Museum hosts Moogfest performance and installation« Back to Events
The Museum is pleased to partner with Moogfest by hosting a special performance and installation of: Invisible’s The New Obsolete
Saturday, October 27 + Sunday, October 28
Multiple performance times (click link above for complete details)
Tickets: $10 general admission / $6 for Museum Members and Moogfest Passholders (must show pass at door).
To purchase the specially priced Invisible tickets available for Moogfest passholders:
1. Make a reservation by calling the Museum at 828.253.3227, and then pick up the tickets at the Museum’s front desk on the day of the performance (must show Moogfest wristband, limit 2 per reservation); or
2. Purchase tickets in-person at the Museum’s front desk beginning Friday, Oct. 26 (must show Moogfest wristband, limit 2 tickets per purchase).
Please note: any ticket purchase made prior to October 26th (either in person or via phone) will be at the regular price.
Formed in Greensboro in 2006, Invisible is artist and instrument maker Mark Dixon, musician and video producer Bart Trotman, professional typist Jodi Staley, instrumentalist Jonathan Henderson and electronics wizard Fred Snider. Invisible’s unique combination of installation art with musical performance has found warm reception at southeastern venues including the NC Museum of Art, the Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville, Elsewhere Artist Collaborative in Greensboro, SECCA, The Ackland Museum of Art, CAM Raleigh and the Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington.
Invisible is an experimental multimedia music performance collective whose work is described as “an exploded view of the strange romance between humans and technology,” and “a love/hate drama set in a landscape of contraptions.” Invisible’s The New Obsolete offers audiences an amalgamation of sound making inventions, like the Selectric Piano, a typewriter that electromechanically controls a piano— and Elsewhere’s Roof, a drip driven drum machine. These machines are played by humans during installation performances alongside video, found sound and electronics.