ULAY & JAŠA: CUTTING THROUGH THE CLOUDS OF MYTH INSTALLATION
WE.ARE Institute and Kustera Projects are delighted to announce the exhibition ULAY & JAŠA: Cutting Through the Clouds of Myth, a site-specific installation and performance curated by Mitra Khorasheh. The exhibition will be on view from May 6 - June 1, 2016 at Kustera Projects Red Hook, with a special 3-day opening reception performance by the artists on May 6, 7, and 8, from 6 to – 10 p.m. Performances will take place sporadically within the installation throughout the duration of the three-day opening, with an exclusive performance by ULAY on May 7th, entitled “Waterark”.
A pioneer and central figure of performance art since the 1970’s, ULAY in his most recent artistic activity has focused on environmental issues, specifically on initiatives that raise awareness of, enhance the understanding, appreciation and respect for our most precious resource: water. One of Slovenia’s most prolific and critically acclaimed artists, JAŠA transforms spaces into experiences, driving them toward their poetic and ecstatic potentials. His most recent project was the highly acclaimed installation and performance series he produced for the Venice Biennial.
When: Opening reception and performances on May 6, 7 and 8 from 6 to10 p.m.
Where: @Kustera Projects Red Hook, 57 Wolcott Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
For more information on this exhibition, please contact ulayandjasa(at)gmail.com
For updates on the performance, artists’ talk at Sotheby's Institute and to RSVP, please visit www.ulayjasa.net .