live-prime-real-time Matthew Page and Dmitry “Dima” Strakovsky – December 2011

Bands come up with concept albums; conceptual artists come up with bands. Well… they do if the members, Matthew Page and Dima Strakovsky, are interested in merging populist position of rock music with self-reflective qualities of contemporary art… and don’t mind shifting their cultural gears every song of every set.

Dima is a native of Russia (St. Petersburg, 1976) He completed his MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work spans a variety of media and has been shown both nationally and internationally.

Matt was born in Kentucky in 1979. He received his MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Matt’s works are often influenced by his 15 years as a musician. He has shown nationally and his current musical project, Dream the Electric Sheep, is receiving international attention for its album “Lost and Gone Forever”.