[Local events] Bethany Wright and Seth Nehil Friday January 7th @ The Mitzpah

joseph bradshaw jdbradshaw at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 15:21:09 PST 2004

Spare Room invites you to an evening of performance with
poet Bethany Wright and composer Seth Nehil

7:30 pm   Friday, January 7th 
at The Mitzpah 
2458 SE Tamarack Ave. 
(just off Division between 18th and 20th)
suggested donation $5


Bethany Wright is poet, performer & other artist, currently completing
her MFA from Bard College. Forthcoming publications: "Indeed, Insist
(a mystery)", (Ugly Duckling Presse), & in Bird Dog, Arson, & (online)
Matter magazines. She co-founded & continues FO A RM magazine and
frequently collaborates w/ sound artist, Seth Nehil.

Bethany's performance will include the multi-media presentation of
"Warning/Animal Nightmare": a poem with pictures embedded, and new
work-in-progress, "Verisimilitudes": a theatre of memory.


Seth Nehil (*1973) is a composer and visual artist living in Brooklyn,
NY and currently completing an MFA in music/sound at Bard College. In
1994 he co-founded the electro-acoustic ensemble Alial Straa with John
Grzinich and Olivia Block and was a member of the Orogenetics
Collective with Michael Northam. From 1995-99 he was a contributing
editor of N D magazine, a journal of experimental music and
performance. He currently co-edits and designs FO A RM, an
interdisciplinary magazine of arts and culture.

Seth is the author of many solo recordings, including Tracing the
Skins of Clouds [Kaon, France], Uva [20City, Japan] and Umbra
[Edition..., US] as well as collaborations with John Grzinich, Stria
[Erewhon, Belgium] and Confluence [Intransitive, US] and Olivia Block,
Sunder, Unite [Sedimental, US]. Reviews have described his
compositions as "active sound fields (of) resonant tonalities...
incredibly strong work" (Jim Haynes, The Wire) and "boundless
landscapes (Chris Rice, Halana). He has performed throughout the
United States, Japan and Eastern Europe.

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