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Performa 19 Biennial

New York

1 - 24 Nov 2019

The leading exhibition dedicated to live performance returns to New York for its eighth edition. Highlights of the programme, curated by founding director RoseLee Goldberg, include new works by Nairy Baghramian, Ed Atkins, and Korakrit Arunanondchai. This year’s event will also reflect upon the centenary of the Bauhaus, with artists responding to the legacy of the art and design school, which was the first to hold a theatre class. Find out more from Performa’s website.

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No history in a room filled with people with funny names (film still; 2018), Korakrit Arunanondchai.

No history in a room filled with people with funny names (film still; 2018), Korakrit Arunanondchai. Photo: courtesy the artist; Carlos/Ishikawa, London; Clearing, New York; Bangkok City Gallery.

Dust (2019), Tarik Kiswanson.

Dust (2019), Tarik Kiswanson. Photo: Charlotte Krieger; courtesy Tarik Kiswanson and the Centre Pompidou

Privileged Points (2017), Nairy Baghramian and TOGETHER (2019), Maria Hassabi, installation view, Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, 2019.

Privileged Points (2017), Nairy Baghramian and TOGETHER (2019), Maria Hassabi, installation view, Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, 2019. Courtesy Performa

Possible Music #1 (feat. NESS & Shane Aspegren) (2018), Samson Young.

Possible Music #1 (feat. NESS & Shane Aspegren) (2018), Samson Young. Photo: David Heald; courtesy the artist and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

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