Wednesday, October 07, 2009

60x60 Dance @ Galapagos, NYC (4/8/09) [Tache/Duncan]

Music: Olivier Tache
Dance: Brittany Beyer and Sundara Duncan

Olivier Tache is a PhD student in computer music in Grenoble, France. After seven years in a rock/ electro band, he began composing in Solo, Starting with remixes of French bands ãRhesusä and ãLes Frres Nubuck.ä, sssffFGGRGR is his first contemporary music work. sssffFGGRGR (pronounced as a rough and continuous sound) is a somewhat violent digest of life in societies invaded by technologies and information. 60 seconds is enough to go through several steps marked by the increasing feeling that machines surrounding us, video games or plants, are getting out of control.

Sundara Duncan grew up in Northern California and holds a BFA from California Institute of the Arts. She currently dances with Jessica Gaynor Dance Company and teaches Pilates at Equinox. Before moving to New York she worked with Trip Dance Theater and Elizabeth Hoefner in L.A.

Brittany Beyer-Schubert grew up in the Midwest, attending Interlochen Arts Academy for high school, and later received a BFA in Dance Performance from NYU/ Tisch School of the Arts. She has performed the works of Trisha Brown, Nacho Duato, and was a founding member of Johannes Wieland. (2001-2006) She now works with dance companies in administrative capacities.

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