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Featured: Robert Wilson/Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach Exhibition (NYC)

Reuniting the score and designs from Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's Einstein on the Beach, this exhibition focuses on the opera's premiere performances in 1976.

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...

In Performance: Dean Moss – Nameless Forest (NYC)

Nameless Forest Dean Moss In collaboration with sculptor Sungmyung Chun The Kitchen (NYC) May 19—21, 26—28 8:00 P.M. Tickets are $15 The Kitchen presents the premiere of Dean Moss’ latest work, Nameless forest, which he developed in collaboration with Korean sculptor and poet Sungmyung Chun. Inspired by Chun’s emotionally fragile figurative installations, the multidisciplinary three-part performance work features dancers Kacie Chang, Eric Conroe, Aaron Hodges, Pedro Jiménez, DJ McDonald and Sari Nordman. Exploring the evolving processes of contemporary performance, Nameless forest continues Moss’ formal investigation of both the dialogue between self and other, and the role of the audience in the performance experience. Moss examines the impact of shared rituals on the formation of c...

Highlights: Abrons Arts Center Fall 2009

FISICOFOLLIA A Performa 09 Presentation November 5 | 8 pm Taking its title from the 1913 Futurist manifesto Del Teatro di Varietà (The Theater of Variety), Fisicofollia re-imagines the theatrical atmosphere of the notoriously wild “Futurist evenings” from the viewpoint of cutting-edge contemporary Italian artists. The History of the Future II November 6 & 7 | 8 pm Franklin Furnace, the indispensable presenter, preserver, and proselytizer of the avant-garde, goes back to the future with The History of the Future II, two evenings of archival videos of groundbreaking work interspersed with contemporary and reconstructed performance. Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster & Ari Benjamin Meyers: K.62 A Performa 09 Commission November 18 & 19 Inspired by Orson Welles’ unforgettable film version...