Friday Nights at the Getty
Distributed Memory: Live Music and Projected Images (performance)

Date: Friday and Saturday, October 6 and 7, 2006
This special two-night installment of Friday Nights at the Getty curated by Julie Lazar features commissioned pieces supported, in part, by the Montalvo Arts Center, with existing short films, media projections, and musical compositions that explore the creation of art through the recomposition of found and new materials.

Friday, October 6, A program of highly edited, nonlinear artworks blending electronic music and experimental images.Anthony Discenza and Michael Zbyszynski.
Media artist Anthony Discenza and composer Michael Zbyszynski present their work-in-progress News Cycle #2 (Excerpts from a Long Day) (15 min.), a collaborative digital artwork consisting of reprocessed, interwoven excerpts from three 24-hour cable news networks. Zbyszynski uses a customized digitizing tablet to "draw" a score for the digital images provided by Discenza.

Discenza also presents a new audio work, Viewing no. 1 (2006, 8 min.), and Zbyszynski performs his composition "Alone in a Crowded Room" (2005, 12 min.) for alto flute with live electronics.

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Sunday, October 8, 2006, 2:30am to 4:30am
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