Los Angeles-based artist Liz Glynn seeks male and female movement practitioners and dancers to workshop a performance art piece around the problem of universal history and the notion of volatility and dynamic cycles of change. Performers will develop movements based on gestural imagery drawn from art history and text-based prompts from interviews conducted by the artist and archival research.
Where: Delfina Foundation, London, UK
When: Rehearsals June 13 – 18th times TBD; Performance Workshop June 19th
Deadline for applications: June 4th
Experience in movement research and contemporary dance, including improvisation, contact work, floor skills, and an experimental process is preferred. Interests in underground music, narrative, subculture, or history are assets to this process. The artist seeks to bring together a range of movement backgrounds.
The workshop will be presented publicly at the Delfina Foundation on the evening of June 19th prior to developing a larger future performance in 2019. Honoraria provided. Rehearsals to be scheduled between June 13 – 18th based on performer availability with a performance on the evening of the June 19th.
About the Artist:
Liz Glynn creates sculpture, large-scale installations, and performances using epic historical narratives, cultural artefacts, and monumental architecture to explore the potential for change in the present tense. Her work seeks to explore individual agency and subjectivity within complex superstructures in the face of technological acceleration and an increasingly abstract economy. Recent solo exhibitions include those at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, the Public Art Fund, New York, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, SculptureCenter, NYC. Her performances have been presented at Performa ’11, Kunstlerhaus Halle der Medien und Kunst in Graz, and the New Museum among others. Her work has been included at group exhibitions at venues including the Barbican Center, London UK; the New Museum, NYC; MoCA, Los Angeles; the Petit Palais, Paris. Her work has been reviewed in Artforum, Art in America, Frieze, the New York Times, and Vanity Fair, among others.
How to apply
For further information, please visit lizglynn.work