The Kitchen Announces 2012 Winter Season
To open the season, The Kitchen will present Jay Scheib's World of Wires (January 6-21), an adaptation of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1973 sci-fi TV series Welt am Draht. In February, The Kitchen welcomes Neal Medlyn's Wicked Clown Love (February 2 -4), based on the music of the Insane Clown Posse and their fans. You Don't Know Where Her Mouth Has Been (January 18-March 11) is a solo exhibition which will be on view in the gallery and will be immediately followed by a solo show presented by Virginia Overton (March21-May 6).
Music programs will include a weekend with Martha Colburn, Sean Lennon, and Greg Saunier (January 27-28); the premiere of a new opera by composer Missy Mazzoli (February 24-March 3); and Instrumentals (March 23 and 24), two nights of music from The Kitchen's music archives curated by Nick Hallett and featuring work by Arthur Russell.
The dance lineup includes Amanda Loulaki and Levi Gonzalez, who will premiere new works on a shared bill (February 9-11) and Pam Tanowitz premiering Untitled (The Blue Ballet) (March 8-10), her collaboration with new-music ensemble FLUX Quartet.
Throughout the season, The Kitchen will present several other events including Varieties of Performance Experience (January 24), a panel featuring authors Judith Rodenbeck & Shannon Jackson; a night of films by Gregory J. Markopoulos led by Robert Beavers (March 12); an evening with Ugly Duckling Presse (March 20); and Optipus Laboratory, live cinema & sound organized by Bradley Eros (March 30 and 31).