April – 2015 – Danspace Project

April 2015

Jeanine Durning: Food for Thought

April 30, 8pm: this is not the end: an evening with the 2013-2015 Movement Research Artists-in-Residence curated by Jeanine Durning. Feat: Ivy Baldwin, Whitney V. Hunter, Sam Kim, Joanna Kotze, Stanley Love, Juliette Mapp, Mina Nishimura, and Ni’Ja Whitson Adebanjo.… Read more

A Body in Fukushima (2014)

Gorgeous work by Eiko Otake and William Johnston from the project “A Body in Fukushima” – part of Eiko’s ongoing “A Body in Places” series. Danspace’s 40th Anniversary Gala honoring Eiko and Wendy Whelan is this coming Tuesday, May 5th!

Ralph Lemon, “Cecil Taylor,” 2015

Ralph Lemon’s drawing of poet Cecil Taylor from our PLATFORM 2015: Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets catalogue is one of the pieces in our 40th Anniversary Gala auction on Paddle8. Preview it at paddle8.com/auction/danspaceproject. Bidding starts Friday, May 1!

Dancing Physics

by Emmanuel Iduma I I’ve heard rumors that the sexton of St. Marks Church has worked there for a long time. I could verify this easily.* I have chosen, instead, to make estimates of his years of service by watching… Read more

Variétés de Minéralogie Object

Joseph Cornell’s “Variétés de Minéralogie Object” (1939). The inspiration for Laurie Berg’s The Mineralogy of Objects (tonight thru tomorrow, 8pm). The labels beneath the four figures are: verdatre; rougeatre; noiratre; Cleopatre.

Constellations and Influences: Laurie Berg

Images: Leon Reid IV George Balanchine’s “Apollo” Mary Beth Edelson – “Last Supper” and other collage work Pataphysics – “every point is a turning point” Wangechi Mutu  

Constellations and Influences: Katie Workum

My most significant artistic influence(s) is/are: chronologically: Nell Carter, Peter Schmitt, Leigh Garrett, Will Rawls, Terry Dean Bartlett, Stacy Dawson Stearns, David Neumann, Annie B-Parson, DD Dorvillier, Eleanor Smith, and Weena Pauly. Because each one of these people has floored… Read more