A Performance Marking the 200th Anniversary of the 1811 Manhattan Grid April 3, 2011, 14th Street, Between 5-7 Ave, NYC, 7–8pm The University-wide Urban Curriculum at The New School is pleased to announce the second annual Urban Festival commemorating the bicentennial anniversary of the 1811 Commissioners’ Grid of Manhattan. A partnership between Art in Odd [...]
Governor’s Island, NYC, June 11, 12, 13, 2010 Confluence is a performance of duration exploring the waterline of Governors Island, and the textures of the Hudson River.The Hudson River and its environments are under threat of hazardous contamination. Rights to clean water are eroding once again. Drawing on the poetry of Walt Whitman, Dante Alighieri [...]
Sep. 11, 2010 September 11 at 3 pm at Chelsea Cove, Pier 64 West 24th Street, Manhattan. Dreamscapes is an environmental performance about the scarcity of water,and the dream spaces of urban life. It will be performed on Meg Webster’s ”Stone Field” a public art project on Pier 64. Along the banks of the Hudson River,Dante [...]
June 12th & 14th, 2009, Governor’s Island, New York City Henry Hudson’s Forgotten Maps was performed by Harmattan Theater on June 12 and 14, 2009. It is a site specific 40 minute performance installation produced on the Eastern shore of Governor’s Island, New York City. The performance marks the importance of Governor’s Island as the [...]
Oct. 2, 2009 Christopher Street, NYC Mannahatta Yatra is an environmental performance in real time on the Hudson River, marking Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt March. Beginning at Christopher Street Pier in Manhattan, the performance winds along the 2009 waterline of Mannahatta. Salt symbolizes transformation of the Hudson River and Manhattan from colonial violence.
June 6th, 2009, Nolita, NYC The Living Lines Project is a performative installation directed by May Joseph. It documents human movement against the built environments in different scales of urban mapping for three hours. Taking three principles of distance: the close up, the long shot and the hand held camera, three illustrators mapped the DeSalvio [...]
Pier 70, NYC, October 17, 2009 This performance is an invocation to the Hudson River. Drawing on the work of Walt Whitman, Dante Aligheri and contemporary women poets, “The River That Flows Both Ways” mark’s 400 years of the Hudson River’s plenitude. Video Clip