In Terms of Performance at BAM: Opening Reception

4 Apr 2018
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11217

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Robert Wilson/Philip Glass production of Einstein on the Beach during BAM Next Wave Festival, 2012. Photo by Stephanie Berger, courtesy of BAM Hamm Archives.

Robert Wilson/Philip Glass production of Einstein on the Beach during BAM Next Wave Festival, 2012. Photo by Stephanie Berger, courtesy of BAM Hamm Archives.

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In Terms of Performance at BAM.

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.

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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch production of Vollmond during BAM Next Wave Festival, 2010. Photo by Julieta Cervantes, courtesy of BAM Hamm Archives.

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch production of Vollmond during BAM Next Wave Festival, 2010. Photo by Julieta Cervantes, courtesy of 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.

An opening reception will be held at BAM on Wednesday, April 4 at 5:30 p.m., 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 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.