Thursday, February 1, 2018
8 – 9:30 pm
A chaotic collection of contemporary social axioms is chewed up and vomited out in this new performance, part of a longtime collaboration between artists Tamy Ben-Tor and Miki Carmi. Using readymade plastic masks, fabrics and other props, these creatures become grotesque life size puppets, performing a dance of vanity as they spout ideas which have been legitimized and institutionalized—shedding new light upon the idea of “normal.”
This event is now at capacity. If you have any questions, please call 212.423.2337.
Please note this performance contains strong language and violent imagery that may be disturbing to some audiences.
8 – 8:45 pm: Performance
8:45 – 9:30 pm: Reception and Exhibition Viewing
This performance will take place in the first floor galleries, capacity and seating are limited. Admission includes extended gallery access to Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress, from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem and Modigliani Unmasked and a reception in the lobby following the performance.
Created and performed by Tamy Ben-Tor.
Music by Zwukoproccessor and Stena Stracha.
$15 Advance; $18 At the Door
Includes Museum Admission
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