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Peace, Love, Freedom, Happiness
December 12, 2015 – January 16, 2016

Diane Rosenstein Gallery
831 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA

Included in this group exhibition are “Sparrow Fantasy Study” (2003, inkjet collage on paper), “Untitled Expression #5 – Dark Blue” (2005, powder coated, welded steel), “Untitled Expression #8 – Purple” (2005), and “Untitled Expression #1 – Cream” (2005).

 

FOUR LETTERS TO MAHLER
Studio10 Gallery
November 15 – December 8, 2013

Four Letters to Mahler is a solo exhibition at Studio10 gallery in Brooklyn. The aluminum sculpture supports an eight channel sound work referencing the letters that Arnold Schoenberg wrote to Gustav Mahler in 1909 and 1910.

Four Letters to Mahler has been reviewed by wordsinspace.net.

Photo credit Kevin Noble, installation view at Studio 10 Gallery

A 12 CD signed edition box set, including double-sided poster, insert, sticker and die cut hand-assembled box. Designed in collaboration with Shiffman&Kohnke, Los Angeles. Edition: 50

This edition is the culmination of a one-year project from November 2011 to October 2012 in which one CD was released each month. The 64 tracks total 10 hours of electronic noise created in studio and at NY and LA venues.

The box set will be available for purchase through DSE studio and Studio10 gallery, Brooklyn.

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Neg-Fi/DSE       7″ Split Limited Edition White Vinyl

Released 15 February 2013

DSE     ‘sixthirteentwelve’     33 RPM.  DSE studio, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY; June 2012

Neg-Fi    ‘Concussion Sleep’    45 RPM. Type Foundry, Portland Oregon; July 2012

DSE, in collaboration with the experimental Brooklyn based duo Neg-Fi, have just released this Limited Edition 7″ white vinyl album.

Available for download and physical purchase on Bandcamp.

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Live Performance at L.A.C.E., Hollywood, CA.

08-22-2012

Live performance with Yann Marussich and Dominic Fernow.

In Bleu Remix, Marussich invited David Schafer and Dominic Fernow to accompany him with a live sound performance. An installation comprised of a mysterious blue liquid oozes through the layers of  Yann Marussich’s skin and one hour live sound performance.

DSE’s live performance is available for download on iTunes, BandcampSpotify, and CDBaby.com.

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“MUSICIRCUS”

06-24-2012

DSE performed as part of MUSICIRCUS at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY.

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Live performance track available on DSE June album available for purchase on iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp, and CDBaby.

Roulette presents a carnival of all things experimental, the Roulette MUSICIRCUS returns for a second annual celebration of chaos and the harmonies of simultaneity. MUSICIRCUS will unfold over the course of six hours with the audience invited to wander freely and choose their own sonic and visual relationships. First performed in 1967, John Cage’s MUSICIRCUS is simply an invitation for perfomers to assemble and play together.

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The desert, according to the British architecture and design theorist Reyner Bahham from the late 60’s, “…is a projection surface positioning the body as a spatialization frame”, referring to the Mojave desert in CA as a true frontier. The desert has been portrayed in hundreds of Western films including films by directors John Ford and John Huston, and in such films including Michelangelo Antonioni’s Zabriskie Point.

BODYPOINT references the desert and cinema utilizing colored panels and sound that frames the “whole-body” as a critical reconsidering of the experience of sheer space. It incorporates three elements, a soundtrack, poster, and a tinted window. The looped sound component is a textural soundscape used as a soundtrack and played continuously through a freestanding PA speaker mounted on a tripod.

 

Bodypoint Soundtrack Excerpt

“Roundabout/UEBA”, a solo exhibition at STUDIO10 Gallery, Bushwick, NY, February 3-28 2012.

The exhibition Roundabout/UEBA includes two metal sculptures with accompanying sound, photography, 3d animation video, and drawings. The sculptures perform as an installation in the gallery space that allows the simultaneous sound from both sculptures to sonically blend together.

“Roundabout” incorporates the translation of data and space into abstract sound. It is comprised of a steel sculpture with an iPod mounted to it. The iPod presents a 3D animation of the same sculpture rotating from two different views at two speeds with accompanying sound. The sound from the animation is generated from uploading the elevation graphics of the sculpture to a software program that converts visual data to sound.

“UEBA” presents the idea of promise with the possibility of failure. A PA speaker mounted to the small aluminum sculpture plays an 11-disc audio book “Magnificent Desolation” by Buzz Aldrin. The disks may be played in any order or repeated as desired.  Accompanying the sculpture and audio are three portraits of Aldrin.

Werk.by is an online critical discussion forum for invited and subscribed artists,created by Andy Alexander for his exhibition at Glendale College Art Gallery. December 2011-January 2012

The discussion forum continues to be active after the show has ended.

Andy Alexander – Werk.by

“LOL: A Decade of Antic Art”

June 10-September 4, 2011
Opening Reception Friday June 10, 6-9pm.

“LOL: A Decade of Antic Art” is a survey of recent artworks which either riff off or intervene on the real. “LOL” includes works by Kendall Bruns, Kahty Chen Milstead, Chto Delat?, Patrizia Giambi, Gimhongsok, Larry Hammerness, Jonathan Horowitz, Katie Kehoe, Nina Katchadourian, Larry Krone, Jennifer Levonian, Ryan Mulligan, My Barbarian, Dan Perjovschi/Nedko Solakov, William Powhida, Rob Pruitt, David Schafer, Alysse Stepanian/Philip Mantione, Joey Versoza and the Yes Men!

A short review in the Baltimore Sun is included here.

Three pieces were included in this show. “Untitled Expression: Classroom Excercises” and “Untitled Expression: The Enunciation Lecture” were shown together in one space.

The front window of the museum was used to display the installation, “Richard Serra: The Signature Series”. The third piece, which will be screened at a local theater is a video titled “Choreography for Mime: Making a Sculpture”.