Nov. OTO


On November 15th and 16th, Over The Opening (OTO) is pleased to present two new performances of immanence and time by Curt Cloninger

Pop Mantra #3 (Tonight)

The third in a series of performances where Cloninger perpetually performs a short excerpt from a single pop song for several hours blindfolded.

Excerpt: “tonight / wait, now” from The Ramones song “I Just Wanna Have Something To Do”
Duration: 6 Hours
Media: Electric Guitar, Voice, Black Felt Blindfold, Black Converse All Stars, Time
Where: Over The Opening, Brooklyn, New York, US.
When: 6pm - 12 midnight, Saturday, November 15, 2008.

In Real Life (or Spending My Grant Money on Guiness)

Cloninger will spend 12 hours in a booth at the Black Rabbit Bar in Greenpoint Brooklyn eating, drinking, and talking with anyone who comes by to visit him. Please come by. In between visits, Cloninger will read Michael Nyman’s “ExperimentalMusic: Cage and Beyond” and Richard Schechner’s ”Performance Theory.”

Duration: 12 Hours
Media: Food, Guiness, Language, Time
Where: Black Rabbit, 91 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, US.
When: 1pm - 1am, Sunday, November 16, 2008.

Over The Opening (OTO)
One night month, the artist collaboration MTAA opens their Brooklyn studio for the presentation of time based art.

60 North 6th Street, 2nd floor
Brooklyn, NY, 11211
L train to Bedford Avenue
3 Blocks west on North 6th - just shy of Kent