Bryan Lewis Saunders

blsartinfo@gmail.com

Born in Washington, DC 1969

Education

BFA degree. E.T.S.U. Johnson City, TN. 1998

 

Lecturing, Workshops and Talks

KHM – Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, Germany. Intervention. May/07

Bowery Poetry Club in NYC, NY. On Craft Lecture Series. Nov/07

Calarts - Third Ear Experiment. Talk. Sept/12

MIKA Contemporary Arts - We Don't Need Another Doctor, We Can Run Our Own Tests. Talk. July/14

 

Selected Festivals and Multimedia Performances

"MISSING CHILD" (performance)

Hamblin Art Space in Johnson City Tennessee. Aug/06

 

"SEX, DRUGS AND INSTITUTIONS" (performance)

Trodler-Bar in Berlin, Germany. Fuel performance. May/07

KHM in Cologne, Germany. TV Studio Performance. May/07

Palais de Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art in Paris, France. Nov/07

Presence Capitale, Contemporary Art Museum in Bordeaux, France. Burn Out-Post Crash Festival Nov/07

Emmetrop in Bourges, France. Nov/07

Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California.  4th of July Party in the Park.  July/08

The Smell in Los Angeles, California.  Cool in the Pool Day 1.  July/08

Black Box Collective in Orlando, Florida.  Quarterly Noise Report.  Oct/08

Garfield Artworks, Pittsburgh, PA.  Dec/09

Pageant: Soloveev Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.  Dec/09

 

"SIGN IT !" (performance)

Chez Seany Poo in Nashville, Tennessee. Mar/08

 

"BED BUGS II" (performance)

The Hideaway in Johnson City, Tennessee.  Oct/08

New Music House in Tallahassee, Florida.  Oct/08

 

"TALES FROM JAIL" (performance)

E.T.S.U. in Johnson City, Tennessee.  Homecoming Poetry Jam.  Oct/08

 

"THE UGLY AMERICANS" INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL (festival)

Palau de la Música Catalana in Barceelona, Spain.  May/10

 

"YUXTAPOSICIONES 2012" (festival)

La Casa Encendida in Madrid, Spain

 

"NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE" (performance)

La Suite / Centre Culturel Alternatif in Paris, France.  May/10

The Hideaway in Johnson City, Tennessee.  LP Release Party.  June/2010

 

"DAKU" (performance)

Cave 12 in Geneva, Switzerland. Nov/12

Arnolfini in Bristol, United Kindom. Extreme Rituals Festival. Dec/12

 

"LUFF" (festival)

Casino de Montbenon in in Lausanne, Switzerland. Oct/13

Casino de Montbenon in in Lausanne, Switzerland. Oct/14

 

"SPOKEN WEIRD" (performance)

Whitechapel Gallery in London, UK. 09/14

 

Recent Art Exhibitions

"SOUS INFLUENCES: ARTISTES ET PSYCHOTROPES" (group exhibition)

La Maison Rouge in Paris, France. Feb/13

 

"GREGOR MENDEL MUTATIONS" (solo exhibition)

MIKA Gallery in Tel Aviv, Israel. July/13

 

"FACELESS & FACELESS II" (group exhibitions)

Museum Quartier (MQ21) in Vienna, Austria. Sept/13

Mediamtic in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Feb/14

 

"THE THIRD EAR EXPERIMENT" (group exhibition)

Librarie HumuS in Lausanne, Switzerland. Oct/13

 

"SENSATIONS AND OTHER FEELINGS" (Solo and collaborative exhibitions with Nicole Bailey)

Catalyst Projects in Washington D.C. Feb/14

Sediment Arts in Richmond, VA. April/14

Librarie HumuS in Lausanne, Switzerland. Oct/14

 

"SOURCE AMNESIA" (group exhibition)

Oslo 10 in Basel, Switzerland June/14

 

"WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER DOCTOR, WE CAN RUN OUR OWN TESTS" (solo exhibition)

MIKA Gallery in Tel Aviv, Israel. July/14

 

Film Screenings

"WHERE'S MAO NOW WHEN YOU NEED HIM?"

