I’m awaiting a song from afar, from afar, a song of goodbye from afar. For now I’ve seen the game I was playing, slowly leaving the earth and drifting far among the stars. — Simone Forti*
Dance and movement pioneer Simone Forti will be at Redcat this weekend, performing a selection of her sound works from the last half century.
Joined by Tashi Wada, Julia Holter, Jessika Kenney, and Corey Fogel, the evening will include performances of tracks from Forti’s album AL DI LÀ—”Molimo,” “Thunder Makers,” “Censor,” “Face Tunes,” “Night Walk,” “Largo Argentina,” “Bottom”—as well as “Accompaniment for La Monte’s 2 Sounds,” “La Monte’s 2 Sounds,” and “Throat Dance.”
Saturday, February 1, at 8:30 pm.
631 West 2nd Street, downtown Los Angeles.
*Simone Forti, Al di là liner notes.
From top: Simone Forti in 2012, photograph by Jason Underhill; Forti in 1976, photograph by Robert Fleck; Tashi Wada, photograph by Felix Salazar; Julia Holter in Dublin, 2016, image credit Wenn; Jessika Kenney, Anchor Zero; Corey Fogel in Mexico, 2018; Simone Forti, Al di là album cover; Forti, Throat Dance, 1969, at L’Attico in Rome, photograph by Claudio Abate. Images courtesy and © the artists and the photographers.