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June 19, 2015

Pleased to announce the release of my new Corset Lore single, ‘Odonata’ as part of a Weekly Treats split single with L-Tron.

http://weeklytreats.net/album/25-corset-lore-l-tron

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Tamara Yadao will perform a Gameboy/Playstation set as part of OpenSignal Festival 

Saturday, May 9

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Brown  University

154 Angell Street

Providence, R.I.

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Press Start, Anatomie Des Jeux Vidéo, April 15 – May 3, 2015

Bpi – Centre Pompidou

1 Rue Beauborg, 75004

Paris, FR

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Saturday, April 25

5:00pm

foci + loci will give a workshop demonstration of their work in Little Big Planet 3 

8:00pm

foci + loci performance

http://tinyurl.com/pwp4utt

 

 

 

 

Cluster New Music + Integrated Arts Festival  March 27- April , 2015 // Interface

Winnipeg’s most dynamic take on contemporary art and sound

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foci + loci will perform:

1) Saturday, March 28 as part of the SELF concert – in collaboration w/ Sarah Kirsch, Zach Bales, XIE Ensemble and Skot Deeming.  Doors 7:30pm Show 8pm

2) A solo set on Thursday, April 2 as part of the PLAY concert.

During this concert, foci + loci will perform the premiere of  ‘Another Kind of Spiral’, an algorithmic music composition by Tamara Yadao that is spatially determined by a kinetic instrument in a virtual environment.  Doors 7:30pm Show 8pm

This premiere of ‘Another Kind of Spiral’ is made possible by a commissioning grant from the Jerome Fund for New Music through the American Composer’s Forum.

Ace Art Gallery

2nd Floor, 290 McDermot Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 0T2 

get your Festival Tickets now – call Rand McNally Booksellers @ 204-223-9939

single events:  $15/$10 student

festival pass:  $50/$30 student

 

Women In Tech Symposium: Connecting Communities through Transmedia Storytelling moderated and organized by Josephine Dorado

Tamara Yadao will give workshops in building platformer, Little Big Planet and participate in a panel with other visiting artists:  Joyce Bettencourt, Heidi Boisvert, Philip Gulley

February 19, 130-630pm

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)

621 Huntington Avenue, Pozen Center

Boston, MA

http://www.massart.edu/#!History%20Exhibit

 

MAGfest 13, January 23-26th 2015

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Short for “Music And Gaming Festival,” MAGFest is a four day long festival dedicated to the appreciation of video game music, gaming of all types, and the gaming community.  What makes MAGFest unique is that it’s a non-profit event run by fans for fans. There are no corporate sponsors and MAGFest is built from the ground up to focus on community and fan creations.

foci + loci will perform on Saturday, Jan 24th at 5pm and Tamara Yadao will take part in the MAGES panel talk ‘Is Game Art Art?’ on Jan 25th at 1pm.

Gaylord National Hotel

National Harbor, MD

http://magfest.org/

 

Salon Ludique – December 4th, 2014

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Frequencies:  

In light of the rise of reactionary, anti-feminist movements in gaming and other cultural milieus, this edition of Salon Ludique offers a response to such troubling trends by exploring gender-critical practices in digital and analog games, performance, and new media. These works serve as a critical commentary on gendered stereotypes, as well as questions of consent, sexuality, and identity.

Featuring the work  of:  Allison Cole, Jessica Marcotte and Zachary Miller (Montreal), Nina Freeman (NYC), Rachel Weil (AKA Partytime! Hexcellent!) (Austin, TX) 

AND a chip music performance by Corset Lore in collaboration with Partytime! Hexcellent! who will be providing a live visual set coded for the NES 

Espace Fibre

2665, rue Augustin-Cantin, 2nd Floor 

Montreal (QC) H3K 3L12

http://www.salonludique.org/events-vnements

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Télévision, Florent Ghys album release concert at Joe’s Pub on November 30

Please join foci + loci on Sunday, November 30 for a very special concert celebration of Télévision, the newest release by composer and bassist, Florent Ghys.  Performances by Florent Ghys, foci + loci and guitar/violin duo James Moore and Andi Tanning.  

Joes’ Pub

425 Lafayette Street

New York, NY

Tickets

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=290916991104919

 

 

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foci + loci will perform on Saturday, Nov 22 at 7:30pm

Refest 2014 will engage the public with the themes of play and participation, celebrating the convergence of new and old, digital and analog, near and far. Creators working across a broad range of disciplines and media will gather at CultureHub to share video, performance, music, and more. 

