HOME BODIES: A new film series
CREATED BY MCKENZIE CHEN & MARIEL LOWE
This series of 8 short films focuses on dancers and movement-makers at home, each telling a unique story in their own, personal environment.
"After a year-long adventure of couch surfing and rotating sublets, I have settled within the tall white walls of a Brooklyn apartment."
"Some would say its crowded with knickknacks but it is happy cozy house that is as much a part of our family and we are."
"I appreciate the process of being collaborate with others and finding a happy medium where all parties can contribute something that we could not do on our own."
"Hannah moved to NYC and hasn't looked back!"
"Dancing can be scary and uncomfortable, but the risks are always worth taking."
"I feel most alive when I am in a space with music and letting my body move in an untamed manner. "
"The apt appears completely empty. Dancing in the space was a nostalgic experience for me. I lost myself in all of the memories I had created there. "
"A lot of art making happens within the walls of my apartment, and the fact that these three wanted to come in and capture a bit of it was pretty special."
FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS
Created by de gré, anderson & gay
“FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS is the story of a kid. The skinny kids hated him, no matter what he did.They taunted him until he took revenge without amends. It was a tasty lesson for Fatty Fatty No Friends.”
BEWARE THE CHUPACABRA
CREATED BY DE GRÉ & ALBERTY
"Seeking to impress his future father-in-law, innocent dressmaker Teddy Baskins embarks on a dark and musical journey from 1920's New York to the dangerous jungles of Mexico in pursuit of the legendary Chupacabra, a mythical, goat-sucking beast."
WHISKEY PANTS: THE MAYOR OF WILLIAMSBURG
CREATED BY DE GRÉ, ANDERSON & GAY
Williamsburg, Brooklyn: a land where the whiskey is always flowing. Here people live in blissful peace under the tenure of Whiskey Pants, their beloved Mayor. Since "The Event", they've found it's dangerous to dream, leaving most to prefer to live their days in a drunken stupor. But now, their way of life is threatened by an ambitious newcomer from the outside world who seeks to sober their perpetual hangover. Will he ruin everything? Or will he discover that in Williamsburg, it's easier to drink.
October 24, 2014 - November 2, 2014
Exploring the thread of creation & inspiration The Dream Vault Cycle brings together over fifty multidisciplinary artists from opposing aesthetics. Their combined talents create unique multi-media performances exploring the evolution of a creative idea and the interpretation of its seed value as it journeys from art form to art form.