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Collection Title(s): UNIVERSES Collection
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute, New York City, on May 3, 2011.
Synopsis: Mildred Ruiz and Steven Sapp of Universes give an artist talk about their performance work. The artist talk begins with a live excerpted performance from Ameriville, following with a screening of the group’s trajectory. Since meeting each other at Bard College in upstate New York, Steven Sapp and Mildred Ruiz have always returned to the Bronx to find and to build a run down community. In response...
Alt Title(s): Eyewitness blues, Blue suite
Collection Title(s): UNIVERSES Collection
Location: Performed in Amherst, Massachusetts, on June 21, 2003.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of Open Studio, a space that showcased different work in progress processes. In this rehearsal exploration, the topic of artistic creation’s crisis transverses the stage. ‘Blue Suite’ (aka ‘Eyewitness Blues’) is an affecting portrait of artists and the vibrant culture, traditions, and personal experience they bring to their work. When Junior, a hard-luck horn player ...
Alt Title(s): Concierto Universes: en vivo desde el límite
Location: Performed at the Auditorio León de Greiff, in Bogotá, Colombia, on August 23, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: Universes presented 'Live from the Edge' as a part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia, under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' This 10-day event brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes of legacies, memories, struggles, and frontiers of citizenship. 'Live...
Alt Title(s): Concierto Universes: en vivo desde el límite (fragmentos)
Location: Performed at the Auditorio León de Greiff, in Bogotá, Colombia, on August 23, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: Universes presented 'Live form the Edge' as a part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia, under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' This 10-day event brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes of legacies, memories, struggles, and frontiers of citizenship. 'Live...
Collection Title(s): UNIVERSES Collection
Location: Recorded at The Public Theater, NYC, as part of the Under the Radar Festival on Jan. 4, 2011.
Synopsis: Universes is a New York-based poetic theatre ensemble company of multi-disciplinary writers and performers who fuse poetry, theater, jazz, hip-hop, politics, down home blues, and Hispanic boleros to create moving, challenging and entertaining theatrical works. The group breaks traditional theatrical bounds to explore new ways of making theater. Founded in New York in 1996, the members of Universe...
Collection Title(s): UNIVERSES Collection
Location: Performed at The Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, USA on November 25, 2000.
Synopsis: Universes performs a piece at the Andy Warhol Museum as part of Off the Wall, a contemporary performance series held at the museum. A different setting from a theater, the museum space invites a more intimate performance, with minimal stage design, and bare white lighting. The ensemble performs excerpts of work-in-progress pieces, particularly ‘Slanguage,’ a comment on the issues of poverty, fami...
Location: Opening remarks given at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass., on September 26, 2000, as part of the Second International Conference of the New WORLD Theater, titled "Intersection II", held from September 26-29, 2000.
Synopsis: From September 26 to 29, 2000 on the campus of the University of Massachusetts, New WORLD Theater convened a major national and international gathering, ‘Intersection II,’ a conference/performance festival focused on interdisciplinary and intercultural theater work. ‘Intersection II’ included international participation, while examining innovative theater practice within community, and national a...
Collection Title(s): UNIVERSES Collection
Location: Recorded at the NY Theater Workshop, NYC on August 2, 2001.
Synopsis: Universes is a New York-based poetic theatre ensemble company of multi-disciplinary writers and performers who fuse poetry, theater, jazz, hip-hop, politics, down home blues, and Hispanic boleros to create moving, challenging and entertaining theatrical works. The group breaks traditional theatrical bounds to explore new ways of making theater. Founded in New York in 1996, the members of Universe...
Alt Title(s): Umoja
Collection Title(s): New WORLD Theater collection
Location: Performed at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 2000.
Synopsis: From 1979-2009, the New WORLD Theater worked at the intersection of artistic practice, community engagement, scholarship, and activism toward a vision of a 'new world' - one that broke the confines of multiculturalism and was an artistic harbinger of America's shifting demographics. From a geographic 'outpost' in New England, New WORLD Theater evolved from a community organizing project and the N...
Alt Title(s): Ashy ankles
Collection Title(s): New WORLD Theater collection
Location: Performed at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 2000.
Synopsis: From 1979-2009, the New WORLD Theater worked at the intersection of artistic practice, community engagement, scholarship, and activism toward a vision of a 'new world' - one that broke the confines of multiculturalism and was an artistic harbinger of America's shifting demographics. From a geographic 'outpost' in New England, New WORLD Theater evolved from a community organizing project and the N...