stuartcomer

Stuart Comer

Chief Curator of Media and Performance at MoMA

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The best possible prequel to last night’s powerful lunar eclipse — Hale County This Morning, This Evening by @ramellross. “How do we not frame someone?” This film is everything. 🌕🌔🌓🌒🌑🌘🌗🌖🌕
Empress Kouvali reunion with Goddess Sakhmet @sylviakouvali @brooklynmuseum
Movement Research @movementresearch takes up residency in the MoMA Atrium thru Jan 25 in the final weeks of #JudsonDanceTheater : The Work Is Never Done. One of the world’s leading laboratories for the investigation of dance and other movement-based forms, MR was founded in 1978 as the School for Movement Research and Construction, and has been hosting performances and workshops at Judson Memorial Church since 1991. MR will be offering classes, workshops, reading groups, and studies projects dialogues, transforming the Marron Atrium into a space for the creative process and education. Additional reservation spots just released: mo.ma/movementresearch. Photo regram from @mjosephm : Alexander Technique with Shelley Senter
Caring for Artists' Films, June 10-14, 2019 at MoMA. Part of the museum’s Media Conservation Initiative workshop series, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation @mellonfdn. The workshop is fully funded for 16 selected participants, applications are due by January 31, 2019. Application info available at www.mediaconservation.io/pagew3. Image: detail of Tacita Dean, Antigone, 2018.
Detail from a typographic experiment by Syed Ali Raza, whose grandson #AsadRaza @asaaddo included it in his show “Life to come” @metro_pictures
Why the Indigenous Today? Fri, Jan 25, 6:30pm at MoMA. The Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Research Institute for the Study of Art from Latin America presents a two-part program that explores the political, aesthetic, and critical implications of contemporary indigeneity in Latin American culture. Presenters include Mariana Botey, artist, curator, and Associate Professor in Modern/Contemporary Latin American Art History at UCSD, and Michele Greet, Associate Professor of Art History, George Mason University. Complete details on moma.org. Admission is free but RSVP is required, RSVP to cisnerosinstitute_rsvp@moma.org with INDIGENISM in the subject line. Space is limited and seating will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. (image: Gala Porras-Kim. Future Artifacts after West Mexico Ceramics: Los Angeles Index. 2017. Installation view, Labor Gallery, Mexico City. Image courtesy of Labor and the artist. Photo: Ramiro Chaves)
An Evening with Ralph Lemon and Pope.L. Monday, January 28, 7:00 p.m. Inspired by his study of Bruce Nauman’s Wall/Floor Positions (1965/68), choreographer and artist Ralph Lemon offers a meditation on the body, race, and the space of the studio, followed by a response from the multidisciplinary artist Pope.L and a discussion with Adrienne Edwards, Engell Speyer Family Curator and Curator of Performance at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Tour de force performance of #SimoneForti ’s 1960 Dance Construction ‘See Saw’ by @willjrawls @androszb and @picchurris 👏🏾😭👏🏾 #judsondancetheater
@sharpwhitebackground and @virtuosa12 glowing from their #blackpowernaps thanks to @nivacosta and @fanniesosalove ’s Choir of the Slain (part X) @performancespacenewyork 💜💙
Thea Djordjadze has collapsed! I was trotting along and suddenly it started raining and snowing and you said it was hailing but hailing hits you on the head hard so it was really snowing and raining and I was in such a hurry to meet you but the traffic was acting exactly like the sky and suddenly I see a headline THEA DJORDJADZE HAS COLLAPSED! there is no snow in Hollywood there is no rain in California I have been to lots of parties and acted perfectly disgraceful but I never actually collapsed oh Thea Djordjadze we love you get up —Frank O’Hara (Tbilisi version) @nikaonno
Eric N. Mack @ernatmack werkin’ @brooklynmuseum — a few moments from “Lemme walk across the room” curated by @ohashuhlee
Finally, a #DavidRobilliard show in NY! @ortuzarprojects Jan 16-Mar 2 🖤
regram @willjrawls — Don’t miss Will Rawls and @androszb ’s performance / reconstruction of Simone Forti’s 1960 Dance Construction ‘See Saw’ at MoMA this Thurs Jan 10 and Sat Jan 12 at 1:30 and 3:30pm #JudsonDanceTheater
A few highlights from The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India @asiasociety — Akbar Padamsee, Tyeb Mehta, Krishen Khanna, Mohan Samant, and Ram Kumar
Kicking off Saturdays for 2019 in old school East Village style with @joslog Ken Okiishi and Nick Mauss
Back to winter — finding light in new work by an old friend #AnthonyMcCall Split Second (Mirror) @anthonymccallstudio @seankellyny
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