In honor of the U.S. launch of the new biographical photo book, Genesis Breyer P. Orridge, Sunday Sessions is pleased to present an afternoon celebration including performances by Genesis herself and a myriad of close friends and artists.
The event showcases classic films by Genesis Breyer P. Orridge and new films by Leigha Mason. Musician Tamaryn Djs throughout the afternoon. The event culminates with two exciting live performances by Starred and Genesis’ most current and legendary group Psychic TV / PTV3, accompanied by visuals from Jeanne Angel and Sam Zimmerman.
Born Neil Andrew Megson in 1950, reborn as artist Genesis P-Orridge in 1971, and once again as pandrogyne with h/er other half Lady Jaye since 1993 – Genesis Breyer P-Orridge has always been an advocate of the merging of art and life. Working with First Third Books, artist Leigha Mason, and music journalist Mark Paytress, Genesis has assembled a controversial lifetime of memories in a spectacular book of images.
MoMA PS1’s acclaimed VW Sunday Sessions program welcomes visitors to experience art live and in real time. Embracing performance, music, dance, conversations, and film, the program vividly demonstrates how these art forms can push us to engage with our contemporary world in creative, illuminating ways. With an emphasis on artistic practices that blur and break traditional genre boundaries, the program supports and commissions new work, inviting artists, curators, and other cultural instigators to share their latest projects.