Starts:
Apr
03
2008
Screening:

Another Kind of Music, Another Kind of Dance

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POSTED BY: Viera Levitt | Wed Apr 2nd, 2008 2:03 a.m.

Hera Gallery
Presents
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[/size][/b]An Evening of Video Art from Central Europe

Thursday, April 3rd, 7.30 pm

Hera Gallery is pleased to present "Another Kind of Music, Another Kind of Dance," an evening of central European video art hosted by Viera Levitt. Ms. Levitt is a former museum director and curator from the Slovak Republic, now living in Wakefield, Rhode Island, USA. She will give a talk in conjunction with the screenings. Ms. Levitt has selected pieces that deal with music and dance, but not in the way we might expect. There will be lyrical and haunting pieces of aged ballet dancers, of machines that dance to meditative music, of singing deaf children as well as the obsessive "dance" of a young prisoner. This talk and presentation is a continuation of Ms. Levitt's recent curatorial work at the galleries of the University of Rhode Island - http://www.vieralevitt.org/uri.htm
Artists include Milena Dopitova (1963, Czech Republic), Artur Zmijewski (1966, Poland), Pavel Mrkus (1970, Czech Republic) and Pavlina Fichta Cierna (b. 1967, Slovak Republic).

Special thanks: Judith Tolnick Champa, Director of the URI Fine Arts Center Galleries.
These programs are presented with partial support from The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Hera Educational Foundation, and The Friends of Hera. Hera Gallery is free and open to the public and is accessible to persons with disabilities.

Hera Gallery, 327 Main Street, PO Box 336, Wakefield, RI 02880, USA, 401 789 1488 (www.heragallery.org)

Link:
http://www.vieralevitt.org