I made some of the props and brought my Gametone instruments to clang for this extravaganza at
Theater for the New City. I make a brief appearance behind an array of gongs in the second video.
I am especially proud of the ship’s steering-wheel / joystick, padded with bubble-wrap so the cast
could fling it around without injury.
This was downtown Manhattan in May following that famous September in 2001. We made giant paper-mache
spheres in a dim basement apartment in Brooklyn directly under the ash plume from the Towers. Is it any
wonder we were mad?
from LOVESPHERE 7: THE GOLDEN SPIRAL Haideen Anderson, Chris Baxter, James Byrd Jr., Ernie Fahl,
Gary Heidt, GirlGeo, Terry Lee King, Frank Marino, Tom Maucher,Nathan Metz, Toshie Nagatsuka,
Hiromi Nakamura, Michael Natale, Doug “Grand Pepper of Reality” Principato, Carry Sky Sipple, Albert Solomon.
Costume and sets by Nathalie Vogel. Directed by Yuji Takematsu. Executive producer Crystal Field,
artistic director, Theater for the New City. Barbara Vann, producer of Lovesphere 7.
Film by Chris Baxter. Sound recording by Dan Gaydos, Museum of Sound Recording, mixed by Jason Candler.