Archiving documentation gathered by Thollem McDonas and Angela C Villa over the last 7 years of arts communities in North America and Europe.

This campaign is to raise funds for archiving documentation gathered over the last 7 years of arts communities in North America and Europe to be utilized as an educational and inspirational resource as well as to encourage deeper participation by the public at large. It is the second of three phases that will ultimately result in three different presentations: a large scale interactive exhibition, a lecture/presentation, and a book addressing the significance of art, what is needed to fulfill its vital role in society as well as to soften the borders that have been constructed between artists, institutions, and society.

Music from Thollem/Scodanibbio On Debussy's Piano And...
Credits of slide show (all photos by Angela C Villa):

Orquesta Libertad - Rehearsal and performance at Teatro Macedonia (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Sandy Ewen and Yet Torres - Super Happy Fun Land (Houston, TX)
Tim Hinck and Ashley Hamilton - Easy Lemon Loft (Chattanooga, TN)
Everywhere Quintet with Laura Ortman, Fay Victor, Michael Evans, Ravish Momin, Eric Hubel, C. Spencer Yeh, Patrick Holmes, and Thollem McDonas - Spectrum (NY, NY)
Pauline Oliveros - The Stone (NY, NY)
Duos night with Ron Stabinsky, Bob Ventrello, Doug Smith, Charles Evans, Nick Driscoll,and Thollem McDonas - St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Wilkes-Barre, PA
Franconia Sculpture Park (Shafer, MN)
Box Deserter Ensemble with Faruq Z. Bey, Michael Carey, Skeeter Shelton, Joel Peterson, James Cornish, Kurt Prisbe, Abby Alwin and Thollem McDonas - Lo and Behold Records (Hamtramck, MI)
Kinhoua with Larry Ochs, Dohee Lee, Trevor Dunn, and Scott Amendola - DIA Rivera Mural Court (Detroit, MI)
Workshop - Jazzores (Ponta Delgada, The Azores, Portugal)
Madrone Studios (San Francisco, CA)
Improvised concert with J Ashley Miller, Mark Southerland, and Annie Ellicott - The Front Space (Kansas City, MO)
Outside Nelson Museum of Art (Kansas City, MO)
Mural outside Racer Cafe (Seattle, WA)
Piano Fort with Tim Duroche, Andre St. James, and Thollem McDonas with photographer Ivy Lin (Portland, OR)
Everywhere Quintet - Max Swell House (Bloomington, IN)
Merriman's Playhouse with Matt Scutchfield (South Bend, IN)
Everywhere Quintet with the Creative Arts Orchestra of University of Michigan - Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor, MI)
Everywhere Quintet with Mark Southerland, Jeff Harshbarger, J Ashley Miller, Shawn E. Hensen, and Thollem McDonas - Record Bar (Kansas City, MO)
Thollem Electric with the films of Tuia Cherici (Manucinema) - The Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Ensemble with Thollem, Shura Taylor, Skyler Stover, Tyden Binsted, Hafez Modirzadeh, Kayhan Modirzadeh - San Francisco State University (SF, CA)
Unnatural Ways - Bar 355 (Oakland, CA)
Stefano Scodanibbio, Thollem McDonas, and Debussy's piano - Musee Labenche (Brive-La-Gaillarde, France)
Super Happy Fun Land (Houston, TX)
Adachi Tomomi and Johannes Bergmark - Fylikngen (Stockholm, Sweden)
Alex Cline - Outsound Summit, Capp Street Music Center (SF, CA)
High School marching band - Eastern Market (Detroit, MI)
Angela C Villa and Marco Novachkoff - Marco's attic (Detroit, MI)
Musical instrument shop (Pesaro, Italy)
Playing Gunnar Schonbeck's instruments with Nels Cline, Darin Gray, Thollem McDonas - Solid Sound Festival at Mass Moca (North Adams, MA)
10,000 Tigers performance with Arrington de Dionyso - Alice Coltrane Memorial Coliseum (Portland, OR)
Hernani Faustino - Trem Azul (Lisboa, Portugal)
MU.VI.MENT.S Festival - Castello Medievale (Itri, Italy)
Claudio Casanova and Thollem McDonas - Area Sismica (Forli, Italy)
Party in Casellino (Tuscany, Italy)
2501 Migrantes by Alejandro Santiago - CASA (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Tsigoti concert - Tavola Tonda (Palermo, Italy) *photo credit: anonymous
Estamos Ensemble recording - Sony Studios (Mexico City, Mexico)
Bitahkiz Ayeli with Germaul Barnes and Thollem McDonas - Teatro do Campo Alegre (Porto, Portugal)
Estamos Ensemble concert - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (SF, CA)
Thollem with the films of Martha Colburn - Outsound Summit Capp St. Music Center (SF, CA)
Improv ensemble with Greg Saunier, Rob Jost, Andrew D'Angelo and Thollem McDonas - Blue Note (NY, NY)
Recording session with William Parker, Nels Cline, and Thollem McDonas Peter Karl Studios (Brooklyn, NY)
Rehearsal - Analog Outfitters (Champaign, IL)
Rebecca Mazzei - Trinosophes (Detroit, MI)

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