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Philippe Grandrieux: Unrest

FRI, Oct 18, 2013
2:30–8:30 pm

Exploring the theme of “anxiety,” artist and filmmaker Philippe Grandrieux will present the first two pieces of his trilogy-in-progess Unrest: the film White Epilepsy and the performance piece Meurtrière (world premiere). Grandrieux will also discuss his body of work with international thinkers.

4–8 pm
Performance: Meutrière, experienced by a limited number of visitors at a time

6:15–7:15 pm
Film screening: White Epilepsy

7:30–8:45 pm
Discussion: Philippe Grandrieux, interviewed by Avital Ronell

Unrest is presented as part of “Walls and Bridges,” a 10-day French-American arts and ideas festival curated by French cultural institute Villa Gillet and co-presented with Les Subsistances, an international laboratory for live arts based in Lyon, France.

This program contains nudity that may not be appropriate for all visitors. No late entry to the film screening will be permitted. 

This event is free with Museum admission, which is pay-what-you-wish on Fridays, 6–9 pm. Timed tickets for Meutrière are available at the Admissions Desk on a first-come, first-served basis for the following viewing times: 4:00, 4:45, 5:30, 6:15, 7:00 pm.

The Museum building is accessible and has elevator access to all floors. Service animals are welcome. Learn more about access services and amenities.



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