[Reader-list] Nerve Theory/Syr & Mtl

Tom Sherman twsherma at mailbox.syr.edu
Sat Oct 20 10:52:59 IST 2001

Le Moyne College's Coyne Performing Arts Center and the LeMoyne
Student Programing Board present:

the American premiere of "THE DISCONNECTION MACHINE"
by Nerve Theory (Tom Sherman and Bernhard Loibner)

Jesuit Theater, Thursday, November 8, 2001, 9:00pm*
Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York

     Nerve Theory creates VidSonic environments that are
immersive, intense and challenging.  THE DISCONNECTION MACHINE is
a 45-minute performance that fingers global telecommunications as
the trigger of human disconnection.  Disembodied voices, free-
floating images, asynchronous messaging, addiction to amplitude
and data-density, the fragmenting effects of the multi-syndrome,
are distancing people from their sense of place and peace of

     Tom Sherman (U.S./Canada) and Bernhard Loibner (Austria)
have been recording and performing together since 1993.  As Nerve
Theory they have performed in Paris, Vienna, Linz, Stuttgart and
New York.  Their recordings, video and texts are available at: 

     Following this Syracuse appearance, Nerve Theory will
perform THE DISCONNECTION MACHINE at ELEKTRA 2001 in Montreal,
Quebec, November 10, 2001.  The ELEKTRA 2001 festival also
features performances by Oval, Monty Cantsin, Louis-Philippe
Demers, Jean Piche, Yves Daoust, Louis Dufort, and Purform:


DIRECTIONS to Le Moyne College's Coyne Center for the Performing
Arts: take E. Genesee to the traffic light at Salt Springs Rd.,
take Salt Springs Rd. (left) until it intersects with Springfield
Rd. (turn left onto Springfield).  This is the Eastern edge of
the Le Moyne campus (the first right off Springfield is Parking
Lot C, parking for the Coyne Performing Arts Center).]

*This Coyne Performing Arts Center presentation of
THE DISCONNECTION MACHINE is sponsored by Le Moyne College.
There will be no admission charge.

For further information call: 315-445-4523


DIRECTIONS (continued):

     From the South (Pennsylvania, Binghampton, Ithaca, etc)
Route 81 North to Route 690 East to Thompson Rd. South exit.
Thompson Rd. uphill, right turn on Springfield Rd (top of the
hill), left at first intersection (still Springfield Rd.) Enter
campus at Parking Lot C.

     From the North (Ontario, Watertown, N. Syracuse, etc.)
Route 81 south to Route 690 east to Thompson Rd. South exit, then
same as above.

     From the East (Albany, Utica, Rome, etc.)
Route 90 (NYS Thruway) Westbound to Route 481 South, to Route 690
West, to Thompson Rd. South exit, then the same as above.

     From the West (Rochester, Buffalo, Auburn, etc.)
Route 90 (NYS Thruway Eastbound to Route 481 South, to Route 690
West, to Thompson Rd. South, then the same as above.


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