October 17: Greater New York performances by Aki Sasamoto with Saul Melman, Mariah Robertson, and Ryan McNamara. Open Studios with robbinschilds

Sunday, October 17, 2010
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Aki Sasamoto,
Skewed Lies/ Central Governor

Sasamoto will peform Skewed Lies/ Central Governor in collaboration with artist Saul Melman in the basement-level Boiler Room.

, Instruction Construction

Instruction Construction, robbinschilds workshops a series of sound recordings leading viewers through detailed movement-based scores responding to the dimensions and characteristics of their open studio room located on the 3rd floor of PS1. Suggesting that our bodies are informed by our surroundings, robbinschilds explores the range of possibilities of movement impulses drawn from spatial relationship. Interested viewers can download mp3 file (available on RC website after10/13:
loaded with the artists' directives.  These directives will guide participants to react, using their bodies, to different touch points within the room. Individual interpretations are welcomed and spontaneous choreographies will result. robbinschilds'  site-reactive  work in process, includes the spectators themselves, positing a visit to the museum as a series of impromptu exchanges in which roles and definitions of participant and viewer are in flux. The workshop will take place in Room N307 on the 3rd Floor.

Mariah Robertson,

Robertson will give a lecture in commemoration of Greater New York in the 1st Floor Painting Gallery featuring surprise guests.

Ryan McNamara,
The Finale    

McNamara will give a final dance performance starting in the 1st Floor Lobby and continuing throughout the Museum as part of his ongoing Teach Ryan How to Dance series at MoMA PS1.



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