Automata Presents Christine Wertheim and Patrick Ballard in an evening of two unique performances.
Automata presents two experimental artists in performance:
Christine Wertheim will perform mUtter-bAbel: swOunds, hOwles and other infantile nO|ses from her new book mUtter- bAbel, published by Counterpath Press.
Patrick Ballard will perform Impressions; a rotating cast of pieces for solo performer with a microphone.
Christine Wertheim is author of mutter-bAbel (Countertpath Press) and +|'me'S-pace (Les Figues Press), editor of the anthology Feminaissance, and with Matias Viegener co-editor of Séance and The n/Oulipean Analects. She has performed her work widely, including at La Sorbonne, Birckbeck College London, University of Western Sydney, Machine Project, LA, Echo Park Film Center and the MJT. With her sister Margaret, she co-directs the Institute For Figuring, organizing events at the intersection of science, art and pedagogy. In 2011 the sisters received the Theo Westenberger Grant for Outstanding Female Artists from the Autry National Center. She teaches at the California Institute of the Arts.
Patrick Ballard is a Los Angeles based artist that works through object making, music, performance, writing, various comedic forms, and a motley crew of other assorted media. His performance and sculpture work has been shown at Machine Projects, Grand Central Art Center Santa Ana, and featured as a part of Pacific Standard Time's Ball of Artists. He will be receiving an MFA in Art from California Institute of the Arts later this year.
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Los Angeles, CA 90012
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