Cranbrook Museum. Bloomfield Hills, MI.  Cranbrook Video Fest.  May/05

Dayton Dirt Collective. Dayton, OH.  March/09

 

"ART OF DARKNESS"

Raindance Fllm Festival. London, UK. 09/30/14

Kansas International Film Festival. Overland Park, Kansas. 10/15/14 

Orlando Film Festival. Orlando, Florida. 10/24/14

Rendezvous With Madness Film Fetival. Toronto Canada. 11/14/14

Bahamas International Film Festival (TBA)

 

Videography

I'm Not Dead I'm Schizotypal (short). Video. Dec/00

Audra Buys A Piano. Video. Oct/04

Where's Mao Now When You Need Him?. Video. Apr/05

Sex, Drugs and Institutions. DVD. 2008

Sign It ! (Live). DVD. March/08

Missing Child (Live). DVD. Apr/08

Bed Bugs II. DVD. Dec/08

Steve Mackay and the Radon Ensemble "Hidden Away" Live 2008.  URCK Records Limited Series. Videography. DVD. 2009

Slobberscope. Video. Oct/09

Classwar Apperception Test, (With Nicole Bailey). Classwar Karaoke. Videography. 2009

Near Death Experience. DVD. April/10

 

Discography

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Inner Demon Demos Vol. 1-3. CD-R 2006

Sage Francis: Human the Death Dance. Epitaph Records. Guest appearance. LP/CD May/07

Mr. Brain Sander: Songs About Huffing. Teenage Whore Tapes. Cassette 2008

Bryan Lewis Saunders: “FÜR DIE HUNDE”. Interpretation of Kommissar Hjuler & Mama Baer’s - “Anticipation of the Generalized Other” (SHMF 019-20nach). CD-R May/08

Bryan Lewis Saunders, Kommissar Hjuler und Frau, Faust Adolf Hjuler: "A/MEI/SEN" (SHMF-166). CD-R June/08

Z'EV & Bryan Lewis Saunders: "DAKU". Collaboration. CD Aug/08

Mr. Brain Sander: Busting Open. Chaotic Underworld. CD-R Dec/08

Mr. Brain Sander: Craigslist. Anti Everything Noise. Cassette Jan/09

Kommissar Hjuler Und Frau and Bryan Lewis Saunders: A/MEI/SEN. Scumbag Relations. CD-R. Dec/09

Bryan Lewis Saunders and Z'EV: "DER MUTER OBJEKT/FÜR DIE HUNDE" remix Kommissar Hjuler Und Frau's “Anticipation of the Generalized Other”.  Blossoming Noise.  Cassette.  Dec/09

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Near Death Experience. Erratum. LP Aprl/10

Bryan Lewis Saunders / Christopher Fleeger / Kaontrol Kontraos: Bed Bugs 1-3. Private Leisure Industries. LP May/11

Bryan Lewis Saunders and Hal McGee: 30 Cent Walk In Dewey Broken Back Clinic. Hal Tapes. Cassette  Oct/11

Bryan Lewis Saunders & James Hollenbaugh. DVD-R. Jan/12

Razen: "Rim Saraband". Sloow Tapes. Appearance. Cassette 2013 

Bryan Lewis Saunders & Z'EV: "Me And My Shadow". My Dance The Skull. Cassette  Dec/13  

Cursory & Bryan Lewis Saunders: "LOWER dæmons". My Dance The Skull. Cassette  May/14

 

Sleep Works

Bryan Lewis Saunders: N1-N4 Variations (Vocal documentation from all four sleep stages). Stand-up Tragedy Records. CD-R. June/08

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Animus Chora: Spirit Receptacle.  Belsona Academy. Album/Podcast. Nov/09

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Torso.  Colin Johnco Records. CD-R/Album/File Download. Dec/09

Bryan Lewis Saunders: 87 Dreams of a Sociopath.  suRRism-Phonoethics. Album & Book/File Download. Jan/10

