With this 11th Platform, curated by Ishmael Houston-Jones and Will Rawls to focus on the impact of the AIDS crisis, they’ve expanded across time, skipping across aesthetic differences, addressing dismissal and erasure and getting up close and, truly, personal with the place dance holds in many of our lived and lost lives.
Katie Gaydos responds to works by Jillian Pena & Troy Schumacher, Emily Coates, and Yve Laris Cohen at Danspace Project’s Claudia La Rocco-curated Platform 2015.
Douglas Dunn’s Cassations, which ran last weekend at Danspace Project, opens with seven multi-colored flower sculptures scattered throughout St. Mark’s sanctuary, which are carried offstage by dancers in yellow ponchos while opening announcements are made. Onto the empty stage arrive Dunn’s twelve dancers, divided by
Horror, death, horror, degenerate art, and some guy name Buridan’s ass: a weekend of shows from Culturebot’s intrepid reporters
What your intrepid Culturebot correspondents will be seeing about the town this weekend
Welcome to Culturebot’s new weekly column about what we’re seeing and writing about: this week, we’ve got more French dance, a new sensory play from Austin, and a pair of shows about women whose names start with “P.”