VISIT

FABIANO PARISI – ARTIST IN RESIDENCY

FABIANO PARISI – ARTIST IN RESIDENCY {0}

Fabiano Parisi was born in 1977 in Rome, where he lives and works. After his Psychology degree, he chose to make photography his career. His photographic research aims the lens at sites that are abandoned and marginal, at the aesthetic of these architectural structures deprived of a human presence, frozen in the past but still […]

CORPOREALITY – SOPHIE KLAFTER

CORPOREALITY – SOPHIE KLAFTER {0}

MARS 7 – APRIL 11 – EXHIBITION –  SOPHIE KLAFTER is a photographer who has spent the past three years creating a series of portraits of people with physical differences and limitations. Ms. Klafter was born with a neuromuscular disorder herself. Her photographs portray the strength it takes to get through life with an “imperfect” […]

BLISTER PACT – IAN TRASK

BLISTER PACT – IAN TRASK {0}

MARCH 7 – APRIL 11 – EXHIBITION – Ian Trask’s newest installation, Blister Pact, is an examination of the materialistic culture in which we live. There’s a product for every purpose, and a package for every product. The rapid obsolescence of technologies and designs leaves behind innumerable forms, detached from both their intended function and […]

ARTIFICIAL MOMENT – NICOLAS TOURON

ARTIFICIAL MOMENT – NICOLAS TOURON {0}

MARS 7 – APRIL 11 – EXHIBITION – NICOLAS TOURON is a storyteller, and like a gifted one of the oral tradition, he enhances and embellishes his tales each time they’re told. As an artist he creates engaging and complex work in both painting and sculpture that, through concepts of movement, evolution, characters, and motifs, […]

BLISTER PACT CONCERT

BLISTER PACT CONCERT {0}

SATURDAY MARCH 14, 7PM, A night of experimental sound and music inside Ian Trask’s Blister Pact installation. Performances by: Sun Castle, Trabajo, Django Voris and Michael Durek’s SK Orchestra Sun Castle – (Gabe Raines) An audio map of an imaginary castle. www.suncastle.bandcamp.com Trabajo – (TJ Richards and Yuchen Lin) An electronic duo from Queens NY […]

EMILY CLIMBS (MACHINE MECHANT)

EMILY CLIMBS (MACHINE MECHANT) {0}

FEBRUARY 20 & 21 – 7.30PM – In the year 2125, Emily Climbs addresses an audience.  A woman who exists in three separate bodies, due to a life-extension procedure gone wrong, she tells the story of her former companion, Kathleen Jackson, the American dictator whom history holds responsible for ending America’s reign as a world […]

TAK

TAK {0}

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17. 8PM – TAK Is a New York based chamber ensemble who delivers energetic and virtuosic performances of contem- porary classical music through their, “restless strands of ever-shifting color and vigor,”(Feast of Music). They frequently collaborate with video and installation artists and experimental theater to create immersive concert experiences. TAK has had the […]

THE VILLAGE OF VALE

THE VILLAGE OF VALE {0}

FEBRUARY 5-8 – PERFORMANCE – ‘The Village of Vale’ is an exploration of storytelling through music, performance and an immersive, dynamic art installation that serves as the setting for each performance. It is one original gothic fairy tale told many different ways. Using prose, original music, illustration, installation art and performance, Vale upends conventional methods […]

DREAM STATE OF AFFAIRS

DREAM STATE OF AFFAIRS {0}

JANUARY 29 & 30 – 8PM – Dream State of Affairs by Todd Shalom & Niegel Smith – For our ten year artnership, we’ve scored a performance: a where-we-are but in your shoes. There are written prompts that overlap–a set of tasks that form a fairy tale weee invite you to complete. We’ll play with […]

INVENTGENUITY FESTIVAL

INVENTGENUITY FESTIVAL {0}

JANUARY 24 & 25 –  Beam Center holds its annual Inventgenuity Festival, a hands-on celebration of technology, imagination and craft for young people in 2nd grade and up. Kids will explore this year’s Festival theme of “Balance” in workshops led by Beam Center faculty and by collaborating to build a twenty-foot tall spinning sculpture designed […]