Performers listed alphabetically by first name.
Double bass, preparations, sometimes electronics, sometimes cello, sometimes something else. (Waltham MA)
A musician, book publisher and multidisciplinary artist with a specific interest in conceptual and post-digital comics. He currently holds a PhD researcher position at the Aalto University in Helsinki (adv. Craig Dworkin) where he examines the intersections of contemporary comics, art and poetry His work claims for the importance of comics as a materially self-reflexive medium, unaffiliated to any general art history. He has more than twenty published bookworks under his belt, solo exhibitions to important comics events worldwide. He is mostly known for Shapereader, a tactile system of communication for comics artists with disabilities. His work has been written about in Hyperallergic, New York Magazine, World Literature Today, Wired, Le Monde, The Comics Journal, du9, 50watts and Kenneth Goldsmith’s Wasting Time on the Internet; his works are also part of the Ubuweb contemporary art archive. (Athens GR) ilanmanouach.com
A 40+ year improviser/composer, Irman Peck is a veteran of various East Coast Underground, Post/Punk and No Wave Music scenes. He’s a founding member of both Greg Weavers “Los Dominos” and Brian Kelly’s “Suns” (Basquiat sndtk.) and has always worked closely with visual artists. Irman plays electronically processed strings with a focus on bass, both electric and upright. (Philadelphia PA) Bandcamp: Wormhole Superette
“His playing can provide a powerful symmetry as part of an ensemble, but is also subtlety evocative and sometimes narrative. From crunching mechanics to lush landscapes”