Hold Your Applause: Four Takes on Clapping
Date & Time
May 2, 2014, 8pm
Machine Project

An event about clapping, organized on the occasion of Cabinet magazine’s new issue on Celebration.

Writer Kate Wolf will speak about clapping history, etiquette, and semiotics; musicians Nick Tamburro and John Atkinson will perform Steve Reich’s Clapping Music (1972); ethnomusicologist Carol Merrill-Mirsky will teach a clapping game, c. 1980 Los Angeles playgrounds; and artist Casey Anderson will lead an interactive artwork, QUARTERS (CLAPPING).

This event is part of Quarterly, an occasional series of Machine Project events organized by Sasha Archibald in conjunction with Cabinet, the arts and culture magazine based in Brooklyn, New York.

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