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February 19, 2013  |  Events & Programs
Sometimes a Person and Sometimes a Concept: Kelly Nipper debuts Tessa Pattern Takes A Picture
Kelly Nipper with Japanther. Tessa Pattern Takes a Picture.  2013. Performed at The Museum of Modern Art, 2013. © 2013 Paula Court/The Museum of Modern Art

All images: Kelly Nipper with Japanther. Tessa Pattern Takes a Picture. 2013. Photograph © The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Paula Court

On January 30, Kelly Nipper debuted her piece, Tessa Pattern Takes A Picture, in MoMA’s Titus 2 Theater. The performance featured Japanther (Ian Vanek and Matt Reilly), and Marissa Ruazol (dancing in characteristic Nipper attire [pictured]).

Leora: I want to tell you how much has stayed with me since last week’s performances. It feels like I can access the entire duration in my memory, which is not altogether typical of my experience of either rock shows or dance performance. Since our space is limited, I’d like to jump in, describe what I saw, and ask you a related question. Read more