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Nathan Davis, Brennan Gerard & Ryan Kelly, Armory Show

Hosts Pete McCabe of HERE Arts Center and AIR's Beatrice Johnson speak with
collaborative performance artists Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly of The Moving Theater and composer and percussionist
Nathan Davis of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) about Armory Show, their multimedia, interdisciplinary work that took place at the Park Avenue Armory in February, 2010. They discuss the multifaceted elements of the piece and the intended effects of its labyrinthine conception and presentation, as well as the backgrounds and collaborative dynamics of its contributing artists and performers.

Well known for its vast drill hall, Park Avenue Armory also houses a
suite of exuberant period rooms described by the New York City
Landmarks Commission as "the single most important collection of
19th-century interiors to survive intact in one building." As their
18-month residency at the Armory nears an end, Gerard and Kelly take the audience through these
landmark rooms to reflect on the complex military and social history
of the space, as well as their artistic and personal experience
working there. The work combines choreography, text and video, and
features new music works composed by Davis, Du Yun and Mario Diaz de Leon, performed live by the acclaimed International
Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) (53 minutes).