Offerings

Floor 3, Theater

Friday, August 2, 2024
Saturday, August 3, 2024
Sunday, August 4, 2024

Exact timing of performances to be announced at a later date.

As part of the performance program organized by guest curator Taja Cheek for Whitney Biennial 2024: Even Better Than the Real Thing, JJJJJerome Ellis’s Offerings is a series of performances involving sound and text. Ellis will base these performances on the musical score they created for the Biennial, as well as the billboard they created as part of the collective People Who Stutter Create. 

Offerings was commissioned by the Whitney Museum of American Art. 

JJJJJerome Ellis (any/all; born 1989 in Groton, CT; lives and works in Norfolk, VA) is a disabled animal, artist, and person who stutters. Through music, performance, writing, video, and photography, the artist asks what stuttering can teach us about justice. Born in 1989 to Jamaican and Grenadian immigrants, the artist lives in Norfolk, Virginia, with their wife, ecologist-poet Luísa Black Ellis. 

Ticket information will be released closer to the date of the event. 

The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available.

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