PULSE at the Rubin Museum of Art

Friday, April 4, 2014
6:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. 

In traditional Tibetan medicine, pulse reading is a complex form of diagnosis which requires physicians to listen deeply to the sound waves and vibrations of one’s heartbeat. In collaboration with Warper Party, the Rubin Museum presents PULSE, a museum-wide multimedia event that invites electronic musicians and video artists to listen deeply and explore their own beats through inspiration from the new exhibition, Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine. Co-presented with Warper Party. Promotional support by Dubspot

Happy Hour
6 – 7pm
2-for-1 specials on all beer, wine, and well drinks.

Free Happy Hour tour of the exhibition Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine.
K2 Lounge Performances in K2 Lounge and the Spiral Lobby are FREE. 

$15 single concert in theater | $25 for both concerts
*Please note: Theater concerts are standing events with limited seating available.

6 – 10pm (free)
Live digital remixing with New Jersey producer Friendly Knowledge followed by experimental sound manipulation by artist, musician and DJ – Atom. Video art projection by Sofy Yudistkaya.

7– 8:30pm (ticketed)
Multimedia performance by the digital electro-funk music/art collective from Brooklyn, NY Comandante Zero with video art by Øh1ØM1ke followed by a live electronic music concert with instrumental and vocal improvisation by Charcole Federation and video performer Permian Strata.

8:45– 9:15pm (free) 

Brooklyn-based Kentucky native Honeychild Coleman will be bringing her beats, electrified Bluegrass and folk instruments, and her signature melliferous Lover’s Rock vocals for a free live performance in the Spiral Lobby.

9:30– 11:00pm (ticketed)
Inspired by futuristic pop, experimental beat music, post-dubstep, and early-IDM, Brooklyn-based duo The Mast bring their unique sounds to the stage at The Rubin Museum followed by a special live electronic performance with Warper Party founder and Co-Director, Julie Covello (DJ Shakey) and video art collective The Sperm Whale.


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