Song Dong's large–scale installation comprised of items that his mother and grandmother collected over a period of five decades. It follows the Chinese concept of wu jin qi yong or "waste not," as a prerequisite for survival.
Auf den Tisch! (which means "to put things on the table") is a project by internationally acclaimed dancer/choreographer Meg Stuart. Seated at a large table together, the lines between performers and audiences begin to blur as the performers begin to improvise…
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.
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.
Inspired by artist Song Dong’s investigations of family, consumerism, and the small meditative moments that punctuate an ordinary life, Daily Lives is a group exhibition borne out of a collaboration between YBCA and the Chinese Cultural Center.
ODC/Dance Downtown 2011: A Force at 40 - Program One
Mar 12, 2011 1:00am Mar 25, 2011 12:00am Mar 27, 2011 12:00am
Lam Research Theater at YBCA
Running Time = 87 minutes plus a 20 minute intermission BUY TICKETS »
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