Date(s) - 04/17/2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Death Posture re-emerges for a special performance with visiting NYC luminaries Bruce Andrews & Sally Silvers.
Death Posture: Donald Miller & Rob Cambre (guitars), Chris Robert (percussion), Emmalee Sutton (dance), PLUS: Sally Silvers (dance) & Bruce Andrews (poetry/spoken word).
Sally Silvers is a choreographer who has been making work since the 1980s. She has created over seventy works of dance, theater, and poetry. Silvers is Artistic Director of Sally Silvers & Dancers and has created performance projects with Bruce Andrews under the name BARKING. Silvers choreographed and co-directed the dance films Little Lieutenant (1993) and Mechanics of the Brain (1997) with filmmaker Henry Hills. Her 2001 Grants to Artists award supported performances of her dance work Storming Heaven (2000) at The Kitchen. Since her 2001 FCPA grant, Silvers has created Strike Me Lightning (2002), Spaced Out (2003), DREAMSDOCOMETRUE (2004), Yessified! (2009), Be SOMEBODY… Be ANYBODY! (2011), Bonobo Milkshake (2012), and Actual Size (2014).
Born in Chicago, Language poet and political scientist Bruce Andrews earned a BA and MA from the Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD from Harvard University. He moved to New York in 1975, where with Charles Bernstein he co-edited L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E magazine from 1978 to 1981.