Assimilations of constructed pitches waste away into an ad hoc arrangement of undifferentiated fields where wood, metal and any other material in percussionist Ted Byrnes’ striking range, weld, shred, transpose and invert into a microtonal cyclone that could undulate deadening silence. In what could be a Formula One joyride, but unstrapped and seated haphazardly with a prepared instrument, i.e. power drill in one hand, Byrnes oscillates the dashboard of paraphernalia pushing limits, testing the physicality of the vernacular. Topological noise-scapes shift in rearrangements: its definitive encounter, real and free of subject/object bifurcation, leaves the listener unaware of any technicality, only to note conscientious maneuverings. (KG). http://tedbyrnesdrums.com

TED BYRNES Photography by Alexandra Noel

TED BYRNES / COREY FOGEL: PERCUSSION DUO Live performance. Saturday May 17, 2014. 356 S. Mission Rd. Photography by Alexandra Noel /
356 S. Mission Rd.

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Max Presneill & Kio Griffith from ARTRA Curatorial is a volunteer organization for the implementation of new modes of exhibition, locally, nationally and internationally, that feature artist-led emerging platforms and opportunity based interactions and community building via social practice type events. Founded in 2009, the group has instigated large scale art events and exchanges, as well as the alternative art fair Co/Lab, throughout Los Angeles and has new projects being presented in China, France and UK in 2014, as well as the continuation of their MAS ATTACK series of events both in LA and other US cities.

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