Performance

Paris Capital of the 19th Century / New York Capital of the 20th Century

Event

Sunday, June 4, 2017
12 – 4 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

In conjunction with the exhibition The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, join composer John Zorn and poet Kenneth Goldsmith for an afternoon of musical collaborations inspired by Benjamin's masterpiece, The Arcades Project.  The event will feature readings exploring the themes of prewar Europe and postwar New York alternating with Zorn compositions performed by an all-star lineup that includes JACK Quartet, Peter Evans, Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Ches Smith, Michael Nicolas, David Fulmer and John Zorn himself.

Free with Museum Admission; RSVP Recommended

Installation view of the exhibition The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, March 17 - August 6, 2017. The Jewish Museum, NY. Photo: Will Ragozzino/SocialShutterbug.com