Martin County Library System Press Releases

February 15, 2012

Pioneer Video Artist Carol Goss to Present Selected Abstract and Live Jazz Performance Videos Feb. 25 at Blake Library

CHAUTAUQUA SOUTH 

Celebrating the Harvest of the Mind, Body and Spirit

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                      

DATE:  FEBRUARY 15, 2012                                                   

CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS (772) 221-1403

 

WHO:              The Friends of the Blake Library, Inc., sponsor, in support of the Martin County Library System

 

WHAT:            VIDEO ART & JAZZ

Presented by Carol Goss

 

Carol Goss, pioneer video artist, will screen and discuss selections from four decades of her work Saturday, February 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the John F. Armstrong Wing of the Blake Library in Stuart.

Introduced to video synthesis in 1974 by Nam June Paik, Goss has created abstract and live performance videos with jazz musicians including Sun Ra, Lee Konitz, Jimmy Giuffre, Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Sam Rivers, and Paul Bley. Co-founder of Improvising Artists Records & Video in 1974 with pianist Bley, Goss also organized the Not Still Art Festival in New York City in 1996. Her work has been exhibited and broadcast internationally.

See more at http://www.improvart.com/blake.

 A Q & A session follows the screening of these videos:

 “Topography”:  Carol Goss – Paik-Abe Synthesizer, Paul Bley – Electric Piano, Bill Connors – Electric Guitar

“Out of Control”:  Carol Goss / Video Synthesizer, Paul Bley / Electric Piano, Jaco Pastorius / Electric Bass, Pat Metheny / Electric Guitar, Bruce Ditmas / Drums

“Sun Ra”:  Walter Wright / Video Synthesizer, Carol Goss / Camera, Sun Ra / Piano

“Don’t Walk”:  Carol Goss / Video Synthesizer, Geordie McDonald / Percussion

“Relativity”:  Carol Goss / Video Synthesizer, Esais Johnson / Dance, Eugene Martynec / Audio Synthesis

WHEN:            Saturday, February 25, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

WHERE:          Blake Library, John F. Armstrong Wing, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart 34996

HOW:              Free and open to the public.  No tickets or reservations required.

 For details or to learn more about other Chautauqua South programs or the Martin County Library System call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection or Chautauqua South brochure at any branch library or visit the library website, http://www.library.martin.fl.us.

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