PS 122 (Performance Space 122)

PS-122About PS 122

Performance Space 122 is located at (150 First Avenue at E. 9th Street)

For 30 years, Performance Space 122 has been a hub for contemporary performance and an active member of the East Village, as well as the wider cultural community in N.Y.C. and across the globe. In just the past 5 years, under the curatorial vision of Artistic Director Vallejo Gantner, PS122 has opened the curtain on more than 2,600 performances, welcomed more than 125,000 visitors, and supported the work of more than 2,100 artists, performers, choreographers, playwrights, directors and designers.

Performance Space 122 passionately advocates for U.S. artists in New York and across globe. Our organization and the artists we present are reclaiming their relevance to wider social discourse by engaging artists, audiences and other community leaders in cultural, economic, and environmental debates about what it means to live in contemporary society.

  • Season Launch Party 2013
    Curated by AUNTS

    September 24th, 7:00pm
    ISSUE Project Room
    22 Boerum Pl, Brooklyn, NY

    $30 in advance | $35 at the door
    All tickets include:
    open bar + hors d’oeuvres

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    Known for throwing DIY performance events in lofts, museums and even once on a boat, AUNTS will take over this year’s Season Launch Party in their signature fashion of overstimulation – multiple performers, overlapping performances and inter-disciplinary work culminate into an all out dance party at the end of the evening. Featuring performances by Justin Cabrillos, Levi Gonzalez, Stanley Love, Bessie McDonough-Thayer, Jillian Pena, Molly Poerstal, Matt Romein (interactive video), Elizabeth Ward, Emily Wexler and more!

    Tickets: $30 in advance | $35 at the door
    All tickets include open bar + hors d’oeuvres

    AUNTS, an underground platform for dance, creates events in unconventional spaces with multiple performers, overlapping performances, open dance parties, multi-disciplinary, body/non-body based, time oriented, finished/experimental/unfinished/process art. AUNTS has partnered with public venues such as the famous Clipper City schooner at the South Street Seaport, littlefield, and OfficeOps. Art organizations such as The Chocolate Factory, Dixon Place, Movement Research, New Museum, TAMTAMTAM in Berlin, Germany, The American Dance Festival, Catch!, Danspace Project and Chashama, as well as many repurposed spaces including [email protected], The Secret Works Loft, St. Cecilia’s Convent, and The Event Center. AUNTS are Laurie Berg and Liliana Dirks-Goodman.

    Karl Allen, Enrico Ciotti, Seth Hamlin, Risa Shoup, Pavel Zustiak

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