New York Live Arts’ dynamic platform of new and recent works by resident commissioned artists and curated guests. Presented during the annual Association of Performing Arts Professionals conference, Live Artery featured excerpts of recently premiered works and work-in-progress presentations.
The 11th edition of Live Artery returns as Virtual Artery, featuring the work of New York Live Arts residency artists and curated guests. Due to the recent pandemic developments and impact of the new variant, all in-person Live Artery events have been moved to a presenter dedicated digital program or postponed to later this Spring 2022. Virtual Artery will stream performances that have been previously shown at New York Live Arts to be enjoyed at the viewer’s leisure. Showcasing the latest work from some of the most relevant performance and movement artists, this annual program provides an opportunity to bring to the forefront the vitality of today’s dance and performing arts community, not only to New York but across the country and beyond. Live Artery will be presented virtually, Tuesday, January 13th – Friday, January 17th.
For Virtual Artery, one of five full-length performances will be released to stream daily starting January 13 including: NARCISSUS by Christopher Williams* (released Jan 13), light and desire by Colleen Thomas* (released Jan 14), 2021 New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award winning The Motherboard Suite by Saul Williams with Maria Bauman, Kayla Farrish, Marjani Forté-Saunders, d. Sabela grimes, Jasmine Hearn, and Shamel Pitts (released Jan 15), Live Arts 2019 – 2020 Randjelović/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA) Raja Feather Kelly and the feath3r theory’s WEDNESDAY (released Jan 16), and Kenyon Adams’ Prayers of The People by (released Jan 17). All streams will be available through January 31. *Indicates artist is part of Live Arts’ Live Feed creative residency and commissioning program.
The following in-progress showings and other presentations will be available digitally for presenters and producers: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s Curriculum: Love, Death and Robots, 2021-2022 Randjelović/Stryker RCA Faye Driscoll’s Oh Holy, Hole!, Vanessa Anspaugh’s Mourning, Emily Johnson’s Being Future Being, Brandon Powers’s DUET, Lacina Coulibaly’s Until The Lion Tells the Story, There is No Glory, Shamel Pitts I TRIBE’s Touch of Red, and Performing Tech: 4 Perspectives featuring presentations by Annie Dorsen, LaJuné McMillian, Brandon Powers and Heidi Boisvert & Kat Mustatea, followed by a performance of Lizardly by Boisvert & Mustatea will be streamed at 3pm on January 15 and available through January 31. Presenters and producers can access these events for free with RSVP.