Archive – Danspace Project

Miguel Gutierrez: Ishmael Houston-Jones Changed My Life!

Ishamel Houston-Jones at Danspace Project's 2017 Gala. Photo: Ian Douglas.

Miguel Gutierrez wrote the following letter for Gala honoree Ishmael Houston-Jones on the occasion of Danspace’s 2017 Gala: Rebel Angels, which honored Douglas Crimp, Ishmael Houston-Jones, and Lucy Sexton on April 25th. Hi Ish hello everyone at the Gala. I’m writing… Read more

Danspace Project’s 2017 Benefit Auction


Featuring works & experiences by Nicole Eisenman | Robert Flynt | Mimi Gross Sharon Hayes | Judd Foundation | John Kelly | Zoe Leonard Dona Ann McAdams | Josiah McElheny | Ryan McNamara & Jen Rosenblit Jim R. Moore | New Museum | Philip Trager… Read more

Remembering Trisha Brown (1936-2017)

Trisha Brown (1980-81). Courtesy of Charles Gaines.

Dear dear Judy, Every fleeting, unexpected, luminous movement brings Trisha to my heart and mind…. the birds at the feeder, the wind slamming the door, dust particles shining on the window. But most of all, some absurd conviction that our… Read more

Constellations and Influences: Benjamin Kimitch

Performer Julie McMillan. Photo: Jessy Price

What web of connections do generations of artists trace? Who are their influences? Since 2012 we have explored artistic constellations and lineages by asking each artist to share a significant artistic influence. Benjamin Kimitch responds to our prompt, My most significant… Read more

Our Own AIDS Time: Keith Hennessy and Ishmael Houston-Jones in Conversation

Ishmael Houston-Jones. Photo: Pamela Moore

    Originally commissioned by SFMOMA’s art and culture platform Open Space for Lost and Found: Bay Area Edition, curated by Open Space editor in chief Claudia La Rocco and inspired by Danspace Project’s Platform 2016: Lost & Found.   Ishmael… Read more