We want to see you move! This weekend’s chock full of high energy activities.
Curbs and Stoops, in collaboration with Rhythmology, present their first pop-up art exhibition, featuring Mexican-American painter and installation artist Francisco Moreno. Moreno’s solo show, Las Noticias, explores issues of assimilation and immersion in the terms of the immigrant’s experience entering into American culture. The opening reception will be held today from 6 to 10 PM.
Familiarize yourself with the photographic medium of the future past! The New Museum’s revisitation of the holographic technology, Pictures from the Moon: Artists’ Holograms 1969-2008, features works by James Turrell, Ed Ruscha, Eric Orr, Louise Bourgeois, and Bruce Nauman.
Head uptown, and fast—Sgrafo vs. Fat Lava, a retrospective look at German ceramic sculpture, leaves Alex Zachary Peter Currie Gallery tomorrow.
The Second Annual New York City Poetry Festival begins today!
Get yourself hot and bothered at Warm Up, MoMA PS1’s weekly concert series. This Saturday’s program, which features sets from Le1f, MikeQ, and Sepalcure, among others, will keep you dancing hard all day long.
As part of its Austrian Cultural Forum New York, Anthology Film Archives presents a screening of Our Daily Bread, cinematographer Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s uncompromising examination of the processes by which common foods are produced. Geyrhalter’s marriage of documentary austerity and electrifying visuals promises to be a fascinating viewing experience.
SURPRISE!!! Kick off your Saturday at this performance project, retrospective, and zine release party at Booklyn Artists Alliance. The programming details of the event are appropriately mysterious, but you can expect to encounter work by Angelo Zwicky, Aaron Anderson, Gabe Dikel, and Keith Mendak. Two new issues of SURPRISE!!! will be up for grabs as well. Don’t miss this!
Venture out to the Museum of the Moving Image for a matinee showing of technicolor classic The Red Shoes.
That Sinking Sense of Wonder completes its run at Williamsburg gallery SOUTHFIRST with a closing reading entitled “Spiral Interpretation.” The event will feature stylistically diverse contributions from poets Thom Donovan, Brenda Iijima, Elaine Kahn, Eliza Swann, and Nicole Wallace and Denise Levertov.
Le Poisson Rouge hosts acclaimed punks Iceage and the ever-fascinating Dirty Beaches. Submerge yourself in Huang’s haunting, chilly soundscapes before exploding with the Danish young guns as they close out the night. Supporters RØSENKØPF and Martial Canterel will whet your palate.