Day and TimeThu, 07 March 2019 08:00PM - 11:55PM (EST)
$10 Advance | $15 Door | 8pm Doors Open | 8:30pm Music | BRM Weekly Raga Jam- 10pm Samita Sinha performs a new vocal piece that moves through parallel tonalities within experimental music and North Indian classical music to investigate cultural inheritance and female embodiment. Samita Sinha- voice and electronics Samita Sinha combines tradition and experiment to compose vocal performance works that investigate cultural inheritance and the experience of being a body in the world. Works include This Ember State (2018, commissioned by Asia Society), Bewilderment and Other Queer Lions (2016, commissioned by Performance Space 122 and Invisible Dog Art Center for COIL Festival) and Cipher (2014-15), a solo work that toured nationally. She has composed and performed original scores for dance and theater works by Dean Moss, Fiona Templeton, and Preeti Vasudevan, vocal directed for Daria Fain and Robert Kocik, and performed with Sekou Sundiata and Robert Ashley. Sinha teaches voice extensively, including at the Rubin Museum of Art, Centro Nacional de las Artes (Mexico City), Swarthmore College and Womankind (formerly New York Asian Women's Center). **Special announcement for Musicians!** BRM cordially invites you to join us in the ongoing effort to cultivate a home for intercultural musical dialogue. We are happy to offer FREE ENTRY TO MUSICIANS AFTER 10 PM WHO COME WITH THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND ARE READY TO PLAY! Please come out and engage with one of NYC's most vibrant and diverse communities of improvising musicians hailing from all over the music world!