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BRIAN MCCORKLE

Brian McCorkle is a composer and co-director of the Panoply Performance Laboratory (with Esther Neff). He is a musician and performer based in New York City.

BIO:
Brian McCorkle is a composer, musician, and performer. In addition to his work as What Color is Your Machine Gun? and with the composer's collective Varispeed, he is the Co-Director of the Panoply Performance Laboratory (PPL) with Esther Neff. PPL makes large scale performance art operas in addition to duo and small group performances around the world. PPL also operates a space for experimental music and performance in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

 

whatcoloris@gmail.com

 

 

Listen to PPL's first full-length recording of their 2011 opera, Institute_Institut

 

These are some excerpts from operas composed with and for the Panoply Performance Laboratory:
Any Size Mirror is a Dictator
NATURE FETISH
Institute_Institut
The Last Dreams of Helene Weigel
On the Cranial Nerves of Barbarians

 

EotW: "ElaineThap," "aevi and me"

Saturday, February 18th 2017

USER: "ElaineThap"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration with PPL
Location 3B/B3: HOW SO AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW SO?

USER: "aevi and me" 
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Usership interpreted and Presented by PPL
Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?

USER SCORES:

"ElaineThap"
B: How so operating?
3: affectionately 70%

This inquiry is en-sembling realities
Generating an operation affecting each other
By developing methodologies for identification and causation of affects
First, assemble (de)liberation schemas for affective bodily states and activities

"aevi and me"
C: Operating to what affect?
1:deliberately 90%

This is an inquiry into cause
Generating methods for effective anticipation of affects
By paying attention to intentions
First, improvise in relation to contextual elements

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Operations as part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II: https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: Participatory Systems for "daver" and "crossoffice"

Wednesday, February 15th 2017

USER: "daver"
MODE OF ENGAGMENT: User as participant in PPL system
Location 3B/B3: HOW SO AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW SO?

USER: "crossoffice"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: User as participant in PPL system
Location 3A/A3: HOW AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW?

***USER SCORES***

"daver"
B: How so operating?
3: affectionately 50%

This inquiry is en-sembling realities
Generating immaterial 'non-affective' affects
By developing attention-forming methodologies
First, (de)liberate definitions of actuality

"crossoffice"
A: How operating?
3: affectionately 70%

This inquiry is as-sembling realities
Generating a qualified operation
By developing qualification methodologies
First, (de)liberating a set of informations

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Operation is a part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II: https://www.facebook.com/events/1705386496438467/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: "LukeJM," "Tsedaye," "jgladstone," Mixed MoE

Saturday, February 11th 2017

USER: "LukeJM"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration with PPL
Location 1A/A1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW?

USER: "Tsedaye"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Usership translated and interpreted by PPL into Presentation
Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?

USER: "jgladstone"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration selected, User has not replied to attempts to contact them
Location 2C/C2: HOW (AS)(DIS)(EN)(RE)SEMBLING AFFECT(S)?

***USER SCORES***

"LukeJM"
A: How operating?
1: deliberately 90%

This inquiry is as-sembling realities
Generating a logical operation
Using additive methodologies
First, (de)liberating a picture to be made

"Tsedaye"
C: Operating to what affect?
1: deliberately 80%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating causes of multiplicit/unknown affects
By organizing an array of defined tasks
First, (de)liberate similar abilities and desires across and between previously-individuated bodies

"jgladstone"
C: Operating to what affect?
2: semblatively 70%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating causes of multiplicit/unknown affects
By developing a hegemony of interests, desires, and uses
First, install a mechanism for (de)liberating attention into an 'on/off' conditional mode

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Operations as part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II: https://www.facebook.com/events/1705386496438467/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: Collaboration with "love love love," Presenting As "belel"

Tuesday, February 14th 2017

USER: "love love love"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration with PPL
Location 2C/C2: HOW (AS)(DIS)(EN)(RE)SEMBLING AFFECT(S)?

USER: "belel"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Usership interpreted and translated into a score for operation by PPL
Location 2A/A2: HOW SEMBLATIVELY HOW?

