Jenelle Porter served as a Center dance panelist in 2012. Prior to joining the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston as senior curator, Porter was curator from 1998–2001 at Artists Space in New York where she organized over 20 exhibitions, and then worked as curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia from 2005–10, where she organized exhibitions Charline von Heyl, Dance with Camera, Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay (with Ingrid Schaffner), Trisha Donnelly, Locally Localized Gravity, and Gone Formalism, among others. She has written essays for numerous catalogs.
- EventFacing Front: Lectures and Performances by Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion (second set)
Anna Drozdowski, a curator of performance, hosts European duo Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion for a two-week retrospective of their collaborative career. The two juxtapose the formality of music composition with a radical and open approach to performance, composition and audience.event-contentfacing-front-lectures-and-performances-by-jonathan-burrows-and-matteo-fargion
- Grants & GranteesSaltSoul
The universality of sudden loss and trauma will be examined in this multimedia dance theater work integrating Kim's heritage in traditional Korean dance with Western dance, improvisation, music, and found sound, to be developed in collaboration with Marion Ramírez, Germaine Ingram, Merián Soto, and Korean musician Gamin Hyosung Kang.grant-contentsaltsoul
- Grants & GranteesRaphstravaganza: An Urban Kinetic Experience
Leading hip-hop artist Raphael Xavier brought together masterful street performers, extreme BMX riders, acrobatic contortionists, and live music by saxophonist and composer Bobby Zankel for a contemporary circus-style performance in City Hall's courtyard that paid tribute to the soul of the urban street.grant-contentraphstravaganza-an-urban-kinetic-experience