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Simone Forti

20100907015446-move_choregraphy A Response to the Present   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Trisha Brown, Tania Bruguera, William Forsythe, Simone Forti, Isaac Julien, Mike Kelley, Wayne McGregor, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, Yvonne Rainer, La Ribot, Tino Sehgal at Hayward Gallery October 13th, 2010 - January 9th, 2011
Posted 1/2/11

The challenge with participatory art practices is to elicit and motivate a physical response from a viewing body that have a “no touch” attitude ingrained in their viewing practice. Even the name 'visual art' references a distanced relationship with the object. Visual is related to the act of seeing, not touching, nor moving really. The current Hayward exhibition Move Choreographing You examines seminal works and new comissions from the last 50 years, along with performative works and actions... [more]

Untitled-14444 Work in a Range of Mediums   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Simone Forti at The Box June 27th, 2009 - August 1st, 2009
Posted 7/6/09

Simon Forti has danced through the last forty years of contemporary art like a Zelig of modern movement. After studying with Anna Halprin, Merce Cunningham, and Martha Graham and becoming a pioneering member of the Judson Dance Theater, Forti went on to become a rare choreographer who’s variety of activities led to her contributing to Artforum, performing Dance Constructions in Yoko Ono’s loft, and collaborating with minimalist composer Charlemagne Palestine. Her practice always worked between so... [more]

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