Brandon Downing and Roger Green, Oct. 22, 2011

NY poet, filmmaker & provocateur Brandon Downing was in Denver to present his pastiche films & to read from his new chapbook At Me (Octopus Books). Denver musician & pedal-wrangler Roger Green played music at the event. (Sorry no video of Roger!)

Brandon Downing is a videomaker, visual artist, and writer, originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. Since 2000, he has lived in New York City, where he works as an exhibit designer and writer. His poetry collections include The Shirt Weapon (Germ, 2002), and Dark Brandon (Faux, 2005). An online gallery of much of his recent photographic work can be seen at A feature-length DVD collection of recent video works, Dark Brandon // Eternal Classics, was released in 2007.

Born and raised in Denver, Roger Green is a former member of the Czars. His most recent album is Harder to Tell (2011). In 2006 he was contracted to write a composition for 25 typists and 5 musicians presented a the Blemar Laboratory of Art and Ideas in Lakewood, Colorado. He appears on the Blossom half of Ron Miles’ Stone/Blossom album, which was released by Sterling Circle Records in November 2006. His releases include: The Way Things Go (2003): What Would This Be For? – Porlolo / Roger Green Split (2004): Roger Green S/T (2005): Blossom (2006); Clear Running Water (2007); and The Glenn Taylor Orchestra (2008). (