Immersive, Experimental Performance Openings at The Ear, Brooklyn

Exciting performance art takes the floor at The Ear (255 Boerum Street, #1- Brooklyn) on May 17th and 18th. Featuring performances by Sierra Ortega, Muyassar Kurdi, Vyczie Dorado, Amanda Hunt & IV Castellanos, Máiréad Delaney, Arantxa Araujo, Sara Meghdari & Oya Damla, and Jazz Coker with installation work by David Ian Bellows/Griess, something fascinating emerges for everyone at this Spring open weekend.

Still of performance by Amanda Hunt & IV Castellanos


The Ear’s tightly curated selection of performances takes top marks for creativity and the willingness to push boundaries. Curators Oya Damla & Polina Riabova have assembled a cohort of artists taking risks, showcasing a variety of creative impulses in this Spring open weekend of performance art. Doors open at 7:30 on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 to bring immersive installations and thoughtful, daring performances to visitors. With a $10 suggested donation, these performance showcases make for affordable opportunities to experience cutting-edge contemporary performance art at a rising performance art venue.

Mairead Delaney, still from: Breach reignite

Themes of public and private, identity, materiality and labor intertwine in this variety of performances. Ranging from sound to choreography to projection mapping and beyond, artists on view are stars in their field and have shown in a variety of venues. The Queens Museum, Chicago Cultural Center, Brooklyn Museum, and Knockdown Center have all played host to these innovative and forward-thinking performance artists, among other locations. Unforgettable and unrelenting, the rising stars of performance art are all assembled for this Spring opening spectacular.

Tickets and further details are available at the event site. See you there!


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