Performa 11 – de 1 a 21 de novembro de 2011, em NY. Esta será a quarta edição desta aclamada bienal internacional dedicada à performance. Uma montra de novos trabalhos de mais de 100 artistas, num programa inovador que agrega várias disciplinas: artes visuais, música, dança, poesia, moda, arquitetura, design gráfico e culinária.
Em colaboração com mais de 50 instituições e ‘desenhada’ por um número superior a 50 curadores. Iluminar Nova Iorque com novas ideias e energia, reunir diferentes públicos para celebrar a performance nas várias vertentes disciplinares. Fundada em 2004, por RoseLee Goldberg, Performa é a principal organização dedicada a explorar o papel crítico desta linguagem artística na história de arte do século XX, e, cuja missão é, também, incentivar a descoberta de novos caminhos para a performance no século XXI. Ver aqui a programação completa. A seguir alguns destaques:
OPENING NIGHT BENEFITFEATURING WORLD PREMIERE OF ELMGREEN & DRAGSET’S HAPPY DAYS IN THE ART WORLD AND SPECIAL LIVE RETROSPECTIVETuesday, November 1, 7:00 pm
Opening Night of Performa 11 with feature the world premiere performance by Elmgreen & Dragset, followed by an exceptional party featuring a retrospective of live performances by the artists.
Multiple Ticket Levels · Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
ELMGREEN & DRAGSET,HAPPY DAYS IN THE ART WORLD,Tuesday, November 1, 7:30 pm
Elmgreen & Dragset reflect on the artworld in a Beckett-esque self-portrait starring Joseph Fiennes and Charles Edwards.
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
JONATHAN VANDYKEWITH ONE HAND BETWEEN USWednesday, November 2, 11:30 am
A non-verbal storefront drama plays out over five days under dripping paint.
Free – visitors may drop in any time they wish between 11:30 am and 7 pm · Scaramouche
ALEXANDRA OBUKHOVAACTION VS PERFORMANCE – A SHORT HISTORY OF MOSCOW PERFORMANCES, 1970 – 2000SWednesday, November 2, 5:00 pm
Alexandra Obukhova, renowned Russian art historian and curator will deliver a lecture on Russian Performance from the avant-garde to the contemporary, in association with the Performa and Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow collaborative exhibition 33 Fragments of Russian Performance.
Free with reservation · Performa Hub
33 FRAGMENTS OF RUSSIAN PERFORMANCE OPENINGWednesday, November 2, 5:00 pm
This exciting archival exhibition features performance documentation, photographs, and video of Russian performance from the historical avant-garde of the 1920s to the present.
Free · Performa Hub
RASHAAD NEWSOMETOURNAMENTWednesday, November 2, 6:00 pm
Medieval-style rap joust for a cash prize and inclusion on the artist’s mixtape Swag Vol. 2.
Free · Marlborough Chelsea
JUAN BETANCURTH, ALICIA GRULLÓN, VJ DEMENCIA (RENÉ JUAN DE LA CRUZ), IRVIN MORAZÁN, RAFAEL SÁNCHEZ AND KATHLEEN WHITEEL MUSEO PROGRAMWednesday, November 2, 6:30 pm
The Museum is activated by a shamanistic dating show, a picket line, and much more.
Free · El Museo del Barrio
ANDREY KUZKINPERFORMANCEWednesday, November 2, 7:00 pm
Russian artist Andrey Kuzkin will premiere a new performance in the Performa Hub as part of the exhibition 33 Fragments of Russian Performance.
Free · Performa Hub
L’ENCYCLOPÉDIE DE LA PAROLECHORALEWednesday, November 2, 7:30 pm
A brief “choir” performance of texts gathered from political speeches, movie scenes and voicemail messages, in English for the first time.
Free · Performa Hub
SPARTACUS CHETWYNDTHE LION TAMERWednesday, November 2, 8:00 pm
Exploring the truths and fallacies of history making, through chambers and antechambers and among large costumed insects. Live performance, projected film, and interactivity all play a part in this other-worldly experience.
· New Museum Project Space
PERFORMA FILM PROGRAM: NOT FUNNYLENNY BRUCEWednesday, November 2, 9:00 pm
Rare documentation from 1973 of one of Lenny Bruce’s last performances.
Anthology Film Archives
SERKAN OZKAYAARTIST CLASS: SPEECH ACTS AND 3D MODELINGThursday, November 3, 1:00 pm
Taking inspiration from Austin’s “How To Do Things with Words” and the 3D modeling of Michelangelo’s David, Ozkaya will explore the ways in which language replaces the world and representation replaces the object.
MATEO TANNATTPITY CITY BALLETThursday, November 3, 6:00 pm
A live talk show about monumental public artwork – with added dance and greenscreen technology.
Free with reservation · Saatchi & Saatchi
MIKA ROTTENBERG AND JON KESSLERSEVENThursday, November 3, 6:00 pm
A chakra sauna channeling chromatic body fluids from New York to Cradle of Humankind in Africa.
Free. · Nicole Klagsbrun Project Space
JONATHAN BURROWS AND MATTEO FARGIONCHEAP LECTURE AND THE COW PIECEThursday, November 3, 7:00 pm
A witty two-parter featuring former Royal Ballet soloist, and referencing John Cage and cows.