2 PM Sunday, February 21st 2021
OLD WAYS NEW TOOLS
LAUREN STEINBERG - WELCOME
JESS SMOOT - INTRODUCTION
Seth Sexton -Lamentations
An austere vision of love,loss, and desire. Sexton presents 4 short vignettes that are elegiac blueprints for lamentations
SETH’S WEBSITE; SETH’S INSTAGRAM
Leila Ghasempor - Everyone Has a Door I
Two performers are placed in the interior and exterior space while they are separated by a door. They will simultaneously try to open the door while pushing forcefully.
LEILA’S WEBSITE; LEILA’S INSTAGRAM
Maria Plotnikova - The discipline of being a weapon
Documentation of the three-hour piece exploring the recognition of the new unsafe nature of relations: from the naivety of acting like nothing changed, through the pain of facing reality, to the suffocation of learning one's own body as a threat to others. The piece explores the nature of isolation, physical proximity, and sensory deprivation.
MARIA’S WEBSITE; MARIA’S INSTAGRAM; MARIA’S VIMEO
Conversation with the artists, joined by Aram Atamian, Corey Smith, and Anthony Sims; Moderated by Lauren Steinberg
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS