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Contents for November 9, 2015

1. Hector Canonge, LuLu LoLo, Rossella Matamoros, FF Alumns, in Itinerant Festival, NYC, Nov. 12-21

Performance Art Festival NYC
November 12 - 21, 2015
QMAD, Queens Media Arts Development, is pleased to inform and invite the general public to the upcoming Performance Art Festival, ITINERANT 2015. This year's program, organized and curated independently by interdisciplinary artist Hector Canonge, will take place November 12th to 21st in different boroughs featuring works by local, national and international artists coming from Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

ITINERANT 2015 will be hosted at the following venues: Queens Museum (Queens, November 14th and November 15th), Bronx Museum of the Arts (Bronx, November 17th), Momenta Art (Brooklyn, November 13th), Glasshouse ArtLifeLab (Brooklyn, November 20th). The Atrium of PS 69 in Jackson Heights will host the OPENING NIGHT (November 12th, 7 PM) and CLOSING NIGHT of the festival (November 21st, 7 PM). Public Interventions will take place at 37th Rd. Pedestrian Plaza (November 12th, 4 - 6 PM), and at Manuel de Dios Unanue Triangle Plaza, Roosevelt Avenue and 83rd Street (November 21st, 3 - 5 PM).
ITINERANT 2015 -Performance Art Festival NYC-
Thursday, November 12th, 4 - 6 PM (Public Interventions)
37th Rd. Pedestrian Plaza, Jackson Heights
Queens, New York City
Participating Artists: Lulu Lolu (USA), Corporal Outis (USA), James Leonard (USA), and Rory Golden (USA).

Thursday, November 12th, 7 - 10 PM * * Opening night * *
Atrium PS 69 Jackson Heights
Queens, New York City
Participating Artists: Darryl Lauster (United States), Clara Macías Carcedo (Spain), Florence Benichou (France), Yvonne Castellanos (Bolivia), Huisi He (China), and Geraldo Mercado (Puerto Rico). Sounds environments by Greg Paul.

Friday, November 13th, 2015, 6 - 9 pm
Momenta Art
Brooklyn, New York City
Participating Artists: Katiana Rangel (Brazil), Tatiana Koroleva (Canada), C. Tara Gladden (United States) René Kladzyk (United States), Miriam Carroll (Ireland), and Veronica Peña (Spain).

Saturday, November 14th, 2015, 2 - 5 PM
Queens Museum
Queens, New York City
Participating Artists: Thomas Albrecht (United States), Diane Dwyer (Japan-USA), Sindy Butz (Germany), Sheree Tams (Canada), Rossella Matamoros (Costa Rica), Asham Halder (Bangladesh), Agnes Yit (Malaysia), Beatriz Albuquerque (Portugal) with Cecily Iddings, Justin Maki, David Moscovich, and Mike Topp (United States), PACHAQUEERS: Fernando Rodriguez & Eduardo Fajardo (Ecuador), and Sandrine Deumier with Philippe Lamy (France).

Sunday, November 15th, 2015, 2 - 5 PM
Queens Museum
Queens, New York City
Participating Artists: Angeli and Michael Sloan Warren (United States), Maria Fernanda Hubeaut (Argentina), Maya Quattropani (Italy), Maria Victoria Muñoz (Colombia), Elisabeth Smolarz (Germany) and Jan Wilker (Poland), Boris Kadin (Croatia), Amélie Gaulier-Brody (France), and Randy Reyes (Chile).

Tuesday, November 17th, 6 - 10 PM
The Bronx Museum of the Arts
Bronx, New York City
Participating Artists:
Chelsea Coon (United States), Zach Trebino (United States), Vanessa Vargas (Venezuela) and Kerry Cox, (United States), Courtney Brown (Mexico), and Holly Timpener (Canada).

Friday, November 20th, 8 - 11 PM
Brooklyn, New York City
Participating Artists: Keijaun Thomas (United States), Malik Nashad Sharpe (West Indies) and Sara Goodman (United States), Anthony Wills Jr. (United States), Joaquin Calles Guzman (Cuba), Bobby English Jr. (United States), and Ray Ferreira (Dominican Republic).

Saturday, November 21st, 3 - 5 PM (Public Interventions)
Manuel de Dios Unanue Triangle Plaza
Queens, New York City
Participating Artists:
Edgar Javier Ulloa Lujan (Mexico), Manion Kuhn (United States), lo bil (United States),

Saturday, November 21st, 7 - 10 PM * * Closing Night * *
Atrium PS 69
Queens, New York City
Participating Artists: Esther Neff (United States), Patrick Scheid (United States), J. Soto (United States), Ashim Halder (Bangladesh), and Ana Cantoran Viramontes (Mexico). Sound environments by Greg Paul.
ITINERANT was created in 2010 by artist Hector Canonge. The initiative was a small platform for Contemporary Performance Art, and had its origins in the monthly series A-Lab Forum that Canonge organized at Crossing Art Gallery in Flushing, Queens. Following the growing interest in Live Art, and the need to present performance in the borough, ITINERANT was launched in 2011 under the auspices of QMAD, Queens Media Arts Development. In 2012, ITINERANT was recognized by the City of New York as the first Performance Art festival taking place in the five boroughs (Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island) that make the metropolitan region. Following the large scale venture in NYC, Canonge journeyed through Europe and Latin America creating, in 2013, the Spanish edition of the festival and calling it Encuentro ITINERANTe with public presentations in various cities in the Southern Hemisphere.

ITINERANT Web: www.hectorcanonge.net/itinerant
ITINERANT Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itinerantpafnyc
ITINERANT Blog: http://itinerantpafnyc.blogspot.com



2. Nancy Burson, Dyke Action Machine, Guerrilla Girls, Yoko Ono, Adrian Piper, Dread Scott, Andres Serrano, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, FF Alumns, at The 8th Floor, Manhattan, Nov. 12

Please join us on November 12, 2015 at 6pm for the opening of When Artists Speak Truth..., an exhibition conceived as a multi-vocal dialogue about how artists contribute to specific political transformation - from Soviet Russia to U.S. presidential elections - and have helped shape an expanded and more nuanced understanding of human rights and social justice over several decades.

Drawing from multiple generations and artistic sensibilities, featured artists include ACT UP, Shimon Attie, Maja Bajevic, Luis Balaguer, Félix Beltrán, Adigio Benitez, Andrea Bowers, Tania Bruguera, Matthew Buckingham, Nancy Burson, Yoan Capote, Mel Chin, Emory Douglas, Sam Durant, Dyke Action Machine, Shepard Fairey, Charles Gaines, Rico Gatson, Guerrilla Girls, Edgar Heap of Birds, Sister Corita Kent, Hew Locke, Raul Martínez, René Mederos, Yoko Ono and John Lennon, Adrian Piper, Favianna Rodriguez, Alfredo Rostgaard, Dread Scott, Andres Serrano, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, and Jaro Vargo.

When Artists Speak Truth... explores the ways in which artists engage in political messaging, borrowing methods from mass communication such as poster campaigns, graffiti, political portraiture and satire, public interventions, and varied forms of amplification, which demonstrate art's ability to transmit and facilitate protest and critique. These forms of objection and commentary are uniquely possible in the context of art and the work of many artists in the exhibition has a continuing presence and widespread impact on public life.

Curated by Artistic Director Sara Reisman, When Artists Speak Truth... is the third in a series of exhibitions that centers on the art and social justice mission of the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation. The exhibition will be on view from November 12, 2015 through March 18, 2016.

For more information on
When Artists Speak Truth... and The 8th Floor, please visit The8thFloor.org



3. Alvin Eng, FF Alumn, at City Lore Gallery, Manhattan, Nov. 13, and more

Alvin's NOV/DEC events

Reading and discussion from a memoir-in-progress by Alvin Eng
Fri. NOV 13 @ 7 pm @ City Lore Gallery, 56 E. 1st St., NYC

This memoir chronicles growing up in the shadows of the Cold War in a 1970s Chinese Hand Laundry in Flushing, Queens, to performing my one-man show, "The Last Emperor of Flushing," in English in a former People's Hall of the Cultural Revolution in my family's ancestral Guangdong province. The performance was part of a Fulbright devised theatre residency I conducted, "Our Town: China/USA," in which City University of Hong Kong students wrote and performed short plays in response to "Our Town."

Reading and discussion of a new play by Alvin Eng
Fri. DEC. 4 @ 7 pm,
NYU Fales Library, 70 Washington Square South, Third Floor

NYU Fales Library will present a reading and discussion of 33 & 1/3 CORNELIA STREET
featuring Martha Wilson (Franklin Furnace founder) as iconic downtown painter Alice Neel and Bob Holman (Bowery Poetry Club founder) as urban legend/proto-Beat Poet, Joe Gould. The play dramatizes the fateful axis that forever bonded the legacies of Joe Gould and Joseph Mitchell, celebrated journalist for The New Yorker, through the powerful vortex of Alice Neel's 1933 portrait of Gould. Alternating between 1930s-40s bohemian Greenwich Village and a 1970s Women's Studies lecture being given by accidental feminist icon, Neel, the play explores the conflicts of spiritual vs. commercial ownership of a work of art, as well as that of personal stories that become published, public history. As the Fales Library's remarkable "Downtown Collection" houses Joe Gould's notebooks, this promises to be a most insightful evening. An updated announcement with reservation information and full cast for the Dec. 4th reading will be sent out closer to the date.



4. R. Sikoryak, FF Alumn, now online at http://itunestandc.tumblr.com and more


"iTunes Terms and Conditions:
The Unabridged Graphic Adaptation"

R. Sikoryak has adapted the complete text of the "iTunes Terms and Conditions" into a 94 page graphic novel, incorporating a different comics style for every page. It's a new reading experience: the pictorial legal agreement!

It's currently being serialized on Tumblr, one page per day:

Self-published mini comic editions are available from these websites:

Copies will be also available this Saturday at the Ink Brick table at Comic Arts Brooklyn (12 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211)

More events, including a live reading with projections, will be scheduled soon.



5. Nicolás Dumit Estévez, F FAlumn, at 900 Grand Concourse, Bronx, opening Nov. 19

900 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 19, 7-10pm
Viewing Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 2-8pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12-6pm

No Longer Empty Curatorial Lab (NLE Lab) is pleased to present Intersecting Imaginaries at 900 Grand Concourse, a site-responsive exhibition curated by Natasha Bunzl, Dalaeja Foreman, Paola Gallio, Mary Kay Judy, Eva Mayhabal-Davis, Lindsey O'Connor, Walter Puryear, and Emilia Shaffer-Del Valle. Including sculpture, photography, installation, video, works on paper and commissioned works by Bronx-based and tri-state area artists, Intersecting Imaginaries considers mapping as a method for understanding place, time, and identity.
The title of the exhibition is borrowed from the philosophical concept of the social imaginary, which considers community to be composed of human interaction and perceived connection. Intersecting Imaginaries melds this abstract understanding with an acknowledgement of external circumstance, presenting a constellation of works that speak to memory and lived experience as composite parts of a map, and as the binding fibers of community.

Facing the Bronx Supreme Courthouse, and mere blocks from Yankee Stadium, the storefront sits in a highly frequented intersection of the South Bronx. These landmarks, each controversial in their own right, arouse singular stories within a diverse borough that inform the cultural and sociopolitical discussion at the heart of the exhibition. The site has served many functions: it was once a ballroom as part of the Concourse Plaza Hotel, a diner, a thrift store, and now stands empty, sharing walls with housing provided by the Mid-Bronx Senior Citizen Council. Remnants of its former lives are evident in the raw space, serving as inspiration and context for works that navigate body politics, racial identity, communities in flux, and the natural environment as both separate and intersecting realities.

In conjunction with the exhibition, a series of public programs will explore a complex vision of the culture and the current environment of the South Bronx, while drawing parallels across all five boroughs, and to cities around the world. Check back for updates.

Artists: Elia Alba / Arthur Avilés and Nicolás Dumit Estévez / Bronx Photo League / Linda Cunningham / Josué Guarionex / Giorgio Giudi / Ariel Jackson / So Yoon Lim / Laura Napier / Anne Percoco and Ellie Irons / Amy Pryor / David Shrobe / Manuela Viera-Gallo

The 2015 NLE Lab was made possible with support from Dedalus, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and Puffin Foundation.

Special thanks: Andrew Freedman Home / Bronx Council on the Arts / Bronx Museum / Ed García Conde / Sara Guerrero / Rachel Gugelberger / Naomi Hersson-Ringskog / Patra Jongjitirat / Jennie K. Lamensdorf / Larisa Leventon / Mid-Bronx Senior Citizens Council / Residency Unlimited / Manon Slome / Lindsay Smilow / Jeffrey Walkowiak.



6. Joseph Nechvatal, FF Alumn, at Galerie Richard, Manhattan, opening Nov. 15

Joseph Nechvatal

one person show

Odyssey pandemOnium : a migrational metaphor

Opening November 15th 4-8 pm
Galerie Richard
121 Orchard Street, New York City



7. Richard Prince, FF Alumn, in The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 5

The Wall Street Journal
At Queens Show, Old Hollywood Is New Again
New Museum of the Moving Image exhibit riffs on Tinseltown themes
Nov. 5, 2015

Last Sunday, Robert M. Rubin wandered in the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, observing the installation of a show he had just guest-curated.

Mr. Rubin, bespectacled with prickly gray hair, removed his yellow quilted jacket to reveal a black T-shirt bearing the image of Colonel Kilgore, Robert Duvall's iconic character from the Francis Ford Coppola film, "Apocalypse Now."

"I have a copy of an early draft [script] of "Apocalypse Now" that was sent to Lee Marvin by Coppola, asking him to play this character," Mr. Rubin, 62 years old, said. "Talk about what might have been! That's the kind of stuff I love."

The stuff he loves, the ephemera of movie-making, is just part of the ambitious exhibit "Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact," opening Saturday at the museum. The show's main focus is 120-plus artworks, including painting, sculpture and photos, that riff on Tinseltown themes. Among them: death, celebrity, cultural appropriation and the rise of digital media.

Works focus largely on the Hollywood classics. Mario Ybarra Jr.'s "Scarface Museum" is an installation that presents posters, action figures and other memorabilia collected by a friend of the artist who idolized the screen gangster-and himself ended up in jail due to drugs. Artist Manuel Saiz is represented by a video of Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" that he took out from a video store, re-edited himself and then returned.

The name of the show, taken from a popular cable zombie drama "The Walking Dead," hints at its message.

"Classic cinema is dead, the grand theaters are dead, but...the images are more powerful than ever," said Mr. Rubin. "These artists are reimagining cinema."

The exhibit marks the museum's first time displaying traditional visual art.

"What was especially interesting and new for us is that its connection to the museum is thematic rather than formal," said Carl Goodman, the museum's executive director.

Mr. Rubin retired from his job as a Wall Street commodities trader in 2000 to pursue his wide-ranging interests which, in addition to haunting Hollywood memorabilia auctions, include French architecture, modernist furniture and restoring old cars. A cinephile ever since seeing "Ben-Hur" as a child in Perth Amboy, N.J., Mr. Rubin estimates he still averages a movie a day.

This is his first curated art show in the U.S., though in the catalog he eschews that title. Instead, he playfully uses the credit "Written and Directed by Robert M. Rubin."

"I'm not interested in 'cinematic' work per se, it's about making art out of the detritus that once surrounded films," Mr. Rubin said, pointing out a sculpture by artist Richard Prince showing a scene from a now-forgotten comedy featuring Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason and a chimpanzee playing golf.

"This exhibit is much more flee-flowing," he said. "It's 45 artists and junk! I like jumping from one thing into another. I'm really fighting against classification."

The show is dense with intuitive, sometimes confounding connections. A skull taken from the "Apocalypse Now" set can be seen along with a wax figure of African-American director Melvin van Peebles. Photographer Richard Avedon's portrait of Groucho Marx hangs with artist Adam McEwen's fake obituary for Nicole Kidman.

"I like the way he mixes things, that he's careless about the distinction between an artifact and an artwork," said Pierre Bismuth, a visual artist with three pieces in the show who also co-wrote the screenplay for the film "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind." "Artists don't make distinctions, so in that sense, I think Bob's sensibilities are closer to that of an artist."

"Bob is very interested in the parts [of film] that don't get collected, that don't end up in the Academy museum or in people's archives," said visual artist Cindy Bernard, whose "Location Proposal #2" is a video piece that recreates the redwood forest from a scene in Hitchcock's 1958 film "Vertigo." It is part of a section of the show devoted to Hitchcock, who Mr. Rubin calls "the most referenced director in contemporary art."

Another room juxtaposes the title card from John Ford's "The Searchers" with John Wayne's script from that movie, Larry Johnson's art series "Movie Stars on Clouds" and a set of Hollywood matte-painting backdrops.

"I like art where you don't know where to put it," Mr. Rubin said. "That's what I'm trying to do here, disorient people."

Then he issued a challenge: "You tell me what's the $150,000 conceptual artwork and what's the $12 movie-memorabilia item on eBay."



8. Ken Friedman, FF Alumn, now online

Dear All,

We have completed the first issue of She Ji - The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation. We're having some technical problems with the online system and we are working with Elsevier to get the content up on the journal web. For the moment, we have been able to post the uncorrected proofs to the web site at URL:


There are five outstanding articles in the first issue:

a) Richard Buchanan - "Worlds in the Making: Design, Management, and the Reform of Organizational Culture." b) Kees Dorst - "Frame Creation and Design in the Expanded Field." c) Victor Margolin - "The Good City: Design for Sustainability." d) Sharon Helmer Poggenpohl - "Communities of Practice in Design Research." e) Patrick Whitney - "Design and the Economy of Choice." And an editorial by Ken Friedman, Lou Yongqi, and Jin Ma.

If you wish to read the journal in its entirety, we are making a full .pdf edition available of the "virtual" exhibition copy. You can find a copy of the full .pdf on my Academia page at:


The journal is open access and available for free use under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND) license. You are free to share, distribute, and copy the contents for any non-commercial use.

Please help us to celebrate the launch of She Ji by sharing this information with friends and colleagues.

