Conversation and Performance: Mark Mothersbaugh, Music for Six-Sided Keyboard

14 Apr



Mark Mothersbaugh (at the right, in referee’s shirt) with musicians at performance on six-sided keyboard,
The Contemporary Austin, April 8, 2016

Thursday, May 4, 6:30–8:30 pm
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Place

Following an onstage conversation with Carlo McCormick, Senior Editor, Paper Magazine, Mark Mothersbaugh—creative polymath and founder of the band DEVO—conducts orchestral renditions of his original music, DEVO covers, and film compositions on a six-sided keyboard of his invention. He will be joined by local musicians.

Organized by NYU’s Grey Art Gallery and co-sponsored by NYU’s Program in Music Technology.

Admission: $30; NYU Students: $15; NYU Faculty/Staff/Alumni $25.50; Skirball Members: $20. Tickets: All proceeds will benefit the Grey Art Gallery to fund its exhibitions and programs.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia, on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery April 26–July 15, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please visit


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