PHANTOM LIMB COMPANY Work In Progress: Falling Out

Thursday April 19, 2018

7:30 p.m.

A disconnected telephone becomes a portal between the living and the dead, the searchers and the sought, in Phantom Limb Company’s moving new work titled Falling Out. Inspired in part by the 2011 tsunami in Fukushima, Japan, and its aftermath, Falling Out is a mesmerizing performance installation exploring love and loss on a human and planetary scale. A delicate sea of tulle transforms into earth and ether, swaddling and shroud, as puppetry, video, original music, butoh, and flex dance fuse in a web of heartbreaking beauty and collective responsibility. Falling Out is the third and final installment in Phantom Limb’s trilogy about our changing relationship with nature.

Phantom Limb Company, Falling Out. Photo: Daniel Efram, 2016.

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11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

We provide all the decorating materials and instruction needed to make original and “eggstraordinary” seasonal works of art. It’s an easy and fun activity for all ages! Drop in anytime during the studio session. Six hard-boiled eggs are included per enrollment. Feel free to bring additional eggs.


Martha McDonald In-Gallery Performances

Don’t miss this rare in-gallery performance that will make its way through the fascinating exhibition Out, Out, Phosphene Candle: Joy Feasley and Paul Swenbeck. These song-cycle tours of the immersive exhibition will be intimate performances; only 25 people at a time can experience the tour.

Martha McDonald, Music for Modernist Shapes (2017), Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Photo by Michael Oppenheim.

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Truths & Beliefs Sci-Fi Fair Open Call

Science and art are human attempts to understand and describe the world around us. Using the knowledge you have of science, technology, visual art, and music, develop a creative theory about something that could be experienced in the future. Join us in turning the idea of a science fair on its head in this open-call creative event.

All ages are invited to participate and submit as individuals or as a group.

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