Warmest wishes,


Ken Friedman, PhD, DSc (hc), FDRS | Editor-in-Chief | 设计 She Ji. The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation | Published by Tongji University in Cooperation with Elsevier | URL: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/she-ji-the-journal-of-design-economics-and-innovation/

Chair Professor of Design Innovation Studies | College of Design and Innovation | Tongji University | Shanghai, China ||| University Distinguished Professor | Centre for Design Innovation | Swinburne University of Technology | Melbourne,



9. Martine Aballéa, FF Alumn, at Musée de la Vie romantique, Paris, France, Nov. 21

Musée de la Vie romantique - Paris - France
Nov 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Vivez, expérimentez & découvrez l'exposition " Visages de l'effroi, violence et fantastique de David à Delacroix " dans une atmosphère saisissante.
Cette année dans le cadre de PARIS MUSÉES OFF 2015 : visite originale de l'exposition " Visages de l'effroi, violence et fantastique de David à Delacroix " à la bougie.

Une approche artistique inédite dans un environnement poignant & captivant.
Laissez-vous surprendre par le mariage du romantisme noir et d'une création électronique inédite. Violence des passions humaines, forces de l'au-delà, fantasmes du passé résonneront sur la palette des sons technos avec le collectif Cheapster.
Des enceintes discéminées dans l'exposition et le musée retransmettront la musique créée simultanément dans le jardin.
L'artiste contemporaine Martine Aballéa créera un élixir pour l'occasion.

Au XIXe siècle, la maison du peintre Ary Scheffer accueillait une vie artistique intense et bouillonnante : c'est dans ce haut lieu de création qu'étaient discutées et défendues les avant-gardes musicales et picturales. La transversalité et la création sont dans l'ADN de cet enclos rue Chaptal.

Metshka & Pampo (Aperçu Records, Cheapster)

6tizen (Cheapster, Jdid)

Huntzing (Cheapster)

Et pour vous donner un aperçu sonore:

Pour plus d'informations sur Cheapster :



10. Dulcina Abreu, FF Alumn, at 25 East Gallery, Manhattan, opening Nov. 9

Opening: Monday, November 9th, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
25 East Gallery
5th Floor, 25 East 13th street, New York

Curated by Jasmin Risk

Debora Levy, Dulcina Abreu, Gina Chiappetta, Jasmin Risk, Jordan Strafer, Kayla Paeglis, and Zac Spears have problematized the fixed self, challenged corporeality, and crafted bodies without organs for dis em body at 25 East Gallery.

How to embody the fragmented self:

It is impossible to be on time or even fashionably late when time is nonlinear and your presence is ephemeral. Rhizome-like, time sprouts in all directions with no clear beginning or end. You leave a textual trace of # in your wake. Hyper-aware of your body --you know they'll photograph you-- you're living Donna Haraway's reality in which "[t]he imagined "we" are the embodied others, who are not allowed not to have a body." A third embodiment is the sum of two of your selves. You're a mother feeding yourself your own milk. Nourishing your affect so your mascara melts. Fabric becomes your surrogate body, projected again on another cloth. A tv screen is unsure whether to glitch to a fixed image or to move in dissonance. It's a big lumpy cushion we sit on. We're an un-wholly body, invisible in your presence. We, with appendages we've gathered and fashioned. We, sub/ob/ab-ject, our edges blur and spill. Our unavoidable "bodies", marked as other, are not allowed to be forgotten.

On view November 9th - 20th, 2015



11. Russet Lederman, FF Alumn, at School of Visual Arts, Manhattan, Nov. 20

Critical Information: Text and Image
A Conference Organized by the MFA Art Writing Students at the School of Visual Arts

Friday, November 20, 2015 from 12 - 6pm
132 West 21st Street, 6th Floor
New York City

All events are free and open to the public
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/criticalinformationsva

The MFA Art Writing program at the School of Visual Arts presents Critical Information, an interdisciplinary conference examining the contemporary dialogue between art, media, and society. Under the theme "Text and Image," the conference will present the work of 10 invited participants on three panels:
Altered Perceptions panel (12-1:30pm)
Madeline Schwartzman, Clement Valla and Suzanne Anker
Book as Object panel (2:30-4pm)
Matvei Yankelevich, Shannon Michael Cane and Andrew Roth
Reading Images panel (4:30-6:30pm)
Christian Patterson, Joel Smith, Nicholas Muellner and Marisol Limon Martinez.

This event is organized by Russet Lederman, FF Alumn



12. Katya Grokhovsky, FF Alumn, at BRIC House Artists Studio, Nov. 9, and more

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I would like to inform you of my news as well as events taking place this November:


BRIC 2015 Media Arts Fellowship Screening
November 9th 2015 7-9 pm
BRIC House Artist Studio
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
FB event
Asian Society of Arts Group Exhibition
Opening: November 12th 6-8pm
Exhibition: 12th November - 24th November 2015
Artists: Katya Grokhovsky, Jaena Kwon, Hiromitsu Kuroo,
Alejandro Yoshii, Dichen Ding, Mari Maeda, Erica Hu, BMT Kou
43A West 13th st, New York, NY


Berlin Collective New Artists Talks: Pecha Kucha 2
November 17th 6.30 - 8.30pm
Phantom Audio
48 West 25th st, 10th Flr, New York NY 10010
Performance Art 101 LIVE:
Class with Kembra Pfahler
Final Presentation performances
November 18th 7-9pm
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, NY

*Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art presents:
27 September - 31 December 2015
100 N Water st and various locations
Peekskill, NY

*Face to Place:
Selected Works from the NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program
June 25, 2015 - January 4, 2016
Artists: Soumaila Adigun / Julio Jojo Austria / Pablo Carpio / Priscila De Carvalho /
Katya Grokhovsky / Elena Kalman / Jung S. Kim / Eleen Lin / Doris Neidl /
Eva Nikolova / Sunghee Pae / Olivié Ponce / Laetitia Soulier / Hidemi Takagi /
Miryana Todorova / Denise Treizman / Ezra Wube / Hai Zhang
60 Wall Gallery
Deutsche Bank's Americas Headquarters, New York, NY

Studios at MASS MoCA / Assets for Artists Residency
23rd - 30th October 2015
North Adams, MA

Emergency INDEX: An Annual Document of Performance Practice, Vol. 4
Various Contributors, Vol. 4, edited by Yelena Gluzman, Sophia Cleary



Instagram: https://instagram.com/katyagrokhovsky/
Facebook: Katya Grokhovsky Studio
Tumbler: http://katyagrokhovsky.tumblr.com/



13. Nina Yankowitz & Barry Holden, FF ALumns, at Fuse Art Space, Bradford, England, thru Dec. 19



Consequences/Know Yourself to Act!

