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Abraham Cruzvillegas: Autoreconstrucción

Cruzvillegas Event

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No Longer Showing.

For his first institutional work in New York since 2007, Abraham Cruzvillegas combines elements of sculpture, dance, and music to build on his working methodology of autoconstrucción (or “self-construction”). The artist will produce a sculpture using everyday objects and refuse sourced in the vicinity of The Kitchen in Chelsea, a neighborhood currently under large-scale construction and development. This work will be activated in a twenty-minute performance by choreographer Bárbara Foulkes, whose improvised, aerial dance mirrors the suspension of the objects on display. The performance features musical intervention by Andrés García Nestitla. Organized by Tim Griffin and Rachel Valinsky.

On view April 5–7, from 11am in the Theater

Performances:
April 5–6, 6:30pm & 8:30pm
April 7, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm
*Please note there is no late entry following the start of each performance. 

Talk:
April 7, 5pm

Abraham Cruzvillegas in Conversation with Tim Griffin

FREE
Space is limited, first come first serve

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Photos by Ⓒ Paula Court 

Abraham Cruzvillegas, Autoreconstrucción: To Insist, to Insist, to Insist is made possible with generous support from Shelley Fox Aarons & Philip E. Aarons, Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo / Communities Foundation of Texas, Eleanor Cayre, Katherine G. Farley & Jerry I. Speyer, Christen & Derek Wilson, Jill & Peter Kraus, and AMEXCID with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York; annual grants from Howard Gilman Foundation, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; 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.
Project supported by the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA).

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Image: Abraham Cruzvillegas, Bárbara Foulkes and Andrés García Nestitla. View of the performance Insistir Insistir Insistir, June 22, 2018, La Pista, Mexico City. Courtesy of the Artists. Photo by Carlos Altamirano Allende.

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