Bryan Lewis Saunders & Raymond Dijkstra: Le Bobcat.  Fragment Factory. Cassette. Mar/10

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 1 (Hopi Torvald / Kommissar Hjuler und Frau). SUT Records. Cassette.  March/11

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 2 (Razen / Classwar Karaoke Friends). SUT Records. Cassette.  June/11

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 3 (Evil Moisture / Wehwalt). SUT Records. Cassette.  August/11

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 4 (Love, Execution Style / Adam Bohman & Adrian Northover). SUT Records. Cassette. Feb/12

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 5 (Yoshihiro Kikuchi / Christopher Fleeger). SUT Records. Cassette. Feb/12

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 6 (Sinus Buds / Andy Ortmann). SUT Records. Cassette. March/13

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 7 (Joke Lanz / Dylan Nyoukis). SUT Records. Cassette. June/12

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 8 (Lee Gamble / CM von Hausswolff). SUT Records. Cassette. June/12

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 9 (Leif Elggren / John Moloney). SUT Records. Cassette. March/13

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 10 (Language of Light / Matt Reis). SUT Records. Cassette. March/13

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 11 (Offerings / Requiem).  SUT Records. Cassette. June/13

Bryan Lewis Saunders: Stream of Unconscious vol. 12 (Hopek Quirin / Fantom Auditore Operations~M. Esposito).  SUT Records. Cassette. June/13

Bryan Lewis Saunders: The Confessor. SUT Records. (12) Cassettes. Aug/13

 

Remixes, Compilations, Samples and Appearances as a Featured Artist

Chaotic Underworld: Noise Recordings Vol. 2. Compilation. CD-R Sept/05

Alekar Dub Orchestra: Tribute to B.L. Saunders. Remixed in Berlin. MP3 Dec/05

RSI Vol. 2. Uncarved. Compilation. CD-R Nov/06

John Duncan: “Subject in Question”. Remixed by John Duncan at O’Artoteca in Milan Italy. 2007

Infolepsy Vol. 1 & 2: Compilations. WRITINGS & CD-R. May/08

Classwar Karaoke 0002 Bodies the Instruments. Compilations. Net Aug/08

Classwar Karaoke 0003 Burlesque Regress. Compilations. Net Nov/08

Murmurists, "Beneath Is Translation: I Cannot Tell You Where I am Until I Love You". Vocals. Appearance. CD Feb/09

Classwar Karaoke 0004. With Tracy Lee Summers. Compilation. Net Feb/09

Love Execution Style: Somniloquies. Sample/Audio Collage. Net July/09

Classwar Karaoke 0006 Goya Made Us Do It. Compilations. Net May/09

Lezet: Meld4. Appearance. Net July/09

Classwar Karaoke 0008. With Nicole Bailey. Compilation. Net Nov/09

Classwar Karaoke 0009. With Michael Esposito & Heidi Barton Harmon. Compilations. Net Feb/10

Anthony Donovan, 'Remaindermen', video by Anthony Donovan, vocals by Bryan Lewis Saunders & Anthony Donovan, Classwar Karaoke Survey 10. Net May/10

Hostage Pageant, 'Vernacular Architecture: Down The River'. Sample. Cassette June/10

Resuming Treatment: Fragment Factory.  Intro. CD-R July/10

Communic8r. Compilation. Cassette July/10

Classwar Karaoke 0011. With Audra Fleming. Compilation. Net Aug/10

Classwar Karaoke 0015. Compilation. Net Aug/11

Classwar Karaoke 0017. Compilation. Net Feb/12

The Eternal Now. Promotional Compilation. CD Apr/12

Classwar Karaoke 0018. Compilation. Net May/12

ASVA & Philippe Petit: "Empires Should Burn...". Small Doses / Basses Frequencies. Appearance. LP/CD. 2012 

