Summer School 2012 Open House w/ Marina Abramović, Steve Paxton & Genesis Breyer P-Orridge @MoMAPS1 http://4sq.com/P82GUC
Summer School 2012 Open House has begun! 1st up: Steve Paxton leads a rehearsal of his seminal works Satisfyin’ Lover (1967) & State (1968).
Photo: Steve Paxton performance “rehearsal” in Kunsthalle @MoMAPS1 #summerschool http://instagr.am/p/PXOSijDNRJ/ . If you’re nearby, come check it out!
Steve Paxton’s performance rehearsal was very powerful. 10 min break, then the next Summer School 2012 professor presents, so come on over!
Now, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge & his students will create a slow, evolving, ritualized ceremony for #SummerSchool Open House visitors.
Photo: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge & performance @MoMAPS1 #SummerSchool Open House http://instagr.am/p/PXTSuIjNXl/
Photo: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge performance continues to evolve #summerschool @MoMAPS1 http://instagr.am/p/PXT5jFjNYJ/
Genesis P-Orridge boundary-pushing performance has just concluded. Q & A time…
"All art began as a magical relationship with the world around us and trying to make sense of that…to change the… http://fb.me/HqEQ1h0t
"We’re all being culturally conditioned before we are born…they’re already telling you what they want you to be (boy or girl)." ~P-Orridge
"We need to build our own narratives of being…question any of your habits…push yourself…always be capable of change" ~P-Orridge
"Nothing scares me as much as politicians." ~P-Orridge (followed by a resounding laugh from the audience)
Fin. One hour intermission. The 3rd & final #summerschool professor, Marina Abramović, presents at 4pm — still time to get here!
The Artist is Present: Marina Abramović with @MoMAPS1 #summerschool curator Jenny Schlenzka http://instagr.am/p/PXhK-FDNVV/
"The most important part of performance is state of mind. It’s everything." - Marina Abramović at @MoMAPS1 #summerschool open house
"Performance is not entertainment; it’s serious." - Marina Abramović @MoMAPS1 #summerschool open house
"If you give me your time, I give you an experience." - Marina Abramović @MoMAPS1 #summerschool open house
Photo: Marina Abramović speaking @MoMAPS1 #summerschool Open House http://instagr.am/p/PXiT_xDNWe/
Going offline…Marina wants the audience to be present for the performances she & her students have prepared for us. #unplugging
Game of Simon Says? Nah, performance art prep led by Marina. Just another day @ the “office” for me & @klausbiesenbach! pic.twitter.com/GrHsFXsy
Professor Abramović watches proudly as her students perform a piece they prepared during her #summerschool workshop pic.twitter.com/4VaXX8L3 View photo
Yearbook: #SummerSchool 2012 Open House w/ Marina Abramović, Steve Paxton & Genesis Breyer P-Orridge @MoMAPS1
Thanks to Marina Abramović, Steve Paxton & Genesis Breyer P-Orridge for teaching #summerschool & sharing their results at Open House. Brava!