Running currently through October 12th, H&R Block Artspace, 16 E. 43rd Street
The exhibition “Performance Now” is showing at the H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, 16 E. 43 St. This exhibit features a selection of works by 24 artists from a vast repository of new live performances from around the world. Bringing together some of the most significant international practitioners today, “Performance Now” includes photography, objects and ephemera, installation, sound and video and introduces some of the most exciting projects of performance art from 2000 to today.
Performance Now is a traveling exhibition co-organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, and Performa, New York. The curator for the exhibition is RoseLee Goldberg, artistic director and founder of Performa. The exhibition and tour are made possible, in part, by grants from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; the ICI board of trustees; and donors to ICI’s Access Fund. In Kansas City, the exhibition is made possible with support from the Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts, the H&R Block Foundation and the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
For more information, call 816-561-5563 or visit www.kcai.edu/artspace.
Pictured: “Stop, Repair, Prepare,” Allora and Calzadilla, 2009, still from video performance.