Isolation Nation

13 minute collaboration with Bradford Reed, Geoff Gersh, and myself. Breaking our solitude to remotely come together around the thoughts and ideas we’ve been stewing with.

WARPER Party with Jaygo

Josh Goldberg and myself playing at WARPER party. Its been years since we’ve performed at WARPER. Josh played 16 years ago to date at the very first Warper party at the Delancy. The Deep End 1080 Wyckoff Ave, New York, New York 11385 MAP 8pm – 4am BACK ROOM VISUALS 8:00 – Primitive Heart 10:00…

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Plan 23 at Mind Cosmologies

Performance with Plan 23 in a multi-projection gallery space. Lecture on Ayahuasca by Stanley Krippner Telepathy experiment and performance Produced by Steve Speers

The Sense of Noise Loft Party

May 11 Sat 6pm – 1am. Private loft concert with Plan 23. Projections off of mirror wheels with fog. 169 Spencer St. Brooklyn, NY 7pm Hisayasu Takashio – Live performance 8pm RoomTemperature9pm Naoki Iwakawa – Live performanceProject Kandata – Modular SynthAkio Mokuno – No input mixerN Heroux – Guitar electronic12am Plan 23 with Cj –…

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Plushstatic w Plan 23 / Sofy

Performing with Plan 23 and special guest Sofy Yuditskaya. Plushstatic is a deep ambiant immersive music event in this new venue in Brooklyn. Our dear friends The Azerbaijan AV Club are on the bill as well. 9pm – 3am $20 (tickets) DEMOPLEX 109 Meserole StreetBrooklyn, NY, USA Note: Images above include both the Azerbaijan AV…

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Plan 23 at Holo

CANTICUM INTERR_PTUS PRESENTS DISTENDED INTERR_PTUS (CURATED BY DAVID LINTON) distENDed interr_ptus (DI)realtime sound and image performance  FEATURING 11:00 pmPLAN 23 (sound) & Chris Jordan (image)http://plan23.nethttp://seej.net 10:00 pmREG BLOOR (guitar)https://www.facebook.com/RegBloorOfficial/http://regbloor.com/ 9:15 pmGEOFF GERSH (guitar) & CHRISTOF KNOCHE (bass clarinet) 8:30 pmTHE BUNKER: Jess Rowland, Meg Schedel & Sofy Yuditskaya (sound)with special guest Ria Rajan’s (image)  8PM…

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Words on Steam

Working with Bob Holman, Sahar Muradi and Steve Zeitlin — we had an impromptu poetry event on steam at 63rd St. and Park Avenue in Manhattan. The PoeMobile’s last ride, with readings by: Kewulay Kamara, Nikhil Melnechuk, Annie Lanzillotto, Ké Kamara, Bob Holman, Steve Zeitlin, Sahar Muradi CAMERA/SOUND/EDITING Gretta Wilson Jake Rosenberg This was an…

Candela

I helped create this installation for Andrew Ratcliff in Long Island City, Queens. This is year round permanent installation, turning on at sunset. Read more at Candela.nyc (photo by: Beyti Barbaros)

PEN Festival – Vigil for Truth, with City Lore

Projecting protest signs from recent demonstrations, onto white signs in front of Cooper Union. Bob Holman officiating, with poetry by Ani Difranco and Bob Holman. Pen America with City Lore outside Cooper Union from Chris Jay on Vimeo. Photos by Enki Andrews

Optosonic Tea at Pioneer Works

I created an installation for the 10 year anniversary of Optosonic Tea, at Pioneer Works in Red Hook. opto 10 time hd from Chris Jay on Vimeo. Photo Gallery (flickr)

Ab Uno Pluribus March 2017

Projections refracted off of eight separate mirrors were improvised on with three musicians for this regular audio video series. March 2017 session – 3/25/2017 – 7 PM EST – $10 Saturday @ The Three Jewels NYC 61 4th Ave, 3rd floor (btw E9th St. & E10th St.) New York, NY 10003 RANJIT BHATNAGAR [self-made instruments] RICHARD…

