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DANCE-TECH .TV MEDIA HUB
Dance-tech.tv founder and director Marlon Barios Solano and co-producer Josephine Dorado will be the official embedded_vloggers @ American Realness 201, creating and distributing video podcasts in conversation with festival artists and audiences. In addition, they will post video excerpts from festival performances online through Dance-tech.tv and on-site at the Abrons Arts Center in the dance-tech.tv media hub. Stop by the Media Hub to view poscasts and video excerpts and find out more about dance-tech.tv
JANUARY 5-15, 2012
ABRONS ARTS CENTER
NEW YORK CITY
American Realness is festival of contemporary performance returning to the Abrons Arts Center for it’s third consecutive year, January 5-15, 2012.
While at Abrons for performances, audiences will have access to American Realness’ two exhibitions. UNREAL features staged and candid portraits along with performance photography from the extensive collection of images by photographer Michael Hart. The images will be accompanied by a text from writer, performer and composer, Ryan Tracy. The exhibition program also features “THE Sarah Michelson,” a survey of the iconic and mythological, sculptural or decorative representations of the self through which Sarah Michelson visibly owns and authors her performance works. “THE Sarah Michelson” includes paintings and sculptural neon created for Michelson’s work by TM Davy, Claude Wampler and Charlotte Cullinan.
American Realness patrons can further engage with the work of festival artists through the @r Shop, a bookshop featuring performance texts, catalogues and artist merchandise. The @r Café by Push Cart Coffee will offer patrons a respite from their marathon performance going, where they can sit down and enjoy a coffee, sandwich, salad, beer or glass of wine.
American Realness 2012 is going for broke. We hope you will join us at the Abrons Arts Center on Manhattan’s lower east side for some of the most rigorous and ambitious American performance works from in and outside of the United States. Come downtown and spend a day, or two, or five, or all ten. You won’t be sorry.
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