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EMPAC Video Archive

Japanther: Happy birthday Grandpa

Artists-in-residence Japanther jamming in Studio 1 while gearing up for their Dec 2+3 performance — The Cake of 3 Towers.

The three towers are prison, museum, and (housing) project, albeit loosely. Music, video, and performance draw parallel lines between the three industrial archetypes. Moving through these structures, the artists utilize fragments of their environment to envision a utopian creative endgame. Meanwhile, an Austrian super villain (Florian Reither) attempts to unite and destroy the dystopian worlds. The Cake of The 3 Towers (TCo3T) is a collaborative project featuring Japanther, Schuyler Maehl, Florian Reither, and Felice Faison.

Friday, December 2, 2011 + Saturday, December 3, 2011 @ 8 PM.

Commissioned by EMPAC.

Curated by Kathleen Forde.