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Calder Foundation: My Life in 19 Minutes, Ava Luna & Headless Horseman



In this segment hear Ava Luna and Headless Horseman recorded at an exhibition and party in the abandoned AIG world headquarters building in lower Manhattan. The art show and performances were presented by the Calder Foundation in association with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Clocktower Gallery, and ARTonAIR.org. The event, held concurrently with the 2011 Armory Show, was called Maybe I should have called it 'My Life in Nineteen Minutes' an exhibition of art and music on 5 March 2011.

Exhibiting artists include Dara Birnbaum, Steven Cairns, Alexander Calder, Ellen Cantor, Mike Cooter, Dan Friel, Michael Fullerton, Nick Hallett & Brock Monroe, Phillipa Horan, Yves Klein, Torsten Lauschmann, Jamie Davidovich & Gordon Matta-Clark, Herbert Matter, Matt McCormick, Rivane Neuenschwander, Tony Oursler, Pablo Pijnappel, Sally Potter, Laure Prouvost, Ash Reid, Hans Richter, Giles Round, Holton Rower, Gryphon Rue, Corin Sworn, Alexis Marguerite Teplin, William Wegman, Cara Tolmie, and others.

Music performances by Ava Luna, The So So Glos, Headless Horseman, Friends, PC Worship, Snowden Snowden, Mika Tajima / New Humans, White Suns.

Taking its name from Alexander Calder’s response to Work in Progress, his 1968 theatrical production, Maybe I should have called it ‘My Life in Nineteen Minutes’ was a twelve-hour one-day event that presents a continuous series of artist film screenings, performances and music.

This event was conceived by Victoria Brooks and curated by Brooks and Isla Leaver-Yap, Joe Ahearn, and Nicola Lees.
 

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