Sarah Michelson, Devotion Study #3
Friday, November 2, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
The Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium, second floor
The Performance Program is part of MoMA’s increased focus on the historical as well as the contemporary practice of performance-based art. The ongoing series brings documentation and reenactments of historic performances, thematic group exhibitions, solo presentations, and original performance works to various locations throughout the Museum.
The choreographic works of Sarah Michelson (British, b. 1964) are recognized for their ongoing and dynamic examination of the formal components and stylized tropes of dance. By highlighting the design and architectural structure of the performance space and dissecting the roles of choreographer and dancer, she explores the potential for new forms of contemporary dance to arise. Following her recent works, Devotion (2011) and Devotion Study #1—The American Dancer (2012), Michelson conceived Devotion Study #3 specifically for MoMA’s Marron Atrium. Performance approx. 30 min.
A response with Sarah Michelson and Deborah Hay will be held on Saturday, November 3 at 4:00 p.m.
In conjunction with the exhibition Some sweet day