Searching for a 'Mother' Story
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Reimagined for the Rubin Museum exhibition Try To Altar Everything, “Creation Re/created” explores creation myths, particularly as they are found across cultures and throughout time. This event focuses on allegorical representations of Adam and Eve.
“Creation Re/created” exploits various forms of media (music, body, spoken-word and video) to affect every sense with a deliberate ambiguity and density of meaning, in which linear time will seem to be stretched and condensed. The improvised performance invites the audience into a state of heightened awareness.
Originally commissioned and performed at the Pompidou Museum, Paris in 2009.
A pre-performance tour of the exhibition Try To Altar Everything takes place at 6:00pm and is free for ticket holders. Meet in the Spiral lobby.
Viewer discretion is advised: contains graphic content.
About the Artist
For nearly half a century Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (b. Britain, 1950) has been questioning the meaning and substance of identity through artistic endeavors, willful reincarnation, and physical shapeshifting. Embracing the body as not simply the vessel but the site of the avant-garde impulse, Breyer P-Orridge has reinvented and reintroduced h/erself again and again – as Fluxus pioneer, groundbreaking performance artist, inventor of industrial music, “wrecker of civilization,” essayist and theoretician, and, most recently, with her late wife Lady Jaye as pandrogyne. Breyer P-Orridge’s work has been the subject of numerous international exhibitions, including recently “S/he is Her/e” at the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh (2013), and “Life Is A Cheap Suitcase” at Summerhall, Edinburgh (2014).
Photo of Breyer P-Orridge by Drew Weidemann. Artwork: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (b. Britain, 1950); Sketch (detail), 2010; mixed media; courtesy of the artists and Invisible-Exports.
Advance Tickets: $23.00
Day Of: $25.00
Member Advance: $20.70
Member Day Of: $22.50