Ars Nova Workshop Presents

Charlemagne Palestine at St. Mary's Church

Mark Christman uploaded this event on April 29, 2019


St. Mary's Church
3916 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA


Sat, July 13, 2019
8:00 pm


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Please join Ars Nova Workshop and the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania for Dreamweapons, a series of performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad. Conrad was a central figure in numerous experimental film, music, and performance communities from the early 1960s until his death in 2016. These events are presented in conjunction with ICA’s presentation of Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective, the first large-scale museum survey devoted entirely to the artist.

Visual artist, composer, and performer Charlemagne Palestine has been an icon of American experimental music since the 1960s—in part due to his ritualistic physical performances, his silk scarves, and his more than 18,000 stuffed animals....

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