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BOJANA CVEJIĆ ON WAR AND DANCE

Bojana Cvejić—philosopher, performance theorist, and author of Choreographing Problems: Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance—will give a lecture this week at Redcat on war and dance. “At what moment, in the post-war era, did war surface as the political unconscious of postmodern and contemporary dance for dancers and choreographers? This does not mean […]

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GARY INDIANA — DO EVERYTHING IN THE DARK

“Jesse eats a heavy meal, avoiding wine to keep the edge from creeping near. He’s privy to histrionic inner turmoil after several drinks. He gets excited, aggrieved, sad, stupid. Jesse needs clarity. He hasn’t thought about where he’ll go after Rome. If he drinks beyond a fixed threshold, in the wrong place, he knows he’ll […]

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MAKING ART CONCRETE

As part of its PST: LA/LA initiative, the Getty Museum takes a deep look at Neo-Concretism in Brazil and Argentina. MAKING ART CONCRETE examines “the formal strategies and material choices of avant-garde painters and sculptors” in works of geometric abstraction created between 1946 and 1962.*   MAKING ART CONCRETE, through February 11, 2018. GETTY CENTER, 1200 Getty […]

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NO)ONE ART HOUSE IN PERFORMANCE

This week, NO)ONE ART HOUSE—creator of site-specific dance performances—presents a new work by company founder and choreographer Christopher Bordenave and guest collaborator Julia Eichten in the north breezeway of Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles.   NO)ONE ART HOUSE, Thursday, November 9, at 8 pm. HAUSER & WIRTH LOS ANGELES, hauserwirthlosangeles.com/events/no-one-art-house-performance noonearthouse.org/ Photograph by Dicko Chan. Image credit: […]

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CLUB 57 AT MOMA — OPENING NIGHT

Eric Marciano—director of The Age of Insects and four other films in MoMA’s collection—reports from the opening night of the museum’s new exhibition CLUB 57: FILM, PERFORMANCE, AND ART IN THE EAST VILLAGE, 1978–1983:  “The reception at MoMA was stunning! I know that we will never again see that group of people together in one place at one […]