Cocktails Conversation with Benedict Taylor

"Art is Business" Phantom Gallery Chicago will present an upfront and personal experience this Sunday June 4th, 2017 at 3pm - 7pm.

Join us for a Sunday afternoon salon, with guest artist Benedict Taylor who is here in Chicago from the UK, collaborating with Renee Baker for a series of very exciting avant-garde, experimental, adventure of the atonal chamber experience.
Followed by cocktails, conversation and dinner.

Benedict Taylor (born 1982) is a British avant-garde composer and violist, who works within contemporary music and improvisation. He studied viola at the Royal Northern College of Music (2000–2004) with Roger Bigley – Lindsay Quartet, Thomas Riebl, Steve Berry (improvisation), Chris Rowland (chamber music). From 2008–2010, he then read ethnomusicology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He was born in Kendal near the English Lake District and is the son of the Kendal based author Caroline Moir. He is married to Indian actress Radhika Apte since 2012. 
 Renee is the producer of CREATE FEST VII: FLECKED OUT-- where Benedict Taylor performed to experimental annimated films. We are looking forward, to Bronzeville Art District Trolley Tour, where Renee will produce a two day CREATFEST, beginning with an open reception and performances (TBA) on Friday September 15th, and concluding on Saturday September 16, 2017.

Join us on Thursday June 8, at 7pm for the
The fourth installment of silent film screenings scores produced by CMOP, and hosted by the Phantom Gallery Chicago Network. 

The Symbol of the Unconquered (aka The Wilderness Trail) is a 1920 silent "race film" drama produced, written and directed by Oscar Micheaux. This film is Micheaux's fourth feature-length film and along with Within Our Gates is amongst his earliest surviving works.