envoy enterprises is gearing up for an exciting three-part celebration of seminal electronic act fad gadget and its helmsman, frank tovey. the provocative performer influenced a number of later acts both musically and aesthetically, and 10 years following his death, this large-scale tribute offers a look back at his legacy in three very different formats.
thursday kicks off the series, with a group show at envoy enterprises featuring works from frank tovey himself as well as terence koh, fischerspooner, slava mogutin, brian kenny, and a plethora of other artists.
the program continues on saturday with a live performance at dixon place by idlm favorite xeno and oaklander, whose analog coldwave stylings follow the precedent set by originators like tovey.
the following saturday will see the premiere of fad gadget by frank tovey, a documentary directed by his daughter, morgan tovey frost.
this series provides a rare opportunity to experience the veneration of an artist in multipicity of venues and contexts. with a completely free run of events, it's not to be missed. full details here.