MoMA PS1

DEN$E features live musical performances, DJ sets, interactive performance, and hardware noise sets accompanied by live and pre-recorded visuals. Featured performers include DJ Haram B2B Mhysa, Marcelline Mandeng + Aurel Haize Odogbo, SCRAAATCH, lawd knows, Kayy Drizz, and :3l0N, among others.

ATM (At The Moment) describes themselves as “a collective and nomadic monthly event based in Philadelphia that supports electronic and East Coast club music as well as performance art by Black and brown queer and trans artists.” DEN$E is a meditation on themes ATM has been developing together as a collective: money (under the guise of financial uncertainty and daydreams), the erotic and hypersexual, selfie culture and shameless vanity, technology and the perils of globalization, and queer utopia.

MoMA PS1’s acclaimed VW Sunday Sessions performance series welcomes visitors to experience and participate in live art. Since its founding in 1976, MoMA PS1 has offered audiences one of the most extensive programs of live performance in the world. VW Sunday Sessions highlights artists responding to contemporary social and political issues through a wide variety of creative and critical lenses. Encompassing performance, music, dance, conversation, and film, the series develops and presents projects by established and emerging artists, scholars, activists, and other cultural instigators. With a focus on artists that blur and break traditional genre boundaries, VW Sunday Sessions embraces the communities in New York City that create and sustain artistic practice.

Since 2012, VW Sunday Sessions has presented a commissioning program resulting in new work by Trajal Harrell, Mårten Spångberg, Anne Imhof, Tobias Madison and Matthew Lutz Kinoy, Hannah Black, and Colin Self. Additionally, the VW Dome Artist Residency offers a platform for creative development and experimentation for artists at all stages of the creative process.

VW Sunday Sessions is organized by Jenny Schlenzka, Associate Curator; Alex Sloane, Curatorial Assistant; Taja Cheek, Curatorial Assistant; Rosey Selig-Addiss, Associate Producer; and Lucy Lie, Production Coordinator.

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VW Sunday Sessions and the VW Dome at MoMA PS1 are made possible by a partnership with Volkswagen of America, who have supported the program for five years since its inception.

This performance is part of VW Sunday Sessions 2016.