Thursday, January 28, 2010
Photo by Ella Veres
In the dance performance "Ouette", Karen Bernard focuses on the relationship between her inner and outer life, reflecting physical and fantastical aspects of the feminine mystique. Bernard uses the details of her life as source materials, combining these with external structures to transformative effects. In this work, she borrows a cinematic construction, where imagined and real experiences are shown without distinction, from the movie Swimmingpool by Francois Ozon, as well as cliches of dance vocabulary to inform two levels of experience.
The work to date has been developed through residencies at among others the Liguria Study Center in Bogliasco (Italy) and Wassard Elea (Italy)
"Ouette" will premiere in New York City Fall 2011 at Dixon Place. See www.newdancealliance.org
Posted by Leila at 4:55 PM
Saturday, January 9, 2010
Friday, January 8, 2010
Roadsign USA is going to "Wave Goodbye to Bill and Say Hello to Annise", Houston's new mayor, on Friday, January 8, between 7-8 pm. You can enjoy the unveiling from inside the local icehouse in the 4300 Block of Bellaire Blvd at the RR tracks. Roadsign USA: Sculpture that is advertising art and culture.
Posted by Leila at 3:09 PM