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Hostile Terrain 94 at the Fisher Center at Bard

2019-11-23T14:42:11-05:00 November 22nd, 2019|Blog Posts, Jason De León|

Hostile Terrain 94 has arrived at the Fisher Center! Although Jason de León, the head curator of the project, is unable to join us, his team has been hard at work facilitating the project’s installation here in Weis Atrium. Gabe Canter, one of HT94’s four Exhibition Coordinators, has been part [...]

Introducing Tania El Khoury

2019-11-21T20:24:34-05:00 November 21st, 2019|Artists, Blog Posts, Tania El Khoury|

Where No Wall Remains began as a thought experiment about migration. When Gideon Lester invited Tania El Khoury to co-curate the festival with him, she suggested that they focus on the notion of “borders.” “Migration is older than borders,” Tania explained to me, “people have always migrated towards better opportunities… [...]

OPEN CALL: Hostile Terrain 94 Installation Participation

2019-11-18T14:45:40-05:00 November 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Please join us this Wednesday, November 20 anytime from 4-8pm in Weis Atrium (LUMA Lobby) to assist in a crucial part of installing HT94, which will be on view at the Fisher Center November 21-24. The installation requires the completion of over 3,000 toe tags, each representing an individual who [...]

Introducing Ali Chahrour

2019-11-12T12:54:36-05:00 November 12th, 2019|Ali Chahrour|

Ali Chahrour’s work, explores religion, love, loss, mourning, and memory through music, and the body. Although his performances are steeped in personal experience, he and his collaborators understand that our encounters with religion, love, and loss exist in larger cultural and political contexts. The context that is most important to [...]

Valor y Cambio: Un Proyecto en “Alegría Desconolizada” // Value and Exchange: A Project in “Decolonized Joy”

2019-11-12T13:19:56-05:00 November 12th, 2019|Blog Posts|

"Valor y Cambio es un proyecto de arte narrativo, participación comunitaria y economía solidaria iniciado por las artistas Frances Negrón-Muntaner y Sarabel Santos Negrón. Iniciado en Puerto Rico en medio de la crisis económica y actualmente en la ciudad de Nueva York, Valor y Cambio pretende generar una amplia conversación [...]

“The Border Merchant” by Aliyeh Ataei in Guernica

2019-11-07T11:37:01-05:00 November 7th, 2019|Blog Posts|

Aliyeh Ataei tells the story of her time with "The Border Merchant," Mohammad Osman. Osman is a migrant "smuggler" who helps Afghans cross the border into Iran through the Khorasan region between the two countries.

Where No Wall Remains: An International Festival About Borders

2019-11-06T13:04:14-05:00 November 6th, 2019|Artists, Blog Posts|

Only a few more weeks until festival performances begin! Book your tickets now! Join us November 21 - 24 for installations, dance, interactive theater, and more!

Announcing Reading Room at Wendy’s Subway in Brooklyn

2019-10-30T12:32:01-04:00 October 30th, 2019|Blog Posts, Syllabus|

The Live Arts Bard Biennial is happy to announce the opening of a remote Reading Room in collaboration with Wendy's Subway, a non-profit library, writing space, and independent publisher in Brooklyn, New York! If you can't make your way up to Annandale-on-Hudson, stop by Wendy's Subway (located at 379 Bushwick [...]

Decolonized Feast // Banquete Descolonizado

2019-10-24T12:47:20-04:00 October 24th, 2019|Blog Posts, Emilio Rojas, Featured Artists|

Thank you to all who came to experience and enjoy Emilio Rojas' Decolonized Feast! // ¡Gracias a todos los que vinieron a experimentar y disfrutar el Banquete Descolonizado de Emilio Rojas! Emilio Rojas, host of the Decolonized Feast & Rebecca Yoshino, Bard Farm Coordinator. Walking through Naturalized Borders [...]

Congratulations to Tania El Khoury on 2019 Bessie Award for Outstanding Production

2019-10-21T12:08:59-04:00 October 21st, 2019|Blog Posts, Featured Artists, Tania El Khoury|

Please join us in congratulating Where No Wall Remains artist and co-curator, Tania El Khoury on being awarded the 2019 New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award for “Outstanding Production,” for her piece, As Far As My Fingertips Take Me! As Far As My Fingertips Take Me, is currently touring [...]

Introducing Jason de León

2019-10-20T15:09:23-04:00 October 17th, 2019|Blog Posts, Jason De León|

I had the pleasure of talking with Jason de León earlier this week about his work on Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94) and how his syllabus recommendations influenced its creation. Jason described his “formative years” as being heavily steeped in punk rock. A crucible of punk rock in the early 90’s [...]