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Charged Spaces/Changing Bodies
Institue of Cultural Affairs
Chicago, IL
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Charged Spaces/Changing Bodies
Pivot Arts presents Charged Spaces/Changing Bodies
Performances in Historic Sites
Works by Anna Martine Whitehead
Carole McCurdy + Sara Zalek
Curated by Julieanne Ehre and Peter Taub

October 11, 12 and 13 at 7:30pm and October 14 at 4:00pm.
$20 to reserve in advance
More Information at pivotarts.org/events.

Pivot Arts presents a series of site-specific performances in two historic Uptown spaces overlapping with Chicago Architecture Foundations Open House Chicago weekend.

The performance begins at the Institute for Cultural Affairs 4750 N. Sheridan Road with "Notes on Territory" written, choreographed and performed by Anna Martine Whitehead. Audiences are then led across the street to Lawrence House 1020 W. Lawrence Avenue for "Les Chanteuses du Rien" created and performed by Sara Zalek, Elaine Lemieux, Hanna Brock -- this piece will take place in the Lawrence House lobby and culminate in the swimming pool. "Five Stud Stud" by Carole McCurdy will take place in the Lawrence Houses gym space.

Audiences are led by a guide through the spaces to witness the performances happening throughout each building as if on a tour.

Developed in part in Pivot Arts' incubator program, "Notes On Territory" uses movement, sound, video, and text to address "containment architectures" (prisons, cathedrals, dungeons, and homes) and ask: What is the prison? What is the nature of freedom? The pieces considers known architectural shapes and spiritual traditions in relation to the hole  a space which is only known by the wall that surrounds it  as a means of exploring the rich tradition of Black liberation practice.

"Les Chanteuses du Rien" employs genres of classical scores, experimental opera, improvised sound, expanded cinema, and Butoh dance to explore the lobby and swimming pool space at Lawrence House.

"Five Stud Stud" explores spectrums between violence and tenderness. Created by Carole McCurdy and co-performed with Jon Poindexter, the performance is both intense and absurd, taking place in an installation of inflatable punching bags.

For artist bios and more information visit pivotarts.org/events.

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Institue of Cultural Affairs (View)
4750 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
United States


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Arts > Performance

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Owner: Pivot Arts
On BPT Since: Apr 06, 2016
 
Pivot Arts
773-609-0782
info@pivotarts.org
www.pivotarts.org
 

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