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Delia Gonzalez, 2015, at MoMA PS1 as part of VW Sunday Sessions. © 2015 MoMA PS1, New York.

Delia Gonzalez is a fine artist and musician based in New York. As part of an afternoon focused on emerging music, Gonzalez presents a rare performance of her latest project, In Remembrance (DFA Records). Consisting of four ballet films, In Remembrance is accompanied by a classical piano score composed by Gonzalez. This special event features a screening of all four films, with Gonzalez providing a live soundtrack. Her performance is accompanied by four luminaries of the Brooklyn electronic music scene – Alice Cohen, Bryce Hackford, Adrian Knight, and David Lackner.

The afternoon also includes performances by other cutting-edge electronic musicians from New York City – a live ambient set with visuals by musicians, designers, and videographers Georgia, a live hardware techno set by Malory (Godmode), and a DJ set with visuals from Heathered Pearls (Ghostly).

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.

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This event is organized by Jonathan Galkin and Kristopher Petersen, DFA Records.

Sunday Sessions is organized by Jenny Schlenzka, Associate Curator with Alex Sloane, Curatorial Assistant and Rosey Selig-Addiss, Associate Producer.

Sunday Sessions 2014-15 is dedicated to Mike Skinner, 1974-2014

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Sunday Sessions and the VW Dome at MoMA PS1 are made possible by a partnership with Volkswagen of America.

Major support is provided by MoMA’s Wallis Annenberg Fund for Innovation in Contemporary Art through the Annenberg Foundation.

This performance is part of VW Sunday Sessions.