Ishmael Houston-Jones (New York), whose stunning video portrait can be seen in the Adam Pendleton exhibition and Keith Hennessy (San Francisco), both highly influential artists in the US and Europe, improvise together. They first collaborated in the mid-90s and have continued for 25 years a deep conversation about art, collaboration, improvisation, race, activism, sex, dance, history and futures. When they dance together, the conversation and research continue. “Some- times we fight, but there is always love. There will be questions, there will be answers, and much of the rest is unknown...”
Choreography and design: Ishmael Houston-Jones and Keith Hennessy
Sound: jose e. abad
Production: Alley Wilde
An improvised performance by Ishmael Houston-Jones (NY) and Keith Hennessy (SF).
This engagement is supported in part by Mid Atlantic Arts through USArtists International, a program in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Trust for Mutual Understanding.