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BRIAN MCCORKLE

Brian McCorkle is a composer and co-director of the Panoply Performance Laboratory (with Esther Neff). He is a musician and performer based in New York City.

BIO:
Brian McCorkle is a composer, musician, and performer. In addition to his work as What Color is Your Machine Gun? and with the composer's collective Varispeed, he is the Co-Director of the Panoply Performance Laboratory (PPL) with Esther Neff. PPL makes large scale performance art operas in addition to duo and small group performances around the world. PPL also operates a space for experimental music and performance in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. PPL is currently developing a new piece, Embarrassed of the Whole.

 

whatcoloris@gmail.com

 

 

Listen to PPL's first full-length recording of their 2011 opera, Institute_Institut

 

These are some excerpts from operas composed with and for the Panoply Performance Laboratory:
Any Size Mirror is a Dictator
NATURE FETISH
Institute_Institut
The Last Dreams of Helene Weigel
On the Cranial Nerves of Barbarians

 

EotW: "tinyfruit," closing "party" and social "F" scores

Tuesday, February 28th 2017

USER: "tinyfruit"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Survey responses translated into Presentation
Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?

C: Operating to what affect?
1: deliberately 60%

This is an inquiry into cause
Intending and interpreting affected matters based on intention
Using dramaturgical framing methodologies
First, assemble multiple identifications

++++PARTY: BRING BOOZES++++DANCEVIDZONSCREEN++++

+++As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw
http://embarrassedofthewhole.tumblr.com/+++

EotW: Collaborations with "lolotrashbo" and "gantttt"

Monday, February 27th 2017

USER: "gantttt"
MODE OF ENAGEMENT: Collaboration
Location B2/2B: HOW SO (AS)(DIS)(EN)(RE)SEMBLATIVELY HOW SO? 

USER: "lolotrashbo"
MODE OF ENAGEMENT: Collaboration
Location 3B/B3: HOW SO AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW SO?

USER SCORES:

"gantttt"
B: How so operating?
2: semblatively 80%

This inquiry is re-sembling realities
Generating an operation producing knowledges
Using worldview-building methodologies
First, assemble constructive abilities

"lolotrashbo"
B: How so operating?
3: affectionately 80%

This inquiry is re-sembling realities
Generating an operation producing knowledges
Using de-conditioning methodologies
First, (de)liberating 'normal' states and situations

+++As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw
http://embarrassedofthewhole.tumblr.com/+++

EotW: Collaboration with "dahvvv"

Sunday, February 26th 2017

USER: "dahvvv"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration
Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?

C: Operating to what affect?
1: deliberately 60%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating causes of multiplicit/unknown affects
By developing a hegemony of interests, desires, and uses
First, install an artificial intelligence which attends

+++As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw
http://embarrassedofthewhole.tumblr.com/+++

EotW: "ilzost," "imageobject," "cafecafè" mixed MOE

Saturday, February 25th 2017

USER: "ilzost" 
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Survey responses translated into Presentation
Location 3C/C3: AFFECTIONATELY TO WHAT AFFECT AFFECTIVELY?

USER: "imageobject" 
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Participation
Location 3B/B3: HOW SO AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW SO?

USER: "cafecafè"
MODE OF ENAGEMENT: "Participation"
Location 2C/C2: HOW (AS)(DIS)(EN)(RE)SEMBLING AFFECT(S)?

USER SCORES:

"ilzost" 
C: Operating to what affect?
3: affectionately 50%

This is an inquiry into cause
Generating methods for effective anticipation of affects
By charting affects and consequences in formation of methodologies
First, allow the action/activity to affect your vital organs

"imageobject" 
B: How so operating?
3: affectionately 70%

This inquiry is en-sembling realities
Generating an operation affecting each other
By developing methodologies for substantiation of affects
First, separate or distinguish bodies from one another via spatial, temporal, or other situational/conditional boundary

"cafecafè"
C: Operating to what affect?
2: semblatively 70%

This is an inquiry into cause
Intending and interpreting affected matters based on intention
Using self-defining and identifying methodologies
First, intend to assemble framings

+++As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw
http://embarrassedofthewhole.tumblr.com/+++

EotW: “Valerie Kuehne,” “2sad4dismrkfrshspnch," "abandonedtires"

Friday, February 24th 2017

USER: "Valerie Kuehne"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration
Location 3C/C3: AFFECTIONATELY TO WHAT AFFECT AFFECTIVELY?

USER: "2sad4dismrktfrshspnch"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration
Location 3A/A3: HOW AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW?

USER: "abandonedtires"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: User results translated into Presentation
Location 2A/A2: HOW SEMBLATIVELY HOW?

USER SCORES:

"Valerie Kuehne"
C: Operating to what affect?
3: affectionately 60%

This is an inquiry into cause
Intending and interpreting affected matters based on intention
Using self-defining and identifying methodologies
First, intend to assemble framings

"2sad4dismrktfrshspnch"
A: How operating?
3: affectionately 70%

This inquiry is dis-sembling realities
Generating an operation which controls
Developing anti-extraction/coercion methodologies
First, allowing affections to cause

"abandonedtires"
A: How operating?
2: semblatively 60%

This inquiry is as-sembling realities
Generating a qualified operation
By developing formal abreaction methodologies
First, ensembling an array of disabled matives/forces

+++As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw
http://embarrassedofthewhole.tumblr.com/+++

EotW: "ViolistaKaren", "IV," "sierra.elena"

Thursday, February 23rd 2017

USER: "ViolistaKaren"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Use Survey results translated into Presentation
Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?

