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9 Experiments for this Second”

9 Experiments for this Second”

9 Experiments for this Moment”

Over the course of 9 weeks from February by Might, Laborious Return: 9 Experiments for this Second will rework the Neuberger Museum of Artwork right into a web site of collaboration, investigation, and efficiency artwork. Situated on the coronary heart of the Buy Faculty, SUNY campus, in Westchester County, New York, this exhibition is co-curated by acclaimed efficiency artist Kate Gilmore and efficiency artwork scholar Jonah Westerman, each of whom are on the Buy Faculty school.

9 artists have been commissioned to create various, participatory, durational week-long tasks that experiment with a way of being alive on this second whereas probing the affect of historical past on the current, proposing alternative ways of shaping and understanding neighborhood.

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Efficiency Schedule

Brendan Fernandes (February 1–5)
Working with vogue skilled and Pose solid member Jason Rodriguez and an ensemble of pupil dancers, Fernandes’s dance piece is a response to African artwork within the Neuberger assortment, contemplating the transmission of cultural kinds and knowledges throughout time and house and from physique to physique.

Alix Pearlstein, “Stock” for Laborious Return: 9 Experiments for this Second (2023)

Alix Pearlstein ’88 (February 15–19)
“Stock” blurs the strains between then and now, self and different, stay and recorded by utilizing improvisational workouts to look at a private archive of objects from earlier artworks — props, buildings, gestures — with a gaggle of pupil actors.

Daniel Bozhkov (February 22–26)
By an intensive involvement with soil science and cucumbers, Bozhkov investigates the viability of life on Earth and different planets. He works with the composer Erin Gee, school, and college students to develop and carry out an opera in 5 acts that considers a number of futures and pushes the science-fictional limits of the current.

Nao Bustamante (March 8–12)
Bustamante and a gaggle of pupil actors current a sequence of theatrical set items organized across the historical past of optics and instruments utilized in gynecology and the way these have interacted with, and knowledgeable conceptions of, femininity and womanliness.

Amber Hawk Swanson, poster for The Concord Present (2021–current) for Laborious Return: 9 Experiments for this Second, that includes (from left to proper) Davecat, Sidore Kuroneko, and Amber Hawk Swanson

Amber Hawk Swanson (March 29–April 2)
Hawk Swanson will movie episodes of The Concord Present, a multi-faceted speak present she developed along with her collaborators, Davecat, and his associate, Sidore Kuroneko, a life-size silicone doll. The Concord Present delves into problems with personhood, need, race, queerness, dis/potential, and neighborhood in two modalities.

Emily Coates (April 5–9)
In an exploration of the historical past of cosmic dances and their makes an attempt to reckon the heavens in human scale by motion, Coates interweaves a multi-channel video set up with a dance piece that includes authentic choreography, music, and cameos by Buy Faculty science school.

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Autumn Knight (April 12–16)
That includes performers from the school neighborhood, the sculptural set up and dialogue-based efficiency work “Complain/Disappoint” explores affective labor, vulnerability, and the expectations positioned on staff who we ask to shoulder others’ burdens whereas ignoring that they’ve their very own.

Patty Chang with Astrida and Aleksija Neimanis (April 26–30)
Performers and viewers members work together in a participatory, immersive surroundings that investigates the seams between imaginative and prescient, contact, and sound in addition to the borders between particular person and collective expertise.

Jesus Benavente (Might 3–7)
Benavente’s sequence of installations and interventions discover the methods our environment form our sense of self and the permissible, providing glimpses of how individuals can push again on these limitations and increase our sense of the attainable.


Admission to the Neuberger Museum of Artwork is free.

For extra info, go to buy.edu.

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