'The Ways We Love...' was performed by Emily Johnson, Angel Acuña, Nia-Selassi Clark, Linda LaBeija, Denaysha Macklin, Annie Ming-Hao Wang, Angelica Mondol Viana, Ashley Pierre-Louis, Katrina Reid, Kim Savarino, Sasha Smith, Stacy Lynn Smith, Paul Tsao, Kim Velsey, and Sugar Vendil Invocation by Nataneh River Garments and masks by Jeffrey Gibson
"It is not your duty to finish the work, but neither are you at liberty to neglect it." –Rabbi Tarfon (Pirkei Avot 2:16) Performance 3 Wednesday, September 30, 12–4:30 pm Gallery 700, The Charles Engelhard Court, The American Wing MetLiveArts and New York Live Arts are partnering to present a site-specific interaction of Taiwanese-American artist Lee Mingwei's durational work, OUR LABYRINTH. This week’s performance features the talents of Sara Mearns, Linda LaBeija, DeAngelo Blanchard with Alicia Hall Moran.
Park Avenue Armory Showcase. February 2018. Selections from "No More Water | The Fire Next Time: The Gospel According to James Baldwin", an ever-evolving multi-disciplinary performance of artistic and activist responses to James Baldwin, conceived by legendary bassist, vocalist, and songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello. Featuring: LaToya Ruby Frazier, Staceyann Chin, Paul Thompson, Justin Hicks, Jebin Bruni and Gilmar Gomez.
Directed by Charlotte Brathwaite.
ADJUSTING MY CROWN
Linda LaBeija presents excerpts from Adjusting My Crown, her first studio project. The performance is set to combine interpretive movement with elements of house, spoken word, hip hop and R&B. Witness her exploration into the reality of black trans mortality as she confronts issues around race, sex, love and gender. May audiences leave changed, reignited, and uplifted after this rallying call.
Living Gallery, a monthly program curated by Eva Yaa Asantewaa and produced in the Gibney Gallery, presents live performance of storytelling, monologues, spoken word, stand-up, or creative talks.
Each performance—free and open to the public—runs 30-45 minutes, usually scheduled within the hour before a dance concert presented in Gibney’s Theater. We welcome you to attend both events and enjoy a wide range of expressive artists.