Avant-garde Filmmaker Jonas Mekas Who Tried to Tell the Truth

[ad_1] But in “Memories of a Journey to Lithuania,” Mekas returns to his rural hometown of Semeniskiai nearly 30 years later, and the immersive setup makes you feel as if you were there with him, having a beer with Adolfas and their elderly mother. In “This Side of Heaven” you teach Jackie Kennedy’s children to …

Coronavirus Rising. Avant-garde Art Festivals are Closing.

[ad_1] Last Wednesday, employees of the Under the Radar festival agreed on a way forward. They would limit the number of performances at the festival. They did not provide food or drink. The People’s Theater hosting this annual celebration of experimental performance has already required audience members to submit negative PCR or rapid antigen test …

The Shape-shifting Power of the Avant-garde Sylvère Lotringer dies at 83

[ad_1] Sylvère Lotringer, who popularized French critical theory in the United States, inspired the “Matrix” film series, hosted conferences for counterculture celebrities, named after a critically acclaimed novel and a television series based on it, has sparked a backlash on Fox. it happened. He founded News and an influential publishing house—all while trying to leave …

An East Village Boutique Where the Avant-garde Meets

[ad_1] In 2017, Columbia University-trained oral historian Svetlana Kitto, who writes frequently about art, found herself at the Gordon Robichaux gallery researching a catalog for “Objects/Time/Proposals,” an installation by artist Ken Tisa. Encountering the name Sara Penn over and over again? Who was he? Those with a long memory for fashion may remember Sara Penn …