Nina Yankowitz and Barry Holden
with Rasmus Vuori and Martin Rieser

"It's three minutes to midnight on the Doomsday Clock"

Fuse Art Space - Bradford England - 15/10/2015 - 19/12/2015


23:57 is an exhibit in Bradford, England that displays responses to risks presented in the December 2015 ArtCOP21 climate change conference in Paris. Issues include threats to the environment such as pollution, over consumption, exploitation, damage to ecosystems, corporate interventions, global warming, and waste. This projection is a portrait that reflects the many disastrous effects of weather in the process of eternal vacillations shifting between hazards of shattering and human efforts to rebuild within this real-to-reel.

"Truth & Consequences/Know Yourself to Act!" is an interactive climate change video installation that invites visitors to discover their own values by using interactive technology tools so they can act to remedy the destructive consequences of climate change conditions. They can use their mobile

devices to scan embedded QR codes in the projection that allow viewing animations exposing environmental consequences, or question sets prompting responses to relevant issues contributing to environmental dilemmas we face today. Tallies of all the selected options aggregate in real time for participants to review.

Thanks to: Pia Tikka, Margarete Jahrmann, and Jon Nazareth

106 Spring Street #2N
New York, NY 10012



14. Elly Clarke, FF Alumn, online at http://www.thisistomorrow.info/broadcasts Nov. 11

Announcing #Sergina's Stimulatingly Sexy Simultaneous Simulation of Herself @ The Lowry and BOM and in Places Beginning with B: #Berlin, #Belgrade, #Bristol, #Brooklyn & ALSO ONLINE via this is tomorrow http://thisistomorrow.info/broadcasts + Sergina's YouTube channel:

I am excited to announce the premiere performance of #Sergina's Simultaneous Performance that takes place on two consecutive nights.

ON WEDNESDAY 11TH NOVEMBER at 8pm UK / 9pm Berlin & Belgrade / 3pm Brooklyn the performance is taking place simultaneously at: The Lowry (at the opening of RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW), The Island BRISTOL; G12 Hub in BELGRADE; Secret Robot Project in BROOKLYN and Monster Ronson's Ichiban Karaoke in BERLIN. The performance from The Lowry (which I am performing at) will be LIVE BROADCAST via This is Tomorrow:

to BELGRADE: https://www.facebook.com/events/405600002943965/
to BERLIN: https://www.facebook.com/events/740961102702628/
to BRISTOL: https://www.facebook.com/events/1510070932636436/
at The LOWRY: https://www.facebook.com/events/716929298438086/

ON 12TH NOVEMBER at 8.30pm / 9.30pm / 3.30pm #Sergina is at BOM for the opening of SHOUT festival, and in Bedrooms in Places beginning with B. This night will be broadcast live via Sergina's brand new Youtube channel
(https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoIcthG1GopxFhGlBCOepQw) and Leon Trimble is VJing at the after party. More information here:

THE PERFORMERS ON BOTH NIGHTS ARE: Vladimir Bjeličić (in BELGRADE), Elly Clarke (at THE LOWRY/BOM), Raul de Nieves (in BROOKLYN), Liz Rosenfeld (in BERLIN) and Kate Spence (in BRISTOL/BIRMINGHAM) - supported & augmented by Handsome Boys and Tech Girls in every place.

See postcard for further details of timings of performances across the different timezones:

RIGHT HERE/ RIGHT NOW at The Lowry runs until 28th Febraury 2016 and alongside videos by #Sergina I am showing 6 prints from the Conversational Traces series - also for the first time.

#Sergina's Stimulatingly Sexy Simultaneous Simulation of Herself is supported by The Lowry in association with SHOUT, BOM, Southside Bid and the generosity of all other participating venues, as well as Erin Manns.

Find Sergina on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ser.gina3 / on
Instagram: https://instagram.com/serg1na/ on Twitter:

It would be fabulous to see you at any one of these venues, or, of course, online.


http://www.ellyclarke.com //
http://www.twitter.com/elly_clarke //
http://www.georgerichmondproject.com //
http://camden50.co.uk/projects/camden-encounters/ // http://www.soundcloud.com/ser-gina //



15. Joan Jonas, FF Alumn, at Columbia University, Manhattan, Nov. 12

Columbia University School of the Arts
Joan Jonas with Jason Moran
November 12, 2015, 7pm

Miller Theatre
2960 Broadway
New York City

Columbia University School of the Arts presents a lecture-demonstration by fall 2015 Mellon Visiting Artist & Thinker Joan Jonas. The focus of the evening will be on the works that Jonas and Jason Moran have done together since 2005. This dialogue will involve live piano by Moran and occasional actions by Jonas in order to demonstrate their ways of working together. Video projections excerpted from these works will be shown throughout this conversation.

Information and RSVP

The Mellon Visiting Artists & Thinkers Program brings leading creative practitioners and theorists to the School of the Arts to engage with students, the Columbia University community, and the public. With the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this program creates opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work with world-class artists and thinkers, while stimulating dialogue about the contribution of the arts to intellectual life and society at large.

Under the leadership of Dean Carol Becker, the Columbia University School of the Arts recognizes that the art world is in the vanguard of cross-disciplinary work. While the value of field-specific knowledge and mastery cannot be denied, practitioners in the arts increasingly require the skills and the space to collaborate, improvise, and experiment across disciplines. Creating space for a deeper engagement among art practitioners and theorists based at Columbia's School of the Arts will not only directly connect a new generation of artists to ideas useful to them in their practice, but will also provide students and scholars across the university with access to new modes of understanding generated by artists. At the same time, this project will illuminate the increasingly significant points of intersection between all disciplines that now mark the uniqueness of 21st-century thought.

Joan Jonas is a pioneer of video and performance art, and an acclaimed multimedia artist whose work typically encompasses video, performance, installation, sound, text, and drawing.

Jazz pianist and composer Jason Moran was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2010.

Columbia University School of the Arts is currently accepting applications for fall 2016 admission. More information.



16. Dynasty Handbag, FF Alumn, at Gibney Dance, Manhattan, Nov. 11-14

Dear New York!

I just can't leaf you a-loner! I am back for the weak and I am doing a performa-dance-a-sing-a-longa at Gibney Dance! Come lay on the floor in your sweatpants and eat snacks and stretch importantly LIKE A REAL DANCER, (me).

