Final Blow-Out Party for Naked City Spleen
WHEN: Friday, JULY 25, 7 PM
WHERE: GESTARC GALLERY, 390 VAN BRUNT ST, RED HOOK, BROOKLYN
8 PM: exclusive one-time performance by Miru Kim and screening of BLIND DOOR.
10 PM: special guest performance by BURNKIT2600(experimental electronic sounds)
AFTERPARTY @ BOTANICA: Friday, July 25, Midnight until Closing
Botanica is the hottest new bar and club in Red Hook. They serve various kinds of mouthwatering fresh fruit martinis.
In the backroom with dance floor, there will be a projection of BLIND WINDOW.
HOW TO GET THERE:
The map is attached below.
Free Ferry to IKEA runs from wall street Pier 11 every 40 minutes after 6 PM. 6:00, 6:40, 7:20 so on.
F, G train to Smith-9, and Bus 77 to Van Brunt street.
Car service numbers 24/7:
Columbia Street Car Services – (718) 834-6868
Court Express Car & Limo Services – (718) 237-8888
Cheers Car Services – (718) 965-1616
Arecibo Car Service – (718) 783-6465
Park Slope Car Services – (718) 788-5106
Thom Uliasz and Justin Emerson have been experimenting with electronic music together as Burnkit2600 since 1997. The duo have created unique sonic architecture by combining circuit-bending and other instrument modifying techniques with more traditional electronic music elements. Brett Marshall Lefferts of Seed A.I. recently joined the group, bringing his mastery of melodic 8-bit video game sounds to the mix.
Burnkit2600 have performed at every annual New York City Bent Festival since it’s inception in 2004 as well as at various art & rock festivals and venues throughout Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. The group’s been interviewed and featured in the New York Times, Danbury News Times, Signal to Noise magazine, WNYU’s Citywide, WPKN, WXCI, Getlofi, Hack-a-day, Makeblog and Matrixsynth blogs.
Miru Kim is a New York-based artist who has explored various urban ruins such as abandoned subway stations, tunnels, sewers, catacombs, factories, hospitals, and shipyards. She was featured as one of the America’s Best and Brightest 2007 in Esquire magazine, and will be featured this September in NY Arts Magazine. Her work has appeared in various other media such as The New York Times, The Financial Times, Time Out New York, The Korea Daily, La Stampa, JoongAng Daily, Dong-A Daily, HDNet TV, ProSieben, New York Times Upfront, Yen Magazine.
Miru was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts in 1981 but was raised in Seoul, Korea. She moved back to Massachusetts in 1995 to attend Phillips Academy in Andover, and moved to New York City in 1999 to attend Columbia University. In 2006, she received an MFA in painting from Pratt Institute.
Isidore Roussel is French-born filmmaker currently based in Lisbon, Portugal. He has made numerous films including WANDERING EYE and LIEU SOLITAIRE, which won the gold medal in the Jean Epstein Ultraviolet Film Festival. An urban activist, he is also the founder of the Lisbon Psychogeographic Society. He holds a doctorate in ‘Pataphysics from the University of Paris VIII.