Holly Bass : Moneymaker

Sat, Oct 24 @ 8am-8pm
In-person & Live Streamed



Moneymaker, a 12-hour endurance piece by second-year resident, Holly Bass, will make its New York City premiere in the lobby at Live Arts. Sporting a pompadour, a bedazzled cummerbund spelling out $€X, and golden “bootyballs,” Bass will dance continuously for twelve hours in an homage to James Brown and Sarah Baartman—arguably two of the hardest working folks in show biz. This iteration, taking place on the first day of early voting, also considers the long struggle for voting rights in America. In addition to songs spanning the last century, the soundtrack will include excerpts of speeches from Shirley Chisolm, Fannie Lou Hamer and Malcolm X.

During the event, we will also be collecting mail-in election ballots to send off.

About the Artist:
Holly Bass