FUTURE OCEANS

APAP | NYC 2019

New Orleans, New York and UK Artist Performances at the JCC Manhattan January 5 - 7

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5 

 

8:30pm Full-length work, Running Time: 70’

 

Creep Cuts by Evan Spigelman (New Orleans/New York) and Dylan Hunter (New Orleans) follows agitprop surrealists and anti-fascist clowns Mz. Asa Metric and Mqr En Between as they accidentally present an evening of genre-queer cabaret. Careening between dada drag, social media diatribes and malfunctioning sketch comedy, Creep Cuts pairs original electronic music with glitchy dreamscapes. Spigelman tours as a “Dandy Minion” with Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History of Popular Music.

 

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6 

 

10:00am / Installation in the JCC Lobby running for 6 hours

 

Christopher Matthews (London)

— Christopher Matthews will present Lads, an installation dance work for galleries and social media deconstructing masculinity.

 

10:00am / Southern Cross Currents:  90’ showcase featuring four artists

 

Jarrell Hamilton (New Orleans)

— A conceptualist choreographer and performer working in both New Orleans and New York, Jarrell Hamilton will show excerpts from the installation Watermelon Dreams and the performance work Episodes.

 

Aurora Nealand (New Orleans) 

— Nealand will preview solo excerpts from, "The Mathematics of Emotion: The Monocle in Concert" which will premier at the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center March 29-31, 2019.

Kelly Bond (New Orleans)

— Said said louder (working title) is a solo performance that reveals [her]stories present in the body as a way of offering connection to an authentic self.  

 

Marcus Hayes (Tennessee)

—  Yield/Starved explores issues of religion and body image as it applies to a gay, black man living in the southern United States. Hayes is a faculty member at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN,

 

Donna Costello (New York) and Jenny Sargent (New Orleans)

— A dance/theater work that explores an unmoored mid-life feminine identity, Jitterbug & the Aftermath is a collaboration between Costello and Sargent.

 

 

12noon / Hour-long showcase featuring two U.K. artists

 

Janine Harrington (London)

— Janine Harrington will show video and speak about the choreographic and poetic processes involved in her current touring work, the kaleidoscopic sculptural dance Screensaver Series.

 

Matthias Sperling (London)

— With both playfulness and seriousness, the solo No-How Generator embarks from the question: If knowledge-generation is a fundamentally embodied process, can we see and experience it happening in a dance performance?

 

 

 

2:30pm / New Orleans Based Showcase: 90’ showcase featuring four New Orleans Artists

 

Shannon Stewart/Screaming Traps

— Relatives (excerpt), a mediation on movement and light through symmetry, aggressive repetition, feminine iconography, and duration dusted with good humor.

 

Goat in the Road

— excerpts from Foreign to Myself, a deeply researched work examining PTSD among U.S. military returning from Afghanistan.

 

Meryl Murman/FLOCK

mis Place is a short duet exploring displacement, embodied memory, presence and connection through time and space performed by dancer Doron Perk (NYC) and percussionist Roy Ben Yosef (Israel) via live feed.

 

Helen Gillet 

— Classically trained cellist, Belgian-born Helen Gillet blends acoustic cello, looped electronics, vocals, a vintage E.V.I. trumpet (Steiner), and anything else she can reach.

 







 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6 (continued)

 

5:00pm Pavel Zuštiak and Palissimo Company

(Full-length work, Running Time 85’)

 

Tickets $15 online $20 at the door (cash only), presenters RSVP to jason@palissimo.org
 

Custodians of Beauty by Slovak-American choreographer Pavel Zuštiak and Palissimo Company (NYC), is a richly multisensory work that questions our preconceptions of what we consider beautiful and why. Incorporating dance, music, and scenography, the work explores the human body as a sculpture, an emotional trigger, and a political symbol through formal abstraction and restrained, minimalist movement. Custodians of Beauty was co-commissioned by the Walker Art Center, New York Live Arts, Lumberyard, and Legion Arts and continues to tour internationally since its creation in 2015.

 

Please note that Pavel Zustiak and Palissimo Performances are ticketed events and require separate RSVP. 

 

7:30pm Donna Costello (New York) and Jenny Sargent (New Orleans). A dance/theater work that explores an unmoored mid-life feminine identity, Jitterbug & the Aftermath is a collaboration between Costello and Sargent. This will be an excerpt and opener for Creep Cuts at 8pm.

 

 

8:00pm (Full-length work, Running Time: 70’)

 

Creep Cuts by Evan Spigelman (New Orleans/New York) and Dylan Hunter (New Orleans) follows agitprop surrealists and anti-fascist clowns Mz. Asa Metric and Mqr En Between as they accidentally present an evening of genre-queer cabaret. Careening between dada drag, social media diatribes and malfunctioning sketch comedy, Creep Cuts pairs original electronic music with glitchy dreamscapes. Spigelman performed as a “Dandy Minion” with Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History.

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 7 

 

4pm / Hour-long showcase featuring two U.K. artists

 

Janine Harrington (London)

— Janine Harrington will show video and speak about her current touring work Screensaver Series.

 

Matthias Sperling (London)

— Choreographer and scholar Matthias Sperling will present a solo work in progress, No-How Generator.

 

 

6:00pm Pavel Zuštiak and Palissimo Company

(Full-length work, Running Time 85’)

 

Tickets $15 online $20 at the door (cash only), presenters RSVP to jason@palissimo.org

 

Custodians of Beauty by Slovak-American choreographer Pavel Zuštiak and Palissimo Company (NYC), is a richly multisensory work that questions our preconceptions of what we consider beautiful and why. Incorporating dance, music, and scenography, the work explores the human body as a sculpture, an emotional trigger, and a political symbol through formal abstraction and restrained, minimalist movement. Custodians of Beauty was co-commissioned by the Walker Art Center, New York Live Arts, Lumberyard, and Legion Arts and continues to tour internationally since its creation in 2015

 

Please note that Pavel Zustiak and Palissimo Performances are ticketed events and require separate RSVP. 

 

8:30pm New Orleans Based Showcase / 90’ showcase featuring four New Orleans Artists

 

Jarrell Hamilton (New Orleans)

— A conceptualist choreographer and performer working in both New Orleans and New York, Jarrell Hamilton will show excerpts from the installation Watermelon Dreams and the performance work Episodes.

 

Kelly Bond (New Orleans)

  — Said said louder (working title) is a solo performance that reveals [her]stories present in the body as a way of offering connection to an authentic self.  

Aurora Nealand (New Orleans) 

— Nealand will preview solo excerpts from, "The Mathematics of Emotion: The Monocle in Concert" which will premier at the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center March 29-31, 2019.

 

Shannon Stewart/Screaming Traps

— Relatives (excerpt), a mediation on movement and light through symmetry, aggressive repetition, feminine iconography, and duration dusted with good humor.

 

Helen Gillet 

— Classically trained cellist, Belgian-born Helen Gillet blends acoustic cello, looped electronics, vocals, a vintage E.V.I. trumpet (Steiner), and anything else she can reach.

 

 

 

 

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