With Lynn Gumpert, Director, Grey Art Gallery and Midori Yoshimoto, Gallery Director, New Jersey City University
Pato Hebert and students in Art & Public Policy (TSOA), NYU, will engage in dialogue with visitors and present a performance.
Peter Moore’s film Stockhausen’s Originale: Doubletakes documents the 1964 U.S. premiere production of Originale, a happening by German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen. It was filmed during two performances at Judson Hall in New York, produced by Norman Seaman and Charlotte Moorman. These took place as part of the 2nd Annual New York Avant Garde Festival. The […]
Thomas Drysdale, associate professor of Photography & Imaging (TSOA), NYU, will focus on Charlotte Moorman’s Avant Garde Festivals and share his memories of participating in them.
Breaking the Frame (Marielle Nitoslawska, 2012, 100 min.) This documentary profiles Carolee Schneemann, a pioneer of performance, body art, and avant-garde cinema, as well as a participant in Moorman’s festivals. Schneeman’s own collaged and diaristic approach to cinema is mirrored in Nitoslawska’s intimate portrait of her. With an introduction and Q & A by B. Ruby […]
Moderated by Julia Robinson, associate professor of Art History, NYU, with speakers Claire Bishop, professor of Contemporary Art, The Graduate Center, CUNY; Sabine Breitwieser, director, Museum der Moderne Salzburg; Branden W. Joseph, Frank Gallipoli Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, Columbia University; and Midori Yoshimoto, professor of Art History and gallery director, New Jersey City […]
The program includes “A New Look at Music,” a talk by Joel Chadabe, composer and professor of Music Technology (Steinhardt), NYU, and a series of performances: John Cage, Williams Mix, presented by Joel Chadabe; Earle Brown, Synergy, performed by Madeleine Shapiro, cello, and Catherine Hancock, voice; and Earle Brown, December 1952, performed by Madeleine Shapiro, […]
In this roundtable conversation, artists Karen Finley and Narcissister will join Barbara Browning, associate professor of Performance Studies, NYU, to discuss continuing debates around self-exposure in women’s art. What power—and what risk—does one assume in baring oneself in artistic practice, or in inviting others to do so? How much has changed in the half century between […]
Ethan Philbrick, PhD candidate in Performance Studies (TSOA), NYU will perform a series of musical pieces. Based on loosely notated scores, his performances will spark unexpected encounters and crossings between bodies, voices, and instruments.
Panel discussion moderated by Hannah B Higgins, professor of Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago, with speakers Saisha Grayson, PhD candidate, The Graduate Center, CUNY; Sophie Landres, PhD candidate, Stony Brook University; and Joan Rothfuss, author of Topless Cellist: The Improbable Life of Charlotte Moorman (MIT Press, 2014). These scholars—all specialists in Charlotte Moorman’s […]
Program 1 features short films by Jud Yalkut—a pivotal force in the avant-garde scene in the 1960s and ’70s, intermedia artist, and video pioneer—featuring John Cage, Yayoi Kusama, Timothy Leary, Carolee Schneemann, and others. Program 2 documents Moorman’s festivals of 1966 and 1969, with artists such as Joseph Beuys, Allan Kaprow, Alison Knowles, and Shigeko […]
In this slide lecture, Barbara Moore — independent scholar, a close associate of Moorman’s, and director of the Peter Moore archive — mines the archive for never-before-seen and rarely-seen photographs chronicling the avant-garde festivals Moorman organized between 1963 and 1980. Co-sponsored by NYU’s Departments of Art History (CAS) and Photography & Imaging (TSOA), and Grey […]
Panel discussion and performance moderated by Joan La Barbara, composer, performer, sound artist, and faculty member, NYU Music Composition (Steinhardt), with speakers David Behrman, composer; Ed Friedman, poet, writer, former director of the Poetry Project, St. Mark’s; Alison Knowles, interdisciplinary artist and founding member of Fluxus; and Carolee Schneemann, multidisciplinary artist. Speakers will discuss experimental music and […]
Experimental Music and Interdisciplinary Arts: Explorations on the Edge Wednesday, September 14, 7:30 pm Black Box Theater, Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East (enter at 28 Washington Place) Panel discussion moderated by Joan La Barbara, composer, performer, and faculty member, Music Composition (Steinhardt), NYU, with David Behrman, composer; and Alison Knowles and Carolee […]
Lisa Corrin and Corinne Granof, Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, co-curators of A Feast of Astonishments.
Related Exhibition The House of Dust by Alison Knowles et al.: Tomorrow life will be housed in poetry On view September 8–October 29, 2016 James Gallery, The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue at 35th Street, First Floor Opening reception: Wednesday, September 7, 6–8 pm Information: centerforthehumanities.org/james-gallery
Related Exhibition Don’t Throw Anything Out: Charlotte Moorman’s Archive September 8–December 10, 2016 The Fales Library, Tracey/Barry Gallery Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, Third Floor Charlotte Moorman (1933–1991) was a groundbreaking, rule-bending artist, musician, and advocate for the experimental art of her time. Trained as a classical cellist, she both performed […]