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Nick Cave

Strategies of Performa: Scene and Unseen

Cave 300

Thursday, November 10, 2011
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge
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Nick Cave is an American fabric sculptor, dancer, and performance artist best known for his figurative sculptural Soundsuits.” Constructed of found materials and designed to rattle and resonate in concert with the movement of the wearer, these works reference a range of cultural, ritualistic, and ceremonial concepts. Cave discusses his work as Performa, focusing on strategies that mobilize, activate, instigate, and escalate.

With support from the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) and the Chelsea River Gallery.


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