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The Art of Performance in Irvine: Simone Forti and Friends
Organized by Simon Leung and Deborah Oliver
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)
An evening of performance and short films celebrating the life and work of dancer/artist Simone Forti, who has had a deep impact on avant-garde art and performance for six decades, inspiring countless artists, musicians, and dancers. Members of the UCI Art*, Music, and English Departments will make contributions to the evening. The program will include works by Michael Thurin, Corey Fogel and Abigail Levine; short films of Simone Forti’s performances from the 1960s and 1970s; and will culminate with Forti’s performance of one of her signature works “News Animations,” followed by a discussion with Prof. Carol Burke (English) and Prof. Simon Leung (Art).