Mélange – 1st Edition
An Evening of Performance hosted by ROOMS
8PM – ROOMS Gallery, 1835 SOUTH Halsted
$10 Suggested Donation (proceeds go straight to performers)
This is the first in a series of evenings hosted by ROOMS, showcasing artists working in performance duos and groups. Each performance duo and group in Mélange – 1st Edition works within a unique spectrum of mediums creating their very own interdisciplinary form.
Featuring works by: 3 Card Molly, Customs, Poster Child, & ROOMS.
ROOMS will continue their series exploring ritualistic performance installations with Ritual No. 9. They strive to stretch beyond notions of ‘narrative’ and drift into varying presentations of thought and experience. ROOMS is the husband and wife team of Todd Frugia and Marrakesh. http://roomsgallery.com/
3 Card Molly, is a Chicago group that explores history, technology, female strength and vulnerability. 3 Card Molly will create a sculptural performance in the Vitrine, ROOMS Gallery’s front showroom of the gallery.
Performers Nadine Lollino and Lyndsae Rinio alongside musician/artist Bob Garrett explore the union of rhythm with movement in a bed of visuals and creative costuming to drop you into its intuitive interplay.
Customs is a Chicago-based ensemble focusing on the relationship between music and the word. The trio consists of writer / filmmaker Tim Hogan, vibraphonist / composer Hudson Harrington Berry and clarinetist / composer Alejandro Acierto. https://soundcloud.com/hcehogan/customs-performance-12-8-2012