Artists Space

Ei Arakawa

Sunday, December 8, 2019
2pm

Please dress warmly because this is a wintry outdoor performance that will last a half hour or more in Cortlandt Alley. AMERICAN ALLEY or Funeral for New York are the working titles of an upcoming live performance by Ei Arakawa. More information will be updated here closer to the performance.

A photo of a city alleyway acts as the background for this image. Superimposed on the photo are two groups of people in motion with right arms raised, holding cellphones. The group on the right faces toward the viewer, the group on the left faces away.
[A photo of a city alleyway acts as the background for this image. Superimposed on the photo are two groups of people in motion with right arms raised, holding cellphones. The group on the right faces toward the viewer, the group on the left faces away.]

Ei Arakawa (b. Fukushima, Japan 1977) is a performance artist formerly based in New York (recently relocating to Los Angeles). His performances are created through diverse collaborations—with individuals physically participating, as performers, and/or their artworks functioning themselves as performers. He has established the act of such collaborations as being central to his practice. Selected exhibitions include Honolulu Biennial, USA; Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany; Sculpture Project Münster, Germany; The 9th Berlin Biennale, Germany; The Gwangju Biennial, South Korea; the Whitney Biennial, New York; the Carnegie International in Pittsburgh; Tate Modern, London; and The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Lead support

VIA Art Fund

Support

The Friends of Artists Space, The Artists Space Program Fund, Atelier4, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Greenwich Collection LTD, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.