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Brian McCorkle is a composer, performer, and digital artist. In addition to his solo work 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.
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
The Last Dreams of Helene Weigel
On the Cranial Nerves of Barbarians
PPL Help the Water
Conference of Work: Operations and Participations
Conference of Work: Mode, Method, Medium
Relational March: MAROONING
Center for Marooned Citizens
NATURE FETISH: A Public Opera
Homage to Allan Kaprow
Embarrassed of the Whole #8: Methodologies between the OntoEpic
workshop/thinktank/focus group/rehearsal process/seminar
"Embarrassed of the Whole" is an opera of operations.
Operated across 20 formal seminar/thinktank/focus group/rehearsal process/workshops that conclude with dinner, the work learns from itself how to socially engineer its own construction via the processing of persons.
Participants will work with PPL to practice 5 operations. Bring instruments, or just your voice and body.
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>>>>no particular experience or preparation necessary, come as you are BUT please o please do not come in the middle of the session, we begin promptly at 1pm, it is crucial that we are able to focus as a group without interruption, thank you for understanding that the closed timeframe is a part of this performance<<<<