Leyya Tawil and Mike Khoury are two avant-garde artists featured at DIWAN5 whose solo work is challenging conventions in dance and music, respectively. As kindred spirits in creative inquiry, their collaborations with each other beget a third realm of expression.
Bringing back the aesthetic delight of early analog video pioneers, artists like the Vasulkas and Nam Jun Paik come to mind when watching episodes of ESP TV, the project of Victoria Keddie and Scott Kiernan.
The Autumn influx of new albums is nearly upon us, and I'm not quite ready. I'm still thinking about two on-the-margin releases from the previous 12 months that made me listen differently while revealing something significant about how the artists approach sound.