September 16, 2016 6:00 PM
Around the Park @ Nite: David Thomson / The Voyeurs Sept 16th
Presented by Madison Square Park Conservancy, join us for an immersive performance installation with David Thomson, titled The Voyeurs.
About The Voyeurs
Two people walk through the park discussing a transgressive incident they both witnessed from their apartment windows. Eavesdrop on their phone conversation as their exchange cascades into various personal narratives encompassing issues of identity and desire within our complex cultural history.
This second installment of The Voyeurs introduces new characters and narratives as they walk through Madison Square Park.
The Voyeurs will begin at the Southern Fountain.
About David Thomson
David Thomson has worked as a collaborative and performing artist in the fields of music, dance, theater, and performance with such artists as Mel Wong, Jane Comfort, Bebe Miller, Remy Charlip, Marta Renzi, The Lavender Light Gospel Choir, Trisha Brown, David Roussève, Wendy Perron, Susan Rethorst, Michel Laub/Remote Control (NL), Ralph Lemon, Bo Madvig (DK), Sally Silvers, Tracie Morris, Sekou Sundiata, Reggie Wilson, Dean Moss/Layla Ali, Meg Stuart, Marina Abramović, Muna Tseng, Daria Faïn & Robert Kocik, Clarinda Mac Low, Alain Buffard (FR), Deborah Hay, Yanira Castro, Tere O’Connor, Beth Gill, Patricia Hoffbauer, Yvonne Rainer, David Bowie, Fiona Templeton and Kaneza Schaal among many others. He has performed downtown, Off-Broadway and in London with the Drama Desk nominated a capella performance group, Hot Mouth, founded by Grisha Coleman, Jonathan Stone, Viola Sheely and Thomson.
His own work has been presented by The Kitchen, Danspace Project at St Mark’s Church, Dance Theater Workshop (DTW), Roulette and Movement Research at Judson Church. Thomson has been Artist-in-Residence at DTW, Movement Research, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Gibney Dance Center, LMCC Process Space Program, The Invisible Dog and Mount Tremper Arts Center. Thomson was honored with a New York Dance and Performance Award (“Bessie”) for Sustained Achievement (2001) and as part of the creative team for Bebe Miller’s Landing/Place (2006). He is a 2012 USA Ford Fellow, 2013 NYFA Fellow in Choreography, 2014 MacDowell Fellow and 2016 Yaddo Fellow. Thomson has served on the faculties of NYU/Experimental Theater Wing, Sarah Lawrence, The New School and Movement Research as well as teaching internationally.
An ongoing advocate for dance and the empowerment of artists, he was one of the founding members of Dancer’s Forum and has served on the boards of Bebe Miller/Gotham Dance, Dance Theater Workshop and presently New York Live Arts. He holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from SUNY Purchase.
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