Classwar Karaoke 0019. Compilation. Net Aug/12

Classwar Karaoke 0020. Compilation. Net Nov/12

Classwar Karaoke 0023. With Nicole Bailey. Compilation. Net Aug/13

Classwar Karaoke 0024. Compilation. Net Nov/13

Classwar Karaoke 0025. With Sinus Buds. Compilation. Net Feb/14

Clpping. Featuring Bryan Lewis Saunders: CLPPNG "God Given Tongue", Sub Pop. Appearance. Japanese CD. June/14

Classwar Karaoke 0027. With Brad Ward and Lisa Moss. Compilation. Net Aug/14

 

Bibliography

Sacrifice Zine. Bryan Lewis Saunders interviews Lydia Lunch. Oct/07

Sex, Drugs and Institutions. Bryan Lewis Saunders. SUT-7 & SUT-Press. 2008

From Yodeling to Quantum Physics. Archibooks, Paris. Appearance. Mar/08

87 Dreams of a Sociopath. suRRism-Phonoethics & SUT-Press vol.2, Download. 01/10

The Reaons Why I Dream With Knives. Bryan Lewis Saunders. SUT-Press vol.3, 1st edition. 02/10

Channel Zero. Bryan Lewis Saunders. SUT-Press. 11/11

Protective Geometry. Bryan Lewis Saunders and Ed Pinsent. SUT-Press. 01/12

Authentic Soup Kitchen Menus. Bryan Lewis Saunders. Firework Edition. 03/13

Bryan Lewis Saunders Autoportraits Sous Drogues (Bryan Lewis Saunders Under the Influence). Fage Editions. 04/13

Gregor Mendel Mutations. Bryan Lewis Saunders. MIKA Gallery. 06/13

We Don't Need Another Doctor, We Can Run Our Own Tests. Bryan Lewis Saunders. Oxford University, Oculus Journal. 03/14

We Don't Need Another Doctor, We Can Run Our Own Tests. Bryan Lewis Saunders. MIKA Gallery. 07/14

La Troisième Oreille et Autres Textes. Bryan Lewis Saunders. Rip on/off. 10/14

 

Press and Interviews

Interview. WLOS ABC 13 News. Ashville NC. Aug/06

Interview. The Bowl. April/07

The Tragic Liberation of Bryan Lewis Saunders. Vision. Nov/07

A Conversation with Mr. Brain Sander. Ghettoblaster. Issue 19, Page 20. 2008

Interview. WJHL CBS 11 News. Johnson City, TN. Oct/08

Article. East Tennessean. Volume 83, Issue 15, Page 1. Oct/08

Article. East Tennessean. Volume 83, Issue 35, Page 5-6. Feb/09

Interview.Rhythmplex. 04/26/09

Review. Wire.  Issue 305, Page 57. July2009

Review. Rock-A-Rolla. Issue 21. July/Aug 2009

Interview. KTRU 91.7. Aug/09

Interview. Dinosaurcity.org. Jan/11

Interview. The Sputnik. Feb/11

Interview. Viceland Today. Feb/11

Article. Super Interessante. April/11

Interview. Special Interests. Number 5, Page 16. 2011

Interview. Disinfo. Aug/12

Article. Wired. Aug/12

Article. Fast Company. Aug/12

Article. Huffington Post. Aug/12

Article. Huffington Post UK. Aug/12

Interview. Timeout Tel Aviv. Aug/12

Interview. Podcast: Conversations with Matt Dwyer. Aug/12

Interview. Huffington Post D.C. Sept/12

Interview. Huffington Post. Oct/12

Article and Video. The Guardian. Nov/12

Video Interview. Channel 10. Tel Aviv. July/13

Article. Revista Velaverde (part 1 and 2). Peru. July/13

Article. Tenou'a Magazine. Number 152/153. France. Sept/13

Interview. NOUSE University of York's Student Newspaper. United Kingdom. Jan/14

Article. Libération Newspaper. France. Feb/14 

Article. Art Parasites. Feb/14

Article: Zee Big Bang. March/14

Article. Time Out Israel. July/14

Article. Liberation (Les 400 Culs). France. July/14

Article. Rolling Stoned. NL. Oct/14

Article. High Times. US. Oct/14