Mar 5th 2013

On Tuesday March 5 at 8pm Willy Smart will present the first public lecture in the series “How to Listen to and Understand Fake Music.” This lecture will be available as a live podcast, link forthcoming. Willy Smart is researching and writing during a brief residency at Forever & Always in preparation for a printed volume of the lecture series.

/// Learning to appreciate fake music can permanently enrich your life. Why is this so? If it was as soon as possible depicting rather than everything individual viewing waiting to hear from you today This is a new level. Because, there’s no words to fix it wasn’t a blessing to me What the music class the way.

Fake Music is the object and title of a research platform in the form of a record label initiated by Sara Blumenthal and Willy Smart in early 2013. Fake Music hosts conceptual works that operate on principles of spuriousness, insincerity, incompleteness and failure, or that otherwise eschew a relation to realness or the real.

Sara Blumenthal understands how to work at a computer, a painting, and a keyboard. She expresses herself best through live communication and is an arts administrator, experimentalist, collaborator, currently working at MASSMoCA as part of the cultural economic development department.

Willy Smart was a participant in 24HRS/25DAYS at New Capital, a resident at Summer Forum for Inquiry and Exchange 2012 and currently lives in Olympia, WA. Willy is currently working on violin, methods of text production, and the development of multiple musical aliases.

Forever & Always also presents new works for sale, available through Bootleggers Anonymous.

Bootleggers Anon was founded in 2009 in Brooklyn, NY. The company sells works ranging from fiction and non fiction texts, difficult to find artist performances to main stream blockbusters. Titles are curated based on location. We stand by our products but do not take returns. We reserve the right to refuse sale to anyone for any reason.

FOREVER & ALWAYS is an experimental community center in Pilsen where exhibitions, lectures, screenings, discussions and other programming generate opportunities for contemporary artists to share new work and research.
We are located 3 blocks from the Damen stop on the Pink Line, and are easily accessible from the Damen, Ashland, and Cermak buses. Parking is free and permits are not required.

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