Ongoing Projects

  • Lior Shvil, PROTOCOLS
    Lior Shvil
    PROTOCOLS

    Lior Shvil presnts a large-scale installation inspired by military counter-insurgency training courses, activated by a series of improvisational theater workshops and live performances based on combat procedures.

    FREE


  • Doveman and Tom Kalin , My Silent One (In The Sweetness of Time)
    Doveman and Tom Kalin
    My Silent One (In The Sweetness of Time)

    Tom Kalin and Doveman (Thomas Bartlett) premiere a collaborative live exhibition environment, where Kalin responds in film projections to a full-length LP by Doveman.

    FREE


  • Eleonora Fabião, Residency: Things That Must Be Done Series
    Eleonora Fabião
    Residency: Things That Must Be Done Series

    Eleonora Fabião's experimental collective performance on Wall Street meditates on verticality, possibility, instability, and vulnerability, openly displaying the tensions between profit and gratuity, efficiency/ efficacy/ effectiveness and experimentation, and capital orientation and political imagination.

    FREE


  • Ryan Gander, Earnest Hawker
    Ryan Gander
    Earnest Hawker

    Ryan Gander imagines his future self: a conflicted avatar who briefly appears in and around the biennial selling his wares to an unsuspecting public.


  • Ray Johnson, Please Add To and Return To: Mail Art Homage to Ray Johnson
    Ray Johnson
    Please Add To and Return To: Mail Art Homage to Ray Johnson

    An exhibition of submissions to the project Please Add To and Return To, a mail art activation.

    FREE


  • Brian Fuata, All Titles, No Centre Crux: the email performances in PERFORMA 2015
    Brian Fuata
    All Titles, No Centre Crux: the email performances in PERFORMA 2015

    Expanding on his live performances for Performa 15, Brian Fuata launches a series of ‘email performances’ that approach electronic correspondence as a theatrical stage.

    FREE

    By booking a ticket your email address will be provided to Brian Fuata who will contact you twice a week over the period of November 1-30, 2015.


  • Jesper Just, Servitudes
    Jesper Just
    Servitudes

    Jesper Just’s film probes society’s obsession with youth and beauty, exploring the tension between identity, femininity, and commodity in the contemporary age.

    FREE


  • Jonathas de Andrade, Residency: A Study of Race and Class – Bahia >< New York
    Jonathas de Andrade
    Residency: A Study of Race and Class – Bahia >< New York

    Jonathas de Andrade’s work reimagines UNESCO’s 1952 report “Race and Class in Rural Brazil” within New York City, creating an ethnographic experiment where the audience participates as viewers and subjects.

    FREE


  • Heather Phillipson, FINAL DAYS
    Heather Phillipson
    FINAL DAYS

    Heather Phillipson deconstructs the modern department store in a video installation that pits the retail landscape against the new frontiers of online shopping. 

    FREE


  • Ulla von Brandenburg, Sink Down Mountain, Rise Up Valley
    Ulla von Brandenburg
    Sink Down Mountain, Rise Up Valley

    Ulla von Brandenburg’s ongoing exploration of the rituals of the Saint-Simonians, a 19th century cult often cited as the origin of early French socialism, culminates here in an atmospheric B&W video-installation.

    FREE


  • Chimurenga, Residency: Library
    Chimurenga
    Residency: Library

    South African collective Chimurenga presents a multi-tiered programming platform in the Performa 15 Hub, hosting a library-of-people through a broad spectrum of collaborators to create improvised bodies of knowledge.

    FREE


  • WrongSolo, Residency: Cardinals
    WrongSolo
    Residency: Cardinals

    Australian artist collective Wrong Solo (Agatha Gothe-Snape, Brian Fuata, and Shane Haseman) presents a self-reflexive three-part performance that speculates on the contemporary art world, developed in residence at the Performa Hub. 

    FREE