a fragile son
Please note that there is no late seating for this show.
Matthew Rogers -- a dancer and choreographer known in New York especially through his performances in the work of Tere OConnor from 2004 - 2011 -- returns from his current home base in Slovakia to sharea fragile son, a performance event constructed from movements, words and objects that Rogers collected throughout Slovakia and the Czech Republic during a process of contextualizing his dancing body in a new foreign home.The projectsteers attention tothe hostile world that exists between the performer and the community that watches, exposing the beauty of vulnerability and the desire to survive.
Thursday, February 9 at 8 pm
Friday, February 10 at 8 pm
Saturday, February 11 at 8 pm
Sunday February 12 at 3 pm
Part of the seriesImages//Landscapes, curated by Stacy Grossfield
Choreography, performance: Matthew Rogers
Sound design, atmosphere: Tomas Morvek
Translation advisement: Gabriel Rivera
Lighting design: Tuce Yasek
Matthew Rogers: Since 2012, Rogers has been based in Zilina, Slovakia, but maintains a working base in Hamburg, Germany, participating in regular dance projects with Antje Pfundtner & Gesellschaft and Hamburg based choreographer Jenny Beyer. From 2004 to 2011,Rogerslived in New York and collaborated with many choreographers, including Johannes Wieland, Ivy Baldwin, Sara Pearson, Patrik Widrig, Heather Olson, Jack Ferver, Jon Kinzel, Palo Zustiak and Amber Sloan. During this time he danced through the creation of five works by choreographer Tere O'Connor. In 2010, he was a re-performer in Marina Abromovics The Artist is Present at MoMA. His most recent co-creation, Desire & Discipline, premiered in August 2016 as Swiss and Czech co-production.
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