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?!: New Works 2023 – Night 11
Taiwo Aloba, Mason Lee Dance Theater, Nick Alselmo, Rebecca Patek
April 18$20 – $50
The Brick presents
?!: New Works 2023 – Night 11
featuring Taiwo Aloba, Mason Lee Dance Theater, Nick Alselmo, Rebecca Patek
April 18, 2023
Hosted by Travis Amiel & Cosimo Pori
The spiritual successor to The Exponential Festival, ?!:New Works features a veritable slew of experiment(al)(ing) artists from a variety of disciplines presenting brand new work. Working it out. With each other. With you.
by Taiwo Aloba
The death of an influential patriarch provokes existential angst and familial division among his children.
Written and Directed by: Taiwo Aloba
Performer: Jakai Brown
Follow them: TaiwoAloba.com @modelvoss
UNTITLED 34: IN THE FIRE, WE BURN
by Mason Lee Dance Theater
A couple has to make a very tough decision.
Dancers: Alexa Flores and Edoardo Torresin
Photo Credit: Eric Hart Jr.
Find them: IG: mason__cummings Website: https://masoncummingsdance.squarespace.com/
by Nick Alselmo
“Sponge vs…” is a solo that takes a look into the mind of someone struggling with the internal conflict of feeling safe in solace, weighed down by insecurity, and displeased with the false sense of progress in human interactions. Movement and voice are used as a device for the performer to unpack these issues.
Costume/Set Design: Nick Alselmo
Music: Chris Isaak, Flying Lotus, MIKE, Kirby Komodo, Cities Aviv, S. Maharba, & Mtbrd
Photo Credit: Jacob Kruty @retrogradestudiosnyc
Follow them: @nick_alselmo, @pocketfuelgroovers, pocketfuelgroovers.com
cw: explicit language
NeuroHealth with Rebecca
by Rebecca Patek and Connor Voss
Ongoing research on brain health, algorithms for behavior modification, and butterflies will be shared. This marks the first showing of work in progress created as part of the Target Artist in Residence program.
Choreographed and Performed by Rebecca Patek and Connor Voss
Find them: rebeccapatek.com insta: @rebpatek @cashcon
Lineups are subject to change.
Art by Mark Toneff
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