Art Event: The Nouveau Noir, Thursday, July 21st

Curated by Daniel Efram With
The Dream Lovers and Ron Ward
July 21, 2016, 7 PMThe Nouveau Noir is a visual, sonic and multidimensional experience featuring experimental music by The Dream Lovers, spoken word by writer/performer Ron Ward, and animated abstract visuals by Daniel Efram.Efram is an artist/photographer whose photos deal with abstract architecture, characters, and minimalism. Informed by film noir, Man Ray, and Orwellian provocations, his exhibition Public Hanging No. 3 opens August 4th at The Grange, Warwick, New York. As a curator, he most recently produced the Modular Synthesis show by painter Steve Keene at Subliminal Projects, Shepard Fairey’s Los Angeles Gallery. Many may know Efram from his longtime work as a producer of documentary film, music and international performances.

Bill Bronson (The Dream Lovers, The Gunga Din, Swans, Spitters) is the captain of the musical journey of Nouveau Noir. An ambitious sonic explorer, deftly procuring sounds from guitars and keyboards, he has performed experimental music with Lary 7, Bradford Reed and others.

Ron Ward (Five Dollar Priest, Speedball Baby) is a musician, actor and longtime performance denizen of the Lower East Side. He will be performing with James Chance and The Contortions on July 28th at The Bowery Electric and recently starred in Sue De Beer’s short film in the United Arab Emirates.