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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

STUDIO4 presents HUT_18: Words Music Movement


WHAT: HUT_18: Words Music Movement
WHEN: SATURDAY, Oct 6, 2018 at 8PM
WHERE: STUDIO4, 25 Main St, Suite 444, Nothampton (located on the fourth floor of 25 Main Street in Northampton, across the street from Strong Ave.)

STUDIO4, the vibrant performance space and arts center located in the heart of Northampton, is proud to announce the next installment of HUT—the interdisciplinary performance series co-curated by SCDT Director Jennifer Polins and sound artist Jake Meginsky. As part of STUDIO4’s Fall season packed with performance art, HUT showcases three artists in three short sets, in an evening of music, dance, and words. HUT has so far presented a wide range of internationally recognized contemporary artists including Bill Nace, Jason Lesceleet, Shura Baryshnikov, Andrea Pensado, Jen Nugent, Steve Gunn, Sarah Gerard, Cori Olinghouse, Paul Flaherty, Chris Corsano, Carole Maso, and Wendy Woodson, among many others.

SEASON FIVE kicks off with HUT_18 on SATURDAY, Oct 6, 2018 at 8PM with performances by AESY QUARTET (Music), writer LEX BROWN (Words), and MEREDITH BOVE (Movement).

 $10 / Reservations (413) 570-4491 / studio4noho.com

MOVEMENT
Meredith Bove is a choreographer and writer based in Northampton, Massachusetts. She approaches movement as a practice for experiencing the body as unfixed, mutable, and process-oriented. Her work has been seen at various venues and festivals across the US and in Berlin, Germany. She has performed in the work of Jérôme Bel, Luis Lara Malvacías, Sharon Mansur, Stephanie Miracle, and Jillian Peña, among others, and collaborated with choreographers Andrea Jenni and Jessie Laurita Spanglet, conceptual artist Luke Munn, and sound artist Layne Garrett. In 2018, she was artist-in-residence at A.P.E Ltd Gallery with Lailye Weidman, researching dramaturgical practices and creative companionship. Meredith has taught at Hollins University, Montgomery College, Springfield College, The Dance Exchange, The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, and the Collective (Baltimore). Her writing on performance has appeared on ThINKingDANCE and Culturebot, and most recently on and for The Making Room (2018), a collaboration between choreographers Bebe Miller and Susan Rethorst. Currently, she teaches in the Theater and Dance Department at Keene State College, and is Editorial Associate for Contact Quarterly. She holds a BFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and an MFA from Hollins University in Roanoke, VA. meredithbove.wordpress.com

WORDS
LEX BROWNis an artist, musician, and writer. Her work plays with the scale of personal and emotional experience in relation to large scale systems of social and economic organization. Brown graduated from Princeton University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Art and Archaeology and was a resident at Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture that same year. She received her M.F.A. in Sculpture from Yale University School of Art, where she was the recipient of the Susan B. Whedon Award in Sculpture. She has performed and exhibited work at the New Museum, the High Line, and the International Center of Photography in New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, REDCAT Theater and The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles; and at the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway. Her first work in fiction, My Wet Hot Drone Summer, a sci-fi erotic novella that takes on surveillance and social justice, is available from Badlands Unlimited.

MUSIC
AESY QUARTET-Neil Cloaca Young,Wendy Eisenberg, Donald Warner Shaw,Andy Allen-reeds
ANDY ALLEN on reeds is known for Hollow Deck and Creative Healing as well as projects with Arkm Foam. WENDY EISENBERG is a solo songwriter and improviser who plays guitar and banjo. She's known from her work with Birthing Hips, recent collaborations with John Zorn, Zach Rowden, Trevor Dunn and Ches Smith. In a few months, Wendy will have a burst of records, released on Feeding Tube, VDSQ, and Tzadik. DONALD WARNER SHAW III (bass and saxophone) and NEIL YOUNG (percussion) are best known for their membership in Fat Worm of Error, but also have solo electronic and electroacoustic recording and performing projects on their own and in collaboration. Young also makes films and helped bring Milford Graves Full Mantis into the world.




STUDIO4 is a hub for the arts in Northampton, maintaining the last, large downtown performance space for our community and programming a diverse array of performing arts. STUDIO4 is the home The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (SCDT) which presents local and internationally renowned artists as part of a broad slate of dance performances, lectures, classes and installations.


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