HARDCORPS Spring Festival: Here’s what’s happening Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6!

For Full Festival Details, Visit: http://www.movementresearch.org/performancesevents/festival/Katy Pyle, Photo by Alex Escalante

Katy Pyle, Photo by Alex Escalante

SATURDAY, JUNE 5

PERFORMANCE , TALK+ EXHIBITION:
Prosody and Commoning on Governor’s Island exhibition and performance by Daria Faïn and Robert Kocik

11AM: door opens Exhibition (on display all day): drawings and documentation concerning commoning and the Prosodic Body

1PM-3PM: Talks and Discussion with feminist activist, teacher, communalist historian Silvia Federici and the visionary socialist, writer, composer, bandleader, baritone saxophonist Fred Ho, moderated by Robert Kocik. Fred Ho: FUTURE’S END: COMMUNISM AND ECOLOGY, REVOLUTION IS THE ONLY SOLUTION AND IT MUST BE LUDDITE! In this talk Fred Ho will ask: what is revolutionary socialist ludditism? Why is it the only solution? Why is it matriarchal (matri-centric) and indigenous-centric and why must these features be the foundation for a truly effectively revolutionary movement? More on Sylvia Federici: (the nature of her talk will be announced in a subsequent email).

3PM-4PM: Performance of the Commons Choir (conceived and directed by Daria Faïn and Robert Kocik). This piece is called Re-English-a re-tuning, an atoning for the fact that our current economic, climate and security crises are consequents of the sonic and connotative qualities of the English language-by means of phonemes as cosmogony; sound sequences as specific biochemical signaling, a reparation narrative, poetry as protection, and full recovery of the lost optative mood. With Aretha Aoki, Margot Basset, Chung-chen Chang , Stephen Cooper, Levi Gonzalez, Hazuki Homma, Masumi Kishimota, Dora Koimtzi, Athena Kokoronis, Martin Lanz, Mina Nishimura, Peter Sciscioli, Kensaku Shinohara and Samita Sinha.

4PM-5PM: Screening of Collecting Collective Phase I: Filmic interpretations of commoning directed by Iki Nakagawa with contributions from Caterina Verde and Douglas Manson.

5PM: Q&A
LOCATION: The LMCC Studios on Governors Island
COST: Free
*The LMCC Studios and Gallery 110 on Governors Island will hold open studios, an exhibition opening, and performances on June 5th-6th from 10am-7pm.
Following their residencies with Movement Re search and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’sSwing Space program, Daria Faïn and Robert Kocik will present their work based on ‘Commoning’ – an ongoing discussion and direct-action group that overturns privateering and inequity. The presentation will include a performance by the Phoneme Choir, exhibition of research (history of the com mons as well as current instances of commoning), a film projection by Iki Nakagawa, and talks by Commoning participants and guests.

PERFORMANCE + PARTY

HARDCORPS & FACADE/FASAD present Performance Forever and PARTY/PARTaY
TIME: 6pm: artworks by Paul Mpagi Sepuya &Timothy Hull and Ellen Lesperance on view, curated by Arnold J. Kemp
8pm: Performance Forever, performances by Aki Churchman & Leidy Sasamoto, Yve Laris Cohen, Zackary Drucker, Katy Pyle, Jacob Robichaux & Daphne Fitzpatrick and Greg Zuccolo & Ede Thurell
10pm: PARTY/PARTaY, live music with Lazy BlahBlah by K8 Hardy, Alsarah, Miho Hatori, Moodswing Orchestra, with House of Ladosha and special guests

Zackary Drucker

Zackary Drucker

LOCATION: FACADE/FASAD
COST: $10, cash bar for food & drink

SUNDAY, JUNE 6

PERFORMANCE , TALK+ EXHIBITION:

Prosody and Commoning on Governor’s Island exhibition + performance with Daria Faïn and Robert Kocik

11AM: Door opens–Commons Exhibition and continuous screening of Collecting Collective Phase I: Filmic interpretations of commoning directed by Iki Nakagawa with contributions from Caterina Verde and Douglas Manson.

2PM: Talk and discussion with poet Eric Gelsinger. PERFECT MONEY: Eric Gelsinger will discuss the origins, history, and ontology of money, and explain its present determination by the U.S. Federal Reserve System. He will illuminate similarities between money and language, propose alternatives to the Fed’s monopoly on our currency, and speculate on a “perfect money.”

3PM-4PM: Performance of the Commons Choir (conceived and directed by Daria Faïn and Robert Kocik) This piece is called Re-English-a re-tuning, an atoning for the fact that our current economic, climate and security crises are consequents of the sonic and connotative qualities of the English Language-by means of phonemes as cosmogony; sound sequences as specific biochemical signaling, a reparation narrative, poetry as protection, and full recovery of the lost optative mood. With Aretha Aoki, Margot Basset, Chung-chen Chang , Stephen Cooper, Levi Gonzalez, Hazuki Homma, Masumi Kishimota, Dora Koimtzi, Athena Kokoronis, Martin Lanz, Mina Nishimura, Peter Sciscioli, Kensaku Shinohara and Samita Sinha.

5PM: Q&A

TALK
Multiple Personalities - Talking Choreography and Performance Art, with luciana achugar, Johanna Burton, Joan Jonas, Jose Muñoz and Brian Rogers, moderated by Carla Peterson
TIME: 4-6pm
LOCATION: The Brecht Forum
COST: Free
An arousing conversation between a choreographer, an art critic/historian, a video & performance art pioneer, a performance studies professor, and a the ater director/artist, about the crossroads of performance, dance and the visual arts.

SOMETHING TO DRINK ABOUT:

Teaching Each Other: platforms for collaborations and exchanges with Anna Sperber from CLASSCLASSCLASS, Jennifer Monson from iLand, and Aki Sasamoto from Culture Push
TIME: 8pm
LOCATION: Jimmy’s No. 43
COST: Free entrance, cash bar
A conversation about the trend of instigating plat forms for creative people to interact and exchange skills & knowledge.

Jennifer Monson and Stephen West, Photo by Valerie Oliveiro

Jennifer Monson and Stephen West, Photo by Valerie Oliveiro

For Full Festival details, visit: http://www.movementresearch.org/performancesevents/festival/

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