OPEN Gallery – Luisa Kleinert & Jon Silpayamanant

Noiseman433 will be one of many of my acts performing during Luisa Kleinert’s show at the OPEN Gallery.

Featured Visual Artist: Louisa Kleinert
Featured Musical Artist: Jon Silpayamanant (Mercy Academy, Secondhand, Camera Lucida, Noiseman433, il Troubadore, Keenan Lawler)
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Artist: Louisa Kleinert
Hailing from Louisville Ky, Louisa uses humor and animals to explore what does it mean to be human in the modern changing world. Her work fills the walls of homes across the united states and various stores and galleries in Louisville Ky.

Each piece is unique as the person it is for, or the subject it is Investigating. I take time and care in my work. hand craft my supports, canvas or panel from the bottom up. I take great pride in the quality of my work.

Even with modern innovations, oil painting is a craft of the old world. As such many hours and plans go into creating a finished piece. I endevor to meet various needs and budgets while still respecting my labors, as I believe everyone should be able to enjoy fine art.


Musical Artist: Jon Silpayamanant
Jon Silpayamanant is a cellist and composer in New Albany. He is a graduate in cello performance in 1996 at the DePauw University School of Music. A versatile musician, he has since tour and performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician. Performances have included appearances Grammy Award winners Yo-Yo Ma, Ray Price, and Hazzan Mike Stein. Silpayamanant has also appeared with late Miles Davis’ tabla player, Badal Roy and his Jazz combo as well as a number of world music, chamber ensembles, and multi-media music projects he’s co-founded.

Silpayamanant’s compositions and sound art has been featured in the UK on Channel 4 as part of Objective Productions programming; at the Vilnius Art Academy in Lithuania; on Açık Radyo in Istanbul; at Culture Fix in New York City, as well as several venues throughout the US. His recent commissions include electro-acoustic compositions for the currently touring Diverse Universe Performance Festival Nordic-Baltic Tour in Estonia and Finland for dancer, Christine Olson, and scores for several productions of Chicago based Commedia Beauregard Theatre’s “Bard Fiction” and “A Klingon Christmas Carol.”

Jon Silpayamanant will be bringing in these following musical projects of his:

Secondhand is Indianapolis’ very own Steam Noir Music/Dance band. Vintage Balkan-Gypsy Tunes, Dark Taqsims, Old French Cabaret Songs, and Experimental Soundscapes accompanied by Lush Steam Noir and Fusion Dance!

Solo experimental noise music project run by Jon Silpayamanant.

Camera Lucida
Camera Lucida is an artistic collaboration incorporating live interactive video and music for dancers and movement artists! Camera Lucida is Roxell Karr and Jon Silpayamanant and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

il Troubadore
il Troubadore is Indianapolis’ premiere world music ensemble. Playing music from over 70 countries and singing in over 4 dozen languages, il Troubadore is sure to delight audiences of all ages and tastes!

Jon Silpayamanant/R Keenan Lawler collaboration
R Keenan Lawler is a Louisville Kentucky based musician,sound artist, improviser and composer.For nearly thirty years he has been a restless explorer of sound from rock to electro- acoustic improvisation and many points in between. Since the late nineties he is best known for developing a highly idiosyncratic difficult to categorize language on the metal bodied resonator guitar fueled by minimalism,blues,asian and african musics,ancient and modern classical, psychedelia and jazz.

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