Brown Wing Overdrive

Last month I saw Brown Wing Overdrive open for Black Pus (the solo project of Lightning Bolt's Brian Chippendale). The band—which formed in DC and relocated to NYC—uses electronics, found objects, banjos, duck calls, jaw harps and whatever else they can get their hands on to make jerky, syncopated, yelping noise. At times referencing shamanistic traditions, at others drawing from Kabuki, the band doesn't quite …

Graham Caldwell: Anatomies

DC-based artist Graham Caldwell transforms glass into sculptures with claws, spikes and other unusual shapes, using the familiar material to conjure disembodied biomorphic shapes. His current solo show "Anatomies" looks at the structural elements of " ribs, teeth, anemones, forests, fungi, fingers, and bodies" to explore "the anatomy of the viewer, the anatomy of glass, and the anatomy of natural things." Anatomies 17 February-31 March …

Leo Villareal: Origin

Taking on Newtonian physics, Origin, New York-based light artist Leo Villareal's latest work, integrates the Laws of Motion into a computer code that controls an LED grid. Though randomized, the sequences created suggest biological patterns and, measuring nearly seven feet tall by 27 feet long, the large scale of the installation lends an experiential dimension and a god-like, macro point-of-view to the show. Origin Opening …