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In this Whitney Stories video, choreographer Sarah Michelson discusses the questions at the root of her Devotion series, including her role as choreographer, her relationship to dance and its history, and the way the work is intimately tied to the site where it’s performed.
The Whitney’s guards lock the front doors every evening at closing time, but on October 19, 2014, the routine resonated differently among staff and visitors.
Curator Jay Sanders engages with these two highly enigmatic sound artists to explore some of the particularities of their work, and potential links between their respective artistic practices.
For nearly a decade, artist and educator Christine Sun Kim has worked with the Whitney to develop programs and resources for Deaf audiences. In this Whitney Stories video, Kim, who was born Deaf, discusses her use of sound as a medium, and speaks about the importance of removing barriers for museum audiences, both online and in person.