There’s been no shortage of art generated by the pandemic. It seems as if every musician has at least one quarantine album by now. But not many artists can say they released their pandemic project before quarantine even began. Monty Greene, however, is not like many artists. Widely regarded as a pioneering figure in the Athens industrial scene with his band Damage Report, Greene is a multidisciplinary artist with a storied past and vast portfolio. In January 2020, Greene stumbled upon videos on Reddit of the initial outbreak of COVID in Wuhan, China. Using the footage, Greene created “Gray Clouds,” a music video consisting of the footage, and released it on Mar. 1, 2020 before the virus reached the U.S. Some of that footage is part of his month-long project to be completed and presented over the month of July, with a viewing on July 30.
WHO: Monty Greene
WHEN: Saturday, July 30, 3:30–6 p.m.
HOW MUCH: Donations accepted
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