Ann Hirsch, courtesy of the Artist
Ann Hirsch and Guy Benfield Performa After Hours
- Saturday, November 23, 9:30 pm
Fig. 19, 131 ½ Chrystie Street, between Broome and Delancey Streets MAP
The final night of After Hours takes its own sorrowful demise as subject. Ann’s exploration of common female stereotypes will reveal a new character. She is joined by Guy Benfield, who will be choreographing a new private ritual of song and imagery.
Performance, 9:30pm. Complimentary cocktails by St-Germain, following the performance.
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.