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Dave McKenzie

Darker than the Moon, Smaller than the Sun, 2013

Feb 20, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Dave McKenzie
    Babel (performance still), 2000–06
    Photo: Azikiwe Mohammed
    Courtesy Performa

Reflecting on his decade-plus relationship with The Studio Museum in Harlem, Dave McKenzie presents Darker than the Moon, Smaller than the Sun, a retrospective performance. McKenzie’s new performance considers his relationship to the Museum, its various audiences, his past work and the afterlife of live performance.

This program is a part of Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art. Organized by Thomas J. Lax, Assistant Curator and Edwin Ramoran, Manager of Public Programs and Community Engagement with Monique Long, Curatorial Fellow.

For additional information on upcoming events related to this exhibition, please visit radicalpresenceny.org.

Additional performances
Friday, February 21, 2014, 7pm

Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art is supported by generous grants from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the patrons, benefactors, and donors to CAMH’s Major Exhibition Fund. The catalogue accompanying the exhibition is made possible by a grant from The Brown Foundation, Inc. Funding for the presentation at the Grey Art Gallery is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts; Tisch School of the Arts, NYU; the New York University Arts Council; Susan and Steven Jacobson; Jane Wesman and Don Savelson; the Department of Art and Art Professions, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, NYU; the Grey’s Director’s Circle, Inter/National Council, and Friends; and the Abby Weed Grey Trust. Generous in-kind support has also been received from The Wall Street Journal and James Cohan Gallery, New York. Funding for Radical Presence at The Studio Museum in Harlem is generously provided by Lambent Foundation. The Studio Museum in Harlem’s exhibitions are supported with public funds from the following government agencies and elected representatives: The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency; The City of New York; and Council Member Inez E. Dickens, 9th Council District, Speaker Christine Quinn and the New York City Council. Additional funding is provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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