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Volume VII: On Resistance

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Image: artist Dalel Bacre

Image: artist Dalel Bacre

Volume VII: On Resistance

Friday — Sunday, August 18 — 20, 2017
Wild Project, 195 E 3rd Street, New York, NY 10009

Today’s shared purpose, resistance, is at once urgent and varied. Volume VII will present work by nine artists, each developing their own choreographies of resistance using strategies of conflict, transgression, and care. On Resistance represents a spectrum of movement which challenges systems of control by reconfiguring the body into a medium for opposition.


Friday, August 18, 2017 at 8pm
Disruption is an act of rebuilding the self.

Elena Rose Light // Phantasia
Resistance viewed within the hyper-regulated body, where minuscule actions become powerful acts of resistance.

Gregory King & Megan Young // Cloud of Whiteness
World building is not as easy as constructing brick-by-brick.

Raha Behnam // Immigration II
Challenging the colonial gaze with moments that disrupt the passive witness.



Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 8pm
Group effort—in which we find a place together amid spaces of opposition.

Jonathan Gonzalez
Escape is exactly the distance between a dirt bike and the will to leave.

NIC Kay // Get Well Soon!
A loose meditation on the oft-used wish of recovery.

Samantha CC // Sanctuary
A multi-media performance speaking to technology's ability to both restrain and liberate.



Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 7pm
An unlikely setting for the soon-to-be displaced.

Dalel Bacre // arteNÓMADA // No Dancing Today
The conjunctural, accidental, and unexpected coexist, opening an experiential space where scenic acts play the lead.

Dorian Nuskind-Oder & Simon Grenier-Poirier // Speed Glue
Two table tennis players defy the game’s competitive structure to find new rhythmic and choreographic possibilities.

Tina Wang & Tingying Ma // Studies #4
Qi-gong seen through the ordinary body. A negotiated transcript of power through self-cultivation.


Proceeds from purchased tickets will be donated to Southern Poverty Law Center

General: $20; $17 Presale (online sales until August 11).
Packages: $35 Double Feature; $45 Triple Feature (view full artist roster).
Discounted: $15 Student/Seniors*, $15 East Village residents with zip codes 10009, 10003, 10002.
Codes: $12 Artist Access "ARTISTACCESS" (limited quantity, online only).
*Must present valid ID/mailing material on day of show.



Volume VII: On Resistance is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond.

With Gratitude // Thank you to our partners wild projectPilot Kombucha, Boulton & Watt, and The Mockingbird Bar!

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Later Event: August 18