Posted in music | tour dates on September 30, 2011

Creators Project

PRESS RELEASE:

The Creators Project will return to New York from October 15 - October 16 by transforming the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn into a colossal two-day arts and technology festival.

After spending the year traveling the world, VICE and Intel's The Creators Project lands back in New York with a marquee lineup of live performances and original Studio works by groundbreaking artists, musicians, designers and filmmakers.

This year's festival will take to the streets of DUMBO, Brooklyn, erecting 30-foot sculptures, showcasing works from over thirty leading international artists, and featuring dozens of live music performances. The event will also include the world premiere of Karen O's psycho-opera, Stop The Virgens, along with film screenings and panels.

Original artworks include Life on Mars Revisited, an immersive short film of David Bowie's classic space-rock anthem from legendary music photographer Mick Rock and filmmaker Barney Clay; 'A Physical Manifestation of Ladies and Gentlemen, We Are Floating in Space,' a cathedral-like physical manifestation of the song created by Spiritualized's J. Spaceman and acclaimed film director Jonathan Glazer; and Origin, a striking thirty by thirty foot audiovisual installation by UVA and composer Scanner, which will be the largest responsive work ever created by the UK based artists.

The festival runs:
Saturday 12-10pm
Sunday 12-8pm
Except for Karen O at St Ann's, it's all free with RSVP.

Lineup, venue list, etc, below...

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Live performances to include:

Florence + the Machine (UK)
· Four Tet (US)
· Company Flow (US)
· Yuksek (France)
· Atlas Sound (US)
· The Field (Sweden)
· ASAP Rocky + Clams Casino (US)
· Queen Sea Big Shark (China)
· Optimo (Scotland)
· Emicida (Brazil)
· Girl Unit (UK)
· Nosaj Thing + guests (US)
· John Maus (US)
· Teen Daze (US)

* Original multimedia artworks by Mick Rock, Barney Clay and David Bowie, United Visual Artists, Jonathan Glazer and J. Spaceman, and Quayola among others
· Life On Mars Revisited - Mick Rock, Barney Clay, and David Bowie
· A Physical Manifestation of Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space - Jonathan Glazer and J. Spaceman
· Soil - Cantoni and Crescenti
· Origin - United Visual Artists
· Strata #4 - Quayola
· Meditation - Minha Yang
· R&Dazzle - SOFTlab
· Super Pong - SuperUber
· Jumbletron - Black Dice & Animal Collective,
· Six-forty-by-four-eighty - Zigelbaun + Coelho
· DisKinect - Team DisKinect
· Free Fall High Score - Antagonistic Applications

* Karen O's Stop The Virgens

Karen O's psycho-opera, Stop The Virgens will debut as part of the New York event. Produced by The Creators Project, Stop The Virgens is described as a psycho-opera that is an assault on the tragic joys of youth spun through a cycle of nine new songs. The psycho-opera, co-created by Karen O and renowned design director KK Barrett, is directed by Pulitzer Prize-finalist and New York theater stalwart Adam Rapp.

* Film screenings to include:
· Scenes from the Suburbs - Spike Jonze & Arcade Fire
· Follow Follow - Peng Lei
· Night Fishing - Park Chan Wook
· Collected Shorts - Edouard Salier

* Venues to include:
· Tobacco Warehouse
· St Ann's Warehouse
· Powerhouse Arena
· 30 Washington Street
· 55 Washington Street
· 56 Water Street
· 81 Front Street
· 47 Pearl Street

* Food and beverage to be provided by Brooklyn Flea

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Comments (21)

A first glance I thought "wow, decent lineup". Then I saw the free part, now I can think of is "clusterfuck". I would pay for a good minifest, but I would avoid a free one.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 5:48 PM

"RSVP DOES NOT GUARANTEE ENTRANCE."

Fail.

In other words, we want your email address in order to spam you.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 5:50 PM

last year's was awesome: i sent them my email address and it was full

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 5:50 PM

last year was amazing.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 6:03 PM

Last year was by far the best Free event of the year; free food, drinks, music and art...
Cant wait for the next one...

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 6:09 PM

Two words pretty much sums up last year's Creators Project and I'm sure BV will agree...DIE ANTWOORD! Hey...whatever happened to those guys anyway?

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 6:11 PM

They didn't check rsvps last year. Not going to even bother signing up this time.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 6:33 PM

Yeah it asks for your birthday too. What bullshit. I hope they spam me on my birthday. Its what I really want most of all.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 6:53 PM

Four Tet is not US

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 6:54 PM

Funny how every festival in DUMBO is billed as "transforming the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn into a colossal two-day arts and technology festival."

Art festival music festival. All of them so "transformative". Just like all the yuppies.

For Walentas family it is all money in the bank.

Have Fun.

Posted by johnson | September 30, 2011 7:18 PM

meh only the best single event of last year is happening again. meh i'm too cool for this, not even gonna rsvp i'm so cool.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 7:45 PM

The only email mailing list I ever was happy to join up with is the monthly hummus recipe email blasts. Did anyone like septembers recipe? The one that mixes in avocado?

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2011 8:36 PM

Ummm sign up for EventBrite.com? yeah - thanks for the Spam BV. Creators (of spam) Project get free or get lost.

Posted by nasdaf | October 1, 2011 1:00 AM

So It's kinda lame that they only let you RSVP for one day but they don't tell you which bands are playing on which days. I only give a fuck about Atlas Sound. Anyone have any guesses which day their playing??

Hope those of you that say they don't check the RSVP's are right. Kinda like the vans parties did.

Posted by Lawless | October 1, 2011 9:22 AM

they will 100% check RSVPS. last time they sent out confirmations to those who got in, and you had to go pick up a wristband - they had a full list with names. it was very strict.

Posted by Anonymous | October 1, 2011 10:04 AM

@Lawless 9:22 - You can easily RSVP for both days. You just have to go through the exact same RSVP process twice. Don't blame me if you get twice the amount of spam though ;-)

Posted by Anonymous | October 1, 2011 10:09 AM

With Vice's track record of creating long lines when the inside of a venue is empty, why would anyone put themselves through this. Just buy a ticket to a real festival instead of hopelessly standing in line being an extra in Vice's corporate cock sucking commercial for itself.

Posted by Anonymous | October 1, 2011 3:20 PM

Take away Florence and this event would be 1000x better.

Posted by Anonymous | October 1, 2011 4:11 PM

@Lawless 9:22 - says live music is Sat, and no live music Sun, so i'd assume Atlas Sound is Sat?

Posted by Anonymous | October 1, 2011 4:34 PM

jonathan glazer collaboration with j spaceman? fuck yeah.

Posted by Anonymous | October 1, 2011 5:18 PM

I only listen about Atlas Sound.

Posted by Erkek Oyunları | October 2, 2011 6:56 AM

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