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Past Event July 19, 2018 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thirsty Thursday + TWINS
Every Third Thursday - Atlanta Contemporary presents Thirsty Thursday, a cocktail throw-down with our July Mixologist-in-Residence, Taylor Bottcher. Enjoy a performance by Matt Weiner, playing music from his TWINS musical project.
Please RSVP with the link above.
Parking is free in the Carriage Works lot at Bankhead & Means streets. You can access the lot via Bankhead Avenue and proceed past the parking attendant booth.
TWINS is the mutant machine-pop project of Atlantan producer, label operator, and all-around aesthete-visionary Matt Weiner. Having spent the better part of a decade reveling in a moody murk that intersects seductive synth-pop with Featureless Ghost and grotesque industrial-dance grooves in his own right as TWINS, Weiner has more than proved his sincerely sinister and auspiciously artful finesse of synth-based music. Operating from his home studio, arrayed with various tools of the trade, Weiner tempers his subtle scourges of sound with an unending sense of bold exploration, processing tracks of pulse-heavy aural catharsis. When performing these songs live, he brings an array of hardware to back up his flooring vocal performances, using his entire being to work the audience into a frenzied trance. When not making music as TWINS, Weiner also runs the CGI Records label and co-runs the DKA label, between the two releasing music from Boy Harsher, Profligate, Alex Falk, High-Functioning Flesh, VALIS, Scott Fraser, Beau Wanzer, Featureless Ghost, Golden Donna, and more. Weiner also performs in the duo Pyramid Club with Chris Daresta, and produces music in the studio with Stefan Ringer as SM42 and with the esteemed CH Rom as Wo.
Taylor is a recent Media Entrepreneurship graduate from Georgia State University. Bartending first peaked her interest while hosting events throughout early college. Taylor currently is working on several startup ideas and producing an interactive television series. In her free time she enjoys making people smile and creating cool cocktails.
October 8 / 12:30pm
A Conversation Between Sister Cities
Les Abattoirs and Atlanta Contemporary
Presented by Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the United States
Atlanta Contemporary and Les Abattoirs partner together for a dynamic conversation between executive directors, Veronica Kessenich and Annabelle Ténèze, and how they steward their respective organizations through these unprecedented times.
October 17 / 12:00pm
Presented by Idea Capital
Join us for Discrit, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture.
October 22 / 6:00pm
The Importance of Collecting
A conversation on collecting, exhibiting, and promoting contemporary art.
Join us for a conversation on The Importance of Collecting with prominent Atlanta-art dealers, Susan Bridges, Arnika Dawkins, and Anna Walker Skillman.