Monday, November 14, 2011

Last week of PERFORMA 11 New Visual Arts Performance Biennial

This festival began on November 1st and continues through November 21st in New York City.  It covers almost 100 venues that spread over the five boroughs.  Arts involved include visual art, music, dance, poetry, fashion, architecture, graphic design, and the culinary arts. it features over 100 of the most exciting artists working today, in an innovative program.

Carlos Amorales, Spider Galaxy, 2007. A Performa Commission.
Photo copyright Paula Court. Courtesy of Performa and
undación/Colección Jumex.

PEFORMA 11, the fourth edition of the internationally acclaimed biennial of new visual art performance presented by Performa.  Presented in collaboration with a consortium of more than 50 arts institutions and over 50 curators, as well as a network of public spaces and private venues.  Performa 11 will ignite New York City with energy and ideas, acting as a vital “think tank” linking minds throughout New York City and bringing audiences together for brilliant new performances in all disciplines.
Founded by RoseLee Goldberg in 2004, Performa is the leading organization dedicated to exploring the critical role of live performance in the history of twentieth-century art and to encouraging new directions in performance for the twenty-first century. Performa launched New York’s first performance biennial, Performa 05, in 2005, followed by Performa 07 (2007), and Performa 09 (2009). 
For more information, including venues, tickets and schedules please visit

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