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Avant-Garde-Arama: New Moon

April brings a new moon…

Curated by Salley May in collaboration with The Full Moon Crew, Avant-Garde-Arama: New Moon is a tribute to the late downtown mentor and luminary performance artist Tom Murrin. In celebration of his 27 years in Avant-Garde-Arama, there will be performances and video by Elevator Repair Service, Dynasty Handbag, Jonathan Ames, Unitard, Alice Klugherz, Jason Schuler, Syd Straw, Factress, The Naked Lady, Jo Andres, Mimi Goese, David Leslie, Chris Tanner, Laurie Berg, Larry Fessenden, Andrew Schneider, James Godwin and Tigger! Installation by Love Everyone Movement. Lesbian Love Lounge by Lori E. Seid. And more more more!

Avant-Garde-Arama: New Moon
April 12 + 13 | 8pm
Abrons Arts Center | 466 Grand Street | NYC
$15 | abronsartscenter.org

Presented by Abrons Arts Center; On loan from PS122

Avant-Garde-Arama is Performance Space 122’s longest running series. A multi-disciplinary mini-festival featuring break out performances in dance, music, theatre, performance art, video/film, and more presented in eight minutes or less. While PS122’s East Village home is being renovated, Avant-Garde-Arama and other programming will take place at multiple venues around the city.

Performance installation by participants of the Full Moon Show Workshop
Video pieces by Larry Fessenden and Love Everyone Movement
Video by Jo Andres: Diana Krall’s “When the Curtain Comes Down”, featuring Steve Buscemi

Friday, April 12th

Hosts: Dynasty Handbag and Jonathan Ames
Elevator Repair Service (excerpt from play by Sibyl Kempson)
David Leslie
Syd Straw (video appearance)
James Godwin
Alice Klugherz
Cornelius Loy
Julie Atlas Muz

Saturday April 13th
Hosts: The Factress (Lucy Sexton) and Nurse Baby Asparagus (Mike Iveson)
Dr. Schüler & the Operating Theater Company
Chris Tanner
The Naked Lady (Annie Iobst, video appearance)
Andrew Schneider
Laurie Berg


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