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Sergei Tcherepnin

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In this new hybrid-media performance, Maize Mantis, Sergei Tcherepnin continues his exploration of the materiality of sound and its psychological effects on the listener. Part theatre, dance, concert, and exhibition, this performance takes inspiration from Lucy Dodd’s recently published book, The Genesis of a Painting, and Sergei Diaghilev’s Feu d’Artifice, a light show played on a geometric set to music by Igor Stravinsky. Revolving around the Maize Mantis, a mythic creature born of plants and shadows, the multisensory performance takes place in two acts and is divided by 12 scores. Thirteen performers, including Tcherepnin, will present this new work with paintings by Dodd and Kerstin Brätsch, costumes created in collaboration with Hanna Törnudd, and lighting by Zack Tinkelman.

Organized by Tim Griffin as part of "From Minimalism into Algorithm"

October 15–17, 8pm
Tickets $15

This program is made possible with support from a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Joseph and Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts, The Cowles Charitable Trust, and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and National Endowment for the Arts.

Special thanks to Will Dodd, Reese Scott, Murray Guy Gallery, David Lewis Gallery, and Gavin Brown's enterprise.

Photo: Video still courtesy of Sergei Tcherepnin. 

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