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Record Release – A Passage of Concrete

Ezekiel Honig’s new record, “A Passage of Concrete” release party, including Thomas Holdebrand and Borne. Joshue Ott and I contribute the lumens. 6pm – 9pm Gibney Dance Center, 280 Broadway 53A Chambers, Ground floor studio FB invite

Fat Friday Benefit

Sofy Yuditskaya and I rocked the projections for this annual benefit supporting activist legal defense lawyer Wylie Stecklow. This took place in the Lower East Side at Angel Orensanz. Fatfriday Benefit 2017 from Chris Jay on Vimeo. Photo by Stephen Olker

Visible Music at La Sala

I’ll be contributing to this event, VISIBLE MUSIC, an evening of video/audio collaborations at the old Monkeytown space in Williamsburg, now called La Sala.  • Sean Smith: If you remember Subtonic, you remember the great minimal techno group, Socks & Sandals.  Sean’s back in NYC and will be doing a solo set of bleeps and beats…

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Performances at Laundry King in Livingston Manor

Zarah K (Lady Firefly) and myself provided projection accompaniment for an evening at the arts space, “Laundry King”, in Livingston Manor, NY. NFS – http://nfsband.tumblr.com/ Matt Werden – Pedal Steel Zarah Cabañas – Drums, Vocals GUESTS WvS – Synths, Drones Dok Gregory – Effects, moods http://acres.space/houseguest/ Plan 23 – http://plan23.net/

History and Future of Protein event projections

Studio Industries produced this event, where we time-travelled through the past, into the future of protein during an 8 course meal. My role was to create the projections surrounding the attendees, giving the impression of the different periods.   Future Market Dinner Series

Ω▽OHMSLICE

Projecting with Ω▽OSLICE at Soundance space in Williamsburg 281 North 7th Street (buzzer 7) Williamsburg, Brooklyn Beer and wine! Also on the bill is The Dream Lovers with slides by Dan Efram, Vanessa Paige (dance), and more.

Psychedelic Immersion Theater

Part of CREATIVE TECH WEEK – FRI, May 6th, 9pm – 2am Brainwaves modulate live sound & video in real-time. As part of Creative Tech Week New York’s sonic explorations group PLAN 23 presents: “PSYCHEDELIC IMMERSION THEATER” – an extended, immersive, audio-visual experience. During the performance electrode sensors will measure the musicians’ brainwaves in real-time,…

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Ohmslice at La MaMa

Playing with Ohmslice at La MaMa, 8pm doors, 9pm show. Tickets $10

Reflections at Cadence 23

Interactive installation at Cadence 23, a warehouse space in Queens. This is a reflecting pool of waves across a triangle screen, where visitors are welcome to interact with the water, creating patterns of light and movement. The installation is part of the group art/performance month titled “Cadence 23”. Facebook info Cadence 23 is a convergence…

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Synthesis RGB

a celebration of music, movement, and visual art Short set with Socks & Sandals at this event. Remember Monkeytown?  Their space was the best venue in town for projection art, and losing it was a real NYC-breaks-your-hearts moment.  But it’s back! Cantina Royal, the restaurant serving executive chef Julio MM’s unique interpretations of Mexican cuisine,…

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Timelapse Workshop at the LES Ecology Center (Gowanus warehouse)

I lead a workshop on recording a timelapse with the Canon Powershot point and shoot. The Gowanus E-waste Warehouse gave out Canon Powershots to everyone that attended. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Gowanus Warehouse 469 President St Brooklyn, NY 11215 FREE

Dreamcrusher SEWER RATS BK Ω▽ Ohmslice Speak Onion Godxss Dr Iver Seej

THURSDAY MARCH 17TH BLACKRAT BRINGS a FREE SHOW of LIVE :: ANALOG :: DIGITAL :: WORDS :: NOISE :: BEATS :: AUDIO featuring: SEEJ kinetic installation projections DREAMCRUSHER genderqueer, thrash, xvx, visceral, vomit SEWER RATS BK gabberjazz animetal tekrøk – duo set Ω▽ OHMSLICE Bradford Reed (percussion via modular synthesizer) & Jane LeCroy (vocals) SPEAK…

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Fat Friday Benefit Projections

Sofy Yuditskaya and I projected at the Angel Orensans foundation. Sofy wanted to trace the architecture, so we mapped the altar facade in the space to great effect.

