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Melinda Ring performances @ BOX, LA


  • The BOX 805 Traction Ave Los Angeles, CA, 90013 United States (map)
photo: © Paula Court 

photo: © Paula Court 

Melinda Ring @ BOX Gallery

 

The Landscape and Memory (of Snow) Machine
July 11-13 & 17-20, 4 - 7 PM
FREE, no reservations required

Forgetful Snow (the dance)
July 11-13 & 17-20, 8 PM
FREE, reservations recommended for 1 hour performance
RESERVATIONS: 213-625-1747 or info@theboxla.com

 

Melinda Ring’s Forgetful Snow, a triptych, comprised of two durational performances and an hour-long dance, investigates the transcendent possibilities of body and mind. By day, performers in the installations The Landscape and Memory (of Snow) Machine labor at searching for landscapes, retrieving lost moments of time and archiving the accumulating results. These simple tasks involving the body, video, and language are quietly focused and mysterious. In the evening, the dance is performed without clothing and accompaniment to strip it of layered-on meaning and emotion. Presented instead is an intimate and formally complex choreography with elusive performative demands and textures.

Each day of the show from 4 to 7 PM visitors can view the two durational performances, The Landscape and Memory (of Snow) Machine. These pieces are set within the main gallery space and three smaller adjacent rooms. These two are followed each evening at 8 PM by performances of the dance Forgetful Snow, by the New York performers. The show runs for 7 performance days, includes 8 performers (4 from New York, 4 local), and is free to the public.

 

More info: http://www.theboxla.com

FACEBOOK EVENT HERE.

Read more about the performance of Forgetful Snow at The Kitchen in New York HERE

Earlier Event: July 5
Poetry Brothel of Los Angeles
Later Event: July 17
Melinda Ring @ BOX (continues)