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Culturehub

47 Great Jones St.

Third Floor

New York, NY

 

Game Art in the Knowable Space – November 7 

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7pm

$10 General Ticket
$5 Artists and Students

RSVP

The aesthetics of video games are rerouted to create works of art, music, and cinema that subvert game mechanics and the experience of play. Game artist and machinima maker Chris Burke curates a showcase of artists who are using games beyond their intended purpose, as tools for making art. The exhibited works explore the finite, or “knowable,” potential of the programmed game environment.

With artwork from Alex Myers, Annie Ok, Jeff Donaldson, Rosa Menkman, Friedrich Kirschner, Victor Morales, Kent Sheely and Tom Murphy VII

Performances by Tamara Yadao, mrghosty (AKA Skot Deeming)

CultureHub

47 Great Jones St.

New York, NY

http://www.culturehub.org/upcoming-events/

 

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Tamara Yadao is the recipient of a 2014 commissioning grant by the Jerome Fund for New Music through the American Composers Forum.  List of award recipients for 2014  available at

http://composersforum.org/program/jfund

 

Salon Ludique – October 16, 2014

Soundscapes:  foci + lociDevine Lu Linvega AKA Alice Effekt and Richard Flanagan

More than simply a descriptor for sonic environments, this edition of SL features works where sound and landscape collide, creating interactive virtual spaces which focus on the manipulation of sound.

Espace Fibre

2665, rue Augustin-Cantin, 2nd Floor 

Montreal (QC) H3K 3L12

https://www.facebook.com/events/819448178088157/

http://www.salonludique.org/

 

BRKfest

The Chameleon, Cincinnati, OH

July 25-27

The Midwest’s 3rd Annual Chip Music Festival

MSDOS Workshop – 6:20-6:50pm

Performances –  7pm – 130am

Corset Lore performs Sunday night, July 27 along with a fantastic roster of musicians and visualists.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1500091870209591/

 

Hackers on Planet Earth Conference (HOPE X)

Hotel Pennsylvania, NYC

Chip Music Concerts I and II

July 18-19

Corset Lore performs Friday night along with Amigos Poderosos and Zen Albatross.  Special guest appearance by RADIO WONDERLAND!!  See fb event page for info on Saturday night performance!

http://www.hope.net/

https://www.facebook.com/events/689882124410748/

 

I/O Binaural Visual @ Rabbithole Studios in DUMBO

April 24

foci + loci will perform a new instrument for 4 game controllers!  Also A/V performance by Amanda Long and art by Dean Russo!

730pm, by donation

33 Washington Street

Brooklyn, NY

https://www.facebook.com/events/227959307411939/

 

Northern Spy Records @ Trans-Pecos (the old Silent Barn)

March 20

rahrahree! will perform on a bill with diNMachine + David Moscovich, Pa Ubu of The Ubu Sings Ubu (Pere Ubu cover band) and Object Collection!! Also, Tarot readings by Cammisa Buerhaus and Dj sets w/free pancakes by Czech band, DVA ‘tween acts!!

8pm, $8

Trans-Pecos

915 Wyckoff Avenue

Bushwick/Ridgewood, NY

https://www.facebook.com/events/1461215340761688/

 

Vector Game + Art Convergence Festival

Feb 19-23 2014

foci + loci will have a new, playable interactive installation in exhibition called ‘The Treachery of Z’ and will also take part in the panel discussion:  ‘Machinima + Contemporary Art’ with Isabelle Arvers, Clint Enns, Eddo Stern and Angela Washko

http://www.vectorfestival.org/networks-2-0-emergence-experimentation-videofag/

http://www.vectorfestival.org/machinima-contemporary-art/

 

‘Animal Whiteness in Repose’ 

Frogwell album/DVD release performance – come celebrate Chinese New Year with us at Soapbox Gallery!

January 31

8pm

636 Dean St

Brooklyn, NY

https://www.facebook.com/events/568079039945589/

 

MAGfest 12, January 2-5, 2014

foci + loci will be part of a Music, Gaming and Education Symposium panel:  How Games Teach – The Process of Skill Development Through Gameplay

January 4, Saturday  2:30pm

 Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

National Harbor, MD 

http://magfest.org/

 

distENDed Cinema:  Temporal Flow in the Wake of Sound. . .

curated by David Linton

A/V performances from Bob Bellerue, bicamRL AV:  David Linton & Alex Waterman, David Lublin and Stephan Moore, foci + loci, Jon Giles, Katherine Liberovskaya & Al Margolis, Kurt Ralske, Richard Garet, Ursula Scherrer & Bruce Andrews

Outpost Artists Resources

1665 Norman St

Ridgewood, NY

door @ 6PM… potluck and drinks…

30 min sets start at 7:30

Admission  $10

https://www.facebook.com/events/598646186838070/

 

ReFest 2013  – Nov 29, 30 and Dec 1 @  CultureHub

foci + loci installation – Nov 30, 2pm

Performances from DJ Spooky, Adriano Clemente, Christopher Cerrone, David Commander, and more!

Artwork from ss-io, foci + loci, Jesper Norda, Robert Spahr,Abelardo Gil-Fournier, Jane Tingley, Jesper Norda, Jody Zellen, Karen Niemczyk, Matthew Mazzota, and Namwoo Bae.

Interactive experiences with RATS Theatre and Leila Nadir, and a CoLab instructed by Federico Restrepo.

CultureHub

47 Great Jones St.

3rd Floor

NYC

Schedule / Information

http://www.culturehub.org/refest

https://www.facebook.com/events/194780807376890/

 

8static Festival – 5 Year Anniversary Celebration of Live Chip Music – Philly, yo!

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/447839118585885/

8static 3A – Philadelphia Chip Music – Celebrating our 5th anniversary!

Thursday, October 17th – Saturday, October 19th, 2013
6:00pm at the First Unitarian Church – All Ages!
http://8static.com/

$20 per day
$50 for advance 3-day pass

Donate to the kickstarter to help support this amazing event!
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/8st … and-future

Music:  Chibi-Tech • Disasterpeace • glomag • Bit Shifter • Cheap Dinosaurs • TREY FREY • A_Rival • BR1GHT PR1MATE • Danimal Cannon • Chipocrite • RADLIB • SSD Engage • knife city • Saskrotch • Nullsleep • Corset Lore • Alex Mauer • Void Vision • exileFaker • SKGB • An0va • Baron Knoxburry • BUBBLYFISH • adamgetsawesome

Visuals: NO CARRIER • Batsly Adams • CHiKA • Guybrush • pixelseed • animal style

 

SPLICE monthly electronic music series curated by Maxx Klaxon

Performances by  tū, WHOTE and Heidi Sabertooth

September 15 2013, 8pm, No Cover

Solas

232 E. 9th Street

Manhattan, NYC

https://www.facebook.com/events/1377925372440101/

 

((AUDIENCE)) SOUND OFF SALON

Tamara Yadao (games + radios as instruments), Chris Burke (game sound performance) and Nicole Carroll (bassoon + amplified electronics)

August 8, 7pm ($5 donation requested)

16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor NYC

https://www.facebook.com/events/1388526488038548/

 

Pulsewave: Ladies’ Night Edition

Drum Machine Dating Service, Corset Lore, Bubblyfish

Visuals by CHiKA

Brooklyn Launchpad

Saturday June 29

721 Franklin Avenue

Doors 8pm, Open Mic 830pm

All Ages, $10

https://www.facebook.com/events/627385593956377/?fref=ts

 

CT-SWaM (Contemporary Temporary – Sound Works and Music)

Music After Hours

1 Year Anniversary Show

curated by Daniel Neumann

Radio Wonderland / Hans Tammen, Tamara Yadao & DJ Peter Fonda

Eyebeam Art + Technology Center

Monday, April 29

540 W. 21st St. (10th/11th aves)

10pm – 1am, no cover

https://www.facebook.com/events/158901797604637/?fref=ts

 

Dj Shakey and BangInclude present:  The WARPER 7 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY 

20+ electronic music acts and visualists including Corset Lore

Thursday, February 28

The Delancey

8pm (sharp til close), no cover +21

168 Delancey St. (Clinton/Attorney)

http://www.facebook.com/events/417669721647291/

 

Vector Game Art Festival  February 21-24  2013

Engines of Performance – game art performances by foci + loci and Toca Loca

curated by Skot Deeming

February 23, 10pm

Interaccess Electronic Meda Arts Centre

Toronto, Canada

http://vectorgameartfest.tumblr.com/schedule

 

SPLICE monthly electronic music series curated by Maxx Klaxon

Performances by Corset Lore, Daughter Vision and Glitch Cake

February 17 2013, 8pm, Free

Solas

232 E. 9th Street

Manhattan, NYC

 

foci + loci has been awarded a NYSCA grant for 2013 to develop a full scale game art performance installation

12/22/2012

 

I/O monthly chip music showcase

Performances by Corset Lore, CHILLBRAVE, Hedonism Bit and visuals by radionarcotix

December 7, 7pm, $7

Vaudeville Park

26 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn

 

((AUDIENCE))’S MONTHLY SALON
FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS AUDREY CHEN, BORA YOON + R. LUKE DUBOIS
OPENING PERFORMANCE BY TAMARA YADAO

November 27, 7pm ($5 donation requested)

16 Beaver Street, NYC

http://www.facebook.com/events/325237024250077/

 

8static

foci + loci  – Performance Machines in Game Space (pre-show workshop)

Chip Music performances – Danimal Cannon, Trey Frey and Oven Rake

September 22, 7pm, $7

PhilaMOCA

531 N. 12 Street, Philadelphia

http://8static.com/events/

 

Meeting of Capitalists Inc. to Mark the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of John Milton Cage, Jr.

hosted by rahrahree! (Kurt Gottschalk and Tamara Yadao): With “Lecture on Nothing” and “Theatre Piece”

*Please bring 100 records to break during the session

Sept 2, 6pm

Downtown Music Gallery

13 Monroe St., NYC

http://downtownmusicgallery.com/Main/instoreshows.html

 

foci + loci  – Performance Machines in Game Space

Babycastles Summit  8/24 -8/26

August 25, 4-6pm (foci + loci)

$35/$20 students and seniors (for the weekend)

Museum of Arts and Design

2 Columbus Circle, NYC

http://madmuseum.org/events/babycastles-summit

 

International sTRANGE mUSIC day Performance Soiree

rahrahree! (Kurt Gottschalk vs. Tamara Yadao)

Friday August 24

8-11pm, $10

Spectrum

121 Ludlow Street, NYC

http://www.strangemusic.com/ISMD2012.html

 

HOPE Number Nine  7/13 – 7/15

Hotel Pennsylvania, NYC

7/13 (6pm), 7/15 (1pm)Interactive Cage Radio Installation:  Tamara Yadao, Nicole Carroll and Josh Kopstein

7/15 (1pm) Hacking Mindsets talk on hacking and conceptual art:  Tamara Yadao, Josh Kopstein and Nicole Carroll

7/15 (10pm) The Ghost Dance Movement chip music performances:

Corset Lore (Tamara Yadao), SylCMYK, minusbaby and Paza Rahm

http://www.hopenumbernine.net/schedule/

 

Bin/Aural Visual

foci + loci (Chris Burke and Tamara Yadao) | Jeff Donaldson | N_DREW

Vaudeville Park
June 1 2012
730pm-1030pm
$7

http://www.facebook.com/events/214484998671325/

 

Cage Transmitted:
12 evenings celebrating + playing John Cage

Evening 3,  Part 1:  Tamara Yadao with Nicole Carroll (n0izmkr) and Zen Albatross

Joining the worldwide celebration of the centennial of John Cage, Norte Maar collaborates with E.A.T. (Experiments in Art and Technology) to present Cage Transmitted: 12 evenings of performance.

Friday March 16

630pm – 800pm

Cage Transmitted Performance and Closing Reception for “What I Know”

New York Center for Art and Media Studies @ Bethel University

curated by Jason Andrew

44 W. 28th Street, 7th floor

New York, NY

 

Word Up performances:  rahrahree! (Tamara Yadao and Kurt Gottschalk) and Baker/Epps/Ilgenfritz/Glass

Sunday, January 29

5pm

Word Up:  Community Bookshop – Libreria Communitaria

4157 Broadway @ 176th St.

New York, NY

http://wordupbooks.wordpress.com/

 

Atopic Festival 2011:  foci + loci screening (Tamara Yadao and Chris Burke)

November 14, 15, 17

3bis Rue Papin

La Gaîté Lyrique

Paris, France

curated by:  Mathilde Mallen and Margherita Balzerani

http://tinyurl.com/7wobkc8

 

Catalog Release for Peter Fox at Front Room Gallery

Performances:   tū  (Tamara Yadao and Jeremy Slater), Zilmrah and Richard Kamerman

November 11, Friday

7-9pm

Front Room Gallery

147 Roebling Street

Brooklyn, NY

http://www.frontroom.org/

 

“de Pnema de Pnuema” – Tamara Yadao, Edwin Torres, Martin Bakero

November 3, Thursday

Doors: 8:30pm, Performances: 9-11pm

Grace Exhibition Space

840 Broadway, 2nd Floor

Brooklyn, NY

http://www.grace-exhibition-space.com/performance.php?event_id=183

 

Mode Records Concert Series:

foci + loci (Tamara Yadao and Chris Burke) and Tim Hodgkinson set

September 29, Thursday

10pm, $10

The Stone, NYC

curated by Brian Brandt

https://www.facebook.com/pages/-foci-loci-/186854461363145?ref=ts

http://thestonenyc.com/calendar.php

 

Noise Carousel – Group Exhibition

June 18 – December 23, 2011
Reception 6-8pm Saturday, June 18

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden – Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

http://www.snug-harbor.org/newhouse.html

Staten Island, NY

curated by Patrick Grenier