Curated by Jesse Hewit
Aggregate Space Gallery is pleased to announce an exciting new program series made possible by a generous grant from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation’s New & Experimental Works Program (NEW)! This August, ASG will launch the Friction/Function Performance Series.
Friction/Function is a multidisciplinary collaboration between ASG and dance artist and curator Jesse Hewit that presents innovative performance works in conjunction with ASG exhibitions. The Friction/Function Performance Series invites performing artists to study and respond to the exhibition of an artist working in another discipline, ultimately creating and presenting a live performance in the exhibition space. ASG and Hewit feel the need for such cross-pollination is especially urgent in today’s political climate; it is imperative that we make space for invigorating and expansive conversations about where we’re at, what needs to be done, and what we can do. The viability of such conversations depends on rigorous collaborations.
Working closely with Hewit, who will curate the series, ASG will produce an initial run of the program between August 2017 and July 2018, hosting eight artists working in different modes of performance.
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