Tag Archives: Steve Paxton

JUDSON DANCE THEATER SYMPOSIUM

In one of the last programs in the Judson exhibition, the symposium JUDSON DANCE THEATER—A COLLECTIVE SPECULATION brings together artists, scholars, and critics for presentations, discussions, and sound improvisations.

Organized by MOMA, participants include Malik GainesAndré LepeckiFred Moten; K.J. Holmes and Ramsey AmeenMarina Rosenfeld with Eli Keszler and Greg FoxClare CroftBarbara ClausenGus Solomons Jr.; and Philip Corner with Daniel Goode, David Demnitz, Leyna Marika PapachPhoebe Neville, and Iris Brooks.

JUDSON DANCE THEATER—A COLLECTIVE SPECULATION

Sunday, January 27, from 2 pm to 6 pm.

MOMA P.S.1

22–25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, Queens.

From top: Harold Edgerton, Gus Solomons, Dancer, 1960; Philip Corner and Phoebe Neville, photograph by Dawid LaskowskiSteve Paxton and Trisha Brown at Bennington College, 1980, photograph by Tylere Resch.

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, New York City.

Top: Trisha Brown and Steve Paxton.

Above: Yvonne Rainer and Paxton in Word Words, 1963. Photograph by Al Giese.

Below: Paxton (standing) and Robert Rauschenberg in Spring Training (1965). Photograph Ugo Mulas © Heirs of Ugo Mulas. All rights reserved.

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 9, 10, and 11.

Thursday through Saturday, December 13, 14, and 15.

Performances at noon, 1:30 pm, and 3 pm.

Museum of Modern Art

11 West 53rd Street, New York City.

Performance brochure

*Bria Bacon, Ernesto Breton, Jaqlin Medlock, Tess Montoya, Ryan Pliss, Nicholas Sciscione, Mac Twining, and Megan Wright.

Above and below: Steve Paxton.

 

NICHOLAS SCISCIONE DANCES STEVE PAXTON

Nicholas Sciscione will dance an excerpt from Steve Paxton’s GOLDBERG VARIATIONS during the opening weekend of Cathy Weis Project’s Sundays on Broadway fall 2018 season.

Sciscione dances with the Stephen Petronio Company, and is an assistant to the artistic director.

Also on the bill: Patricia Hoffbauer and David Thomson will perform their DARK & STORMY—WHEN THINGS GET ROUGH, GRAB PUSSY.

And Weis will show excerpts of videos she shot in the mid-’80s of Paxton improvising in Philadelphia and Vermont to Bach’s Goldberg Variations, played by Glenn Gould.

 

NICHOLAS SCISCIONE—GOLDBERG VARIATIONS

Sunday, November 4, at 6 pm.

WeisAcres, 537 Broadway, #3, New York City.

Steve Paxton, Goldberg Variations, danced by Nicholas Sciscione, photographed by Julie Lemberger.