“In the past few years, dance and museums have been engaged in a serious courtship. It’s not a new thing—they’ve had flings in the past, and the lines between dance and performance art have been blurred for decades. But what makes this wave of flirtations unique is the level of institutional attention (and resources) invested in identifying, presenting, and even acquiring performance-based work.” (Reference)
Working list: Dance and Choreography Within Art Contexts
(updated on Feb 25th)
The Whole by Jim Shaw. Video
Dance with Camera, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania. Dance with Camera is an exhibition and a screening program that explores a crossover between artists and dancers who make choreography for the camera. Reference
Pieter opens in Los Angeles. Pieter is a studio and performance laboratory for wild and rigorous experimentation in dance. The space provides a platform for local, national and international artists of all disciplines to explore their distinct and overlapping aesthetics and interests (Reference). Jan 2010, Los Angeles
Flora Wiegmann is a 2010 California Biennial artist at Orange County Museum of Art.
Move: Choreographing You at Hayward Gallery, London. The exhibition explores the historical and current relationship between visual artists and dance by presenting seminal works and new commissions by leading artist from the last 50 years (Reference).