AARON LANDSMAN: EMPATHY SCHOOL & LOVE STORY

04/20/16 - 05/01/16

Empathy School is a bus trip down memory's landscape. The occasional ghostly echo of a whistle. Love Story is a solitary walk in the head of a marginal man. With live music, projections and animations.

SHAUN IRONS & LAUREN PETTY: WHY WHY ALWAYS

04/21/16 - 04/30/16

It is seventeen minutes past midnight, Oceanic Time. You’re sitting in a theater of sorts – a show is about to begin – there is an occasional flicker of light – a sonic shudder - an atmosphere of electronic energy - you look down at the program in your hand, black letters spell the words Why Why Always...In this sci-fi misadventure of secret agents and seductresses, where Alphaville meets ASMR - mesmeric whispers fill the air, lighters flash, linens are folded, and a super computer is foiled.Why Why Always conjures a live cine-performance through the interplay of otherworldly video, music, sound and technology.

LEVI GONZALEZ: every cell and I a mouth (WORLD PREMIERE)

05/05/16 - 05/07/16

The work explores the endless possibilities inherent in the body to express, challenge and transform the act of perception, and to reinsert sensuality, proximity and intimacy into a shared public space.

TRAVELOGUES: COLIN GEE & ANGIE SMALIS: CHAPLET OF ROSES AND THEY GO OUT IN JOY

05/06/16 - 05/08/16

Created in Limerick, Ireland, with Gee and Smalis performing the four parts, the work explores a contemporary interpretation of the allegory as a notion of individual and community morality, by framing shifts between public and private life.

Pieter Ampe & Guilherme Garrido: Still Standing You

05/13/16 - 05/14/16

Two dancers play out scenes of male friendship, machismo, and the naked male body in this daring, hilarious dance work.

OpenICE 2016

06/04/16

We are partnering with artists-in-residence the International Contemporary Ensemble for the second annual OpenICE series of FREE concerts. Up next: a special kick-off show to celebrate as ensemble-in-residence at the 2016 Ojai Music Festival.

Performance Mix Festival

06/06/16 - 06/11/16

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Performance Mix Festival as it returns to its first venue, Henry Street Settlement, where it started in 1986. Click through for event details and to buy tickets.

JOYCE UNLEASHED: VANESSA ANSPAUGH: THE END OF MEN

06/08/16 - 06/11/16

Brooklyn-based choreographer Vanessa Anspaugh makes her Joyce debut with this world premiere performance. Featuring an all-male cast, Anspaugh considers the question: “What does feminist work look like without women?”

NYC ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL

06/13/16 - 06/19/16

Dedicated to showcasing the best electroacoustic music and video art from all over the world, the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival includes electroacoustic music recorded in up to eight channels, works involving live electronics, works combining musical instruments or voices with recorded or live electronics, video and multimedia works, and audio and video installations.

AARON LANDSMAN: EMPATHY SCHOOL & LOVE STORY

04/20/16 - 05/01/16

Empathy School is a bus trip down memory's landscape. The occasional ghostly echo of a whistle. Love Story is a solitary walk in the head of a marginal man. With live music, projections and animations.

SHAUN IRONS & LAUREN PETTY: WHY WHY ALWAYS

04/21/16 - 04/30/16

It is seventeen minutes past midnight, Oceanic Time. You’re sitting in a theater of sorts – a show is about to begin – there is an occasional flicker of light – a sonic shudder - an atmosphere of electronic energy - you look down at the program in your hand, black letters spell the words Why Why Always...In this sci-fi misadventure of secret agents and seductresses, where Alphaville meets ASMR - mesmeric whispers fill the air, lighters flash, linens are folded, and a super computer is foiled.Why Why Always conjures a live cine-performance through the interplay of otherworldly video, music, sound and technology.

AARON LANDSMAN: EMPATHY SCHOOL & LOVE STORY

04/20/16 - 05/01/16

Empathy School is a bus trip down memory's landscape. The occasional ghostly echo of a whistle. Love Story is a solitary walk in the head of a marginal man. With live music, projections and animations.

LEVI GONZALEZ: every cell and I a mouth (WORLD PREMIERE)

05/05/16 - 05/07/16

The work explores the endless possibilities inherent in the body to express, challenge and transform the act of perception, and to reinsert sensuality, proximity and intimacy into a shared public space.

TRAVELOGUES: COLIN GEE & ANGIE SMALIS: CHAPLET OF ROSES AND THEY GO OUT IN JOY

05/06/16 - 05/08/16

Created in Limerick, Ireland, with Gee and Smalis performing the four parts, the work explores a contemporary interpretation of the allegory as a notion of individual and community morality, by framing shifts between public and private life.

Pieter Ampe & Guilherme Garrido: Still Standing You

05/13/16 - 05/14/16

Two dancers play out scenes of male friendship, machismo, and the naked male body in this daring, hilarious dance work.

OpenICE 2016

06/04/16

We are partnering with artists-in-residence the International Contemporary Ensemble for the second annual OpenICE series of FREE concerts. Up next: a special kick-off show to celebrate as ensemble-in-residence at the 2016 Ojai Music Festival.

Performance Mix Festival

06/06/16 - 06/11/16

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Performance Mix Festival as it returns to its first venue, Henry Street Settlement, where it started in 1986. Click through for event details and to buy tickets.

JOYCE UNLEASHED: VANESSA ANSPAUGH: THE END OF MEN

06/08/16 - 06/11/16

Brooklyn-based choreographer Vanessa Anspaugh makes her Joyce debut with this world premiere performance. Featuring an all-male cast, Anspaugh considers the question: “What does feminist work look like without women?”

NYC ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL

06/13/16 - 06/19/16

Dedicated to showcasing the best electroacoustic music and video art from all over the world, the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival includes electroacoustic music recorded in up to eight channels, works involving live electronics, works combining musical instruments or voices with recorded or live electronics, video and multimedia works, and audio and video installations.

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