Oct 11 @6:30pmMain Hall in the University of Toronto Daniels Building, 1 Spadina Crescent The artist talk will focus on recent thinking about research within Kobayashi’s practice and some work in progress developed this summer at Yaddo. Will be intimate but open to the public.
Say Something Bunny! Working in Theatre Episode is out!
Working in the Theatre: Documentary Theatre from American Theatre Wing on Vimeo. The concept of documentary theatre is one that is novel and complex, and quite frankly could be defined by a plethora of concepts and storytelling strategy. In this documentary episode of Working in the Theatre, we visit Say Something Bunny, the spectacular production… Continue reading Say Something Bunny! Working in Theatre Episode is out!
iEAR Presents: Alison S. M. Kobayashi
iEAR Presents! Alison S.M. Kobayashi EMPAC Studio Beta March 18, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Troy, NY Alison S.M. Kobayashiâ€™s works involve the conjuring of stories from found objects. Allegories are resurrected by the artistâ€™s imagination as she interrogates materials as varied as the world wide web, lost letters, and vintage audio and video… Continue reading iEAR Presents: Alison S. M. Kobayashi
Say Something Bunny! extended through July, Storythings U.K., Women Between the Arts
Say Something Bunny! will be extended through July 2019. Tickets available here: https://saysomethingbunny.com/performances/2019-01/ Alison S. M. Kobayashi presenting Music is Magic at Women Between the Arts in New York City Saturday Jan 12, 2019, 4pm Arnhold Hall Glass Box Theater, The New School 55 W 13th Street, New York City $15, tickets here Alison S.… Continue reading Say Something Bunny! extended through July, Storythings U.K., Women Between the Arts
Sincerely, Warmly at VTape (Toronto)
Sincerely, Warmly Screening curated by Daniella Sanader Thursday, October 25th, 6:30pm Vtape Sincerely, Warmly presents a program of video work about reaching out to someone who could never respond to you. Taking the form of epistolary texts, postcards from somewhere, mis-remembered narratives, and eavesdropping tactics, the works inÂ Sincerely, Warmly explore the intimacies and distances of… Continue reading Sincerely, Warmly at VTape (Toronto)
Third Coast, Guerilla Science and York University Symposium
Upcoming Presentations and Panels Third Coast International Audio Festival October 4-6th, 2018, Chicago IL Let The Work Be What It Wants To Be: Responding to found material with curiosity and artistry Performance and Lecture by Alison S. M. Kobayashi Guerilla Science November 3, 2018 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn New York Down the rabbit hole: Imagination and… Continue reading Third Coast, Guerilla Science and York University Symposium
Say Something Bunny! extended in New York City until January 2019.
Tickets now available for Say Something Bunny! through January 2019. Visit: saysomethingbunny.com/performances
Music is Magic Broadcast via Covert Docs
The third Covert Docs Program (which includes Music is Magic)screens at the following stations and times: KVMD Los Angeles Friday July 27 11-11:30PM Channels 23 (digital)/31 (virtual) WCIU Chicago Friday July 27 2-2:30AM Channels 27(digital)/26 (virtual) KELO Sioux Falls Saturday, July 28 2:30AM-3:AM Channel 11
Summer 2018 Screenings
Happy Family Market Curated by Angeline Gragasin & Farihah Zaman HUNGRY AF (ASIAN FAMILIES) â€¢ 4:20PM – 5:30PM â€¢ Co-Presented by UnionDocs From a Pancit (Filipino Spaghetti) Western take on sisterly revenge to the real life tale of a young girl in India whose tiny garden is the key to her future, the families in… Continue reading Summer 2018 Screenings
The New York Times calls Say Something Bunny! “An out-and-out thrill.”
Read the full review: https://nyti.ms/2DSH7HC
Upcoming Screenings and Events
December 12 , 2017 From Alex To Alex screens at Light Industry: A Sleeping World presented by Joshua Gen Solondz December 11, 2017Â Selfie Gifs screens at Schermerhorn Hall (Columbia University) reception with food and drinks,Â 5:30 at the Stronach Center (8th Floor, Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University), Screening,Â 6:30, Room 614 (6th Floor, Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University)… Continue reading Upcoming Screenings and Events
Say Something Bunny! Extended in New York City until Winter 2018
Say Something Bunny! Extended New York City run until January 2018, tickets available at: saysomethingbunny.com
Say Something Bunny! in NYC, Previews start May 5
WithÂ Say Something Bunny!, Alison S. M. Kobayashi and UnionDocs present an immersive and enthralling performance based on an amateur audio recording made over sixty years ago. The origin of this audio was a mystery. Two spools of thin steel wire were found tucked inside an obsolete sound device purchased by a collector at an estate… Continue reading Say Something Bunny! in NYC, Previews start May 5
Say Something Bunny on NOW’s Favourite Shows of 2016
The Toronto visual arts community chooses its favourite shows of 2016 We surveyed artists, curators and our own writer to see which 2016 shows moved them most. Their answers reveal an immense range of artistic visions. Link to article: https://nowtoronto.com/art-and-books/art/toronto-best-art-shows-of-2016/
Photorama at Gallery TPW
I’m including a rare photographic print of my work in this year’s Photorama fundraiser for Gallery TPW. Collectorâ€™s Preview Thursday, November 24, 2016,Â 6 – 9 pm Opening Reception Friday, November 25, 2016,Â 6 – 9 pm Sale continues Saturday, November 26 â€“ Saturday, December 3, 2016,Â 12 – 6 pm We will be openÂ Sunday, November 27,Â 12 –… Continue reading Photorama at Gallery TPW
Rites of Passage Performance with Ohbijou
Photos from Sunday, November 13th premiere of Rites of Passage including Music is Magic or Goddamn You, Half-Japanese Girls and the live score by Ohbijou.
Brooklyn Rail: Interview by Tess Takahashi
Alison S. M. Kobayashiâ€™s new multimedia performance piece,Â Say Something Bunny!, first shown in Toronto at GalleryÂ TPWÂ this past winter, combines found and invented documents, theatrical staging, costumes, props, and multiple screens. Kobayashi and Allenâ€™s striking re-imagination of the life and times of a Jewish family is based on a fragment of whose story was captured on… Continue reading Brooklyn Rail: Interview by Tess Takahashi
Music is Magic in Rites of Passage, Reel Asian Film Festival
Sunday November 13, 2016 7 pm Isabel Bader Theatre, Toronto Buy Tickets MUSIC byÂ Ohbijou (in attendance) FILMMAKERS Alison S. M. Kobayashi,Â Casey Mecija,Â Shasha Nakhai,Â Leslie Supnet andÂ May Truong Working from personal home videos, filmmakers Kobayashi, Mecija, Nakhai, Supnet and Truong use experimental editing techniques, animation and documentary interviews to reflect on their understandings of cultural heritage and… Continue reading Music is Magic in Rites of Passage, Reel Asian Film Festival
Dan Carter at aCinema, Milwaukee
Dan Carter included in the first program by new Milwaukee screening series, aCinema. October 28th, 2016 7pm PMatÂ Woodland Pattern Book Center. Screening artists includeÂ Kim Kielhofner,Â Alison SM Kobayashi,Â Colleen Plumb,Â Eeva Siivonen,Â Josh Yates, and more. http://www.acinema.space/
It is Queer Up North: Canadian Experimental
Alex to Alex has been included in a program by CollectivoÂ Toronto presented at Club Cultural Matienzo, Buenos Aires. Wednesday December 14th, 8pm 1249 Pringles, Buenos Aires For more information about the program or about Collectivo Toronto visit:Â http://guillerminabuzio.com/Colectivo-Toronto