***USER SCORES***

"love love love"
C: Operating to what affect?
2: semblatively 70%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating causes of multiplicit/unknown affects
By organizing an array of defined tasks
First, (de)liberate abilities and desires of individuated bodies

"belel"
A: How operating?
2: semblatively 40%

This inquiry is dis-sembling realities
Generating an illogical operation
Using deconstructive methodologies
First, assigning quality roles to persons present

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As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1705386496438467/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: Participatory system for "huckjackhexjar"

Friday, February 10th 2017

USER: "huckjackhexjar"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: PPL design participatory system for User

Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?

C: Operating to what affect?
1: deliberately 80%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating causes of multiplicit/unknown affects
By developing a hegemony of interests, desires, and uses
First, install a mechanism for (de)liberating attention into an 'on/off' conditional mode

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As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1705386496438467/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: Collaboration with "sumo"

Wednesday, February 8th 2017

USER: "sumo"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration

Location 3C/C3: AFFECTIONATELY TO WHAT AFFECT AFFECTIVELY?

C: To What Affect
3: affectionately 50%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating an operation consisting of affective tensions
Using trans-contextual universals
First, affect an intentional process

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This operation is part of the opera of operations Embarrassed of the Whole, see more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1705386496438467/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: Collaboration with "diane"

Tuesday, February 7th 2017

 

USER: "diane"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration with PPL
***in the form of comedy competition***

Location 2C/C2: HOW (AS)(DIS)(EN)(RE)SEMBLING AFFECT(S)?

C: Operating to what affect?
2: semblatively 70%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating an operation consisting of affective tensions
Using trans-contextual universals
First, (de)liberate some modes of attention-compelling

EotW: Presenting As "aliftig" and "elizabethalamb"

Monday, February 6th 2017

USER: "aliftig"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Usership translated and interpreted by PPL into Presentation
Location 3B/B3: HOW SO AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW SO?

USER: "elizabethalamb"
MODE OF ENAGEMENT: Usership translated and interpreted by PPL into Presentation
Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?
***form of this performance will be a scored "roundtable discussion/thinktank session"***

USER SCORES:

"aliftig"
B: How so operating?
3: affectionately 70%

This inquiry is re-sembling realities
Generating an operation staging systems
By developing surveillance methodologies
First, (de)liberating an array of (de)liberate matters

"elizabethalamb"
C: Operating to what affect?
1: deliberately 50%

This is an inquiry into cause
Intending and interpreting affected matters based on intention
Using forms defined by their intended use
First, (de)liberate current conditions

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As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1705386496438467/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: Collaboration with "johannagilje"

Sunday, February 5th 2017

USER: "johannagilje"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration with PPL
***this operation will be performed for the first time on this date (measuring the Usership of "johannagilje") but may also be used "occurently" throughout the month of operations***

Location 1B/B1: HOW SO (DE)LIBERATELY HOW SO?

B: How so operating?
1: deliberately 70%

This inquiry is re-sembling realities
Generating an operation producing knowledges
Using analytic methodologies
First, assembling a self-symbolizing measurement system

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As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1705386496438467/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: "Nina Isabelle," "samuel," "Geraldo"

Saturday, February 4th 2017

3-6pm:
USER: "Nina Isabelle"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration between Nina Isabelle and PPL
Location 3C/C3: AFFECTIONATELY TO WHAT AFFECT AFFECTIVELY?
***therapeutic temporal experiments***By Appointment Only***

8pm:
USER: "samuel"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: samuel directs/operates PPL
Location 3B/B3: HOW SO AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW SO?

9:30pm:
USER: "Geraldo"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Geraldo participates in PPL operation
Location 3A/A3: HOW AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW?
***8-song set by one-time-only punk band "Grout Pomade" (special thanks to Polina)***

SCORES FOR SCORES:

"Nina Isabelle:
C: Operating to what affect?
affectionately 60%

This is an inquiry into cause
Intending and interpreting affected matters based on intention
Using self-defining and identifying methodologies
First, assemble some matter to interpret

"samuel"
B: How so operating?
affectionately 70%

This inquiry is en-sembling realities
Generating an operation affecting each other
By developing methodologies for substantiation of affects
First, separate or distinguish bodies from one another via spatial, temporal, or other situational/conditional boundary

"Geraldo"
A: How operating?
affectionately 50%

This inquiry is dis-sembling realities
Generating an operation which controls
Developing anti-functional methodologies
First, ensembling a cause-effect pattern

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As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1705386496438467/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

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