Artists In Residence at Glasshouse
Tuesday, october 22- Tuesday, October 29
WORKSHOP// THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 12-2PM
PERFORMANCE// SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 8PM
TALK// TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 7PM
EXHIBITION// OCTOBER 22-29
Curated by Zoya Kocur
246 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 (Between Scholes & Meserole)
Subway: J, M @ Hewes / L @ Lorimer / G @ Broadway
Cuerpo Nacional (National Body)
Thursday October 24 11am-4pm
11am-2pm workshop at Glasshouse
2pm-4pm workshop on streets
Makina Total Free
Saturday, October 26 at 8 pm
Meet OMNI ZONA FRANCA
Tuesday, October 29 at 7 pm
with OMNI and residency curator Zoya Kocur.
Utopia Alamar (Utopian Cities)
Exhibition of OMNI's works will be on view October 22-29
Performance, video, instalatión, Music, Photo, Paint
OMNI's members in residence are: Amaury Pacheco (The republic
meditator), David D Omni(The Free-hoper) and Luis Eligio D Omni
Objective: To raise awareness and transform poetics of daily reality.
OMNI ZONA FRANCA is a multi-disciplinary group of artists from Alamar,
Cuba, collaborating since 1997. OMNI’s original style of performance
blends free hop music, rap, spoken word, video, graffiti, public
actions, and performance art. Their international alternative festival
Poesía Sin Fin will celebrate its 15th year in December. OMNI Zona
Franca’s creative fusion and energy has inspired young artists in Cuba
and around the world.
Zoya Kocur is an independent scholar based in New York. She has been
an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Art and Art Professions
at New York University and also at the Rhode Island School of Design
in Providence, Rhode Island. She is the former Associate Curator of
Education at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City. She
holds a bachelors degree in Social Anthropology from Harvard
University and masters degree in Studio Art from New York University.
She received her doctorate from Middlesex University in London in
2013. Kocur's most recent books are "Global Visual Cultures: An
Anthology" (2011) and the second edition of "Theory in Contemporary
Art Since 1985" (2012) co-edited with Simon Leung.
Glasshouse is the art-life-lab of artists Lital Dotan & Eyal Perry,
hosting artistic practices that are based on performance,
participatory and time based art in the domestic sphere.
Glasshouse in Williamsburg hosts performances, screenings, workshops,
residency program and special events, all dedicated to promote deeper
understanding of performative practices and social discourse.