June 24, 1:08 am
June 28, 7 p.m.
Reels of tape intertwine costumed dancers who hold items such as rifles, arrows or bottles of Coca-Cola. The dancers use these objects to maintain tension on the tapes as an electronic composition created by the reel-to-reel tape machines and orchestral instruments fills the air.
Artist Scott Benzel will present and perform this piece, titled "(Threnody) A Beginner's Guide to Mao Tse-tung "“ for 2 tape loops, dancers, cello, viola, violin and percussion," at Thursday's Hammer Bash! event. Read more...