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Osman Khan: [drohn] at MOCAD

May 12, 2016

Osman Khan: [drohn] at MOCAD

[drohn] is a multi-channel video and multi-performer/instrumentalist performance which centers on a play off of multiple readings on the word “drone.” The performance juxtaposes imagery mixed and edited from military, industrial, and hobbyist drone footage as well as commissioned and live drone video feeds. The piece is choreographed by artist and Stamps Associate Professor Osman Khan with a soundscape performed live by an ensemble led by composer and multi-instrumentalist James Cornish. The scenography was designed by Osman Khan and architectural designer Peter Halquist.

Featuring:
Rachel McIntosh Mezzo Soprano
Ben Willis Double Bass
Ben Rolston Double Bass
Jordon Schranz Double Bass
Jordan Schrug Double Bass
Nathan Smith Bass Clarinet
Eric Schweizer Clarinet
James Cornish Trumpet
Yuri Popowycz Violin
Jon Taylor Percussion

DETROIT STAGES: [drohn] Presented by Osman Khan + James Cornish
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201
Friday, May 13 - Doors at 7pm, Music at 8pm

Admission: $5 (free for members)

Osman Khan: [drohn] at MOCAD