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Transmodern Festival announces lineup, including performance by Dan Deacon

April 8, 2013
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Transmodern Festival announces lineup, including performance by Dan Deacon

The  organizers of the Transmodern Festival (2011′s  “Best Festival”) have finally broken their silence to give us an idea of what to expect from its 10th incarnation. The festival, running from May 2-5, will feature performances by Dan Deacon, film and talks by the festival’s founder Catherine Pancake, film by Martha Colburn, and tribute...
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Rooms Play Kickstarter Campaign

February 1, 2011
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Rooms Play Kickstarter Campaign

Rooms Play—the building-spanning, interactive performance experience mounted by Copycat Theater in March—returns for its second monumental production, this time addressing contemporary immigration to the United States. The production is slated to coincide with the Transmodern Festival April 28-May 1. And the Copycat Theater has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funding for the ambitious...
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Transmodern Festival 2010: Transmodern Films

April 20, 2010
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Transmodern Festival 2010: Transmodern Films

Nancy Andrews’ “On a Phantomb Limb” | Image by nancyandrews.net On the schedule for the 2010 iteration of the Transmodern Festival, the Thursday night activities included an Experimental Film Program. But on the program for the event itself, the same pieces are introduced as the videos. Not too long ago, this would have been...
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Transmodern Festival, Day Three: There’s nothing wrong with imagining a world in which Pearl Jam does not exist

April 8, 2009
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Transmodern Festival, Day Three: There’s nothing wrong with imagining a world in which Pearl Jam does not exist

Human foosball Extremely modest success coupled with borderline constant web hype has stirred the pot for the inevitable Dan Deacon backlash, which finds its latest incarnations in the armchair rim shots fired at him from the peanut gallery. Deacon has entered that post-honeymoon underground phase where anything he does is as likely to inspire...
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Transmodern, Day Four: Altered States

April 8, 2009
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Transmodern, Day Four: Altered States

Altered States, a satellite Transmodern exhibition and the latest curatorial endeavor by Jamillah James, delivers an impressive–dare-we-say all-star, both local and national–roster of video, installation, and new media artists, with a killer live performance at the opening to boot. Bringing the work of major, contemporary artists–including a video piece by the Providence-based collective Forcefield,...
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