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16 Oct 2012

We are delighted to announce a very exciting forthcoming event in New York, a live performance by Florian Hecker and Reza Negarestani.
Further details here.

November 15, 2012, 7.30pm

Abrons\’ Playhouse, 466 Grand Street, New York

Urbanomic / Sequence Press in collaboration with Issue Project Room and Primary Information

Chimeras are integrated bodies that synthesize incompatible modalities, surpassing their respective particularities without fusing them, finding a common ground, or reducing one to the other. Chimerization, a recent work by Florian Hecker, uses psychoacoustics to compose such creatures from readings of a libretto penned by philosopher and novelist, Reza Negarestani.

Expanding on this work, Hecker and Negarestani come together in a live experiment – less a collaboration between philosophy and sound than a synthesis of the two. In this abstract performance, recalling Artaud\’s theatre of cruelty as much as Beckett\’s minimalist narratives, the \’players\’\’ respective fields will be chimerized, and their true guises revealed.

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