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User Image theofficearts Posted: Dec 17, 2017 8:54 PM (UTC)

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Composer Him Sophy’s beautiful daughter at the #Bangsokol reception during #bamnextwave with special guest #angelinajolie . #cambodianlivingarts #rithypanh
User Image thetroublewithbartleby Posted: Dec 17, 2017 2:31 AM (UTC)
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Ohhhhh sometimes a gear just clicks into place like life is a giant Rube Goldberg machine. Tonight’s amazing FARMHOUSE/WHOREHOUSE at @bam_brooklyn from @suzannebocanegra with @lilittaylor was just what I needed. Brilliant, smart, funny, human, storytelling plus history plus archive plus visual work across mediums like there’s no signage for the path to Polymath but I love this crazy ride and it’s always a thrill to see the work of the others really cutting through that brush. Brava tutti. #bamnextwave amazing this year as always. Also love the new Fisher space! Bonus lovely vintage seat moment. Oh and thanks to @joannacvalente for being game to come with! #teamenby #inspiration #bam #artlyfe #interdisciplinary #multimedia #performance #performanceart #art #brooklyn
User Image andrewlavallee Posted: Dec 16, 2017 4:22 AM (UTC)
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‘Farmhouse/Whorehouse: An Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra Starring Lili Taylor.’ #bamnextwave #performance
User Image murielquancard Posted: Dec 16, 2017 3:35 AM (UTC)
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#Tesseract2 dance captured on stage via camera motion and manipulated 3D footage by #CharlesAtlas #RashaunMitchell #SilasRiener Music by #MasYsa #Tesseract @bam_brooklyn #BAMNextWave Developed in residences at @empac_rpi @watermillcenter @walkerartcenter
User Image fetherstonharp Posted: Dec 15, 2017 3:28 PM (UTC)
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kicking off a weekend of performances with @metroensemble: "Bangsokol, A Requiem for Cambodia." An incredibly moving work that brings together live music, film, and dance. #friday and #Saturday @bam_brooklyn! #newyorker #article #bam #bamnextwave #december #nyc #cambodia #2017 #aj #harp #electriclady #culturalcitizen #musicthatmovesyou
User Image bam_brooklyn Posted: Dec 14, 2017 5:25 PM (UTC)
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#tbt Silas Riener's phenomenal solo in #MerceCunningham's Split Slides, part of Merce Cunningham: The Legacy Tour (#BAMNextWave 2011). Video courtesy of the #BAMHammArchives.
Riener is back at BAM this week with #Tesseract, the fruit of his and Rashaun Mitchell's (@rashaun.silas) years-long collaboration with pioneering video artist (and fellow Merce Cunningham Dance Company alumnus) #CharlesAtlas. Best availability: Sat, Dec 16 2pm matinee.
Counting down the hours till the US #premiere of #Bangsokol! This Friday-Saturday, Dec. 15-16 at @bam_brooklyn’s Next Wave Festival -- more info/tickets at metropolisensemble.org #BAM #BAMNextWave
User Image _danceaccess Posted: Dec 14, 2017 9:43 AM (UTC)

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"When I saw Pina Bausch, somehow I felt this sense of what was possible." @anniebparson, co-artistic director of @bigdancetheater reflects on the German choreographer's influence on her own work. 17c, Big Dance Theater's latest, comes to #BAMNextWave next week!
User Image jwhaworth Posted: Dec 14, 2017 3:05 AM (UTC)
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Every Wednesday during BAM Next Wave Festival, the audience is invited to Wendy’s Subway Reading Room on the Lower Lobby for Post-Show gathering of music, conversation, & refreshment. 12/13/17. The 4 images taken before the performance of Farmhouse/ Whorehouse. Great turnout, proactive civic engagement. Go, BAM! #bamnextwave #wendysubwayreadingroom
User Image instalanasa Posted: Dec 14, 2017 12:32 AM (UTC)

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User Image dancemotionusa Posted: Dec 13, 2017 10:01 PM (UTC)
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Multi-dimensional movement, onscreen and off. Don't miss your chance to see Tesseract at the @bam_brooklyn Harvey Theater now through Saturday, December 16!
https://goo.gl/kqdKk9 #BAMNextWave
User Image bam_brooklyn Posted: Dec 13, 2017 7:30 PM (UTC)

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In 1975, the tyrannical Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia following a brutal civil war. Over the course of the next four years the regime held power, some 1.7 million Cambodians died from starvation, disease, overwork, and genocide. The Khmer Rouge targeted intellectuals, artists, actors, and musicians as undesirables because they didn’t fit Pol Pot's image of a new #Cambodia—a country free of all outside influence and any remnant of what he considered “decadent” culture.

The overall effect of this campaign against creatives was disastrous for the country's cultural landscape. By the time the Vietnamese drove the Khmer Rouge from power in 1979, most artists were dead, in exile, or too traumatized to practice their craft. Over on the #BAMblog, we partnered with illustrator @gelgud to honor five Cambodian visionaries lost during this tragic time in conjunction with Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia, coming to the #BAMNextWave this weekend on Dec 15 & 16 👉🏻 BAM.org/blog (link in bio) 🇰🇭
User Image instalanasa Posted: Dec 13, 2017 12:20 AM (UTC)

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Suzanne Bocanegra & Lili Taylor : Farmhouse/Whorehouse #bamnextwave
User Image bam_brooklyn Posted: Dec 12, 2017 10:11 PM (UTC)
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In Farmhouse/Whorehouse (tonight—Sat at BAM Fisher), performance artist #SuzanneBocanegra enlists the talents of actress #LiliTaylor to mine her Texan upbringing and aesthetic influences to make sense of our collective subconscious. Inspired by Bocanegra’s grandparents who lived on a small farm across the road from the Chicken Ranch (aka the “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”), the artist lecture incorporates text, costumes, video projections, and a new song by @mybrightestdiamond to consider the American myth of rural utopia. Limited tix still available! 📸: @georgiaphotonyc #BAMNextWave
User Image lanstress Posted: Dec 12, 2017 9:09 PM (UTC)
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Tuesday afternoon at the dress rehearsal for Farmhouse/Whorehouse: an Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra starring Lili Taylor. The piece is thought-provoking, homespun, expansive, beautifully crafted. I thought of my Southern roots, my Mimi's (grandmother) city garden & Mississippi farm life and my sister's @waitingforthesea love of Dolly Parton & the film Best Little Whorehouse in Texas when she was a child. What a transcendent piece of performative folklore. Show runs Dec 12-16. 😍 #BAMNextWave #pastoral #texas #bestlittlewhorehouseintexas #memphisborn #mississippi #folklore #lilitaylor #suzannebocanegra #chickenranch #communes #brooklyn #dollyparton #farmhouse
Nice mention in @newyorkermag for "Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia," this Friday-Saturday, Dec. 15-16 at @bam_brooklyn’s Next Wave Festival! More info/tickets at metropolisensemble.org #BAM #BAMNextWave
User Image theofficearts Posted: Dec 11, 2017 12:56 AM (UTC)

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#metropolisensemble rehearsing for our Bangsokol performances this coming week at BAM! Come join if you’d like to hear more of this beautiful and daunting music by Him Sophy. Tickets still available via bam.org/bangsokol. #bamnextwave #artsemerson #cambodianlivingarts #himsophy #taipeiphilharmonicchorus