Danspace Project Gala 2016 Honoring Joan Jonas & Yvonne Rainer – Danspace Project
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Danspace Project Gala 2016 Honoring Joan Jonas & Yvonne Rainer


Joan Jonas and Yvonne Rainer

Joan Jonas for her pioneering video and multi-media performance work spanning over five decades

Yvonne Rainer for her defining contributions to postmodern dance from the founding of the Judson Dance Theater in 1962 to today

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

at Danspace Project
St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery
131 East 10th Street

6:00P.M. Garden Reception

in the West Garden

7:00P.M. Welcome & Dinner
in the Sanctuary

8:30P.M. Performances and Films:
Charles Atlas’ “Rainer Variations” (Excerpt)
Delusional Downtown Divas’ (Joana Avillez and Lena Dunham) “The Jonas Mother”
Song written by Sung Hwan Kim and David Michael DiGregorio
sung by David Michael DiGregorio and special guest Elizabeth Jane Dudley Baker
Okwui Okpokwasili
The Raindears
Melissa Toogood in work by Pam Tanowitz

Paddle8 Silent Art Auction
featuring works by Joana Avillez, Paul Chan, Joan Jonas, Babette Mangolte, Ryan McNamara & Jen Rosenblit, Peter Moore, Yvonne Rainer, Xaviera Simmons, and Pat Steir. Click here to view the auction on Paddle8.com

Individual Dinner Tickets at $300/$500
Performance Tickets at $75

Tables for 10 people are available starting at $5,000. Please contact Peggy Cheng at peggy@danspaceproject.org for more information.


Artwork by Joana Avillez.

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