St Marks Church
Tuesday, May 7 at 6pm

Danspace’s 2019 Gala honors visionary artists Simone Forti and Okwui Okpokwasili, whose embodied grace and radical generosity inspire across generations.

I have the honor of hosting this special gala!!

Wine Reception, Dinner, and Performances

Introductory Remarks
Hilton Als
Yvonne Rainer

David Thomson

Grisha Coleman, Simone Forti’s Huddle, Paul Hamilton, K.J. Holmes, Bebe Miller, Angie Pittman, Samita Sinha, and special guests.

Images: Simone Forti, “Sleep Walkers” (1968/2010). Performance at Artist’s Residence, Los Angeles. Image courtesy of the artist and The Box, LA. Photo: Jason Underhill. Okwui Okpokwasili, “Bronx Gothic” (2015). Performance at Danspace Project. Photo: Ian Douglas.