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BEAMS: A collaboration between Alvin Curran and Molissa Fenley

  • Location:
    Mills College Art Museum , 5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland , California, 94613, US

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 | 5:00 pm & 6:30pm
Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA 94613

BEAMS is a structured improvisation piece composed by Alvin Curran for upwards of 15 musicians playing primarily acoustic instruments and objects. For this particular performance at the Mills College Art Museum, Curran wrote a series of instructions to be interpreted by his musicians and sent those to Fenley. Fenley, in turn, reconfigured the musical instructions into a dance language that could be interpreted by her dancers. This new collaboration between Fenley and Curran introduces a new and exciting layer to Curran’s original piece and also to both artists’ well-established, creative processes.

For more information visit http://mcam.mills.edu.