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ICElab at JACK | Rick Burkhardt’s Warka Vase

  • JACK 505 1/2 Waverly Ave. Brooklyn, NY (map)

This extraordinary double bill presented FREE at JACK in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn features the world premiere of Rick Burkhardt's Warka Vase, alongside works by Arthur Kampela and Vinko Globokar.

Warka Vase, which takes its name from an ancient vase looted from Iraq’s National Museum in Baghdad after the fall of the Iraqi government in 2003, is a musical cycle inspired by the long and circuitous journey of some of these smuggled objects of great cultural importance, including the US’s tangled history in both the loss and recovery of these objects. Delivered as a mysterious and captivating audio tour through the National Museum, Rick Burkhardt's captivating piece conjures the sights, sounds and cultural associations of these objects.

Featured performers:

Ross Karre, percussion
Nathan Davis, percussion
Joshua Modney, violin
Kyle Armbrust, viola
Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello
David Byrd-Marrow, horn

Project Lead: Ross Karre

Earlier Event: October 5
ICElab at JACK | Songs Beyond the Margin
Later Event: October 12
ICE at the Hideout | Simple Songs