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while we realize there are so many causes to consider right now, we hope our Kickstarter initiative inspires your support. we’ve gradually evolved Commend to accommodate our community, now we quicken the pace. the structural improvements we seek to fund found a better ground to connect w/ you, and w/o you we are lost. we look forward to sharing more about co-mend commend in this virtual space, and seeing you in our real space soon.
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Visible Cloaks will perform live at MOCA LA for Nick Malkin and Brian Allen Simon’s Monument, a yearlong series of performances by sound artists staged within the current installation of MOCA’s permanent collection. Considering the acoustics of the Grand Avenue galleries, Monument pairs musicians with specific pieces and/or galleries to enhance the viewer’s experience of the artwork through the addition of sound.
Tickets / RSVP here
sharing a piece of the newest Commend See exchange ~ Melanie Velarde, Cerberus spirit of the temporal, fashions ten anthropological sensory excursions as Parcel, the aural component to Christin Ripley’s metaphysical marble dye practice.
stream the title track below and join us for an in-person / personal exchange on December 15 at Commend. Melanie will perform live amongst new prints and projections from Christin.
we’ll have copies of the cassette and LP editions of Parcel on hand, too.
see you ~
transference: anna homler + jorge martin perform breadwoman and other tales as a part of brooklyn electronic music festival. featuring butoh dancer stacy lynn smith as the ancient one. with deradoorian, RAMZi, and dj’s nina + nicely.
Friday 11.11 8p-2a
52-19 flushing ave, queens
tonight at 172 Forsyth St in NYC – visible cloaks and motion graphics spin intimate reductions for Commend. come sit and listen with us tonight, 7-9p, free entry + tea
koen holtkamp performs with a laser at Commend (172 Forsyth St) on November 3 ~ free as ever, though tip the hat!
RSVP on Facebook and stream koen’s album, voice model, below :
In the video for “Yesh’ Te,” directed by Ramez Silvan, Breadwoman traces footsteps through her old Los Angeles home over three decades since her arrival. Slowly acclimating to the sprawling cityscape of modern-day LA, Breadwoman stands and sits, statuesque and unaffected by the wears of time, throughout public spaces as passerby stare in awe at her ancient grace. Watch it now:
Anna Homler and Jorge Martin will perform the songs of Breadwoman & Other Tales to NYC on Friday, November 11 at The Knockdown Center. Pitchfork.tv hosts a live video for Anna and Steven’s performance at St. Vitus to set the mood:
Buy tickets to The Knockdown Center here.