Sunday, April 29, 2012
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Celebrating Kraftwerk: DJ Harvey
MoMA PS1 Performance Dome
Celebrating Kraftwerk's extensive influence on electronic music, MoMA PS1 invites distinguished DJs and producers to play tribute sets in the installation Kraftwerk - Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8. On four consecutive weekends, musicians explore different facets of the group's pioneering sound that helped shape musical styles as diverse as Electro-Funk, Disco, New Wave, Techno, and Hip-Hop.
DJ Harvey earned an international following for his idiosyncratic, ever-increasing, and extremely danceable sets. Mixing musical styles as eclectic as Disco, House, Funk and Soul, Harvey takes his listeners on a historical journey through Kraftwerk's manifold influences.
TICKETS ($10 in advance, $15 at the door)
Tickets can be purchased HERE until 12 PM, day of the event.
ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 presents Antoni Muntadas
Join ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 for the launch of three new books by and about Spanish multidisciplinary artist Antoni Muntadas, including a discussion and book signing with the artist. Muntadas’s work has been exhibited widely at venues including MoMA, the Berkeley Art Museum in California, and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, as well as Documenta (1977, 1997), the Whitney Biennial of American Art (1991), and the 51st Venice Biennial. He is a current faculty member of the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology.
ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 presents
Electrical Banana: Masters of Psychedelic Art
Join ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 for the launch of Electrical Banana: Masters of Psychedelic Art, published by Damiani. Legendary artist/illustrator Gary Panter presents a light show with music, to be followed by a talk and book signing with co-authors Norman Hathaway, creative director and expert on psychedelic art and music history, and Dan Nadel, publisher of PictureBox books. Electrical Banana is the first definitive examination of the international language of psychedelia, focusing on the most important practitioners in their respective fields. Compiling hundreds of never-before-seen images and exclusive interviews and essays, the book revises and expands the common perception of psychedelic art, revealing it to be more innovative, compelling, and revolutionary than previously acknowledged.
ABOUT SUNDAY SESSIONS
Every Sunday between February 5 and May 13, 2012, the MoMA PS1 Performance Dome will house Sunday Sessions, featuring an amalgam of artistic programming—from light, sound, and music installations to lectures by world-renowned scholars and special performances. Various other galleries and rooms inside of the former schoolhouse will also be activated during these weekly sessions.
Sunday Sessions is supported in part by The Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art.