Maggie Nelson—CalArts’ 2022 MA Aesthetics and Politics Theorist in Residence and author of OnFreedom (2021)—presents the public lecture Thinking Aloud with Others. This virtual REDCAT event is part of the School of Critical Studies program at CalArts.
Incorporating passages from Claudia Rankine's book-length lyric poems Citizen and Don't Let Me Be Lonely (and inspired as well by Homi K. Bhabha’s 2016 Artforum essay “Writing the Void”), WHAT REMAINS—in words, movement, and affective force—addresses and responds to conditions of
[After a break for] thirty years, I started to think about [making music] again. I wanted it not to be something that is amateurish. I want musicians to think this is okay, this is serious. Even though my recognition as
This is one of those projects where I really had to practice bravery and trust my instinct. — Jobel Medina. Queer, knowingly melodramatic, and propulsive, Medina’s new work DAVID, MY GOLIATH—danced by Medina and Joey Navarrette—is one of three featured acts
The annual New Original Works Festival is back—on stage and in person—at REDCAT. Week One features presentations of Marissa Brown’s new movement work The ocean is six miles deep, Melissa Cisneros’ duet Togetherness—developed with dancer Eric Geiger and designer Harry Foster—and
This month, jumatatu m. poe and Jermone Donte Beacham will perform iterations of their LET ’IM MOVE YOU series on the West Coast. Drawn from their research into J-Sette—“a performance style popular in the southern United States, practiced widely among majorettes
Following a one-off recital of Oedipus Rex at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in June, indoor performances returned to downtown Los Angeles earlier this month with the world premiere engagement of SUGAR HOUSES by Rosanna Gamson/World Wide at REDCAT. Judiciously spaced in