A pioneer of early industrial music in the late ‘70s, Z'EV was one of the first artists to take found-object percussion out of a fine art context and into clubs. Known for his “wild-style” performances at venues such as San Francisco's infamous Mabuhay Gardens, Z'EV has collaborated with Psychic TV, Glenn Branca, Charlemagne Palestine, Merzbow and many more. His highly physical productions are key points in the histories of both performance art and modern composition.
Co-presented by Stranded and The Lab, this performance will be the SF premiere of Z'EV's CINE-CUSSION audiovisual project. Opening the evening will be local electronic artists Moe! Staiano and Madalyn Merkey. In conjunction with the Heart Beat Ear Drum screening at Roxie Theatre on Sunday, July 19th.
Image of Z'EV by Catarina M. Guerreiro