Last Day to See Naked Art (Yep, Like Naked People)
Fall arts are in full force and if there’s one “out there” performance you should give a go, it’s The Symmetry Project Study #19: Solo Medi(t)ations/Intersections. Presented by Gravity dance-theater at Intersection for the Arts, this live-art fluid installation will be on view for two days only (Tuesday, 9/22 and Wednesday, 9/23). Nothing short of an otherworldly experience, what you see is all you’ll get—two naked bodies, one male and one female, negotiating improvisational movement of bodies in space and time. The only rule: self-imposed symmetrical movement, relative to themselves or to each other. Performed over the course of four hours by dancers/choreographers Maria Francesca Scaroni and Jess Curtis, you’ll be asked to ponder the possibilities, failures, awkwardness and beauty of the human form and the symbolic meaning of organs and parts through a physical presence. Gratuitous display of exhibitionism or thoughtful exposition of the body in its most natural state? You decide.
Check out this link to the FoxNews piece that condemned the National Endowment for the Arts for funding Gravity’s “perverted” art. Just for that, we’re recommending this piece as a must-see.
The Symmetry Project #19, Intersection for the Arts, 446 Valencia St., 9/22-9/23, 6 – 10 p.m.