Sunday, March 3, 2013, 3pm to 6pm
The Contemporary Arts Center and Ashé Cultural Arts Center present
New Orleans Performance in Action: Creating in the Crosswinds
Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113
Join instigators and guest editors of a special issue of TDR, Jan Gilbert and Kevin McCaffrey, contributing writers Carol Bebelle, Anne-Liese Juge Fox, and Catherine Michna along with many of the artists written about for their ongoing work in New Orleans including artists of: ArtSpot Productions, Ash´ Cultural Arts Center, Junebug Productions, Mondo Bizarro, and New Noise.
Come enjoy a dialogue and celebration of the publication of “New Orleans after the Flood,” a collection of articles, interviews, and photographs representing post-Katrina New Orleans where creative artists took responsibility for remembering the disaster and re-visioning the city. Copies of the issue will be available to purchase.
This event is a collective, intimate glimpse into ongoing efforts to think through the past and envision the future of art and performance in New Orleans.
VESTIGES/Enactments 2013 is a series of dialogues, public art projects, publications and events curated by Jan Gilbert, Interim Director of Visual Arts at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) in sponsorship by the CAC and in partnership with various organizations and individuals.
VESTIGES/Enactments 2013 stems from the VESTIGES: Think Tank roving residency of the VESTIGES Project at the CAC during 2006-2009. For more information, please see: http://www.vestigesthinktank.org/