Yoshua Okón video installations are built on improvisational narratives created by the artist and his collaborators, mostly non-actors willing to participate in a game of social chance that may easily spiral out of control.
With the use of delicate materials, Lauren DiCioccio creates soft sculptures of objects disappearing from the everyday, for better or worse. Replicas of newspapers, currency, and plastic bags and bottles are formed out of dainty fabrics tediously hand–embroidered with thread.
Dances for Non/Fictional Bodies is a performance–based project examining the role(s) of imagined societal ideals as a kind of "fictional body." The piece challenges our widely-held ideals of beauty based on socially imagined perfections of form that rarely exist in actual bodies.
Jennie C. Jones' practice resides at the intersection of art history, music history and African-American history, layering the formal language of modern art—abstraction and minimalism—over the conceptual and technical strategies of avant-garde jazz.
Audience as Subject is a two-part exhibition that reverses the role of the audience from that of spectator to subject, exposing the dramatic mechanisms underlying public gatherings of people.
Lamplighters Music Theatre presents The Yeomen of the Guard
Feb 4, 2011 – Feb 6, 2011
Lam Research Theater at YBCA
BUY TICKETS » A political prisoner is framed for a crime he didn't commit and catastrophe and hilarity ensue as others attempt to release him from the devious plot and secure his freedom. Featuring a lovesick jailor, a lovely young woman trapped in a marriage to an unknown man, and a jester who has lost his sense of humor, this dark comedy is the closest thing to grand opera in the Gilbert & Sullivan repertoire. Containing some of Sullivan's finest work, Yeomen is considered the best of the canon by many G&S fans.
On the occasion of the film's 25th anniversary, we present Claude Lanzmann's nine-and-a-half hour landmark documentary Shoah, considered by many to be one of the greatest films ever made, in a new 35mm print