You are so Luck Halloween in Yonkers

I created and installed lighting for the You Are So Lucky halloween event at Alder Manor in Yonkers, with the help of many friends including Nina(T-bone), Jeannie Angel, and Sam Zimmerman. Photos in Gothamist by Todd Seelie

“ab uno pluribus” projections

Projection accompaniment with three musicians at this cozy event, including David Linton, Jeanann Dara, and Wolfgang von Struermer. NOW IN ITS SECOND YEAR! The October session of this monthly audio-visual event will present electro-acoustic live sound by Jeanann Dara [viola + effects], David Linton [analogue electronics], WvS [digital synthesis + iOS devices] and live visuals…

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Plan 23

Projection accompaniment with dear friends Plan 23 at the Brooklyn Wildlife Festival.

Projecting on trees

For the Figment Alpha event at Ramblewood this year, I set up a tent with two projectors and computer. As people walked by, they would enter a phrase or question onto a tree trunk.

Incidental Words

Jon Sands and Chris Jordan have brought together a group of artists, collaborating on creating an evening of animated mixed media poetry performance for Boston’s first Nuit Blanch, Illuminus. The project, titled, “Incidental Words”, is a roving performance of poetry by three of the East Coasts most relevant spoken word artists: Jon Sands, José Olivarez,…

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The Best of Words on Walls

This was our final Words on Walls event, which I was a part of for over two years. The program involved leading workshops with youth poets, projection mapping their words to site-specific walls through the city; then performing the poetry in time with the projections. This was our “best of” celebration, wrapping up this amazingly…

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The Light from Below

THE LIGHT FROM BELOW is a site-specific interactive light and sound environment in the cavernous Fort Jay munition magazines addresses our collective culpability in fueling the military industrial complex. The works present phases of a cannon’s ‘life-cycle’ – sale, manufacturing, deployment, firing, and consequence. Visitors interacting with elements are exposed to the corporeality of war…

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Tower Epoch at STEAM

The installation, Tower Epoch, part of the STEAM (Stem+Arts=Steam) exhibit at ArtsWestchester, is on view from May 20 – August 16, 2014. Artist Reception: May 10, 2-4pm. This exhibition explores the intersections of science, technology, engineering, math and creativity. Inspired by the STEM to STEAM dialogue in education, this exhibition presents artists using the interdisciplinary…

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Tower Epoch

I have a light sculpture in this group show at Central Booking on Ludlow, opening Feb. 6 2014. The piece, titled, “Tower Epoch”, is composed of timelapse footage projected, reflected, off mirrors. The footage was captured in 2013 from the Queens Plaza Clock Tower. I’ll also be on a panel discussion Art & Science Panel:…

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Momentum

This is a new site specific installation that captures the movement of a swing and creates an immersive visual experience. Momentum amplifies the sense of weightlessness experienced at the apex of change. This was part of the Monitor Digital festival in Guadalajara, Mexico. This whole project is a collaboration between many people, without who’s support…

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Glory Road

Showing September 18 – 21, 2013 12 – 1:30pm & 4 – 6pm (20-minute performances) Grace Plaza 1114 Avenue of the Americas (at 43rd Street) An Arts Brookfield Commission The Nerve Tank, a world-class theater innovator, brings the woeful myth of Sisyphus to the Grace Building Plaza. Sisyphus, a daring and clever king who outwitted…

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