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Brody Condon: Without Sun

Thursday, November 4, 7 & 8 pm

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum

Admission: FREE

Based on an altered-state-inspired video, Brody Condon’s Without Sun: Modification is a trippy dance and spoken-word performance

Presented by CAF.

Derived from an earlier video of the same name, Without Sun is an edited compilation of “found online performances” of people on psychedelic substances. Utilizing the video as a choreography script, Condon worked with dancer Linda Austin and actor Russell Edge to re-interpret the erratic movements and verbalizations of self-published “trippers” through the precision and expressivity of contemporary dance. This treatment creates a rigorous and exquisite set of gestures that provide an intriguing interpretation of the video’s authentic experiential movements. Parental discretion advised.

This performance may not be suitable for children.

Brody Condon received an M.F.A. from the University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA. His work has been exhibited at the Whitney Biennial 2004, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; and Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA.

About the Forum Lounge Series:

Forum Lounge is a series of free, unique, performance-based events, ranging from the theatrical to the Avant-garde that are normally found only in large metropolitan venues, and that reflect CAF’s mission to sustain and encourage the artistic process by presenting art in the form of exceptional music, dance, video, and other multi-media to our community.

Support for Forum Lounge is generously provided by: Endevermusic Productions, the Franciscan Inn, KCSB, Santa Barbara Winery, Santa Barbara Independent, and Therese Schweidler Photography. Forum Lounge is presented in association with the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization’s 1st Thursday.

About the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF): CAF is a non-profit, non-collecting alternative art space dedicated to the exhibition, education, and cultivation of the arts of our time. Celebrating its 34th anniversary in 2010, CAF is the premier venue for contemporary art between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

CAF is located at the Paseo Nuevo Mall Upper Arts Terrace in downtown Santa Barbara, CA.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND VISUAL IMAGERY CONTACT:

Kimberly Hahn at 805-403-8108

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum

653 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

T 805.966.5373 F 805.962.1421 press@sbcaf.org www.sbcaf.org

 

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