For Performa 13, South African artist Nicholas Hlobo will present an operatic performance sung by the artist in Xhosa, a tonal language spoken largely in the Eastern Cape province.
INformances are thematic, student-centered group showcases of artistic progress. This month's theme of the Informance series is MUTATION.
Books are nominated by members who attend the meetings. Past selections include Ben Davis' 9.5 Thesis on Art and Class and David Joselit's After Art. The next book club will discuss Claire Bishop's ARTIFICIAL HELLS: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship.
Now and Then is reading series featuring performance texts (and texts about performance) from the past in conversation with current writings.
04/07/14 - 04/11/14
In this five-day workshop, Miguel Gutierrez focuses on the creative process in making body/movement-based performance/dance.
Visual artists-in-residence Tamar Ettun, Meredith James, Lee Maida, Park McArthur, Lee Vanderpool, and AIRspace curators-in-residence Jess Wilcox and Wendy Vogel open their studios to the public for an afternoon to discuss current projects and works in progress.
04/04/14 - 04/05/14
The Snow Queen explores the tangled emotions and complex journeys of growing up. Jess Goldschmidt's adaptation—written especially for the Urban Youth Theater Ensemble at Abrons—explores these themes.
Live Art Development Agency, London presents:Access All Areas: Live Art and Disability (NYC edition)
In conjunction with Beauty and the Beast, this event looks at radical approaches to representations of disability by contemporary performance artists, particularly in the UK.