Featured: THE LEGACY OF REZA ABDOH December 19, 2011 (NYC)

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THE LEGACY OF REZA ABDOH
Martin E. Segal Theatre Center 
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December 19, 2011 10am – 9pm

L to R: Juliana Francis, Tom Fitzpatrick, Gerard Little, Tom Pearl, Reza Abdoh, Rafael Pimental.

Part I 10-4pm ALL-DAY SCREENINGS

Curated by Adam Soch Williams, videographer and documentarian

10am Introductory remarks (via Skype) by Daniel Mufson, author Reza Abdoh (1999)
10:15-11:50am Bogeyman (1991)
11:50am-1:15pm Law of Remains (1992)
1:15pm-3pm Tight Right White (1993)
3pm-4pm Selections from rarely seen video work, including The Blind Owl

AFTERNOON READING AND DISCUSSION
4:30 Quotations from a Ruined City (1994).A reading of selections by original Dar a Luz company members Tony Torn, Peter Jacobs and Tom Pearl, joined by David Greenspan. Discussion to follow.

Part II 6:30pm EVENING PANELS AND DISCUSSIONS

Panel I: DAR A LUZ: PROCESS, COLLABORATION AND AESTHETIC
A panel with Reza Abdoh’s collaborators, including Juliana Francis-Kelly, Tom Pearl, Tal Yarden, Anita Durst and others; a filmed tribute by Alan Mandell; commentary from documentarian Sarvi Chan. Chaired by Elinor Fuchs with guest-commenter James Leverett.

Panel II: THE AESTHETIC MOVES OUTWARD: ABDOH’S CULTURAL KIN AND LEGACY
A panel discussing the aesthetic gestures of Abdoh’s work with Richard Foreman, Michael Counts, Caden Manson, Jim Findlay and curator/critic Marc Arthur. Chaired by Norman Frisch.

Books:
[amazonify]0801861241[/amazonify]

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