11.05.2005

PERFORMA November Events Calendar

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Date/Time: 05/11/2005 12:00 am


Downtown Arts Projects Recommends:
PERFORMA 05
THE FIRST BIENNIAL OF VISUAL ART PERFORMANCE
November 3 ­ 21, 2005, New York City
PERFORMA05, the first biennial of visual art performance, presents a
multidisciplinary program of live performances, film screenings, lectures
and exhibitions, from November 3 through November 21, 2005, at more than
twenty venues throughout New York City. PERFORMA 05 is produced by the
non-profit organization PERFORMA, founded in 2004 by art historian and
curator RoseLee Goldberg, for the research, development and presentation of
performance by visual artists from around the world.
For further information about PERFORMA and complete listings for the
PERFORMA05 Biennial, see www.performa-arts.org.
THIS WEEK AT PERFORMA05
THURSDAY 3
WORLD PREMIER & OPENING NIGHT CELEBRATION
JESPER JUST¹S TRUE LOVE IS YET TO COME is the Danish artist¹s world premier
of his first live performance. A PERFORMA Commission produced in
association with VISION3. Advance tickets www.performa-arts.org.
PERFORMANCE AND BENEFIT DINNER
7 & 10 PM (Two shows) $VIP
Stephan Weiss Studio at 711 Greenwich Street
A benefit for PERFORMA with VIP dinner hosted by Donna Karan and co-hosted
by Stephanie French, Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Isaac Julien and Cindy
Sherman. For benefit tickets, call Livet Reichard Company at 212 966 4710.
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FRIDAY 4
JESPER JUST, TRUE LOVE IS YET TO COME
Stephan Weiss Studio at 711 Greenwich Street
8pm (doors open 7.30pm) $15 / $10 students and seniors.
Advance tickets www.performa-arts.org
FREE103POINT9 ON THE AIR
White Box, 11am ­ 7.30 pm
Free103point9¹s On the Air is a four-day series of radio transmission
performances featuring the works of thirteen artists. Part of White Box¹s
sound installation and experimental music exhibition White Noise through
November 19.
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SATURDAY 5
24-HOUR INCIDENTAL
Swiss Institute ­ Contemporary Art, 495 Broadway, 3rd Floor
continued from 12 noon Saturday ­ 12 noon on Sunday. Free.
24-Hour Incidental intersects two days with a series of conceptually
inspired simultaneous live works, with artists John Armleder, Peter Coffin,
Jason Dodge, Annika Eriksson, Piero Golia, Koo Jeong-A, Carsten Höller,
Karl Holmqvist, and Christoph Keller, and will feature Yoko Ono¹s Yes
Painting. (1966).
MICHELLE HANDELMAN, THE LAUGHING LOUNGE
Jack the Pelican Presents, 487 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn
9pm ­ 12am. Free
A performance about societal obsession with eternal happiness.
FREE103POINT9 ON THE AIR
White Box, 11am ­ 9 pm Closing reception 7-9. Free
Free103point9¹s On the Air is a four-day series of radio transmission
performances featuring the works of thirteen artists. Part of White Box¹s
sound installation and experimental music exhibition White Noise through
November 19.
JESPER JUST, TRUE LOVE IS YET TO COME
Stephan Weiss Studio at 711 Greenwich Street
8pm (doors open 7.30pm) and 10pm (doors open 9.30pm), $15 / $10 students
and seniors. Advance tickets www.performa-arts.org
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SUNDAY 6
TAMY BEN-TOR, RAT AND THE LIBERAL
Salon 94, 12 East 94th Street
4pm & 6pm, Free. Advance reservations recommended, call 646-6729212.
Ben-Tor brings to life three characters with dubious values.
TRANSMISSIONS: MUSIC FOR STOCKING TOP AND STARE CASE (1974) &
COUMDENSATION MUCUS (1975)
Participant Inc., 95 Rivington Street
8pm, $5. Advance tickets call 212-254-4334 for advance tickets.
A rare chance to see punk performer Genesis P-Orridge¹s ŒCOUM
Transmissions¹ films from the 70¹s.
PERFORMA RADIO
at WFMU 91.1FM
9pm.
Contemporary artists present works specifically designed for radio
broadcast, with Tom Johnson, Mungo Thomson and Ceal Floyer.
JESPER JUST, TRUE LOVE IS YET TO COME
Stephan Weiss Studio at 711 Greenwich Street
6pm (doors open 5.30pm) and 8pm (doors open 7.30pm) $15 / $10 students and
seniors. Advance tickets available www.performa-arts.org
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TUESDAY 8
JESPER JUST, TRUE LOVE IS YET TO COME
Stephan Weiss Studio at 711 Greenwich Street
8pm (doors open 7.30pm) and 10pm (doors open 9.30pm) $15 / $10 students
and seniors. Advance tickets www.performa-arts.org
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WEDNESDAY 9
MICHELLE HANDELMAN
THE LAUGHING LOUNGE
Jack the Pelican Presents, 487 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn, 7 ­ 9pm, Free
A performance about societal obsession with eternal happiness.
SHARON HAYES
IN THE NEAR FUTURE
Art in General, 79 Walker Street
6 ­ 8pm, Free
Hayes¹ special presentation of a work-inprogress, in which she will stage
hypothetical and imaginary protests in New York City.
SONIC BOOM
Deitch Projects, 76 Grand Street
8pm, Free
Performance during Jim Drain & Ara Peterson¹s exhibition HYPNOGOOGIA
DEAD JACK THEATER
177 Mott Street, 7.30pm (doors 6.30pm)
Each night through November 12. Suggested donation $5
A 5000 square foot raw loft is the setting for excerpts from Mary Jordan¹s
documentary film on legendary artist Jack Smith. With live musical
accompaniment by Tony Conrad and others.
MARINA ABRAMOVIC: SEVEN EASY PIECES:
BRUCE NAUMAN¹S, ŒBODY PRESSURE¹
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street
5pm ­ 12am, $10 / $5 members, students, seniors (7-day pass $40 / $25)
Advance tickets www.guggenheim.org.
Marina Abramovic performs her renditions of seminal durational works from
the 70¹s, and one new work, on seven consecutive nights, in the museum
rotunda.
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For Ticket Information:

http://05.performa-arts.org/ticketinfo

For Schedule information:

http://05.performa-arts.org/schedule

For more information about PERFORMA and PERFORMA05, please visit
www.performa-arts.org or call (212) 533-5720.
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PERFORMA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to the research,
development, and presentation of performance by visual artists from around
the world. PERFORMA will commission new performance projects in visual arts,
establish a dedicated performance biennial, and provide year-round
educational programming for this critical area of visual art and cultural
history.
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PERFORMA is supported by grants from the Henry Buhl Foundation, Peter Norton
Family Foundation, Roy and Niuta Titus Foundation, Art for Arts Sake, The
David & Elaine Potter Charitable Foundation and the Evelyn Sharp Foundation.
PERFORMA05 has received support from the British Council, Danish Arts
Council, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, The Royal Danish Consulate
General, the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York, Stephan Weiss
Studio, IASPIS, Experimental Television Center¹s Presentation Funds Program,
the New York State Council on the Arts and Highbrow Entertainment.

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