Spare Titles is a production company established in 2023 by Lex Brown, an artist who blends immersive installation, music, movement theater, video, painting, and sculpture. Finding the poetry within the mess of the Information Age, Spare Titles takes on timely themes such as algorithmic control, corporate monopolies, militarization, mass media, and climate change with an eye towards absurdist humor, arresting imagery, and and thought-provoking lyricism.
Lex Brown is a multimedia artist who uses poetry and science-fiction to create existential narratives about the Information Age. Working fluidly between installation, film, performance, painting, and sculpture, her work contemplates spiritual experience through gesture and satire. Brown has performed and exhibited work at the MIT List Center, the New Museum, the High Line, the International Center of Photography, The Kitchen, The Roy and Edna Disney Calarts Theater, and the Munch Museum. Her films have been presented at e-flux Screening Room, New York; Transmediale, Berlin; and the East End Film Festival, London. Brown received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and an MFA from Yale. She was a 2021 United States Artist Fellow.
Samuel Beebe is a composer and sound designer exploring the dramatic possibilities of music and sound via collaborations that result in concert, stage, film, and installation works. POW POW POWER UP, an installation-performance with Liss Lafleur, was presented at the Kennedy Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C. He has collaborated with OBIE-winning stage director Mallory Catlett, as well as Ensemble Decipher. Beebe’s eco-dystopian opera Biophilia was workshopped by Stony Brook Opera, and in 2018, Chelsea Symphony NYC premiered his orchestra piece The Rest is Silence. He holds a Ph.D. in Composition from Stony Brook University.