Articles by Amelia Ishmael

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Transmission | An Interview with Seth Kim-Cohen: “I move to the left, and back to my right, step behind the amplifier, and I disappear into the darkness”

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Transmission | An Interview with Seth Kim-Cohen: “I move to the left, and back to my right, step behind the amplifier, and I disappear into the darkness”

Projects by Seth Kim-Cohen “initiate a listening about and around rock music as a cultural signifier.” Amelia Ishmael interviews the artist for her column “Transmission.”

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Transmission | An Interview with Lori Felker: amplified sprocket holes, light passing through celluloid, bumping into dirt and tape and emulsion

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Transmission | An Interview with Lori Felker: amplified sprocket holes, light passing through celluloid, bumping into dirt and tape and emulsion

Columnist Amelia Ishmael interviews filmmaker and performer Lori Felkner about her “amazing” piece “Light Makes Music.”

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Transmission | An Interview with Niels Geybels: Sequences, Monoliths, and Beneath the Earth

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Transmission | An Interview with Niels Geybels: Sequences, Monoliths, and Beneath the Earth

Columnist Amelia Ishmael speaks with Antwerp-based visual artist, graphic designer, and musician Niels Geybels, whose various practices often overlap.

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Transmission | An Interview with Aldo Tambellini: Black Zero, Avant-Garde Jazz, and the Cosmic Void

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Transmission | An Interview with Aldo Tambellini: Black Zero, Avant-Garde Jazz, and the Cosmic Void

An interview with the 82 year old experimental artist who is best known for exploring the color and concepts of black.

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Transmission | An Interview with Faith Coloccia: Sympathetic Magic, Visual Scores, Archives and Memory

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Transmission | An Interview with Faith Coloccia: Sympathetic Magic, Visual Scores, Archives and Memory

Amelia Ishmael talks to artist Faith Coloccia about her photography, mixed-media album works and her musical project Mamiffer.

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Transmission | An Interview with Nader Sadek: the Lexicon of “In the Flesh”: Petroleum, Death Metal, Masks, Hair, and Sulpher

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Transmission | An Interview with Nader Sadek: the Lexicon of “In the Flesh”: Petroleum, Death Metal, Masks, Hair, and Sulpher

Amelia Ishmael talks to Nader Sadek about the visual lexicon that informs his art and music.

Stephen O'Malley  in Prague. Photo by Lindsie Zakopal.

Imagery, concept, and sound: Stephen O’Malley of Descent, Burning Witch, Hyperion Ensemble, Sunn O)))

Imagery, concept, and sound: Stephen O’Malley of Descent, Burning Witch, Hyperion Ensemble, Sunn O)))

  [Ed. note: We're squeezing in one more post from Amelia Ishmael before we introduce our next blogger-in-residence later this week. Enjoy!] Stephen O’Malley is a wildly prolific musician and …

Terence Hannum in Terence Hannum and Nicolas Lobo's "Broadcast Against Recording" performance event at de la Cruz Collection, Miami, Fl, United States, July 9, 2011

From the stage to the studio | Terence Hannum: unholy bows, negative litanies, and amidst throngs

From the stage to the studio | Terence Hannum: unholy bows, negative litanies, and amidst throngs

  Terence Hannum is a musician and studio artist who has recently relocated from Chicago to Baltimore to teach at Stevenson University. I first met Terence shortly after moving to …

Mark Titchner performing at Warsall New Art Gallery infront of his installation "Be Angry But Don't Stop Breathing," September 2, 2011. Photo by author

Mark Titchner: More noise, more silence, sigils, and word viruses

Mark Titchner: More noise, more silence, sigils, and word viruses

  In September of this year I traveled to Wolverhampton, U.K. to present some of my research on Black Metal and contemporary art to the Home of Metal Conference, a …

Hunter Hunt-Hendrix presenting "Transcendental Black Metal" at Denmark National Art Gallery, 2011 (image gleaned from "Black Sofie," via the Facebook)

Hunter Hunt-Hendrix: “My stance right now is that everything I ever make will be Transcendental Black Metal”

Hunter Hunt-Hendrix: “My stance right now is that everything I ever make will be Transcendental Black Metal”

  Hunter Hunt-Hendrix’s work first caught my attention a year and a half ago when I came across his manifesto “Transcendental Black Metal” in Hideous Gnosis, a published compendium of the …

Gast

Gast Bouschet and Nadine Hilbert: Vibrations of Light and Sound, to trigger seismic molecular events, to shake the wall, to break down barriers

Gast Bouschet and Nadine Hilbert: Vibrations of Light and Sound, to trigger seismic molecular events, to shake the wall, to break down barriers

  Earlier this year Gast Bouschet and Nadine Hilbert responded to a call for entries I posted for two separate curatorial endeavors: one for the Black Metal theory journal Helvete, …