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An Account of the Two Days of Performances

Week 11: November 28, First iteration

205 Hudson St

Lang: cart on the sidewalk containing a monitor that plays a video with two parts ( Part 1 outside of old Hunter MFA building on West 41st Street – Part 2 inside of current Hunter MFA studio spaces).

Liz N: choreography on the street in front of 205 Hudson Traffic Camera.

Ye’ela: a 10-minute guided lookout over the Hudson river, pointing at objects and landmarks and giving them partially true explanation of what they resemble. 

Charging Bull

Cory and Jessi: measuring and labeling things in public space, searching recognition, interpretation, and preservation of public art.

Julian: cleansing the ground in front of National Museum of American Indian/firing a American Flag/cleansing the ground.

Liz H: “Privatization” (not as in commercial privatization, but as in intimacy) of public space by “protecting” the whole performances of others’.

Pablo: basketball choreography beside Charging Bull.

Pedro: Inviting people on subway train to guess his DNA by providing a relayed form and asking for participation.

Rebecca: Rug Dance beside Charging Bull.

Russell: real life/score/real life in front of Bull of Wall Street.

Tian: pointing at other’s performances without any communication with people.

 

Week 12: December 12, Second iteration

Cory and Jessi: marking out an exhibition space at Washington Square Park with chalks/Manifesto of definitions of public art with human mics.

Floor: talking with people about bloods.

Lang: 41st Street old Hunter MFA building’s video projected onto a wall/ceiling conner at 2nd floor corridor in 205 Hudson St Building.

Liz H: “Privatization” (not as in commercial privatization, but as in intimacy) of public space by “protecting” a young couple sitting at the bench in Washington Square Park.

Liz N: Talking to a surveillance camera in Time Square.

Nathan: a pop up gallery in his bathroom at home, making street portraits, live streaming on Instagram.

Pablo and Julian: basketball choreography at The West Fourth Street Courts.

Rebecca: Rug Dance at Time Square.

Russell: Live directing a real life/score/real life performance in front of a Time Square Camera.

Tian: pointing at other’s performances without any communication with people.

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