherine Liberovskaya. Matt Rogalsky is also on this program

Kristin Norderval will perform a multi-media work for voice, interactive audio processing and live video processing (Katherine Liberovskaya). Tattooed Ghosts is part of FLUDD - Virtual Polar Icecap Meltdown, a larger work that is inspired by, and uses excerpts from, Dina Von Zweck's monumental literary work of the same name. Here, melting icecaps are conceived of as a flood of waters releasing the Arctic's profound secrets. In the final three sections of this work, presented here as Tattooed Ghosts, myth, poetry and song trace the accumulation of ocean contaminants.

Ear to the Earth 2010:  Water and the World

October 27—November 1, 2010,¨New York City, Produced by Electronic Music Foundation

eartotheearth.org/      emfproductions.org/

R. Murray Schafer / Bernie Krause, Yolande Harris / Annea Lockwood / Matt Rogalsky, Kristin / Norderval / New York Soundscape,¨Paula Matthusen, Miguel Frasconi,¨Aleksei Stevens / New York Soundscape - Liz Phillips - Jennifer Stock - REC Youth Sound Ecology Group / Matt Burtner & Scott Deal / Maggi Payne / ¨David Monacchi / Michael Fahres / Phill Niblock & Katherine Liberovskaya / Andrea Polli / Charles Lindsay & David Rothenberg

Phill Niblock and Thomas Ankersmit

Play at St.Leonard's Shoreditch, London

Produced by Andi Studer, Cenatus CIC

19 November 2010, doors 8pm

St.Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JN

bit.ly/PR-Niblock-TA    facebook.com/event.php?eid=151938088175565



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