Zuckerman's focus since the pandemic has been on studio recording projects and producing. Winter/Spring 2021 will see the release of two brand new full length records:
The Blue Tarantula and Mirage, exploring the limits of outsider pop, exotica and new wave, with contributions from colleagues and collaborators near and far.
Spring will also see the re-master and release of the 2007: "An Early Record", with its nods to musicians Jim O'Rourke and Mayo Thompson.
Athens Trio, a concert for strings, in collaboration with HYLE gallery, will have an official studio recording in February of 2021.
David Louis Zuckerman is a composer, visual artist and writer, working in the mediums of performance installation, new orchestral music and cinema. He is a company member of Richard Maxwell’s New York City Players and an alumnus of the Skowhegan Residency, the Labyrinth Theater Ensemble and the S.E.M. Emerging Composers Workshop. His work has been shown at Ciccio NY, On Stellar Rays, Untitled Miami, David Lewis Gallery, JOAN Los Angeles, Disjecta, Anthology Film Archives, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Kunstverein Cologne, Moma-New Director/New Films, Abron’s Art Center, 83 Pitt Street and others. He studied composition at Berklee College of Music and holds a BFA from The School of Visual Arts in Video and an MFA in Film/Video from Bard College. Zuckerman has contributed articles to Film Comment and Bomb magazines. A 2015 Rema Hort Mann Grant nominee; his work has been covered in Art in America, LA Weekly, Artforum, Cahiers du Cinema, Purple Magazine, Hyperallergic, The New York Times and Filthy Dreams.
Film (2009) 50min 16mm
Based on a play by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Directed by David Zuckerman
Starring K8 Hardy, Liz Wendelbo & others
Union Docs, Brooklyn
NY d.u.m.b.o. Film/Video Festival