“Desperate Archives” – An Exhibit – 20 Years of Split Britches Archives @ LaMama Galleria

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January 18, 2014 // Photography

 DESPERATE ARCHIVES

 “Deposited somewhere between land and sea, between proliferation and devastation.”

An exhibition based on 20 years of Split Britches archival material.

Desperate Archives exposes the infrastructure of performance by emphasizing process and attachment, highlighting collaboration as the project for the future. While these archives are generative, they are also full of refuse-remnants of the past that have been stored away for years waiting to be rediscovered and to perform publicly again.”

Excerpt from FEELING DESPERATE by Benjamin Gillespie, Ph.D Candidate in Theatre, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Desperate Archives exhibit at LaMama GalleriaUpon entering the LaMama Galleria.

Poster on exhibit at LaMama GalleriiaOn the right wall are many posters from past performances of Split Britches.

Photographs on display at LaMama Galleria Archival photographs from performances of Split Britches in the past 20 years.

Untitled  bed art at La Mama Galleria

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LaMama La Galleria

6 East 1st Street, NYC

Wed-Sun 1 – 7:30pm

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Click here for information on Peggy Shaw’s  RUFF – a wonderful performance at LaMama till Jan 26th, 2014

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