Friday, September 17, 2010

Ninnie Novel Nicety: Repetition de Amores

Experimental music, sound sculpture and video, September 17th and 24th at Art Sanctuary and The Alley Theatre. Pre-show provided by The Twisted Sister Family Band!!!

Cynthia Norton is a Kentucky artist where in Athens she developed her native identity since early childhood. Norton relates sculptural and sonic interpretations of the domestic traditions of her southern cultural heritage, creating video quilts, instruments, moonshine stills and kinetic dress sculptures. In 1995, while completing her MFA at The Art Institute of Chicago in Time Arts, Norton concocted her performance personae of Ninnie Naïve (based upon the classic country comedic genre of the ‘rube’; she has been described as “Alternative Minnie Pearl”, “a countryfied Laurie Anderson” and “a sarcastic hillbilly”). Currently, Ninnie is ‘Ninnie Novel Nicety’ an experimental musical performance artist that toured Europe in May and June. This is a pre-release concept album show, which features music written on the road and denotes a different city for almost each song. Entitled ‘Repetition de Amores’, after the first book written about chess, the work will culminate into a new album to be released January 2011.

Cotton Candy Country, 1995
Pick’in On My Heart Strings, unreleased 1996
People Doing Strange Things With Electricity II, 2004 Comfort Stand Records
Queen of Cups, 2008 sonaBLAST! Records (available on itunes)

Performance Dates:
September 17 and 24
Shows 8 PM, doors at 7:00 PM
Tickets are $12


johnking said...

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Thanks Gary! welcome aboard!

MrQuick said...

Thanks for the welcome!