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Dancers Manami Fukuoka and Sawami Fukuoka. Photo: Kentaro Hisadomi^45 Dancers Manami Fukuoka and Sawami Fukuoka. Photo: Kentaro Hisadomi^45 Holoscences (photo: Sue Holland and Eugene Kim)^497 Creative Residency for Lars Jan's Holoscenes^497 Scaffold Room (Photo by Gene Pittman)^2 Nora Chipaumire (photo: Kim Song)^494 Dancers Manami Fukuoka and Sawami Fukuoka. Photo: Kentaro Hisadomi^45

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ex-pa2014ralph-lemon-rehearsal_0130.jpg New York Times Reviews Ralph Lemon's "Scaffold Room"
Reviewing Bard College's "The House is Open" event, Siobhan Burke, of the NYTimes, writes Scaffold Room is "driven by an unshakable logic, an imperative to be nowhere but right there..."

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MAPP International is proud to announce its 2015-2016 season with an exciting cadre of artists and innovative projects. Come meet them during APAP week.

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BronxGothic5IanDouglas20140.jpg "Bronx Gothic" in The New Yorker 1/18/15
Hilton Als, of The New Yorker, recalls collection of events from 2014 that had special relevance for him, which includes Okwui Okpokwasili's "Bronx Gothic"

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20141004-200357-_2420027s0.jpg National Endowment for the Arts Awards $29 Million for Arts Projects
Among the projects awarded are MAPP International, for the development and presentation of multidisciplinary works by Lars Jan and Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and Cross Performance!
 

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Cipher >>>

Cipher

There is a need for roots. There is a need to uproot the petrifications of the past. There is a need to change everything. CIPHER addresses all these needs at once.”...

Miriam >>>

Miriam

Miriam seeks to capture the darkness associated with Africa and to undress baroque Western fears of the continent. Miriam does that and more.” –Willamette week


“The...

 

current investigations >>>

current investigations

Ralph Lemon is engaged in a period of exploration and incubation for several projects including 4Walls and Scaffold Room. He is finishing the final book in his...

HOLOSCENES >>>

HOLOSCENES

“I’m using the aquarium of Holoscenes to weave the unravelling story of water – the rising seas, melting glaciers, intensifying floods and droughts, into the patterns...

 

Scaffold Room >>>

Scaffold Room

Scaffold Room is a “lecture-performance-musical” that refracts ideas of the modern vs. archetypal female performer in  American culture. Three performers (Okwui...

/peh-LO-tah/ >>>

/peh-LO-tah/

/peh-LO-tah/ is a full-evening performance work that springs from a hypothesis linking the sport of soccer (often called “the beautiful game”) to local and global...

 

Four Walls >>>

Four Walls

4Walls is a multi-media installation with live performance that provides four points of view on one dance, giving a new shape to the "dance with no form" that was...

Poor People's TV Room >>>

Poor People's TV Room

Bessie Award-winning artist Okwui Okpokwasili uses an interdisciplinary, intensely visual and textured lens to look at issues of gender, culture, identity as they are...

 

Dramma plastico futurista >>>

Dramma plastico futurista

Dramma plastico futurista is Dan Hurlin’s latest puppet theater work, based on four wordless and never before performed nor translated mini plays, originally written...