Be a part of the revolution! Soundtrack ‘63 features a host of amazing artists who breathe new life into the sights and sounds that shaped the music of an era. Celebrate the peak of the civil rights movement and re-live musical classics that were popular prior to, during, and following the revoluntary year 1963 with new arrangements. Let the music carry you away as we transport you back in time with a live video installation that will immerse your senses and make you re-think, re-new, and re-mix the power of an era.
About our Partners:
Soul Science Lab (SSL) is a Brooklyn-based music production company with an empowering approach to self-expression. Co-founder Chen Lo is a seasoned artist, educator and creative director. This visionary mind has toured the globe; performing and leading master classes for Jazz at Lincoln Center. Co-founder Asante’ Amin is a gifted multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer. A MetLife Meet the Composeraward winner, Amin is a musical director ahead of his time. SSL’s current projects include: Chen Lo’s album Footprints, Amin’s album The Visitor and Soundtrack ’63, a multi-media, musical retrospective on the civil rights movement.
Led by an all women team, Elektric Breakfast is a visual arts collaborative working in time-based media, live video performance and multi-media installation. Composed of artists and educators, Elektric Breakfast creates visual events that foster critical dialogue on the contemporary mediated experience. Using both documentary and conceptual genres, Elektric Breakfast explores the potential of interactive art experiences through video, animation, sound, installation and storytelling to cultivate political engagement and multiply channels of access for audience collaboration.
Sponsored by Culture and Media at Eugene Lang College, Soundtrack ‘63 (ST63) is a multi-media, live music performance that engages viewers in a cultural and artistic retrospective of the Civil Rights Movement.