Charles Gaines’s Sound Text and Manifestos at “Agitprop!” April 7, 2016

Artist Charles Gaines performs Sound Text and Manifestos at the opening of the third wave of “Agitprop!” at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, April 7, 2016. With musical arrangement by Sean Griffin, the composer and director of Opera Povera. Both works use transcription methods to translate political documents and speeches into musical notations, which are performed by an eight-piece ensemble and accompanied by a large-scale video projection.