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Exhibition Detail
TECHNODANCE - Performances in the galleries
Curated by: Paula Frasz
116 Altgeld Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115


October 7th, 2009 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
 
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> QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Performance
WEBSITE:  
http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Suburbs
EMAIL:  
hgreen2@niu.edu
PHONE:  
815-753-1936
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 5:00, Saturday 12:00 - 4:00
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
Northern Illinois University Art Museum
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Northern Illinois University
TAGS:  
dance, conceptual
COST:  
free and open to the public
> DESCRIPTION

Northern Illinois University Art Museum and the Northern Dance Theatre present: TECHNODANCE: Interpretations of art works displayed in the museums’ current Technology and Art Exhibition Suite.

We hope you will join us for this collaboration highlighting performance and visual art.  There are three events scheduled: Wednesday October 7, 12:15 p.m., Thursday October 8, 7:15 p.m., and Saturday October 10, 1:00 p.m.

Students under the direction of NIU Theatre and Dance Professor Paula Frasz, will present four dance pieces of approximately 3 minutes each.  Each arrangement will take place twice each day to allow visitors to see every dance in the galleries.

Acephilopod features dancers Bryan Hurd and Caitlin Foster amongst the work of Elona Van Gent in the South Gallery.  In the next room Katy Odenweiller and Brittany Barnwell evoke emotions that may be sensed from Gerald Guthrie’s “boxes” and digital images in Guthrie Dialogues.

In the Rotunda Gallery, Melanie Windland, Rachel Lopez, Amaris Gholar, Ashley Muhammed and Elizabeth Kraus will present Funnel Series and Sagrada Familia, named after the Jessica Gondek works to which they correspond.

RetroTech, a solo by Monique Hickman, will be performed in Karen Hanmer’s installation of the same name.

The NIU Art Museum is located in Altgeld Hall, first floor, west end, on the DeKalb Campus of Northern Illinois University.  Regular museum hours are Tuesday – Friday 10 – 5, Saturday 12 – 4 and by appointment.  The fall Technology and Art Exhibitions run through Saturday October 10.  For more information please call 815-753-1936, e-mail darntzen@niu.edu or visit our website: www.niu.edu/artmuseum.


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