Performance artist ALOK hosts a series of interventions to challenge the dominance of romantic love, collapse the myth of the stranger, and exercise alternative intimacies.
Conceptual artist Anne Mourier strongly believes that Taking Care is important and may possibly be the only way to mend our broken society: Taking Care of our planet, Taking Care of things instead of replacing them, Taking Care of each other…
Dan Safer, a downtown maverick and the Artistic Director of Witness Relocation returns to the stage as a performer in his own work in Surveys the Prairie of Your Room, a duet co-created and performed with leading WR company member Ae Andreas.
Dataatadata: Everything and Nothing is an immersive sound installation that centers around a 30 day performance and the creation of an intricate, large scale mandala.
In Affordable Solution for Better Living, visual artist Théo Mercier and choreographer Steven Michel break the taboos of a society saddled with healthy living, placing a Kallax–a most peculiar totem–in the middle of a spotless space.
Lime Rickey International is “shipwrecked here from the future.” She performs fictional folkdances and sings to a homeland that is yet to exist. Lime Rickey International’s UNSTOPPABLE is embedded with political subnarratives and cultural confusions.
To The Heart is another Niang’s exploration of childhood. Inspired by the powerful photographs of the bodies of refugee children lying on the ground, the project is a chance for the artist to speak to children and teenagers and show the joy that children express when they play (alone or in groups), running, falling, playing dead, or pretending to be reborn.
In this live performance, Oliver Jeffers will recreate – at a far larger scale – a childhood game of his own invention. Beginning with a large roll of white paper, Jeffers will attempt to draw a world map upside down, labeling everything starting with north at the bottom, to the southern top.
The final concert of the 2018 Look + Listen Festival will feature cellist Mariel Roberts performing Davíð Brynjar Franzson’s Cartography of Time. Patchtax, a Boston-based saxophone and viola duo, will perform the New York premieres of the winning works from their recent call-for scores to composers.
Emma Sulkowicz and Sean Harold will present a new composition for the electric guitar, percussion, and stereo-fixed media. Blending performance with percussion, Sulkowicz’s actions will feed Harold’s music, causing it to morph throughout the piece.
A small group of audience members surveils a dancer who is simultaneously: 1) watching reenactments of scenes from 2001: A Space Odyssey, 2) participating in a mash-up of some of the most canonical social science experiments of the last 50 years.
The Unarrival Experiments #1 is the first excerpted embodiment from Ni’Ja Whitson’s forthcoming hybrid book: Time Trickle ‘Cross You (The Hunted), the second in a trilogy of works that (re)imagines non-binarism in Black/Queer histories and mythologies.
Is home the only place where things are free? Anne invites you to bring one piece of white clothing for her to hand-wash with natural Marseille olive soap and lavender extracts, line-dry in the sun, iron, and fold for you to pick up at her studio during the Invisible Dog Open Studio weekend.
Vine of the Dead explores the place and meaning of ritual in the 21st century by attempting to communicate across the divide between life and death. In a series of 11 rituals, the performance channels personal experiences of death and transcendence while exploring the spirituality of skepticism.