EVENT POSTPONED! – please check back for further details on a rescheduled date.
Batu Batu will feature performers Samira Mendoza, Mobéy Lola Irizarry, & Shane Anthony aka the Universe Online.
The experience will take place at Brew House Association Gallery in association with the current exhibition, GLARE, featuring the work of seven artists in residence, including featured performer, Samira Mendoza.
Tickets are available on a sliding scale – all proceeds will go directly to performers. Please register by clicking the eventbrite link below.
About the performers:
Samira Mendoza is an interdisciplinary performance artist, curator, and educator based in Pittsburgh, PA. Their work centers improvisation through different mediums including sound, sculpture, organizing, and movement to investigate oppressive systems, familial history, and personal experiences. samiramendoza.com IG: @miraaasamiraaa
Mobéy Lola Irizarry (they/them) is a genderqueer composer, improviser, multi-instrumentalist, and transdisciplinary artist. Based in Brooklyn, they hail from the Puerto Rican diaspora in Hartford, CT, and are a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation. They make within the lineages of decolonial uprisings, collections of tiny mirrors at queer clubs, and the precolonial languages of the drum and the braid. mobeyirizarry.com IG: @lola.machine
The Universe Online relies on disorientation and chopped synth samples which refuse to conform to any standard music structure. You’ll think the CD is scratched but you’ll be completely reminded you are listening to an MP3. IG: @theuniverseonline
One Night Only!
Come hear some of the 40 poems submitted by people in prison, check out the full exhibition, bid on auction items, and take home something from the Let’s Get Free Cheap Art Market.