Sam Hillmer will discuss his musical project, Zs, in relation to a variety of visual arts collaborations including his current work with visual artist Tauba Auerbach.
Sam Hillmer has been active as a musician in New York City since 1996. Hillmer has lead several ensembles under his own name and co-founded the chamber ensemble/band "Zs" and performs solo as "Diamond Terrifier". He is also a founding member of Wet Ink, a not-for-profit new music presenting organization, Representing NYC, a Hip Hop based youth development group, and Trouble, a conceptual installation art duo. He is the co-founder and artistic director of Trans Pecos, a performance space in Bushwick. Hillmer appears regularly in and around New York, across North America, in Europe, and in Asia.