May 02 2007
Concert | Brain Damage: Ira Cohen, Tony Conrad & Mahasiddhi (NYC)
Concert series curated by Georg Gatsas
IRA COHEN is a poet, photographer, publisher and artist. Among his projects are collaborations with Brion Gysin, Jack Smith, Velvet Underground founding member Angus MacLise, William S. Burroughs, Warhol assistant and photographer Gerard Malanga, Paul Bowles and Gregory Corso.
TONY CONRAD is an American avant-garde artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, composer, sound artist, teacher and writer, best known for such films as “The Flicker” and for his album, “Outside the Dream Syndicate,” recorded with German group Faust and considered a masterwork of minimal music and Krautrock.
MAHASIDDHI is an experimental musician who often collaborates with Ira Cohen and other like-minded artists.
Doors open at 8 PM
Concert and slideshow start at 9 PM
Admission: $12 You may purchase tickets in advance at Other Music or at the night of the event at Swiss Institute.
Other Music, 15 East 4th Street, NYC 10003
With the kind support of Pro Helvetia