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Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 | 7pm (Doors) | At Vox | $10 Suggested Donation, NOTAFLOF
The Passion of Joan of Arc: Live Score + Film
Contemporary Electronic Live Score from Sound Artist kraftwitch

The Passion of Joan of Arc: Live Score + Film

Contemporary Electronic Live Score from Sound Artist kraftwitch
Film dir. Carl Th. Dreyer
Saturday, February 25, 2023 | 7pm (Doors), 7:30-9pm (Screening) | At Vox | $10 Suggested Donation, NOTAFLOF

“Chronicling the trial of Joan of Arc in the hours leading up to her execution, Danish master Carl Theodor Dreyer depicts her torment with startling immediacy, employing an array of techniques—expressionistic lighting, interconnected sets, painfully intimate close-ups—to immerse viewers in her subjective experience.” (Criterion Film Collection)

Carl Theodor Dreyer’s film epic The Passion of Joan of Arc will be live scored utilizing analog and digital sound equipment and software, including modular synth, eurorack, internet radio, and artist-created instruments and conductive objects.

“During the pandemic, I began to explore performance for social media, creating sculptures that would fit into the frame of Instagram, per se, outfitting them with computers and code I programmed in order to play them as digital instruments. These instruments were constructed from found objects, such as a sewing box, copper plumbing hardware, driftwood, etc.” – kraftwitch (John Moletress)

About the Artist

John Moletress (kaftwitch) is a multi-disciplinary artist, educator and Founding Director of force/collision, an interdisciplinary performance ensemble. Their work has been seen within the US at The John F. Kennedy Center, Abrons Art Center, Queer Biennial LA, Cathedral of Saint Vibiana, La MaMa ETC, Highways Performance Space, Intersections Festival, Fusebox Festival, Arena Stage, New Dramatists, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Studio Theatre, FUNDarte/Out In The Tropics, OUTsider Festival, George Washington University, EMP Collective, Time Space LTD., to name a few. Internationally, their work has been seen at Shout Festival (UK), King’s College London, Homotopia/unity theatre (UK), Warehouse 9 (DK), The Gulbenkian (UK) and The House at Plymouth University (UK). Publications include Wendell. (NoPassport Press), Boy Tail (Amazon) and as a contributor, Jarman (all this maddening beauty) and Other Texts (Intellect Books UK) and Innovation in Five Acts: Strategies for Theatre and Performance (ed. Caridad Svich; Theatre Communications Group). Additionally, they practice psychotherapy on unceded Lenapehoking (Philadelphia), and lead a monthly collective dream work group for Catland Books (Brooklyn); www.kraftwitch.com

Event:
The Passion of Joan of Arc: Live Score + Film
Start:
February 25 @ 7:00 pm
End:
February 25 @ 9:00 pm
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