February 29, 2012

Fad Gadget @ envoy enterprises

 THURSDAY March 1 - Exhibition Opening Reception, 6-8pm
envoy enterprises - 131 Chrystie Street

SATURDAY March 3 - Live Performances by Xeno & Oaklander and Ike Yard, 10:30pm
Dixon Place - 161 Chrystie Street

SATURDAY March 10 - Film Screenings:  Collapsoscope by Brian Kenny,  Fad Gadget by Frank Tovey, 8pm Anthology Film Archives - 32 2nd Ave

envoy enterprises, in collaboration with NP Contemporary Art Center and Mute Records, is pleased to present FG.Ft, a three-part project series in homage to Frank Tovey – founder of the 1970s/1980s British electronic group Fad Gadget, marking the 10 year anniversary of the pioneer’s death. Summoning a diverse group of artists and musicians who have been both directly and indirectly influenced by Tovey, the series will take place from March 1st through to April 8th, 2012 featuring a group exhibition, live music performances, and a film screening.  All events are free and open to the public.

Show catalog and flyer will be available for purchase along with CD released by Mute Records of rare archived material from Fad Gadget.  To purchase, please contact office@envoyenterprises.com

All events are free and open to the public on a first come, first serve basis.

Participating Artists
Olaf Breuning
Nick Cash
Nathan Cash Davidson
Thomas Dozol
David Flinn
Erik Hanson
Kelsey Henderson
Tom Kalin
Erika Keck
Brian Kenny
Robert Knoke
Terence Koh
Slava Mogutin
Micky Pellerano
Edwin Pouncey
Alex Rose
Desi Santiago
Matthew Sims
Stephanie Snider
Gail Stoicheff
Una Szeemann
Frank Tovey
Conrad Ventur
Martynka Wawrzyniak
Liz Wendelbo
Grant Worth
For program schedule and show details, please contact Matthew Arkell:
office@envoyenterprises.com /  212-226-4552
 For press inquiries, please contact April Hunt:
Adam vanWestrienen at Mute:
adam@mute.com / 646-502-7462

Slava Mogutin
Carter Glitch 1 & 2, 2012
Unique archival inkjet prints on newspaper mounted on canvas panels
11" x 14" each

Please come to Anthology Film Archives on Saturday March 10 and see the premiere of my new music video "Collapsoscope" made entirely from cut-up and reworked material from Fad Gadget's 1983 cult classic music video "Collapsing New People"
Below are some stills from the video: