Photo: Kahane

Photo: Kahane

Two Evenings with Carolee Schneemann

Films and Performances

September 21-22, 2012
Friday-Saturday at 8:00PM
$18 ($12 Danspace members)

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Over two nights, pioneering artist Carolee Schneemann will present newly edited archival films of her groundbreaking works Meat Joy (1964), Water Light/Water Needle (originally performed at St. Mark's Church in 1966), and Snows (1967), interspersed with live performance work. Lateral Splay, a work for twelve to fifteen runners originally performed at the 13th Concert of Dance at Judson Church in 1963 will be performed with other works to be announced. Schneemann will be on hand to introduce each film and performance.

Carolee Schneemann's painting, photography, performance art, installation, film, and video have been the subject of solo shows and retrospectives at The New Museum (New York City), Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), and The Whitney Museum of American Art (New York City). Her work can be found worldwide in the collections of The Museum of Modern art (New York City), The Hamburger Banhof Museum (Berlin), and The Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary art (Los Angeles), among many others.

500 Words: Carolee Schneemann, Artforum
Carolee Schneemann in Conversation with Marissa Perel, Critical Correspondence
Carolee Schneemann interview, Time Out New York