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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.

January 8-10 at 8:30 pm, January 11 at 12 pm
90 Minutes
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Faye Driscoll: Thank You For Coming: Space (Live Artery)

Presenters RSVP here. Faye Driscoll’s celebrated Thank You For Coming series, Space unfolds within an intimate installation, wired for sound and upheld by pulleys, ropes, and the weights of others, January 8-11 Through an alchemy of body, object, voice and live sound, Driscoll builds...

Jan 11 at 2 pm
40 Minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kathy Westwater: Rambler, Worlds Worlds A Part (Live Artery)

Presenters RSVP here. Having premiered at Live Arts in February 2019, Kathy Westwater’s reprisal of Rambler, Worlds Worlds A Part presents portions of the work developed from over twenty years of exploring pain and the body, including the pain of others. The piece contemplates the communication of one’s...

Jan 11th at 5 pm
40 Minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kimberly Bartosik/daela: through the mirror of their eyes (Live Artery In-Progress)

Presenters RSVP here. 2019 Guggenheim Fellow Kimberly Bartosik creates viscerally provocative, ferociously intimate choreographic projects that carve out a space for criticism and compassion while tenderly and violently etching away at deeply distressing threads of our society. Created on the heels of I hunger for you (2018), Bartosik’s new work, ...

Jan 11th at 7:30 pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Abby Z and the New Utility: Radioactive Practice (Live Artery In-Progress)

Presenters RSVP here. RADIOACTIVE PRACTICE is the newest evening length work by Bessie award winning, choreographer Abby Zbikowski and her company Abby Z and the New Utility. This group work brings together a mosaic group of movers versed in forms ranging from hip-hop, modern dance, West African, tap, synchronized swimming,...

January 11 at 9 pm & January 12 at 12 pm
90 Minutes
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith: Body Comes Apart (Live Artery)

Presenters RSVP here. Body Comes Apart is a declaration of love, commitment, catharsis, and rage. Premiering in Live Art’s ‘18-’19 season, Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith continue their ten year challenge of making work based in abstraction and in response to trauma. The work uses the potentialities of...

Jan 12 at 11 am
40 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Jaamil Olawale Kosoko: Chameleon (Live Artery Installments In-Progress)

Presenters RSVP here. Chameleon (excerpt) is a multi-media live art work that explores the fugitive realities and shapeshifting demands of surviving at the intersection of Blackness, feminism, and queerness in contemporary America. In this new work from Nigerian American artist Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, a melanated stage saturated in...

Jan 12th at 2 pm
40 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Colleen Thomas: Light and Desire (Live Artery In-Progress)

Presenters RSVP here. Colleen Thomas will show two small works- Diane. Still. and a collaboration with Adriane Fang titled, Wake Up! Also on the program is an excerpt from light and desire where Thomas joins five women artists from Venezuela (Carla Forte), Hungary/Germany (Ildiko Toth), Poland (Joanna Lesnierowska),...

January 12 at 5 pm
40 Minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
7NMS| Marjani Forté-Saunders + Everett Saunders: A Prophet's Tale: Portrait of the Lyricist (Live Artery In-Progress)

Presenters RSVP here. A Prophet’s Tale: Portrait of the Lyricist is a multi-year, iterative Literary, Music, and Performance Project, discussing the life-journey’s of Hip Hop music’s Emcee/Lyricist. What makes an Emcee/Lyricist? Is it the lyricism, their performance, or the way they’ve lived their lives? 7NMS|Marjani Forté-Saunders + Everett Saunders is...

Jan 12th at 7:30 pm
40 Minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Milka Djordjevich: CORPS (Live Artery In-Progress)

Presenters RSVP here. The work-in-progress excerpts of Milka Djordevich’s CORPS examine the labor and the feminine body through the lens of regimented movement, and reveal similarities across traditional, militaristic, ritual, athletic, and folk movement forms. The work is a continuation of Djordjevich’s ongoing questioning of contemporary...

Jan 12th at 8:30 pm, Jan 13th at 8 pm & Jan 14 at 7:30 pm
2 hours w/ intermission
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Sean Dorsey: BOYS IN TROUBLE (Live Artery)

Presenters RSVP here. An acclaimed transgender modern dance choreographer, Sean Dorsey brings the New York City premiere of BOYS IN TROUBLE to Live Arts.  Sean Dorsey Dance’s timely and urgent commentary on contemporary masculinity places a trans and queer lens onto intersectional questions of...

Jan 13th at 4 pm
90 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Yanira Castro | a canary torsi: Last Audience (Live Artery)

Presenters RSVP here. Yanira Castro/a canary torsi’s Last Audience premiered in the Live Arts fall 2019 season with a soldout run. The piece is a live laboratory for the communal work of what it means to conjure. Comprised of a set of...

Jan 13th at 2 pm
40 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Holly Bass: RACE: Talc & Ash (Live Artery In-Progress)

Presenters RSVP here. Holly Bass’ RACE: Talc & Ash is a movement duet piece about gentrification, race and class. The original performance focused on Washington, DC and new iterations will explore Chelsea/Hudson Yards in New York City, and Detroit, MI. The performance is set up like...

Jan 13th at 5 pm
40 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Raphael Xavier: Sassafrazz (Live Artery In-Progress)

Presenters RSVP here. Raphael Xavier’s Sassafrazz focuses on the embodied experiences of a Breaker’s life through three styles of Breaking: Top Rock, Footwork, and Ground Text.  With four Breakers and four musicians, Xavier holds onto the traditional elements of breaking while drawing parallels to Jazz music. It is...

Jan 13th at 7 pm
40 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Liana Conyers: #ImFxckingFunny (Live Artery In-Process)

Presenters RSVP here. Engaging with the current socio-cultural climate, Fresh Tracks alumna Liana Conyers deconstructs her experience as a Black woman in America.  #ImFxckingFunny explores the levels of consciousness, healing, hiding, and coping that technology provides. Through her autobiography, Liana unmasks the authenticity that might otherwise...