PERFORMANCE with Cilla Vee (north carolina) and local improvisers
Cilla Vee / Claire Elizabeth Barratt – dance
kyle bruckmann – oboe, english horn
david boyce – electronics
angela edwards (sharkiface) – electronics
phillip greenlief – tenor saxophone
jacob felix heule – percussion
aurora josephson – voice
crystal pascucci – cello
Claire Elizabeth Barratt (aka Cilla Vee) is an interdisciplinary artist with a performing arts background. She is the director of Cilla Vee Life Arts – an arts organization with a focus on cross-media collaboration. Her work utilizes artistic disciplines of dance, music, text, media, visual and installation art. She has presented her work in venues as diverse as Jacob’s Pillow, the New York Botanical Gardens, Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center and Art Basel Miami. She has performed and taught throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, Japan and Pakistan.
alex cruse is a writer, artist, and curator based in Oakland. cruse has performed and exhibited nationally and abroad, often as DROUGHT SPA (with Kevin CK Lo.) She is the author of CONTRAVERSE (Timeless, Infinite Light, 2017).
Voicebox is an electronic music duo formed by Oakland based musicians Dylan Burchett and Rodolfo Córdova. The duo combines elements of improvisation, chance, timbral, vocal and modular electronic music in an attempt to explore the liminal space between musician and composer, human and machine. Their performances combine a multi-faceted approach to music making, often employing a wide range of skills as instrumentalists, recordists, and writers.