Helen Carmel Benigson

Helen Carmel Benigson Performa After Hours

Fig. 19, 131 ½ Chrystie Street, between Broome and Delancey Streets MAP
FREE

Helen Carmel Benigson presents a new video installation and performance involving weightlifters, rap, and spray tans exploring imagined political, online bodies and real-life cultural archives.

Performances and complimentary cocktails by St-Germain from 9:30 pm.

About Performa After Hours: Pulling from the rich history of Surrealist salon culture of 1930s Paris and New York’s own infamous late night scene of the ’70s and ’80s, Performa After Hours is a post-show get-together featuring a range of exciting emerging artists. Each Saturday and Sunday night audiences can join the artists, curators, and organizers of Performa 13 for drinks, conversation, performance, and dancing at downtown bar and gallery Fig. 19. Evenings includes collaborations by musicians, artists, DJs, dancers, and club hosts creating a lively program that draws on the vitality of new performance in New York and internationally.

Event Title
Date & Time
Description
Price
  • Sun. Nov 17, 9:30 pm
Helen Carmel Benigson presents a new video installation and performance involving weightlifters, rap, and spray tans exploring imagined political, online bodies and real-life cultural archives.
FREE
  • Sat. Nov 16, 9:30 pm
Korakrit Arunanondchai and Jesus Benavente in a collaborative dueling concert of their Greatest Hits in Performance.
FREE
  • Sun. Nov 10, 9:30 pm
For Raskin "poetry" stopped in 1991, yet The Poet Pure was preserved as a poltergeist-part diagram part cartoon, half alive half dead-memorialized in his own books, lectures and art rooms. Raskin will reveal his best-of textual evidence from this eternal half-subject.
FREE
  • Sat. Nov 9, 9:30 pm
Interfacing body with voice, Alexis Penney and Colin Self of drag and performance collective Chez Deep present their newest sounds and excerpts from the Chez Deep manifesto alongside a six-person choir.
FREE
  • Sun. Nov 3, 9:30 pm
Full-throated songs by Ultra New View paired with a Butoh-inspired new dance by Denisa Musilova.
FREE
  • Sat. Nov 2, 9:30 pm
Stop by Performa After Hours for drinks and a performance by “supergroup”-HARIBO with Raul De Nieves, Jessie Stead and Nathan Whipple featuring SADAF /Jealous Orgasm.

FREE