Season at a glance

On View
Tues-Sat from 12pm-5pm
Oct 20-Dec 1
The VOTE Project

Live Arts is honored to announce the four commissioned artists of The VOTE Project installation, on view at the Ford Foundation Live Gallery later this month: Dennis RedMoon Darkeem, Ayo Janeen Jackson, Stephon Senegal, and Hong Wu. Four commissioned artists and the letter they will be responsible for: V...

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Originally Live Streamed Nov 19 @ 8pm (EST)
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Donations accepted thruNovember 27, 2020
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Continuous Replay: Come Together

Virtual performance and fundraiser for Black Strategy Fund, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) & Buy From A Black Woman. Donations accepted through November 27th, 2020. VIEW PROGRAM HERE Original Choreography...

Launches Dec 2020
Curating the End of the World: Red Spring

The Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM) returns to New York Live Arts with the second installment of their acclaimed online group exhibition, Curating the End of The World: Red Spring. Organized by Reynaldo Anderson, and curated by Sheree Renée Thomas, Danielle L. Littlefield, and Dacia Polk, Red Spring evokes...

Dec 4 @ 6:30PM (EST)
Livestream by CultureHub

Livestream by CultureHub Live Arts’ 2019–2020 Randjelović/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA) Raja Feather Kelly will host a watch party of his in-process documentary, ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY, co-directed with long time collaborator, documentary filmmaker, and producer, Laura Snow. In this first part of what will be a feature-length documentary, Kelly and...

Dec 5 @ 1-4pm (EST)
Live streamed

New York Live Arts partner and independent performance series, EdgeCut, presents SANITY, the second showcase in an online group performance series, on December 5th. The series explores our complex relationship to the digital and how “liveness” is defined during this current moment. This second virtual iteration of the series on December...

Installation creation & filming:
Dec 9 & 10 @ 7pm EST
Final & edited virtual stream:
Dec 11 & 12 @ 7pm EST
Raja Feather Kelly: HYSTERIA

HYSTERIA, a performance and installation piece being created in the Ford Foundation Live Gallery on December 9 and 10, and premiering virtually on December 11 and 12, continues Raja Feather Kelly’s study of pop culture and its displacement of queer Black subjectivity. Picking up where his 2018 performance, UGLY, left...

Launching Spring 2021
Ari Melenciano: Baïlaurâ

Live Feed Creative Technologist in Residence Ari Melenciano’s Baïlaurâ uses computer vision, machine learning, modular synthesis, and human-computer movement interactivity to modulate algorithms that produce symbolic meaning through a quantum-mechanics-inspired pixel analysis. In its simplest essence, movements in response to the synthesized soundscape are converted into data and interpreted into...