Inner Space features multi-media work by contemporary filmmakers and performers. The program looks to the of the unique character of the geodesic dome in which it occurs and considers the space’s mutable and malleable relationship to the bodies within it.
Artist and stand up comedian, Casey Jane Ellison is your host and guide for Casey Jane Ellison Presents Aboveground Animation, her curated series of animated short films.
The program features the New York premieres of animations by Kathleen Daniel, Barry Doupe, Erin Dunn, Lauren Gregory, Jacolby Satterwhite, Katie Torn, and an excerpt from one of Fitch-Trecartin’s latest videos with animations by Rhett LaRue.
The screenings are accompanied by DJ sets by artists Cody Critcheloe (SSION) and by Juliana Huxtable .
Casey Jane Ellison has presented her animations and videos at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Art and Design, MOCA Los Angeles and the New Museum. She has performed stand up in cities across the US.
Leigha Mason has presented her films and paintings at MoMA PS1, The Andy Warhol Museum, ICA London, as well as several film festivals and galleries across the US and internationally.
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.