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February 12, 2008

Pink Bloque Revisted at PS1

Sunday February 24, 2008. 4:00 pm
Pink Bloque Revisited, an interactive workshop with re-united members of the radical Chicago street dance troupe.

Part of:
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, the first comprehensive, historical exhibition to examine the international foundations and legacy of feminist art, will include a special series of performances, interventions, dance, music, film, readings, and panel discussions at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center every weekend from February 16 through March 16, 2008. The series will connect featured artists with younger generations inspired by feminism. All events are free with admission and take place in the Third Floor Main Gallery unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, Feb. 16

• 2 pm Differences and Dialogues: World Views on the Feminist Movement. Panel with Margaret Harrison, Nil Yalter, Kirsten Justesen, Lisa Steele, Lorraine O’Grady, moderated by Jo Anna Isaak.

Sunday February 17 – Opening Day

• 2pm 30th Anniversary Reunion of DISBAND featuring Ilona Granet, Donna Henes, Diane Torr and Martha Wilson.

• 4pm I.U.D., musical performance by Lizzie Bougatsos and Sadie Laska.

• Marta Minujin performances ongoing in Soft Gallery (second floor, north wing).

Monday February 18

• 2pm-6pm Soho Open Studios Walking Tour with WACK! artists Camille Billops, Joan Jonas, Joan Semmel, Mimi Smith, Joyce Kozloff, Nancy Spero. Coordinated by Mary Beth Edelson. Click here for map and participation details.

Saturday February 23

• 2pm-6pm LTTR presents an all-day roving installation by the editors and contributors of the journal, designed to inspire collaboration and conversation.

Sunday February 24

• 2pm Protest and Survive: The Legacy of Collective Action with panelists Marlene McCarty & John Lindell (Gran Fury), Joyce Kozloff (Artists Against the War), Doug Ashford (Group Material), Eugenie Tsai (Godzilla). Co-moderated by Carey Lovelace and WACK! curator Connie Butler. Co-presented by P.S.1 and The Museum of Modern Art's Feminist Future Series, made possible by The Modern Women's Fund.

• 4pm Pink Bloque Revisited, an interactive workshop with re-united members of the radical Chicago street dance troupe.

Saturday March 1

• 12pm-2pm Faith Wilding performs Wait-With (location announced on day of event).

• 2pm Women in Experimental Film, screenings of 16mm films by Peggy Ahwesh, Abigail Child, Barbara Hammer, Marjorie Keller, Marie Menken, Barbara Rubin, Carolee Schneemann, coordinated by M.M. Serra.

• 4pm Women in Experimental Film, panel with contributors to the book, Women’s Experimental Cinema, with Carolee Schneemann, Peggy Ahwesh, Ara Osterweil, Melissa Ragona, moderated by editor Robin Blaetz.

Sunday March 2

• 2pm Telepathe, musical performance by the Brooklyn duo.

• 4pm Anna Oxygen, electronic music and performance by Los Angeles artist.

Saturday March 8

• 2pm: Early Rainer: 1960-70, live dance performances and film of works by Yvonne Rainer, performed by Pat Catterson, Emily Coates, Patricia Hoffbauer, Keith Sabado, and Sally Silvers

• 4pm: Sally Silvers’ Surprise Score with dancers/choreographers Mark Dendy, Patricia Hoffbauer, and Pooh Kaye, plus a film screening, duet with writer Bruce Andrews, and more.

Sunday March 9

• 2 pm (H)errata: Women, Art, and Revolution film-in-progress by Lynn Hershman Leeson followed by a panel with Faith Ringgold, Joan Semmel, Mimi Smith, moderated by Ferris Olin.

• 4pm Heretics film preview by Joan Braderman followed by a panel with Harmony Hammond, Joan Snyder, Cecilia Vicuna, moderated by Judith K. Brodsky.

These events are co-presented by P.S.1 and The Feminist Art Project.

Friday March 14

• 7pm-11pm Dirt Palace: The fantasy/fake/true/science-fiction/candy-coated/stripped-bare/all-lies/documentary history of the Dirt Palace, presented by P.S.1 and PopRally (admission event). Visit www.ps1.org or www.moma.org/poprally for details.

Saturday March 15

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