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WINGS OF DESIRE

“I always felt throughout the making of WINGS OF DESIRE that the city of Berlin was carrying the film, the city had sort of co-invented the story… “Then, of course, two years later it became a whole different city… I realized I had just caught it in the nick of time, that strange, legendary island of […]

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"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, Founder Editor (Paris, November 9, 2008)

ISHMAEL HOUSTON-JONES

Two public performances of MELT—DANCING TEXT / TEXTING DANCE—a new work by Ishmael Houston-Jones—will take place at MOMA this week.   ISHMAEL HOUSTON-JONES MELT—DANCING TEXT / TEXTING DANCE Thursday, January 17, and Saturday, January 19, at 3 pm. Marron Atruim Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd Street, New York City. Above: Ishmael Houston-Jones. Below: […]

JOAN JONAS — THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORD

THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORD—Joan Jonas’ 2015 Venice Biennale installation—will be on view in California for the first time. The work incorporates performance, video art, sculpture, and drawing, and will be in San Francisco through mid-March. In conjunction with the exhibition, Jonas will present two live performances of MOVING OFF THE LAND, “a mesmerizing tribute […]

LUISE DONSCHEN’S CASANOVAGEN

“I was drawn to the idea of female infidelity being merely an unintended byproduct of male infidelity, which they claim has some evolutionary use. While this implicit disadvantaging of the female sex obviously reveals a way of thinking I don’t approve of, what I did like is the idea of female infidelity being pointless, that […]

TONI MORRISON — THE FOREIGNER’S HOME

THE FOREIGNER’S HOME mixes footage from the events and exhibitions that took place at the Louvre during Toni Morrison’s guest curatorship in 2006 with present-day clips and interviews. The documentary’s directors—Rian Brown and Geoff Pingree—will take part in a post-screening Q & A with Caroline Streeter.   THE FOREIGNER’S HOME Wednesday, January 16, at 7:30 […]