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35 Results for Rehearsing | Practicing

Is it finished yet? Do we need to do that again? Work featured here is about onging practices of diverse kinds and forms. Some highlights that might help you to get into this theme could be the dance/conversation event with Miss Prissy, Pony Zion Garcon, Kia Labeija and Danielle Goldman and the Ueinzz Theatre Company’s No Ready Made Men which expresses an ongoing theatrical rehearsal as a way of caring for each other.

Freedom Is a Constant Struggle Poster Graphic
17 – 21 April 2013
Tramway

Episode 4: Freedom is a Constant Struggle

Do art forms like black radical poetry, free jazz and improvisation create a space for the performance of freedom? Did they ever? And can they still do so now?

A B&W portrait of four members of TEST, all smiling
6 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

TEST featuring Fred Moten

Daniel Carter Matt Heyner Sabir Mateen Tom Bruno Fred Moten

TEST is a collective creative improvising quartet based out of the NYC Underground (figuratively and literally). Their street-hardened, spatial Jazz is riotous and intense: is also makes us think about collective organization, and different ideas of responsibility and liberty.

A survey is a process of listening
A small room with a table with white paper on it and several green chairs
6 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

What is the Sound of Freedom?

Ultra-red

For day five of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will review the previous work undertaken together, and perhaps draw up a summary of reflections and pose some future questions.

A survey is a process of listening
Several tables covered in white paper have blue chairs around them.
5 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

What is the Sound of Freedom?

Fred Moten Ultra-red

For day four of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will take up protocols for listening to the sound of freedom composed and facilitated by Fred Moten.

A survey is a process of listening
Ultra-red & Nancy Nevarez seated around a large table with audience members
4 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

What is the Sound of Freedom?

Nancy Nevárez Ultra-red

For day three of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will take up protocols for listening to the sound of freedom composed and facilitated by Nancy Nevárez.

A survey is a process of listening
participants sit at a large table listening to the discussion
3 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

What is the Sound of Freedom?

Ultra-red Vogue’ology

For day two of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will take up protocols for listening to the sound of freedom composed and facilitated by the Vogue’ology collective.

A survey is a process of listening
Arika_ASIAPOL_Whitney2012_Ultra-red_GeorgeLewis_Photo_BMcIntyre-22
2 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

What is the Sound of Freedom?

Ultra-red George Lewis

For day one of Ultra-red’s project, the investigation will take up protocols for listening to the sound of freedom composed and facilitated by George E. Lewis.

A survey is a process of listening
B&W cutout props of a large mushroom, some Russian building and 3 men
25 March 2012
Tramway

The Russian Woods

Chto Delat

A spectacular musical show which discusses the representation of a nation state, its characters and history. A learning play on myth construction and its reproduction.

Episode 3: Copying without Copying
Two smashed mirrors with shards of glass here and there
25 February 2012
Tramway

Rehearsal after Reflect Soft Matte Discourse

Clara López Imri Sandström Malin Arnell

A performed reflection on Malin’s previous re-enacting of a super influential landmark of performance art from the French feminist and artist Gina Pane.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
A blackboard with chalk lined box shapes and orange post-it notes by a wall
14 November 2010
Tramway

Evacuation of The Great Learning

Mattin Ray Brassier

Three workshops lead up to an open invitation to improvise with the festival as concert. The last four hours of the Sunday 14 at Instal 10 were devoted to presentations devised during the three workshops. The material conditions (time, space, facilities…) were the instruments. From there anything could happen.

INSTAL 10
Fritz Welch and Neil Davidson playing a string quartet on drums and guitar
13 November 2010
Tramway

String Quartet

Neil Davidson

Three different performances variously featuring: Fritz Welch, loud drums, guitar, local collaborators, paper, memories, Roland Barthes, string quartets

INSTAL 10
Seijiro Muruyama concentrates during a performance with Diego Chamy
12 November 2010
Tramway

Why improvised music is so boring

Diego Chamy Jean-Luc Guionnet Seijiro Murayama

An improvisation that may or may not involve (typical) improvisation.

INSTAL 10