Phill Niblock is an intermedia artist using music, film, photography, video and computers. He was born in Indiana in 1933. Since the mid-60's he has been making music and intermedia performances which have been shown at numerous venues around the world. Since 1985, he has been the director of the Experimental Intermedia Foundation in New York, where he has been an artist/member since 1968. He is the producer of Music and Intermedia presentations at EI since 1973 and the curator of EI's XI Records label. Phill Niblock's music is available on the XI, Moikai, Mode, Matiere Memoire, Room 40, and Touch labels. DVDs of films and music are available on the Extreme label and Von Archive. He is a retired professor of film, video and photography at The College of Staten Island, the City University of New York. In 2014, he was the recipient of the prestigious John Cage Award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.
Katherine Liberovskaya is a Canadian intermedia artist based in New York City. Involved in experimental video since the late 80s, she has produced numerous single-channel video art pieces, video installations and video performances, as well as works in other media, that have been shown around the world. Since 2001 her work predominantly focuses on the intersection of moving image with sound/music in various both ephemeral and fixed forms (projections, installations, performances), notably through collaborations with composers and sound artists in improvised live video+sound concert situations where her live visuals seek to create improvisatory "music" for the eyes. In addition to her art work she curates events in experimental video/film, sound/music and A/V performance (primarily Screen Compositions since 2005 and OptoSonic Tea since 2006). In 2014 she completed a PhD in art practice entitled "Improvisatory Live Visuals: Playing Images Like a Musical Instrument" at the Universite du Quebec in Montreal (UQAM).
Marc Edwards is a NYC drummer best remembered for his work on the Cecil Taylor album ‘Dark To Themselves’. He has also worked with Charles Gayle, Paul Flaherty, Mick Barr, Marc Edwards – Weasel Walter Group, Weasel Walter’s Cellular Chaos, among others. Marc can be heard these days with his band Slipstream Time Travel. Since 1996 the band’s personnel has changed, currently in the band are: Marc Edwards - Drums & Percussion, Tor Snyder - Electric Guitar, Ayumi Ishito - Tenor Sax, Marcus Cumins - Soprano Sax, Ryan Siegel - Alto Sax, Robert Mac Vega-Dowda - Trumpet. Slipstream Time Travel employs sonic explorations via musical sounds. The journey is both inward (the practice of meditation) and outward, traveling through the far reaches of outer space!
Rosaceae is a music project of Leyla Yenirce, exploring figurations of resistance and sonic aspects of military, media and cultural structures of dominance. Rosaceae works with elements of noise and ambient music, drawing on speech samples as well as self-penned texts. She has released several records on the label of the Golden Pudel Club including Efia and DNA. Rosaceae's works include audiovisual and performative elements. They have been presented at festivals such as Berliner Festspiele, Noisexistance at Kampnagel in Hamburg or Elbphilharmonie.
Alto saxophonist Tamio Shiraishi, has worked out of NYC since the early 1990’s. His unique approach to the alto saxophone is built off of interactions with physical spaces, often NYC’s cavernous subway stations. In the 1970s, Shiraishi was an integral member of Japanese avant-garde group Fushitsusha, which he founded alongside Keiji Haino.
Connecticut-based Chris Goudreau is an artist exploring extremities of texture, flow, and the tactility of sound. Better known for his cut-up electronics project SICKNESS, Goudreau utilizes modular synthesizers, found sounds, and tape manipulation to maximize dynamic contrast and play. Since 1993, he has run the label Ninth Circle Music.
DJ Andy Haynes is based in NYC: classics, erotica, schlock rock & just vinyl wonderfuls.
Wavefield is a DIY collective arts space in Brooklyn focused on intermedia and video art.