Muse: News & Stories from the Block
Explore programs, catch behind-the-scenes conversations, and find perspectives on what’s happening at the Block.
Six PhD candidates from programs across the country present papers on Charlotte Moorman’s life and work, her various collaborations, and the larger impact of her creative vision on artistic practice from the 1960s to the present.
Nam Jun Paik's "One for Violin Solo" (1962), performed by Myrtil Mitanga, Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music, Class of 2017.
Takehisa Kosugi's "Chamber Music" (1962), performed by Drake Driscoll, Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music, Class of 2018.
A roundtable discussion of Annual New York Avant Garde Festivals, featuring Carolee Schneeman, Alison Knowles, Jim McWilliams, Sandra Binion, and Andrew Gurian.
Lecture by independent art scholar Barbara Moore: "Speed-Dating the Avant-Garde: 15 Festivals in 30 Minutes."