Performa is a performance Biennial held in NYC.
Every other november, Performa biennial will be spreaded all over the city , featuring performances by acclaimed artist from around the world. This year, proforma will be focused on the use of live performance as central to artistic practice in African art and culture, the intersection of architecture and performance, and the hundred-year legacy of Dada.
Recommendations- the berlin based artist Kris Lemsalu in collaboration with Ny based musician Kyp Malone, Bryony Roberts, Mabel O. Wilson, and The Marching Cobras of New York and
Jimmie Durham at Whitney Museum
November 3rd through Jan 28
Jimmie Durham, born in Texas in 1940, has long claimed to be Cherokee but that claim has been denied by tribal representatives. Durham was active in different african american and native american civil rights movements in the the 60’s-70’s and in the late 70’s turned back to art, moved to Mexico and then to Europe, where he lives and work till this day. He is described as having "made a career of being Cherokee with no known ties to any Cherokee community, although he have been raised with Cherokee as a first language.
Durham often combines organic materials, found objects, and text to reveal Western-centric views and prejudices hidden in language, objects, and institutions. At the Center of the World, will Trace 120 works in sculpture, drawing, collage, photography, video, and performance.
Bar and restaurant
A great match to your Whitney visit is this beautiful jam a the heart of Greenwich Village. Jane Hotel is the Inspiration of the the beloved Was Anderson’s Movie- Grand Budapest Hotel. Rumour has it that anderson have rented a room there for a whole year to study this magical place. Originally established in 1908 as a hotel for sailors The hotel boasts a colorful history, having once served as lodging for the fortunate survivors of the tragic demise of the Titanic!
Jane Hotel has a “secret” ballroom bar and a rooftop bar, serving high-end cocktails.
This is a great spot to chill after an exhausting museum visit and enjoy the expensive design of the place.
113 Jane St, New York, NY 10014
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