PS122 is proud to announce the co-chairs of our Give Performance Space campaign, a capacity campaign coinciding with the renovation of our home at 150 1st Avenue. Give Performance Space is a campaign to launch Performance Space 122’s growth as an organization with the goal of better serving the artists and audiences of New York City. The co-chairs are acclaimed actor, photographer and activist Alan Cumming; producer, writer and director Stella Schnabel and PS122 Board Vice President Charles L. Kerr, partner at international law office Morrison & Foerster.
Since PS122’s start as an East Village artist squat, we’ve grown from a scrappy under dog providing artists a space to experiment to a globally renowned leader in the performance field. PS122 has launched careers, supported innovation and developed new art practices that have enriched the cultural life of New York City and contemporary performance worldwide.
The City of New York has begun work on a code renovation of the organization’s beloved East Village home. The funds raised during the Give Performance Space campaign will ensure that PS122 can successfully navigate the institutional and physical growth necessary to take full advantage of this renovation. It will give PS122 the flexibility to take risks, adapt and grow as a leader within the cultural ecology of New York City by providing a much-needed, multi-disciplinary medium-sized venue to the performing arts sector.
The Give Performance Space campaign is still in the leadership-giving phase. PS122 will release public information in 2015 as they move into the public phase of the campaign. Visit ps122.org/GPS for more information.