Wednesday November 11
Saturday November 14
7:30 PM

NEW SHOW opening in NYC!! Double Plus at Gibney Dance Center with nibia pastrana
I Never Were Again, A Concert
Dynasty Handbag returns to NYC with a new retrospective of her golden oldies, which were never recorded or released, by people she never was.



17. Jay Critchley, FF Alumn International Film Fest, Eugene, OR, Nov. 14 and more

I'm premiering my short documentary about Wigwam Burners, "Fireflies in the Night - The Great American Wigwam Burner", at the Eugene, Oregon International Film Fest on November 14. These elegant, teepee-shaped metal structures were used to burn scrap lumber in the mills in the Pacific Northwest and beyond - outlawed in the 1970s. Hoping to preserve the remaining ones for community/cultural uses.

The Provincetown Arts Press has published excerpts from my upcoming fictional memoir, Uncle Jay, in their annual summer issue. www.provincetownarts.org

I am an artist in residence this fall at Cape Cod Community College in Barnstable, MA, working on a project, "Mobil Warming - go with the flow." www.jaycritchley.com

Thanks. Have a splendid Fall, Jay



18. Alicia Grullon, Naeem Mohaiemen, FF Alumns, at Boys & Girls High School, Brooklyn, Nov. 14-15

Hello Beautiful People!
If you're in Brooklyn this weekend in Bed-Stuy, come to the 2015 Creative Time Summit. I will be doing two workshops. Please see description below and a link to the summit schedule with other exciting work. See you soon!
Don't know much about climate justice? Learn how justice relates to climate change and which organizations are working on these issues. Leave with tools and tactics to embark on climate justice research and take action! This workshop is part of a PERCENT FOR GREEN, an art project focused on addressing climate change in New York City's environmental justice communities.
More Soon!



19. Candida Royalle, FF Alumn, at Judson Memorial Church, Manhattan, Nov. 22

Celebration of the life of FF Alumna Candida Royalle, November 22, 2015.

Dear Friends, Family and Fans. Please read and pass this information to those who need it.

You are invited to attend Celebrating Candice Vadala aka Candida Royalle : A Life Of Passion and Purpose

Your Hosts: Veronica Vera, Mary D. Dorman, Dianne Stasi, Jane Hamilton, Annie Sprinkle
When: November 22, 2015. Gather at 5:30p.

Memorial: 6p - 7:30pm

Afterglow: 7:30 - 9pm Reunions and refreshments.

Where: Judson Memorial Church, 55 Thompson Street, NYC.

Dress: Please wear something red in honor of Candida.

Remembrances: If you would like to honor Candice with a donation, we suggest The Defenders of Wildlife, and Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality: Candida Royalle Memorial Fund: registrar@iashs.edu

Additional info: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/11/movies/candida-royalle-maker-of-x-rated-films-dies-at-64.html?_r=0

On Facebook: Celebrating Candida Royalle: A Life of Passion and Purpose



20. John Baldessari, FF Alumn, at Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, thru Jan. 24

John Baldessari
The Städel Paintings
November 5, 2015-January 24, 2016

Städel Museum
Schaumainkai 63
60596 Frankfurt am Main

T +49 69 6050980
F +49 69 605098111
"200 Years Städel Museum," the bicentennial celebrations of Germany's oldest civic museum foundation, are culminating with a solo exhibition of works by the internationally renowned American artist John Baldessari (b. 1931), taking place from November 5, 2015 to January 24, 2016. For John Baldessari. The Städel Paintings, the artist-one of the most influential alive today-executed a total of 16 new pieces related explicitly to the Städel Museum collection, which spans 700 years of European art. A number of very different works from the Städel holdings-masterpieces, but also unusual finds in the storage depots by Lucas Cranach the Elder, Agnolo Bronzino, Dirck van Baburen, Bartolomeo Veneto, Justus Juncker, Erró, Maria Lassnig and others-served as visual material for his large-scale collages. Taking these selected works as his point of departure, the artist explores the relationship not only between painting and photography, but also that between image and language. In the process, he not only isolates specific details of the Städel paintings, but also partially overpaints those details and combines them with texts formally reminiscent of excerpts from Hollywood film scripts to create large horizontally or vertically divided diptychs. The result is a suspenseful and complex consonance/dissonance that queries old and new art alike and breaks with established patterns of perception.

"The fact that John Baldessari-a true icon of the contemporary art world-has devoted himself to our collection on such a profound level underscores the international appeal of the Städel and its programme. We are extremely proud to have this opportunity to show Baldessari's new works at the Städel Museum," comments Städel director Max Hollein.

"Baldessari's Städel Paintings bear witness to a sense of both respect and irony towards the history of painting, as well as to that different, better world promised us by painting over centuries-and at the same time, they cannot but mistrust that promise," observes Martin Engler, curator of the exhibition and head of the Städel Museum's contemporary art collection. With this show of current works by John Baldessari based on the Städel collection, the Frankfurt museum is also inquiring into the present status of painting. At the end of its bicentennial year, the Städel-as a "painting museum"-thus builds a bridge from the past to the immediate present and takes a suspenseful look ahead to the future.

Director: Max Hollein
Curator: Dr Martin Engler, head of the collection of contemporary art, Städel Museum
Press contact: Axel Braun (head of press/public relations):
T +49 (0)69 605098 170 / F +49 (0)69 605098 188 / presse@staedelmuseum.de
Press material: click here



21. Yvonne Rainer, FF Alumn, at Hunter College, Manhattan, Nov. 11

Hunter College
Zabar Visiting Artist Series:
Yvonne Rainer
Lecture: Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 6:30pm

Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
East 68th Street
between Park & Lexington Avenues
New York

The Hunter College Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce a public lecture by Yvonne Rainer as part of the fall 2015 Judith Zabar Visiting Artist Series. The lecutre will be held on Wednesday, November 11 at 6:30pm in Hunter's Kaye Playhouse, located on East 68th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues in Manhattan.

