Church of the Friendly Ghost New Media Art and Sound Summit 2012 aka #NMASS2012
of the Friendly Ghost presents it's fourth annual NMASS (New Media
Art and Sound Summit) beginning Thursday, June 14th until Sunday, June
17th, 2012! Concerts! Art Installations! Crowd Madness! Pomp! Workshops! Dance Party!
Here's the list of participants and happenings:
Jandek (with Nick Hennies, Lisa Cameron, Brent Fariss, Jon Doyle and Travis Weller), solo performance by Daniel Higgs, Hieroglyphic Being, Flying Turns, Not Breathing, Immersion III, Alex Keller, Mongoose, Epistrophy Arts presents the Thing with Joe McPhee, Woolfy, Paper Hats, Girl Band, Ralph White, Cinders, Vanessa Rossetto + Private Lives Puppet Theater, Thomas Helton + TJ Borden, Ichi Ni San Shi, Skullcaster, Kai:Ros, Video art from Sam Sanford and Rebecca Carlisle-Healy, Projections by Sandy Ewen, videos by Paul Baker, films by Experimental Response Cinema, Steve Cossman with a program of experimental animation featuring a rare 16MM print of Len Lye's 1958 classic Free Radicals, Filmmaker Jeanne Stern, Bee vs Moth, and
a "surf music re-interpretations" cycle combining visual artists with musical ensembles created specifically for the summit, Diana Mino, Thomas Fang's Circuit Bent workshop- 'Get Bent 5.0', Jesse Kenas-Collins, BOYA (dj), Josh Ronsen, Silent Land Time Machine , Scan Hopper , Western Standards ,
Purity Of Heart Is To Will One Thing artisanal Ice Cream and Popsicles from Ice Cream Social, indie games hosted by Juegos Rancheros, performance art by Quick Draw Photo Booth, and more!
The schedule is not fully laid out yet, but here's a sketch:
The Thing featuring Joe McPhee performs Thursday evening, June14th
Jandek performs Friday evening, June 15th
Daniel Higgs performs Saturday evening, June 16th
Dance party with Juegos Rancheros, Flying Turns, Hieroglyphic Being, and other special guests is at Beauty Bar Ballroom Saturday night, June 16th
Get Bent 5.0, Not Breathing, and Immersion III are all on Sunday June 17th
On going visual arts in SVT Gallery throughout all 4 days.
WHO ARE WE?
Church of the Friendly Ghost is a 100% volunteer run nonprofit cultural arts organization headquartered in Austin, and founded in 2003. We operate under the sponsorship of Salvage Vanguard Theater, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with support from the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.
WHAT DO WE WANT FROM YOU?
Your contribution to this campaign underwrites the production of NMASS, paying for things such as artist travel, accommodation, equipment rentals, sound engineering, and venue costs. Your support is an investment in a creative summit that contributes to the personality of our great city! 100% of admissions proceeds are paid to our featured guest artists and performers. NMASS is COMPLETELY volunteer-run!
The full 4 day festival pass is just $50!
You can purchase that right here, right now by backing us at that level!
For updates on the schedule-www.nmassfest.org
This is our existing friendly looking season pass!
Here is the NMASS exclusive button designed by George Pasterk:
Here are some examples of the regular t-shirts designed by Lindsey Taylor and Stephen Fishman:
NMASS Exclusive T-Shirts designed by Laurel Barickman of Recspec.org!
NMASS Exclusive poster by Mark Pedini
We believe strongly in our mission and the importance of this organization in shaping the future of Austin, TX. We know there are individuals near and far who would like to support our event but may not actually be able to attend the event, so we have come up with some fun ideas for ways you can participate even if you are not going to be in Austin, TX June 14-17 of 2012.
The piece of music you hear in the video is by Travis Austin. You may learn more about his work here - http://musicbymediums.com/