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Devonté Hynes Performance: Easternsports

Fri, Feb 3, 2017  6:30 PM

Location: Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

Musician and composer Devonté Hynes gives a live performance of his haunting score for Easternsports, the multisensory installation by artists Alex Da Corte and Jayson Musson currently on view in Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016. Hynes plays the piece in a space designed by Da Corte, creating a synthesis of color, light, scent, spoken word, and music.

Tickets are required ($20 adults, $15 members, students and seniors). This event has reached ticketing capacity. A limited number of standby tickets may be available at the admissions desk on a first-come, first-served basis. The standby line will open one hour prior to the program’s start time.

Installation view of Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016 (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, October 28, 2016-February 5, 2017). Alex Da Corte and Jayson Musson, Easternsports, 2014. Four-channel video, color, sound; 152 min., with four screens, neon, carpet, VCT tiles, metal folding chairs, artificial oranges, Orange scent and diffusers.Score by Devonté Hynes. Collection of the artists; courtesy David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen; Maccarone, N.Y. and L.A. and Salon 94, N.Y. Photograph Ron Amstutz

Installation view of Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016 (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, October 28, 2016-February 5, 2017). Alex Da Corte and Jayson Musson, Easternsports, 2014. Four-channel video, color, sound; 152 min., with four screens, neon, carpet, VCT tiles, metal folding chairs, artificial oranges, Orange scent and diffusers.Score by Devonté Hynes. Collection of the artists; courtesy David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen; Maccarone, N.Y. and L.A. and Salon 94, N.Y. Photograph Ron Amstutz