“One characteristic of percussion is that it’s open to anything else than what it already has. The strings in the orchestra are not that way – they want to become more of what they are; but the percussion wants to become other than what it is.” -John Cage

 

 

Welcome to Kinetic Ontology dot com

 

                                                  a space for the work of Eric Farber

 

fall, 2015

FUTURITY at The Connelly Theater, NYC

 

 

“I was especially struck by Eric Farber, whose wildly animated face
seems to carry its own light.”  -Critics At Large

 

“Eric Farber plays a briefcase. (You have to see it.)”  -Broadway World

 

2016

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April 12, 2016 - Elementary Spacetime Show (concert reading)
                         by César Alvarez
at Joe’s Pub – NYC
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March 24, 26, 27, 2016 - Annie Salem: An American Tale (concert reading)
                                        by Rachel Chavkin & Heather Christian
at The Polyphone Festival – Philadelphia, PA
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March 12, 2016 – The Total People
                            by 600 Highwaymen
at Tilt Festival, FIAF Le Skyroom – NYC
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February 21, 2016 – To the left of the pantry and under the sugar shack
                              by Harunalee Theater Company
at LaMaMa Club - NYC
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February 12, 2016 - Contemporaneous Ensemble commissioned sound sculpture
                                for Kate Moore’s Days and Nature (2012)
at Murray’s – Tivoli, NY
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February 11, 2016 - Contemporaneous Ensemble commissioned sound sculpture
                                for Kate Moore’s Days and Nature (2012)
at Pioneer Works - Brooklyn, NY
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January 15, 2016 – Annie Salem: An American Tale 
                              by Rachel Chavkin & Heather Christian
at ARS Nova – NYC 
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January 11, 2016 – Unrehearsed David Bowie Tribute Set
at Otto’s Shrunken Head – NYC
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2015

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Oct 6 – Nov 22, 2015 FUTURITY, co-produced by ARS Nova & SoHo Repertory Theater

at The Connelly Theater – NYC

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June 26 & 27, 2015 Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History of Popular Music (20th c.)

at Luminato Festival – Toronto, Canada

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June 3-6, 2015 Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History of Popular Music (1960s-80s)

at Spoleto Festival – Charleston, SC

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May 15, 2015 - Elementary Spacetime Show by César Alvarez

at ARS Nova – NYC

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April 18, 2015 - The Wonder of Learning Exhibit – Materials Day

Encounters with Reggio Emilia – Williamsburg, Brooklyn
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April 9-11, 2015 - The Universe is a Small Hat by César Alvarez

at Sarah Lawrence College – Yonkers, NY

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March 27, 2015 - Elementary Spacetime Show by César Alvarez

at Polyphone Festival - University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
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February 5-7, 2015 - Full.Still.Hungry by Contra-Tiempo

at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts – Minneapolis, MN

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2014

November 18, 2014 Elementary Spacetime Show by César Alvarez

at Ensemble Studio Theater – NYC

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October, 2014 – Jan, 2015 (residency) - The Universe is a Small Hat by César Alvarez

at Babycastles Gallery – NYC

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September 18 & 19, 2014 - Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History of Popular Music (20th c.)

at Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center – Cincinnati, OH

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August 16, 2014 - Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown

workshop presentation at Hopkins Center for the Arts – Hanover, NH

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May 27, 2014 - The Universe is a Small Hat by César Alvarez

at Silent Barn – Brooklyn, NY

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May 20 & 21, 2014 - The Universe is a Small Hat by César Alvarez

at Joe’s Pub – NYC

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April 11, 2014 - The Aquatic Safety

at Rockwood Music Hall – NYC

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March 13, 2014 - The Aquatic Safety

at Goodbye Blue Monday – Brooklyn, NY

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February 24, 2014 - César Alvarez & The Lisps

at ARS Nova’s The Uncharted Festival – NYC

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February 18, 2014 - Contra Tiempo’s Full.Still.Hungry

at Greensboro A & T University – Greensboro, NC

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January 23, 2014 - Contra Tiempo’s Full.Still.Hungry

at IPAY Festival - Pittsburgh, PA

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January 12, 2014 - Contra Tiempo’s Full.Still.Hungry

at St. Marks Church – NYC

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2013

October 18 – December 8, 2013 - Brecht’s Good Person of Szechwan

at The Public Theater – NYC

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October 5, 2013 - Batterie-en-Valise presents The Question Concerning Technology

at South Oxford Space – Ft. Greene, Bklyn (with Tigue Percussion Trio & Mark Wright)

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October 2, 2013 - The Universe is a Small Hat by César Alvarez

at Prelude Festival – NYC

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September 21 & 22, 2013 – Kinetic Ontology Exhibit

at World Maker Faire - New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows

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August 27 – 29, 2013 – Batterie-en-Valise presents The Question Concerning Technology

at HERE Arts Center - NYC

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July 13, 2013 – Batterie-en-Valise presents The Question Concerning Technology

at Barbès - Brooklyn, NY

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June 26, 2013 - Batterie-en-Valise presents The Question Concerning Technology

at Branded Saloon - Brooklyn, NY

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May 13, 2013 – Kyle’s Karaoke Korner

at Otto’s Shrunken Head – NYC

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April 27, 2013 – FUTURITY: A musical by The Lisps

at Mass MoCA – North Adams, MA

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April 8, 2013 – The Lisps

at SoHo Repertory Theater Spring Gala – Battery Park

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March 11, 2013 – Kyle’s Karaoke Korner

at Otto’s Shrunken Head – NYC

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February 1 – 24, 2013 – Brecht’s Good Person of Szechwan

at La MaMa – NYC

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January 14, 2013 – Mark Dzula at Kyle’s Korner

at Otto’s Shrunken Head - NYC

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2012

 

December 12, 2012 – The Lisps

at The McKittrick Hotel (Sleep No More) - NYC

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December 10, 2012 – Kyle’s Karaoke Korner

at Otto’s Shrunken Head – NYC

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October 6, 2012 - FUTURITY Album Release

at 92Y Tribeca – NYC

———————————————————————————————————September 13, 2012 – The Lisps

at UC Beast – NYC

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September 10, 2012 – Kyle’s Karaoke Korner

at Otto’s Shrunken Head – NYC

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July 9, 2012 - Kyle’s Karaoke Korner

at Otto’s Shrunken Head - NYC

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June 9, 2012 – Jukebox Radio

at The Guggenheim Museum - NYC

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May 20, 2012 – Jukebox Radio

at The Jewish Museum – NYC

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May 20, 2012 – The Ladybug Transistor

at Popfest – NYC

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May 7, 2012 - Kyle’s Karaoke Korner

at Otto’s Shrunken Head - NYC

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April 26-28 - FUTURITY: A musical by The Lisps

at Walker Art Center - Minneapolis, MN

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March 16 – April 15, 2012 - FUTURITY: A musical by The Lisps

at American Repertory Theater (The Oberon) – Cambridge, MA

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January 10, 2012 - FUTURITY: A musical by The Lisps

at ARS Nova – NYC

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