Barbara Hammer’s Evidentiary Bodies

MON, Nov 14, 2016
7:30 pm

New York based artist and queer cinema pioneer Barbara Hammer premieres her new performance and multi-disciplinary work Evidentiary Bodies. Armed with portable, fixed and live projectors and cameras, the artist moves about the space projecting video onto inflated balloons, photographic prints, x-ray scans of her own body, as well as onto the bodies of the audience members. One person extends to many and many people extend to one, challenging the concept of the proscenium screen and the stable audience. The performance also includes live sound by Scott Norman Johnson on cello. The performance is followed by a presentation and discussion with the artist.

Dreamlands: Expanded
is a series of expanded cinema events organized by Microscope Gallery in collaboration with the Whitney as part of the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016

Tickets for this event are available for purchase here

Please note: All Dreamlands: Expanded events take place at Microscope Gallery, with the exception of Steam Screens and The Owl Flies at Twilight, which will both be presented at Knockdown Center in Maspeth, Queens.

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