GT2021: Astor Place Revival
Guerrilla Theater 2021 @ Astor Place in New York City, April 30th 2021. Cast & Crew: MAKS, Mag Ne Ta, 185668232, Alex Romania, Crackhead Barney, Sierra Ortega. Documentation by Maria Mars Tsaguria, Maxwell Abeles, 185668232, Sierra Ortega, Tail, Vid Linger. Transportation courtesy of Dawson Enterprise. Soundtrack (Intro/Outro) composed by 185668232. Stage Design by MAKS.
GT2021: Resurrection Processional v.1
The inaugural GT2021 (Guerrilla Theater 2021) took place on February 26th, 2021 in Ridgewood, Queens. From the flyer: “The ancient archetype of the goddess / witch has been burned and defiled for centuries. This march will play a part in symbolizing her resurrection. Bring any able bodied creatures to the streets for a good time!” Documentation by A Pelichet Cinema Productions.
MAKS + Crackhead Barney @ Straus Square
MAKS and Crackhead Barney performing at Straus Square, 11/27/19. º MaxMSP + Arduino tech / mask made from discarded flat screen LEDs / live vocal processing inside MaxMSP.
Lung Moon Wakery: Anarchist Art Fair 2019
September 6th, 2019 Lung Moon Wakery performed at the Anarchist Art Fair, Judson Memorial Church NYC. All proceeds went to the indigenous cultures of the Amazon.
Senator CH Barney @ Index Art Center
Filmed at the Index Art Center, Newark NJ on 3/8/19. Organized by “Animals Against Humans.” Documentation by Ole Lie Vandal of “Love Dimension” and Hannington HD Dia. Senator CH Barney is: Crackhead Barney (@crackheadbarbee), MAKS (@maks_dude83), 185668232 (185668232.bandcamp.com).
Resident Rose Gold
MAKS performing at Rose Gold on 9/11/19. Utilizing Jitter interactive video software, mask with 6×6 LED display (recycled from discarded Samsung flatscreen). Original musical compositions except for “Safe Room Theme” and “Credits.” Documentation by Maxwell Abeles and 185668232.
Ridgewood Ritual 2019
Filmed May 2019 in Ridgewood, NY.
MAKS @ Gold Sounds
MAKS performing at Gold Sounds on 3/21/2019. Less micro-controllers, more humor and derision. Documentation by 185668232.
Artist Curated Cinema: Maxwell Abeles
Brooklyn’s Paradice Palase gallery hosts a local bi-weekly artist lecture series at Bizarre Bar. Artists give a slide lecture followed by a movie screening of their choice. Our movie selection was “Rubber’s Lover” (Shozin Fukui, 1996). Our talk was on 1/27/19. Check out more of Paradice Palase here: https://www.paradicepalase.com/
MAKS @ Diverse Universe
MAKS performance at Last Frontier in Brooklyn 12/22/18 during Non Grata’s Diverse Universe tour. Documentation / editing by Space776 (Jourdain Jongwon Lee, Patricio Jijon).