Yvonne Rainer made a transition to filmmaking following a 15-year career as a choreographer/dancer (1960-75). After making seven experimental feature films-including Lives of Performers (1972) and MURDER and murder (1996)-she returned to dance in 2000, with the work After Many a Summer Dies the Swan, commissioned by the Baryshnikov Dance Foundation. Since then, she has made six dances, including AG Indexical, with a little help from H.M., Assisted Living: Do you have any money?, and The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there's nothing left to move?. Retrospective exhibitions of her work have been presented at Kunsthaus Bregenz and Museum Ludwig, Cologne in 2012, and the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, and Raven Row, London, in 2014. Rainer's memoir, Feelings Are Facts: a Life, was published by MIT Press in 2006. A selection of her poetry was published in 2011 by Paul Chan's Badlands Unlimited.

About the Judith Zabar Visiting Artists Program
In November 2007, Hunter College received a generous commitment to establish the Judith Zabar Visiting Artist Program Fund. The Fund has allowed Hunter to bring a series of internationally recognized artists to campus to work directly with students in the MFA program, in master classes, critical seminars, and private tutorials, providing students with the unique opportunity to interact with top practitioners in the field. Zabar Visiting Artists also present public lectures where they discuss their work, engaging in conversation with members of Hunter's faculty, Hunter's broader student community, and the general public.

Past Zabar artists have included: Vito Acconci, Janine Antoni, Robert Barry, Mel Chin, Peter Doig, Charles Gaines, Alfredo Jaar, Joan Jonas, Jeff Koons, Glenn Ligon, Sharon Lockhart, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Christian Marclay, Kerry James Marshall, Tracey Moffatt, Wangechi Mutu, Gabriel Orozco, Laura Owens, Elizabeth Peyton, Paul Pfeiffer, William Pope L., Walid Ra'ad, Doris Salcedo, Shahzia Sikander, Fred Tomaselli, Nari Ward, Carrie Mae Weems, and Stanley Whitney.



22. LAPD, FF Alumns, at Skid Row History Museum, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 12-14

'Chasing Monsters from Under the Bed' - November 12, 13, 14, 2015

November 2, 2015
The Los Angeles Poverty Department's new performance, "Chasing Monsters from Under the Bed" will be presented November 12, 13, 14 at LA Poverty Department's Skid Row History Museum & Archive, 440 S. Broadway, (Mezzanine Level), LA 90013. Thursday and Friday performances are at 7:30 pm and Saturday's performance is a matinee at 2:00pm. All performances are free and open to the public. "Chasing Monsters from Under the Bed," explores the means and process of recovery from mental illness and homelessness at a time when thousands of homeless mentally ill are not only abandoned and feared but also threatened by aggressive policing.
The project is inspired by the most forward thinking voices within the mental health profession, who believe that gaining a meaningful role in life, rather than patient-hood is the goal of treatment.
The project draws on the experientially acquired wisdom of the LAPD performers, who have, each in their own way, successfully grappled with mental health issues in order to shed identities of "homeless" or "patient" and realize new identities of their own choosing: parent, wife, actress, advocate, docent, worker. The performance, the result of a 10-month workshop process, is collaboratively authored by workshop participants. "Chasing Monsters..." is performed by 13 workshop participants and co-directed by Henrïette Brouwers and John Malpede.
Los Angeles Poverty Department is made up of people who make art and live in Skid Row. Skid Row is where recovery and transformation happen every day. Beyond the many professional resources and programs located in the neighborhood, recovery happens in the community, as people are encouraged and inspired by the achievements of their friends and neighbors.
Founded in 1985, Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD) creates performances and multidisciplinary artworks that connect the experience of people living in poverty to the social forces that shape their lives and communities. LAPD's works express the realities, hopes, dreams and rights of people who live and work in L.A.'s Skid Row.
"Chasing Monsters from Under the Bed" is produced by LA Poverty Department with support from The Surdna Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Los Angeles County Arts Commission and The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.



23. Yoko Ono, FF Alumn, at Faurschou Foundation, Beijing, China, opening Nov. 15

Yoko Ono
Golden Ladders
November 15, 2015-July 3, 2016

Opening: November 15, 4-6pm

Faurschou Foundation
798 Art District, NO2 Jiuxuanquao Road
100015 Beijing
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-6pm

T +86 10 5978 9316


Faurschou Foundation is happy to present the first solo exhibition with the world-renowned Yoko Ono in Beijing. The exhibition will offer the public an opportunity to participate in her interactive art and take part in her honest and utopian, yet forceful, universe and life philosophy.

The exhibition shows a variety of works from Yoko Ono's extensive artistic career, including important pieces from her early Fluxus and Conceptual work. Ideas, rather than materials, make up the core of Yoko Ono's art. Based on verbal or written instructions that are utopian, ephemeral and performable, Yoko Ono presents viewers with art which becomes a shared mental or physical experience.

The exhibition begins outdoor with a Wish Tree garden, planted with "Three Friends of Winter"-pine, bamboo and plum trees, symbolizing steadfastness, perseverance and resilience. Specially dedicated to the show in Beijing is Golden Ladders, another participatory concept. Here viewers are invited to bring their own gold coloured ladders of any size, shape and material to join the installation, in which 7 ladders gilded with pure gold leaf are already installed.

To See The Sky, a new work first exhibited earlier in 2015 at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, sends out a message that the journey to the light is accompanied by danger. Visitors who are attracted to climb up to the top of the spiral staircase will soon realize the staircase starts to get shaky, and makes it difficult to focus on gazing up at the sky.

With the pop-up concept work Word Pieces, Yoko Ono's art is to be spread over the city, as a new word, mostly a verb to motivate thoughts and actions such as "DREAM" and "IMAGINE", will appear on billboards, banners and posters every 20 days while the exhibition is running.

Yoko Ono is a present-day living icon. She manages to constantly develop and renew an outstanding artistic oeuvre, making her a pioneer in the field of avant-garde art practice, as well as in the field of music, film and the peace, feminist and environmental movements. Her art is participatory, engaging and carries a subtle sense of humor. It is also life-affirming with a strong social and political reference motivated by profoundly human concerns.

A Chinese edition of Grapefruit, a germinal artwork by Yoko Ono in 1964, will be published in tandem with the exhibition at Faurschou Foundation. Grapefruit is a collection of instructions composed between 1953 and 1964, with additional pieces from the 1970 edition, and bound together in the form of an artist's book. The texts range from the possible to the improbable, often relying on the viewer's imagination to complete the instruction.

Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono was born in 1933, Tokyo. She now lives and works in New York. Her recent exhibitions include: Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960-1971, MoMA, New York (2015), YOKO ONO: WAR IS OVER! (IF YOU WANT IT), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2013-14), and YOKO ONO-HALF-A-WIND SHOW, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (2013), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark (2013), Kunsthalle Krems (2013), Guggenheim, Bilbao (2014).

Faurschou Foundation
Faurschou Foundation is a privately owned art institution with a collection of contemporary art, and with exhibition venues at Copenhagen North Harbour as well as Beijing's attractive art neighbourhood 798. Faurschou Foundation introduces the visitors to some of the world's most acclaimed artists. Faurschou Foundation's collection is constantly developed and expanded.

Over a very short period since its establishment in 2011 Faurschou Foundation has profiled itself as a significant art institution with solo exhibitions of, among other artists, Ai Weiwei, Cai Guo-Qiang, Louise Bourgeois, Shirin Neshat, Gabriel Orozco, Danh Vo, and Bill Viola.

For information about the exhibition and to attend the press preview, please contact:
Pan Di, Faurschou Foundation Beijing, pan@faurschou.com

Katrine Winther, Faurschou Foundation Copenhagen, katrine@faurschou.com



24. Thomas Waters, FF Alumn, at Most Wanted Fine Art, Pittsburgh, PA, thru Nov. 22

I have work in a show, opening this Friday Nov. 7


The Art of Blogging

A group exhibit exploring blogging as an art form and the other art that bloggers do in their "off time". November is National Blogging Month and Pittsburgh is home to more than 400 blogs. This exhibit offers bloggers a chance to showcase their artistic side, from painting to a brass quintet, as they explore their own sources of inspiration. Artists include: Vanessa German, Joe Wos, Marcel Lamont Walker, Wayne Wise, Thomas Waters, Amanda Narcisi, Maria Lupinacci, Sally Deskins, John Chamberlin, Diana Loll, Raylene Hoover, Melissa Firman, &
MWFA Resident Artists: Sue Kerr and Genevieve Barbee.

Thomas Waters

thomascwaters.com is a 2012 Beacons of Equality Award Winner!



25. Barbara Rosenthal, FF ALumn, at Central Booking, Manhattan, opening Nov. 19

Nov 19 - Jan 22
Opening Thurs, Nov 19, 6-8pm
VIDEO: "Leah Gluck: Victim of the Twins Experiments"
and PRINT DIPTYCH: "Evidence of Personality: Phrenology and Palmistry"
in Twisted: Phrenology and Eugenics" curated by Maddy Rosenberg
LOCATION: Haber Space / Central Booking, 21 Ludlow St, NY, NY 10002



26. Penny Arcade, Sara Schulman, FF Alumns, at Soho Theatre, Longon, UK, Nov. 11, and more

Penny Arcade Longing Lasts Longer Soho Theatre London Nov 2 -21st

Edinburgh's only double award winning show from New York's undisputed queen of the underground is an exuberant performance anthem and passionate rumination on love, longing and loss.
In equal parts memoir and manifesto, Arcade's razor sharp satire is mixed live to euphoric soundscapes inspired by four decades of pop culture.
Driven by her magnetic rock n' roll energy, Penny Arcade creates a crack in the post-gentrified landscape where you can think, laugh and dance at the same time!
'Exhilarating, passionate... she has never been more prescient.'
★★★★★ Stage
★★★★ Scotsman
★★★★ Ed Fest Magazine
★★★★ Herald
• Wed 11 Nov, 5.45pm
• Soho Downstairs
• £5 / £3 with ticket to Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer
Fri 13 Nov, 5.45pm
Soho Downstairs
£5 / £3 with ticket to Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer



27. Paul McMahon, FF Alumn, at 3A Gallery, Manhattan, thru Dec. 13

Paul McMahon
3A Gallery
179 Canal St. #3A
NYC 10013
opening thursday november 5 6-8 pm. show runs thru december 13.



28. Helene Aylon, FF Alumn, at Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ, Nov. 12

Thursday, November 12, 7pm
Artists' Talk and Screening of "Written Behind My Back"
(premiered at The Jewish Museum and just shown in the 2015 Jerusalem Biennale) On Exhibit: My Wailing Wall, a 30-foot installation As part of five-artist exhibit "Biblical Inspiration in a Secular Time" until December 6, 2015.
Rider University Art Gallery
Bart Luedeke Center, 2nd Floor
2038 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
(Accessible from NYC/Philadelphia via the Trenton Amtrak/NJ Transit station and taxi or 606 bus, or Princeton Junction NJ Transit and taxi)



29. Karen Shaw, FF Alumn, at National Arts Club, Manhattan, opening Nov. 17

Karen Shaw. Between the Lines, Exploring Drawing, November 16-28. National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South. Reception Nov. 17. 6-8

Between the Lines: Exploring Drawing, Nov. 16-28. Reception November 17, 6-8.

This intimate yet forceful exhibition presents an eclectic group of artists who have abandoned (or intensified) pen and pencil to create powerful expressions through line. On view will be works from the 1950s to the present.



30. Alicia Hall Moran, FF Alumn, in The New York Times, Nov. 4

The New York Times
New Music From Nate Wooley, Alicia Hall Moran and Adam Larson
NOV. 4, 2015

Alicia Hall Moran
Alicia Hall Moran is a mezzo-soprano whose classical training and Broadway credentials only begin to map her aesthetic breadth. Her debut album, "Heavy Blue," runs less than 40 minutes but covers some ground, moving with purpose through an African-American spiritual, a Duke Ellington overture, a Renaissance lute song and a few emotionally potent originals. (It's the first release on a new label owned by Ms. Hall Moran and her husband, the pianist Jason Moran, who served as producer and plays on two tracks.) The singing is deeply assured and pliable in its effect: Ms. Hall Moran has a bell-like tone and impeccable control, but she understands what a bit of ragged intensity can do. And she seeks out provocative partners, like the guitarists Mary Halvorson, who brings a gangly disquiet to the traditional lullaby "All the Pretty Little Horses," and Brandon Ross, whose shimmery effects arrive only near the end of "Believe Me," a quietly troubled art song that unfolds in the spirit of a beckoning postcard.



Goings On is compiled weekly by Harley Spiller