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.
11/22/13 - 11/23/13
Object to be Destroyed is a performative response to research of Man Ray’s iconic piece of the same name, and Gómez-Egaña's extensive work on cultural notions of motion and temporality.
11/21/13 - 11/24/13
Gabriel Lester’s new performance is a fragmented and atmospheric exploration of the powerful narrative qualities of light and sound.
Spectacle: A Portrait of Stuart Sherman is the world premiere of a film by Robin Deacon with a post-screening discussion with the filmmaker and Jay Sanders.
11/14/13 - 11/23/13
Direct from a critically acclaimed, sell-out runs in London and Dublin Souvenir spins off from Marcel Proust’s In Remembrance of Things Past, to create a giddy, freewheeling exploration of memory, jealousy and time.
11/14/13 - 11/16/13
In 14221, sound and light machines transform Abrons Art Center’s Underground Theater into a cross between a Benthic facility and prehistoric cave where animism and humanism twist, fold, and battle for control.
11/13/13 - 11/14/13
For Performa Jugdeo will create an event in which the live and the recorded will unfold simultaneously within a constructed theatrical set and viewing environment.
Chorus of All Souls opens Experiments in Opera’s 2013-14 Season and yearlong residency at the Abrons Arts Center. In partnership with VisionIntoArt, Experiments in Opera presents a semi-staged production of John Zorn’s The Holy Visions, a choral opera based on the writings and work of the medieval mystic and composer, Hildegard von Bingen.