Summer Happenings: Perfume Genius, Narcissister, Mutant Salon, Lotic, Cindytalk
Set Times for June 25 Summer Happening
8:30 - 11:30 p.m. | Mutant Salon in The Oculus Hall
8:45 - 9 p.m. | Narcissister on the Plaza Stage
8:45 - 9:30 p.m. | Lotic in the third-floor gallery
9:10 - 10 p.m. | Perfume Genius on the Plaza Stage
10:15 - 11 p.m. | Lotic on the Plaza Stage
10:15 - 10:45 p.m. | Mutant Salon at Lobby Entrance
10:30 - 11:30 p.m. | Cindytalk in the third-floor gallery
The first program in the Nonobject(ive): Summer Happenings at The Broad series was inspired by The Broad’s Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life special exhibition. The evening of performance and music featured the lush beauty of Perfume Genius’s orchestrations and the ever-changing masked choreography of Narcissister. In the spirit of Cindy Sherman’s photographs, performance collective Mutant Salon transformed visitors’ hair, make-up, and minds in a lavish pop-up beauty parlor and hive for creative collaboration and self-care. Lotic created dark beats in The Broad’s distinctive architecture, and Cindytalk performed electronic soundscapes that blended rhythmic dissonance with ethereal vocals.
Watch The Highlight Video from the June Happening
About Summer Happenings at The Broad 2016
The Un-Private Collection is an ongoing series of public programs The Broad began in September 2013. The series introduces audiences to the museum’s 2,000-work contemporary art collection by showcasing stories behind the collection, the collectors and the artists. Since launching the program, The Broad has brought together a variety of artists whose works are in the Broad collection in conversation with cultural leaders, including Mark Bradford with Katy Siegel, Shirin Neshat with Christy MacLear, Jeff Koons with John Waters, Takashi Murakami with Pico Iyer, Eric Fischl with Steve Martin, John Currin with James Cuno, Kara Walker with Ava DuVernay and architect Elizabeth Diller with Eli Broad, Joanne Heyler and Paul Goldberger. Talks have been held at venues throughout Los Angeles, making the programming available to audiences across the city. Conversations are live-streamed and full videos of past talks are available online. The Un-Private Collection series is part of the Broad collection’s 30-year mission to make contemporary art accessible to the widest possible audience.Read More
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