In Terms of Performance at BAM, design by Andrew LeClair; Photo: Trisha Brown, Eva Karczag, and Stephen Petronio in "Opal Loop/Cloud Installation #72503" Trisha Brown Company during BAM Next Wave Series, 1981, by Nathaniel Tileston, courtesy of the BAM Hamm Archives.
The online keywords anthology In Terms of Performance, produced by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and the University of California, Berkeley, is reimagined as an installation at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM).
On view March 6 through May 8, 2018, In Terms of Performance at BAM transforms the web-based publication into a physical exhibition through interactive displays, text, video, and selected materials from the BAM Hamm Archives that illuminate and extend key points from the anthology’s web of reference. The exhibition is designed by Andrew LeClair.
On Wednesday, March 21 at 5:30 p.m., BAM will host an opening reception featuring artist-led exercises from Malik Gaines, Ain Gordon, Sharon Hayes. and Brooke O’Harra. The event is free and open to the public.
In Terms of Performance was launched in December 2016 and is co-edited by Shannon Jackson, the Cyrus and Michelle Hadidi Chair in the Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley, and Paula Marincola, Executive Director of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia.