Steve Hughes, the writer and publisher behind Stupor, a collaborative zine project, read Lucky Fucking Day - about a pumpkin-headed man, his unenthusiastic mistress, and a (factual) explosion of $100 bills on the freeway - to a backdrop of earthy scans of detritus and ephemera created for Detroit Brain Frame on October 18th, 2013.
Davin Brainard invited five audience members up to the front of the room to each request a drawing of anything, anything at all, a challenge to which he rose admirably, sketching on camera and quipping unremittingly at Detroit Brain Frame on October 18th, 2014.
Tom Carey performed his dreamlike, warbling interpretation of Hindu mythology, Mama 3 Eyes, with giant, intricate shadow puppets, an overhead projector, and a track mixed and recorded by Dan Tower, at Detroit Brain Frame on October 18th, 2013.
Emma Rand, accompanied by vocal effects from Jamie Lee and musical effects from Jen David, invited her boisterous audience to guide the character Albert, a hapless, novice knight, through Emma’s online choose-your-own-adventure comic Choose at Detroit Brain Frame on October 18th, 2013.
Cabaret Black Eye, a project of Rotland Press, built up to destroy a series of precarious sculptures and set pieces, interrupted by a confused (stand-up) comic and culminating with the excision of a fatty abscess in an ultimately flawless demonstration of masculine-industrial work and failure entitled The Carbuncle Procedure at Detroit Brain Frame on October 18th, 2013.
Live Music By
Matthew Daher, Percussion
Scott Masson, Harmonium
BRAIN FRAME 14 and BRAIN FRAME 15 posters exist in the real world now, thanks to Lyra Hill and Brad Rohloff, who worked into the wee hours last night, pulling over one hundred three-color prints. Both of these fine art objects will be on sale this Saturday for the one-time-only price of ten dollars!