Architecture, Site and Performance - Creating new forms for public art lecture by artist Stephan Koplowitz will be held at A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue on January 29.
Cinema Room, A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
29 January 2020, 07:00 PM
29 January 2020, 12:00 AM
Tune in to a lecture by award winning director, choreographer and artist Stephan Koplowitz at A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue on January 29.
This lecture will look at the history of site-specific performance, with examples of groundbreaking public art from the past 30 years of his career.
Stephan is the former dean of dance at CALARTS and an American award-winning director/choreographer known for his work on stage, film, and creating original site-specific multi-media works for architecturally significant sites. Stephan creates films and interactive media performance works, including his ongoing project Revealed- utilising a room-sized camera obscura and 'Learn, Capture, Repeat' - an audience participation movement portrait event.
His recent work includes, The Northfield Experience (2018), an immersive sited multi-arts/theatre/dance event for the entire city of Northfield, MN, Mill Town (2017), a site-specific performance/installation for the historic mills, Lewiston, Maine, orRed Line Time (2013), a site-adaptive durational performance for LA Metro’s Red Line, commissioned by the Goethe-Institut.
His work over a period of more than 30 years aims to modify people’s perspectives of place, site, and scale, infused with a sense of the human condition and concerned with the intersection of natural, social and cultural ecologies within urban and natural environments.