“Kinetic Spaces” Presented by Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and UMOCA
August 16th 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. | Admission is Free
Salt Lake City, UT – Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) are excited to announce a new installation concept, Kinetic Spaces for one night only August 16th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm in celebration of Ririe-Woodbury’s 50th anniversary.
Kinetic Spaces is a durational dance event that co-exists with the artwork currently on exhibit at UMOCA. Wander about and discover vignettes of movement that occur throughout the gallery as the Ririe-Woodbury performers act as dynamic art highlighting the architecture of the space. Experience this living installation as you would any dimensional art piece: with no beginning, middle, or end.
Kinetic Spaces will feature six elegant dancers, a film by video artist Ellen Bromberg and a video installation by Ririe-Woodbury’s Artistic Director Daniel Charon. Complementing those pieces will be an open cash bar, as well as several food trucks including Lewis Bros, Off the Grid, Waki Paki, and Blue Star Juice. Not only shall food and drink entertain the palate and mind but openings for both the new exhibit Creating Absence and UMOCA Art Truck installation for the 2013-2014 school year featuring Calder Kamin will commence. A curatorial walkthrough at 6:00 pm along with the gallery stroll will also be presented during the evening.
The large-scale event is open to public and admission is free. Don’t miss it!
About Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, celebrating its 50th Season as Salt Lake City’s premier contemporary dance organization, is committed to furthering dance as an accessible and valued art form through performing original works by innovative choreographers, touring locally, nationally, and internationally, and providing dance education at all levels. More information is available at www.ririewoodbury.com.
The award-winning Utah Museum of Contemporary Art exhibits groundbreaking artwork by local, national, and international artists. Four gallery spaces provide an opportunity for the community to explore the contemporary cultural landscape through UMOCA’s exhibitions, films, events, classes, and presentations. Currently featuring the inaugural ‘Utah Biennial: Mondo Utah,’ a celebration of Utah’s cultural diversity.
Founded in 1931, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art has been recognized as Best Museum in the State of Utah for 2011, 2012 and 2013 is a four-time recipient of funding from the Andy Warhol Foundation.
Located at 20 S. West Temple; open Tuesday-Thursday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday. Admission is free; $5 donation is appreciated. For more information call (801) 328-4201 or visit www.utahmoca.org.