December 6, 2018, 7pm
Join us on Thursday, December 6, at 7:00 PM for a performance by the Severely Brothers, a band fronted by Tim Davis, whose exhibition Tim Davis — When We Are Dancing (I Get Ideas) is on view at the Tang.
The band sings songs about photography which were written concurrently with the making of photographs. A slide show of Davis’ work will accompany the performance. The band includes Tim Davis, vocals, keyboards and guitar; Ben Fundis, drums and vocals; Dan D'Oca, lead guitar; John Rosenthal, bass; and Kim Seeger, rhythm guitar and vocals.
Tim Davis was born in Blantyre, Malawi and currently lives and works in upstate New York. He received a BA from Bard College and an MFA from Yale University. His photographs and videos have been exhibited in museums and galleries across the globe. The installation Elevator Music 29 — Tim Davis: Unphotographable was on view at the Tang Museum in 2015. He is a Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize recipient and is the author and subject of several monographs including Quinto Quarto, The New Antiquity, Permanent Collection, and My Life in Politics. His works are in the permanent collections of institutions including The Guggenheim Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and The Walker Art Center among others. He is a regular contributor to Aperture and Cabinet magazines, and his recent album, It’s OK to Hate Yourself, is available on vinyl.