Posts tagged: photos

Matt Davis wanted his audience to get inside the head his character Eg: Sausage Delivery Man, so he distributed red pipe cleaner glasses and led everyone in a mimetic interpretation of Eg’s thoughts and actions at Brain Frame Lit 2 on April 2nd, 2014.

Photos thanks to John Fecile.

Chris Collins and Nick Williams ‘discovered’ a computer game they co-produced in the mid-90’s: Chaos Control and Inspection: Routine House Call, a two person player wherein users battle supernatural disturbances in the domestic realm, just in time to test it out at Brain Frame Lit 2 on April 2nd, 2014.

Photos thanks to John Fecile.

Matthew Wrobel raised acoustic chaos before rampaging through the audience, accompanied by co-readers Emily Liles, Lindsay Mallard, Alyx Ross, and Taylor Normington on drums, exclaiming a medley of statements regarding the cold shoulder of urban industrialism at Brain Frame LIt 2 on April 2nd, 2014.

Photos thanks to John Fecile.

Beth Hetland and Kyle O’Connell, frequent comics collaborators, brought their process to the public in an experimental demonstration of what it means to eat pizza, drink soda, and argue about compositional flow at Brain Frame Lit 2 on April 2nd, 2014.

Photos thanks to John Fecile.

Ruby Thorkelson demonstrated two sculptural, interactive extensions of her comics Draw Yourself Inside My Body and Mixing Spit, inviting audience members to draw blind contour self portraits in a box strapped to her body, and to spit food coloring onto a plaster slab through a plastic tube, at Brain Frame Lit 2 on April 2nd, 2014.

Photos thanks to John Fecile.

Steve Krakow, of Plastic Crimewave and The Secret History of Chicago Music, recited the stories of Del Shannon and The Blue Things, two psychedelic acts of yore, equipped with visual aids, a cassette walkman, and distortion pedals at Brain Frame Lit 2 on April 2nd, 2014.

Photos thanks to John Fecile.

Jo Dery, with calm and grace, explored recent vacations, strange symptoms, and an imaginative constellation of metaphors for illness in her autobiographic pictorial essay detailing the revelation of chronic disease at Brain Frame 17 on May 22nd, 2014.

Photos thanks to Gillian Fry.

Lisa Barcy collaged digital and analog projection, spelling out the piecemeal story of a fungal misadventure while Julia Gibbs placed illustrations on an overhead projector and Chris Sullivan noodled backup on a banjo at Brain Frame 17 on March 22nd, 2014. 

Photos thanks to Gillian Fry.

Jeremy Onsmith cleared his throat, sipped beer out of a mug, and launched into a perversely poetic lecture on sex and power in the workplace, aided by a business casual sonic backdrop and spread sheets, dispersed among the audience, detailing budgetary measures for sex slave employment at Brain Frame 17 on March 22nd, 2014.

Photos thanks to Gillian Fry.

Max Morris performed with propulsive energy and mounting tension a mashup of his comics Punk Points and The Drummer, backed by Ben Billington on drums and Nick Hagan on guitar, to a fixated, sweating audience at Brain Frame 17 on March 22nd, 2014.

Photos thanks to Gillian Fry.