Ralph Lemon – Danspace Project

Ralph Lemon

More Weirdness, More Joy: Performance Curation and Pedagogy at Danspace Project and the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (excerpt)

Ralph Lemon performing as part of An All Day Event. The End., a 12-hour performance conceived by Lemon and held at the closing of PLATFORM 2012: Parallels. Photo: Ian Douglas

The following excerpt is from a chapter by Judy Hussie-Taylor, Danspace Project Executive Director and Chief Curator, to be included in a forthcoming anthology Curating Live Arts: Global Perspectives, Envisioning Theory and Practice in Performance (working title) edited by Dena Davida, Jane Gabriels, Véronique… Read more

Ralph Lemon, “Cecil Taylor,” 2015

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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!

In The Awkward Age

“I overheard Wanda on a sunny day in Washington Square Park in 1980.  A pretty brown teenage girl wearing a sweater.  Sitting on a bench recounting a story to another young girl, similarly dressed.  I was seated next to them… Read more

Judson Now Writer-in-Residence Danielle Goldman on Conversations Without Walls: Reflections on Some sweet day

On November 10, Danspace Project presented a four-hour Conversations Without Walls: Reflections on Some sweet day, a dance series at MoMA curated by Ralph Lemon with MoMA/PS1 curator Jenny Schlenzka. The following response essay is by Danielle Goldman, dancer, author and currently… Read more