Monday, May 07, 2012

Usher, Fetterman, Montana, Parsons: TEDxRedRiver presents arts talks at minicine on Tues, May 22, 6 pm

TEDxRedRiver explores the arts at minicine? in May, with talks by four local artists, says Sara Hebert.

TEDxRedRiver, an independently organized TED event, will present “Exploratory Arts” at 6:00 PM on May 22 at minicine?, 846 Texas Ave, Shreveport.


Andrew Parsons is a culinary artist who feels most fulfilled in collaboration with his
clients. As a chef, Andrew utilizes fresh, wholesome, as-local-as-possible ingredients to create gastronomic experiences. Parsons began his culinary career at Jay Rigby's in
Bradenton, FL, went on to cater farm parties in Denver, NC. He now owns Lagniappe Foods in Shreveport. His culinary experience comes full circle in the construction of highly-functional, memorable and exciting kitchens.

Pete Fetterman is a fire-breathing performance artist and musician. Fetterman has performed at the McNeil Street Pumping Station New Music Festival in 2009 and 2011. He has been involved in multiple collaborative music projects including Sound Medicine Research, Drum Militia and Mosquitosophagus. Fetterman often creates with found objects or handmade instruments in the exploration of sound. He will perform an original

Kathryn Usher creates artwork influenced by popular culture, voodoo and politics.
Her works incorporate digital media, fiber/textile, recycled/found objects and traditional materials. In 2010, she was recognized by UK art scholar Dr. Melissa Westbrook as one of the artists in the Neo-Outsider art movement. Usher is in the process of turning her frontyard into a folk art environment.

Dacoda Montana is a musician and artist whose performance-based, down-tuned, avant-distortion group John Calvin is an experiential multi-media methodology investigating the transformative nature of analog technologies.
He has toured nationally performing and exhibiting his experimental films and
melancholic "dirge-concrete" compositions. He believes in the importance of place.

Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available.

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