USER: "IV"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Participation
Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?

USER: "sierra.elena"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: User directs PPL
Location A3/3A: HOW AFFECTIONATELY?

USER SCORES:

"ViolistaKaren"
C: Operating to what affect?
1: deliberately 100%

This is an inquiry into cause
Intending and interpreting affected matters based on intention
Using dramaturgical framing methodologies
First, assemble modes of active positing

"IV"
C: Operating to what affect?
1: deliberately 70%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating an operation consisting of affective tensions
Using judgments
First, establishing polarities and spatial and/or conceptual distances

"sierra.elena"
A: How operating?
3: affectionately 70%

This inquiry is dis-sembling realities
Generating an operation which controls
Developing anti-functional methodologies
First, (de)liberating matters of biologics

+++As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw
http://embarrassedofthewhole.tumblr.com/+++

EotW: "Benjamin L/t-S." "Adrift Dismantled," "jamieburkart"

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017

USER: "Benjamin L/T-S"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration
Location C3/3C: AFFECTIONATELY TO WHAT AFFECT AFFECTIVELY? 

USER: "Adrift Dismantled"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration
Location C3/C3: AFFECTIONATELY TO WHAT AFFECT AFFECTIVELY?

USER: "jamieburkart"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Usership translated and interpreted by PPL into Presentation

***USER SCORES***

"Benjamin L/T-S"
A: How operating?
3: affectionately 60%

This inquiry is as-sembling realities
Generating a qualified operation
By developing qualification methodologies
First, (de)liberating an array of qualities

"Adrift Dismantled"
C: Operating to what affect?
3: affectionately 90%

This is an inquiry into cause
Intending and interpreting affected matters based on intention
Using theoretical methodologies
First, differentiate an array of viewpoints

"jamieburkart"
B: How so operating?
3: affectionately 60%

This inquiry is en-sembling realities
Generating an operation affecting each other
By developing methodologies for substantiation of affects
First, assign linguistic or semantic names to affective states and experiences proffered by subjects

+++As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw
http://embarrassedofthewhole.tumblr.com/+++

EotW: "Valara," "Zhen," "aranzazu," "raziaisthenameofmycat"

Friday, February 17th 2017

USER: "Valara"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Usership translated and interpreted by PPL into Presentation
Location 3C/C3: AFFECTIONATELY TO WHAT AFFECT AFFECTIVELY

USER: "Zhen"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration 
Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?

USER: "aranzazu"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Performance of a score made for the User 
Location 2C/C2: HOW (AS)(DIS)(EN)(RE)SEMBLING AFFECT(S)?

USER: "raziaisthenameofmycat"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Participation in a system made for the User 
Location 2C/C2: HOW (AS)(DIS)(EN)(RE)SEMBLING AFFECT(S)?

USER SCORES:

"Valara"
C: Operating to what affect?
3: affectionately 40%

This is an inquiry into cause
Generating methods for effective anticipation of affects
By charting affects and consequences in formation of methodologies
First, affect somethings with similar attentions

"Zhen"
C: Operating to what affect?
1: deliberately 60%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating an operation consisting of affective tensions
Using trans-contextual universals
First, hold and carry secret intentions

"aranzazu"
C: Operating to what affect?
2: semblatively 40%

This is an inquiry into ability
Generating causes of multiplicit/unknown affects
By developing a hegemony of interests, desires, and uses
First, staging and framing modes of/for attention

"razaisthenameofmycat"
C: Operating to what affect?
2: semblatively 50%

This is an inquiry into cause
Intending and interpreting affected matters based on intention
Using dramaturgical framing methodologies
First, frame an action as a whole

+++++

Operations as part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II: https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: Presenting As "Jessica"

Thursday, February 16th 2017

USER: "Jessica"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Usership translated and interpreted by PPL into Presentation

Location 2A/A2: HOW SEMBLATIVELY HOW?

A: How operating?
2: semblatively 50%

This inquiry is as-sembling realities
Generating a logical operation
Using symbolically correlated methodologies
First, (de)liberating a pleasurable element

As part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II:https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

EotW: "ElaineThap," "aevi and me"

Saturday, February 18th 2017

USER: "ElaineThap"
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Collaboration with PPL
Location 3B/B3: HOW SO AFFECTIONATELY/AFFECTIVELY HOW SO?

USER: "aevi and me" 
MODE OF ENGAGEMENT: Usership interpreted and Presented by PPL
Location 1C/C1: HOW (DE)LIBERATELY HOW TO ARTICULATE AFFECT(S) HOW?

USER SCORES:

"ElaineThap"
B: How so operating?
3: affectionately 70%

This inquiry is en-sembling realities
Generating an operation affecting each other
By developing methodologies for identification and causation of affects
First, assemble (de)liberation schemas for affective bodily states and activities

"aevi and me"
C: Operating to what affect?
1:deliberately 90%

This is an inquiry into cause
Generating methods for effective anticipation of affects
By paying attention to intentions
First, improvise in relation to contextual elements

+++++

Operations as part of opera-of-operations "Embarrassed of the Whole" Phase II: https://www.facebook.com/events/1814272978840146/
http://www.panoplylab.org/eotw

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