12/4 Los Solos Series – CHILDE BRIDE & C RYDER COOLEY

THIS FRIDAY 12/4/2009

An evening of performance, sound, and aerial art from two exceptional solo artists.


LOF/t, 120 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201
Doors open at 8:00pm, shows start at 8:30pm, $6

SHANA PALMER (CHILDE BRIDE) (BALTIMORE) Shana Palmer arrived in Baltimore, MD last May from Boston, MA where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Painting at the Massachusetts College of Art. She is a multidisciplinary artist and self-taught musician. Her solo music project Childe Bride is going on its third year with releases in the US and UK. Her improvised music is described as mysterious tribal drone and sometimes noise folk. The consistency that exists is that the music is always narrative, taking the audience on a walk often through the world of shadows and forest at twilight. Since moving to Baltimore she has been involved in Baltimore’s High Zero Festival doing collaborations with Jenny Graf and film installation work in the 2010 Transmodern Festival. She is currently the other half of the debut band Secret Secrets where she juxtaposes her electronic music with Melissa Moore’s (a previous Los Solos performer) drumming styles. Secret Secrets is looking forward to an Ehse Records release in the future. http://www.myspace.com/thechildebride

C. RYDER COOLEY (NY) C. RYDER COOLEY is an interdisciplinary artist, musician and performer. Weaving together chimeric images with found props and forgotten objects, she creates cinematic performances and installation spaces. Ryder has participated in a wide range of public works, educational projects and international shows. Awarded Best Performance Artist of the NY Capital District in 2006 & 2007, selected works have been performed and installed at locations including: White Box and Exit Art galleries in NYC, Yerba Buena, Intersection for the Arts and Theater Artaud in San Francisco, Proctors Mainstage Theater in Schenectady NY, Pan American Art Projects in Miami FL, Watermill Center in Long Island NY, Gay Pride Festival in Bulgaria and public art projects in Indonesia, El Salvador, France and the Czech Republic.

For Los Solos Cooley will be performing, Animalia, Stories of Collapse, Calamity and Departure, a lyrical fairytale by C. Ryder Cooley, performed with Natalie Agee. http://www.carolynrydercooley.com/performance.html

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