Tony Conrad Memorial: Calendar of Events

MARCH 7 - APRIL 13, 2017

We are pleased to announce a series of events celebrating the legacy and spirit of avant-garde musician, filmmaker, and artist Tony Conrad (1940–2016). Planned by friends, family, curators, and collaborators, the events include concerts and screenings at venues such as The Kitchen, Anthology Film Archives, and ISSUE Project Room, centering on a memorial the afternoon of Saturday, April 8, at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center. The memorial will feature speeches, videos, and musical performances from artists and writers that were close to Conrad. A full calendar of related events is listed below.

 

https://tonyconrad.memorial/

 

FULL CALENDAR OF EVENTS

March 7

7:30PM: Charlemagne Palestine: Carillon Performance for Tony Conrad, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 1 W. 53rd Street, Manhattan (presented by Blank Forms)

 

March 22

8:00PM: Arnold Dreyblatt / MV Carbon, The Kitchen, 512 W. 19th Street, Manhattan

 

March 31–April 6

Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present, Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue, Manhattan

 

April 2

Music and the Mind of the World release, online (presented by Arcangel Surfware)

 

April 7

8:00PM: Spectral Density: An Evening of Performances Dedicated to Tony Conrad, with Henry Flynt, Dan Conrad, Lary 7, and Special Guest, ISSUE Project Room, 22 Boerum Pl., Brooklyn

 

April 8

3:00PM: Memorial for Tony Conrad, the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, 107 Suffolk St., Manhattan

10:00PM: David Grubbs & Eli Keszler / Das Audit / Mary Jordan / Jennifer Walshe, Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave., Queens

 

April 9

3:00PM: Tony Conrad: Essential Cinema, Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue, Manhattan

4:30PM: Tony Conrad: Videos, Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue, Manhattan

7:30PM: Charlemagne Palestine and Rhys Chatham duo / C. Spencer Yeh / HEVM (MV Carbon, Hunter Hunt-Hendrix, Eve Essex), (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St., Manhattan

 

April 13

8:30PM: Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present, The Contemporary Austin (Jones Center Moody Roof Top), 700 Congress Ave., Austin, Texas (presented in conjunction with Fusebox Festival)