PLATFORM 2015: Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets catalogue coming soon!
January 9, 2015
COMING SOON! Danspace Project will publish its ninth Platform catalogue for which curator Claudia La Rocco and Danspace director Judy Hussie-Taylor have invited a wide range of writers, scholars, curators, and choreographers to contribute.
The catalogue will cover a large spectrum of ideas including poet-as-critic, Edwin Denby and New York City circa 1974; and will include photographs by Denby’s close friend and collaborator, photographer/filmmaker Rudy Burckhardt, as well as images of the PLATFORM artists taken by New York City Ballet corps de ballet member Devin Alberda.
Contributors: Devin Alberda, Reid Bartelme, Emily Coates, Yve Laris Cohen, Douglas Crimp, Adrian Danchig-Waring, Barbara Dilley, Douglas Dunn, Larry Fagin, Kaitlyn Gilliland, David Gordon, Christine Shan Shan Hou, Judy Hussie-Taylor, Sterling Hyltin, Emmanuel Iduma, Ryan Kelly, Claudia La Rocco, Ralph Lemon, Sara Mearns, Jodi Melnick, Megan Metcalf, Rashaun Mitchell, Fred Moten, Eileen Myles, David Parker, Jillian Peña, Cassie Peterson, Will Rawls, Silas Riener, Troy Schumacher, Dan Siegler, Pam Tanowitz, David Vaughan, David Velasco, Anne Waldman, and John Yau.
This limited edition publication will be on sale at all Platform events and online at www.danspaceproject.org.
On February 14, join us for a special conversation and book party with Reid Bartelme, Emily Coates, Yve Laris Cohen, Kaitlyn Gilliland, Sara Mearns, Megan Metcalf, Eileen Myles, David Parker, Jillian Peña, Cassie Peterson, Dan Siegler, David Vaughan, Anne Waldman, and others, who will discuss their contributions to the PLATFORM 2015 catalogue. The second part of the afternoon will be a conversation between Artforumeditor David Velasco and author and art historian Douglas Crimp whose personal correspondence about Edwin Denby, George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham and contemporary ballet and modern choreographers is included in the PLATFORM 2015 catalogue.