Still Life with Commentator at BAM

December 7December 9, 2006

Brooklyn Academy of Music
New York, NY

Pamela Z performs on voice and electronics as part of Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd’s production Still Life with Commentator as part of the BAM Next Wave Festival at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, NY USA A collaboration between composer-pianist Vijay Iyer, poet/librettist/performer Mike Ladd, and conceptual artist/theater director Ibrahim Quraishi, Still Life with Commentator is a lyrical, darkly comic transmedia performance/opera examining the role of the audience and the media in modern warfare. Also featuring experimental vocal artist Pamela Z, electronic percussionist/vocalist Guillermo E. Brown, cellist Okkyung Lee, guitarist Liberty Ellman, and actors Palina Jonsdottir and Masa Nakanishi. Set design by Robert Pyzocha & lighting design by Stephen Arnold.