Peter Ksander

In Performance: Banana Bag & Bodice’s Space//Space (NYC)

Banana Bag & Bodice Space//Space June 14 – July 1, 2012 The Collapsable Hole 146 Metropolitan Ave Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY Tickets–> Two brothers volunteer for a work program and are placed in a time capsule, then launched into outer space. One brother falls into a deep sleep while the other entertains himself through awkward stand-up comedy routines. One brother evolves into a female while the other spirals inward towards death. This space experiment provides the ideal setting for comedic futility and existential tragedy and is a ruthless examination of how human beings cope in the most arduous and punishing conditions. Employing otherworldly sound scoring and video projection, in combination with the tiny, jewel-like space pod, Space//Space evokes the expansive cosmo...

In Performance: How to Build a Forest (NYC) FREE!

PearlDamour + Shawn Hall: How to Build a Forest Friday-Sunday, June 17-19 and 24-26, 2-10pm The Kitchen FREE Known for transforming narrative into something richer, stranger, and ineluctably feminine, OBIE Award-winning PearlDamour (Katie Pearl and Lisa D’Amour) join forces with New Orleans-based visual artist Shawn Hall for a hybrid project: part visual art installation, part theater performance that unfolds over an extended eight-hour interval. Beginning with an empty stage, PearlDamour, Hall, and a team of performer-workers transforms The Kitchen’s theater from floor to ceiling, constructing and then dismantling an elaborate evolving environment evocative of an old growth forest at one moment and a spectacular deep-sea landscape the next. Audience members are invited to enter the mutati...