FringeArts – Shannon Murphy: Home in the Dark
September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One event on September 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on September 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on September 19, 2021 at 5:00 pm
One event on September 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Light falls on sparkling entrails. Insides exposed. We were here before, no? Maybe it is the feeling of home, love, and ecstasy seeping through porous walls. The memory of touch, of holding and pushing floods over us. Our sweat merges at the same rate that the past yields to the present. How did we sustain ourselves?
Shannon Murphy and collaborators share a rich 4-year history of practice. Using a biomimetic framework, they activate the digestive system creating a model for sustainability and collaboration. The dances make visible the complex labor of togetherness. Revealing all that has been found and all that has been left behind, Shannon’s maximalist approach exhibits a constantly reforming display of portraits, collage, poetry, dance, and music. Audiences are welcome to explore the installation before or after the live show and contribute reflections or mementos to the already abundantly exposed artifacts of living at Home in the Dark.
Audiences are encouraged to visit the gallery during un-ticketed drop in hours. Performances are ticketed. Please note that patrons will be asked to clear the gallery 30 min before show times.
Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 – 1:30pm – 6:00pm Gallery Hours Only
Sunday, Sep 19, 2021 – 1:30pm – 6:00pm Gallery Hours Only
Monday, Sep 20, 2021 – 1:30pm – 6:00pm Gallery Hours Only
Conceived and directed by Shannon Murphy
Collaboration and Performance by Danielle Currica, Patricia Dominguez, Beau Hancock, Marisa Illingworth, Shannon Murphy Megan Quinn, William Robinson, Michele Tantoco, and Sara Yassky
Live music and original composition by Steve Surgalski
Administrative Intern: Mik Phillips and Isa Mojares
Production Intern: Ella Brockway.
This work was made possible by the support of The Painted Bride Art Center
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