Issue 5 | Winter-Spring 2017 – Danspace Project

Artists' Notes

Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener and collaborators. Photo: Caterina Verde.

Desire Lines

  A project by Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener Danspace Project was invited by artist and MacArthur Foundation Fellowship recipient, Josiah McElheny, to participate in Madison Square Park Conservancy’s thirty-fourth exhibition, Prismatic Park. Danspace Executive Director & Chief Curator, Judy Hussie-Taylor, invited four… Read more

Uncategorized

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

Remembering Trisha Brown (1936-2017)

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

Artists' Notes

Sketch by Lauren Bakst.

Lauren Bakst: To Huddle

  In December 2016, Danspace Project and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)’s Department of Media and Performance Art collaborated on an unprecedented Research Residency with artist Simone Forti, on the occasion of MoMA’s acquisition of Forti’s Dance Constructions (1961). During the… Read more

Platform 2016

Ishmael Houston Jones, co-curator of Platform 2016: Lost and Found at Danspace Project. Photo: Ian Douglas.

Lost and Found: Bay Area Edition

  Danspace Project’s Lost & Found Platform continues!  Through our partnership with SFMOMA’s Open Space (organized by Claudia La Rocco), San Francisco’s CounterPulse will host a West Coast discussion and screening event on Saturday, February 4th from 2-6pm.  “We are… Read more