Victoria Keddie and Scott Kiernan discuss their E.S.P. TV Coast to Coast Tour
Thursday, May 21st from 7-9pm
Baxter St at CCNY
Seating is very limited.
Suggested Donation $5.
Q & A to follow the discussion.
126 Baxter Street
New York, NY 10013
Join us on May 21st as Victoria Keddie and Scott Kiernan discuss their E.S.P. TV Coast to Coast tour which included live tapings, exhibitions, screenings and artist talks in more than 13 locations across United States during April 2015.
E.S.P. TV writes, “Our tour brought us to over 13 locations across the US in April 2015. For this project, a large ENG news van has been outfitted as our modified mobile broadcast unit. The van houses analog and digital broadcast consoles with additional internet and web ready capabilities. Our tour encompasses live taping events, exhibitions, screenings, and artists talks. We have teamed up with both museums, galleries, project spaces, and DIY venues on this tour in the effort to better document the broader spectrum of cultural activity. Over 50 artists are participating in this televisual project, in creating new works with a focus on transmission and simulation. In addition to live performances, we have put together a traveling video program and have invited additional guest curators to program select events on the tour. The event will be both recorded and streamed live, and made available on our website and on our television program. This project will culminate in a feature documentary and accompanying catalogue.”
E.S.P. TV’s live TV studio hybridizes technologies old and new to realize synthetic environments for performance that also expose the process of production. Each live taping event is the realization of an artists’ collaboration with us. These events are taped live with a crew of cameramen, sound engineer, and video mixing team in front of an audience. The recorded events air on Manhattan Neighborhood Network public television weekly, as well as online, and have been exhibited internationally. E.S.P. TV has held over 50 live taping events internationally and has aired over 70 episodes to date. E.S.P. TV has worked with various venues including: The Whitney Museum of American Art, New Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, Printed Matter, Millennium Film Workshop, New School, Rawson Projects, Recess (NYC); Interstate Projects, Spectacle Theater, Issue Project Room, Roulette (Brooklyn); Franklin Street Works (Stamford, CT), Liminal Space (Oakland, CA), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco, CA), Ballroom Marfa (Marfa, TX), General Public (Berlin), STORE (Dresden), Studio XX (Montreal), Kling and Bang Gallery (Reykjavik) and Pallas Projects (Dublin).
E.S.P. TV broadcasts every Tuesday night at 10pm on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN). Channel 67 in Manhattan, as well as online at www.mnn.org. All episodes are then posted online on our website and Vimeo platforms. E.S.P. TV now also airs on Wednesdays with Comcast Cable 66/966 or Verizon Fios 29/30 in Philadelphia at 11:30pm.
The BAXTER ST at CCNY Conversations Series is made possible in part by generous support from public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.