Whitney Biennial 2019
Film Screenings and Performances
For the 2019 Biennial, a dedicated screening program of eighteen films, selected by three guest curators, will immerse viewers in tales ranging from the world of global Black music, fashion, and visual culture to the discovery of a nine-thousand-year-old skeleton in Washington State. Performance works, from opera to social critique, will take place in the galleries, the theater, outdoors, and other spaces throughout the museum.
nibia pastrana santiago uses choreography to explore the demarcation of space, employing the history and physical characteristics inherent to a specific site.
June 6, 7, 8
The collaborative duo Las Nietas de Nonó—sisters Lydela and Michel Nonó—draw on their own autobiographical, familial, and community histories in their interdisciplinary work, examining the dynamics of race, class, and colonialism in Puerto Rico through performance.
June 28, 29, 30