A conversation to locate the body in work.
Re: Walking. Figure 8. Muscles have. Mirrors. Earplugs. Should I get the ladder? Grave-ity.
I think Dolly said, so many good things about the heart.
Moves / words by Joanna Yagerman and Amanda Friedman
Costumes by Olivia Gibian
Slides by Mary Manning
Tuesday, May 20th 8-9PM
Performance at 8:15PM
Joanna Yagerman is a massage and occupational therapist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. This year, she completes a Masters of Science and Occupational Therapy at SUNY Downstate and is co-authoring a research study with Mark Morris Dance investigating the affects of dance on Parkinson's disease. Yagerman has also taken improv classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and played the trombone in the New York Jazz Academy Big Band. This summer, she will be working in San Diego at the UC San Diego Hospital Alzheimer's Unit.
Amanda Friedman is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. She has been in numerous exhibitions including those at South First Gallery and Regina Rex in Brooklyn. Her artist book, Because Nothing Ends was published last Fall by Peradam. Friedman recently participated in several workshops with the Meredith Monk House Foundation and is beginning her MFA in Painting at Bard this June.
Olivia Gibian is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from Abingdon, Virginia she graduated with a BFA in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011. She has worked on costuming for performance, short films, and video, most recently she did costumes for a performance featured during Chance Motives at Sculpture Center in LIC.
Mary Manning is an artist living and working in New York, NY. She recently had an exhibition at Jackie Klempay in Brooklyn titled If the Stadium Were Empty I Would Be Able to See More Clearly. Find more of her work here.
Carousel is an exhibition experiment organized by the artists Gabriela Salazar and Mary Choueiter. Regular one-night-only ”openings” showcase an artist and their use of a mechanical slide projector. Locations TBA.