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Slow Research Lab

Sun, May 8, 2016, 1:00pm2:00pm

Slow Research Lab: Photo of a dancer inside of a bamboo sphere
Sun, May 8, 2016
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Great Lawn, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
(415) 543-1718


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Dutch artist Maria Blaisse creates works that blur distinctions between costume and sculpture, encouraging a symbiotic interplay of body, material, form, and context. For Mother’s Day, a group of local choreographers, dancers and architects join Blaisse and the Netherlands-based curatorial platform Slow Research Lab for a “dance of possibilities” in Yerba Buena Gardens. Presented in partnership with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, this performance-demonstration of Blaisse’s phenomenal bamboo structures gives tangible expression to her vision of the built environment as something flexible and closer to nature. The outdoor performance is followed by a discussion with the artist and performers in the YBCA Grand Lobby, moderated by Slow Research Lab director Carolyn Strauss and artist-curator David Wilson.

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