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STEVE PAXTON AND DAVID VELASCO IN CONVERSATION

Join dancer-choreographer Steve Paxton and Artforum editor David Velasco on Thursday for a conversation following the 3 pm performance of STEVE PAXTON—PERFORMANCES BY STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY, part of the Judson Dance exhibition at MOMA. STEVE PAXTON and DAVID VELASCO— POST-PERFORMANCE ARTIST CONVERSATION Thursday, December 13, at 4 pm. Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd Street, […]

RALPH LEMON AT ART CENTER

“For Ralph Lemon, evasion and erasure are counterintuitive; they mark history’s traces and court the past’s return. History—with its discrete epochs, nameable masses, and willful actors—is neither salve nor refuge for those who lie beyond its rules.” — Thomas J. Lax, “For Starters” Artforum editor-in-chief David Velasco will present the choreographer, dancer, writer, and visual […]

STEVE PAXTON BY PETRONIO

In conjunction with the exhibition JUDSON DANCE THEATER—THE WORK IS NEVER DONE, members of the Stephen Petronio Company* will reconstruct Jag Vill Gärna Telefonera, the 1964 dance by Judson founding member Steve Paxton, as well as Paxton’s improvisation set to Glenn Gould’s rendition of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations.   STEVE PAXTON Sunday through Tuesday, December […]

WINTER DANCE AT REDCAT

This weekend, CalArts Winter Dance at Redcat takes an iconic turn with a presentation of works by revolutionaries Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Trisha Brown, Rennie Harris, Jiří Kylián, and Merce Cunningham, staged by dancers who carry deep histories of the choreographers’ practices and intentions. Cunningham’s CANFIELD (1969) will be staged by his former company member Holley Farmer, Zollar’s SHELTER […]

CLAUDIA RANKINE AND WILL RAWLS — WHAT REMAINS

“I’m still thinking about the potential of using abstraction to speak to identity: How can these two things fit together when identity is so much about announcing, concretizing, and naming, and abstraction is about undoing? Of course, abstraction has roots in something real… “What does it mean to break apart language, and its history, and […]

THE SWAN AT SADLER’S WELLS

It’s been over twenty years since the American premiere of MATTHEW BOURNE’S SWAN LAKE at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, and Bourne has reimagined and redesigned his signature work for an eight-week season at Sadler’s Wells. Initially trangressive in its use of an all-male wedge of threatening swans—replacing the traditional female corps de ballet—the […]

MOVEMENT RESEARCH — FALL FESTIVAL

As the introductory event to Movement Research’s Fall Festival 2018, Polish artists Aleksandra Borys and Wojciech Grudziński will join Hadar Ahuvia, Mariana Valencia, and moderator Marýa Wethers in conversation. And next month, Borys and Grudziński will perform at Judson.   FALL FESTIVAL—GPS CHATS Wednesday, November 28, at 6:30 pm. Movement Research, 122 Community Center, 150 First Avenue (at 9th […]