Revisions in Time

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Joining Cal PerformancesReVisions series with the Arts Research Center’s Time Zones research on hybrid art practice, Revisions in Time presents two bracing public dialogues bringing together artists, critics, and curators to engage the work of UC Berkeley visiting artists. Explore contemporary work that challenges the conventional parameters of music, literature, dance, and theater.

Curating Performance Across the Arts

Monday, November 16, 2015
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Revisioning: The Role of Curation in Experimental Performance

Rob Bailis, Associate Director of Cal Performances, moderates a conversation on the role of curation both inside and outside the creative process with:
Sarah Cahill, Pianist, Radio Host, and guest music curator at the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, Ed Campion, Director of CNMAT, Composer and Music Faculty, UC Berkeley, Rude Mechs, multi-disciplinary collective of theater artists from Austin, TX, and Lisa Steindler, Artistic Director, Z Space.


Installing Performance: On Stage, in Galleries, and Elsewhere

Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Arts & Design, moderates a discussion about how performance work changes as it moves from theaters to museums to public spaces:
Allan deSouza, Artist and Art Practice Faculty and Chair, UC Berkeley, Joe Goode, Choreographer and TDPS Faculty, UC Berkeley, Trajal Harrell, Choreographer, and Claudia La Rocco, Critic and Artist.

What’s the Story?

Oracles of Lost Realism

Friday, November 20, 2015
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Durham Studio Theater, Dwinelle Hall

Peter Glazer, TDPS Faculty and Director, A Murder of Crows, moderates a discussion on contemporary forms of narrativity and temporality in theater with:
Lyn Hejinian, Poet, English Faculty, UC Berkeley, Christian Nagler, Dramaturge, A Murder of Crows, and Graduate Student, TDPS, UC Berkeley, Rude Mechs, multi-disciplinary collective of theater artists from Austin, TX, and Mac Wellman, Playwright, Poet and Author of A Murder of Crows.



Cal Performances:
Ensemble Intercontemporain | November 6-7, 2015
Rude Mechs: Stop Hitting Yourself | November 19-22, 2015
Trajal Harrell: The Ghost of Montpelier Meets the Samurai | March 18-19, 2016
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Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
A Murder of Crows | November 19-22, 2015
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Presented by ARC | Arts + Design, Cal Performances, the Department Of English, and the Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies Department at UC Berkeley