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Marcyanne Hanneman, Maya Martinez, Luxin Zhang and Melkings

  • Vox Populi 319 North 11th Street \ Floor 3 Philadelphia, PA, 19107 United States (map)

Vox Populi Gallery and Jim Strong present an evening of Poetry and Experimental Sound with visiting artists, Marcy Hanneman and Maya Martinez + Luxin Zhang and Melkings with Loraine Wible. 

Maya Martinez
is a poet, from Florida, and likes to
dance. Recent work includes The Play
recently performed at MoMaPs1.

Marcyanne Hanneman

is a writer and performer in Asheville, NC. She has done work with
Black Mountain College Museum, and other local arts organizations, with an eye on experimentation and failure. Her everyday practices include laughing, and drinking water.

Luxin Zhang

Luxin Zhang is an interdisciplinary artist who works in Philadelphia, PA (formerly Syracuse, NY). Her work often takes the form of Performance, video, sound and photography. She holds a B.S from Far Eastern University and is currently obtaining her MFA in Transmedia at Syracuse University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, where she works as the Adjunct Faculty and Graduate Teaching Assistant.

As a classically trained vocalist, Luxin is fascinated by the intersection of image and sound, acoustic space, and the pulleys and strings that hold everything together. She has exhibited and performed internationally in galleries, museums, concert halls, including “Civil Twilight- Video Screening” at Everson Museum, Syracuse presented by the SU Department of Transmedia, and Urban Video Project; and “North American University Lunar New Year Gala Spring” at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York. Her work was also shown in "The Trouble with Flesh" at Light Work, Syracuse, N.Y. Luxin Zhang recently Joined Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia, PA

Melkings with Loraine Wible

Melkings is the duo of Thomas Deangelo (Crisis of Taste) and Jim Strong, with an otherwise open membership. They Create flawed sound events for recorded and live audiences using found text, everyday objects and appliances, Tape Manipulation and homemade instrumentation. They will be joined by Visual Artist and current Vox Populi Member, Loraine Wible for this performance.

image: "cutting open a butterfly you will find a lavender puss" Maya Martinez

Later Event: June 24
Wearing Many Hats