No Longer Showing.
The French philosopher, anthropologist, and sociologist Bruno Latour presents a theatrical experiment inspired by a paradox: Although we are confronted with global warming and the prospect of mankind’s end, we feel almost nothing. Gaia Global Circus takes place in the gap between the significance of such stakes and the limited repertoire of concepts and feelings with which we attempt to approach them today.
A project by Bruno Latour
A play by Pierre Daubigny
Directed by Frédérique Aït-Touati and Chloé Latour
Compagnie AccenT and Soif Compagnie
With Claire Astruc, Luigi Cerri, Jade Collinet and Matthieu Protin
September 24–25, 8pm
Co-presented with the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation at the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University.
Bruno Latour: Gaïa Global Circus is made possible with support from The Cowles Charitable Trust and The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, with assistance from the Brown Institute for Media Innovation at the Columbia Journalism School and Alliance (Columbia, École Polytechnique, Sciences Po, and Panthéon-Sorbonne University), and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
May 13 2016
This week The Kitchen presents the world premiere of Mike Iveson's The Tear Drinkers, a suite of sci-fi songs for six performers. It follows four humans who have been abducted by the United States government and brought to an underground holding tank in New Mexico, so that the government can dete...Read On
Apr 29 2016
The Kitchen’s gallery has become a site of presentation and continued propagation for Ed Atkins’ Performance Capture . The audio-visual work derives from a script written by Atkins, which was subsequently performed by 130 participants in a CGI rig at the 2015 Manchester International Festival....Read On
Apr 06 2016
This week The Kitchen is pleased to present the North American premiere of Joan Jonas’s acclaimed work They Come to us Without a Word II , which premiered at the Teatro Piccolo Arsenale in conjunction with her exhibition for the US Pavilion at last year’s 56th Venice Biennale. Jonas has had a lo...Read On