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  • Eleonora Fabião, Things That Must Be Done Series – Action #7: Book Circle
    Eleonora Fabião
    Things That Must Be Done Series – Action #7: Book Circle

    The week of encounters culminates in a roundtable conversation with the artist, featuring presentations by some of the book’s—Actions—contributing authors and performance scholars: Barbara Browning, Pablo Assumpção B. Costa, Adrian Heathfield, André Lepecki, and Felipe Ribeiro.

    FREE


  • Stuart Ringholt, Anger Workshops
    Stuart Ringholt
    Anger Workshops

    As part of Richard Bell’s Embassy for Performa 15, Stuart Ringholt presents Anger Workshops, a work in the form of a group-therapy session where participants are invited to express their anger with, then their love for, each other.

    FREE


  • Richard Bell, Embassy
    Richard Bell
    Embassy

    Richard Bell restages and pays homage to the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, the world’s longest running ongoing protest that was assembled by activists on the lawn of Australia’s Parliament House in 1972, where it remains to this day.

    FREE


  • Lafayette Anticipation Session, Simon Fujiwara and Christodoulos Panayiotou
    Lafayette Anticipation Session
    Simon Fujiwara and Christodoulos Panayiotou

    Paris-based foundation Lafayette Anticipation sets up headquarters at the Performa Hub to present recent projects and collaborations, including Simon Fujiwara’s film New Pompidou and Christodoulos Panayiotou’s lecture-performance Dying on Stage

    FREE


  • Stuart Ringholt, Anger Workshops
    Stuart Ringholt
    Anger Workshops

    As part of Richard Bell’s Embassy for Performa 15, Stuart Ringholt presents Anger Workshops, a work in the form of a group-therapy session where participants are invited to express their anger with, then their love for, each other.

    FREE


  • Robin Rhode, Arnold Schönberg's Erwartung - A Performance by Robin Rhode
    Robin Rhode
    Arnold Schönberg's Erwartung - A Performance by Robin Rhode

    Robin Rhode performs Austrian composer Arnold Schönberg's atonal opera Erwartung (Expectation), transforming it to reflect the experiences of women who have been separated interminably from their husbands by the migrant labor system, political exile, activism and/or imprisonment.

    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)

    Opening night of Tom Kalin's and Doveman's (Thomas Bartlett) exhibition, featuring a collaborative live event where Kalin responds in film projections to a full-length LP by Doveman.

    FREE


  • Nina Beier, Anti-ageing
    Nina Beier
    Anti-ageing

    A collection of Nina Beier’s performance sculptures, which trouble the line between life and its image, and draw attention to the fragility of living under the relentless regime of time.

    FREE


  • Jérôme Bel, Ballet (New York)
    Jérôme Bel
    Ballet (New York)

    Jérôme Bel takes a group of trained and untrained performers from New York on a bold adventure across the city to consider how each environment—dance studio, white cube, and theater—frames the ways we look at and "feel" dance. 

    $25, $15


  • Wyatt Kahn, Work
    Wyatt Kahn
    Work

    Wyatt Kahn takes on the role of puppet master, presenting a tongue-in-cheek performance in which his paintings come to life as hand puppets which discuss and critique themselves and their maker, eventually rising up against him. 

    $30, $25


  • Volmir Cordeiro, Inês
    Volmir Cordeiro
    Inês

    In this spirited solo, Volmir Cordeiro explores the insatiable desire for fame and the dynamic give-and-take between celebrity and fan, through his assumed identity of Inês. 

    $20, $15


Ongoing Projects

  • 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