James Kienitz Wilkins (E-grantee 2009, 2013, 2018) is featured in this year’s New York Film Festival with the US premiere of his short film “This Action Lies” on Sunday, October 6 at Lincoln Center! - “This Action Lies” (2018) is an object study of a coffee cup, while holding court on a myriad of subjects ranging from the history of Dunkin’ Donuts to new fatherhood. The experimental film asks what can be understood by looking at something long and hard, while listening to something else. @thenyff @filmlinc @lincolncenter #TheNYFF
#TBT to the 1964 sound film A Fall Trip Home by Nathaniel Dorsky (2006 Grantee). You can view Dorsky's new work in two upcoming events: the @nyutisch 10th Annual Experimental Lecture on October 11th at 7pm, and premieres of four new films on October 12th-13th at 7:30pm, all at Anthology Film Archives! Link in our bio to learn more about Nathaniel Dorsky's work. - Forgetting it's 'psychological plot' [A Fall Trip Home] is a fine exponent of the intrinsic magical power of cinema. Its images, which evolve in a rather unmagical sober suburb, are continually transcended and manipulated into a kind of epic haiku... - Jerome Hiler @anthologyfilmarchives
Great Force opens Friday, October 4 at the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, featuring work by many FCA grantees! Great Force examines the force of whiteness, the counter-force of black resistance, and the persistence of the color line in the United States with new commissions and recent work by, among others: (E-Grantee) @bethanyjoycollins, (2002 Grantee) Pope.L, past FCA Board Member @glennligon, (E-Grantee) @shanipeters, (E-Grantee) Paul Mpagi Sepuya, (2015 Grantee) @xavierasimmons, and (E-Grantee) @Sable_Elyse Smith. 📸 Repost @icavcu.
This week's #Artworkforsale is Kosai Hori, Voice of Wind E-1, 1991. Silkscreen, 24 3/8 x 36 5/8 inches (image); 33 1/2 x 44 3/4 inches (frame). AP, Edition of 80. Signed; framed. All works in FCA's collection have been donated by artists, with all proceeds benefiting our grants for individual artists. Link to this artwork in our bio. #contemporaryart
See (2017 Grantee) Kim Brandt's Level @mcachicago with performances October 1–3. Created with composer (2016 Grantee) #NateWooley, Level will feature a morphing and intersecting mass of bodies traversing through MCA. 📸 Clear Night, 2016, presented by ISSUE Project Room at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn NY. Photo by Bradley Buehring. Studio shot by @kimbrandtkimbrandt
@cunninghamfilm, a 3D film directed by Alla Kovgan makes its U.S. premiere today as part of @thenyff at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theatre. The film opens nationwide on December 13. . . #merce100 #mercetrust #mercecunningham #merce #mercecunninghamdancecompany #dance #moderndance #johncage #cunninghamfilm #magnoliapictures #nyff #newyorkfilmfestival #lincolncenter #bam #howardgillmantheater #allakovgan #mko
#Repost from @nytimes’ post of part of “Somewhere at the Beginning,” by Germaine Acogny (2004 Grantee). Acogny and Mikaël Serre present the US premiere of the work tonight and tomorrow night, September 27-28 at 7pm at La MaMa as part of the Crossing the Line festival! - “For women around the world, I think that this piece says no matter who you are — if you’re black, green, yellow, blue — that we have the same hardships and the same joys,” Germaine Acogny said of “Somewhere at the Beginning,” an evening-length solo created with and directed by Mikaël Serre that is part of the @fiafnyfestival Crossing the Line, starting Sept. 26. “It is an invitation or incentive to hold hands and pull through together.” Germaine, 75, who is considered the mother of contemporary African dance, explores ideas about women and exile that draw from her own life: growing up in Senegal, living in Europe and returning to Africa. The tragedy of Medea is in there, too. (Performed without music here, this section is usually set to Johnny Cash’s version of the Nine Inch Nails song “Hurt.”) As for the longevity of her career? “I don’t have words for it,” she told the #nytimes critic @giadk. “I feel like now is really the moment when I’m starting to live.” @emonhassan made this video for #SpeakingInDance, our weekly series exploring the world of #dance.
Catch 2017 Grantee Adrienne Truscott in Wild Bore with Ursula Martinez and Zoë Coombs Maar at NYU Skirball tonight and tomorrow evening at 7:30pm! - Wild Bore is a collection of found texts adapted from the canon of theatrical critique. It is a radical reinterpretation of Facebook arguments, comment threads, pull quotes, nasty tweets, and most importantly, bad bad reviews. @missus_truscott @nyuskirball
A new edition of Changes: Notes on Choreography by FCA founding artist Merce Cunningham featuring collaborations with FCA co-founder John Cage was published by @thesongcave! - Changes is one of the most significant publications on Cunningham's enduring contributions to dance, which developed through collaboration with John Cage to incorporate formal innovation with regard to chance, silence and stillness. #MerceCunningham #Merce100 @mercetrust #JohnCage @johncagetrust