In and Out of Uniform

an improvisational score

In and Out of Uniform was most recently performed on Sunday, September 29th at Abrons Arts Center.

Originally presented at at the Museum of Arts and Design, In and out of Uniform is an improvisational score, which investigates the histories contained by the body in uniform.

The most recent iteration featured interaction with a video version of a previous performance, edited by Maya Ciarrocchi.  This layering of past and present performances gave an added dimension to the exploration of histories contained in the body, which the piece investigates.  Live performers included: Aretha Aoki, Jodi Bender, Laurie Berg, Peggy H. Cheng, Ursula Eagly, Carolyn Hall, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Aaron Mattocks, Anna Sperber, Jillian Sweeney, Maggie Thom, Arturo Vidich, and Emily Wexler.

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Above: Ursula Eagly performing live at Abrons Arts Center, with video of David Thomson performing at The Museum of Arts and Design. (Video edited by Maya Ciarrocchi.)

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Above: Emily Wexler performing live at Abrons, with Tara O’Con and Anna Sperber on the video from MAD.

IMG_4089Above: Ishmael Houston-Jones performing live, with Jillian Sweeney on video.

Performers interpreting the score in the past have included: Aretha Aoki, Jodi Bender, Laurie Berg, Peggy Cheng, Rebecca Davis, Milka Djordjevich, Carolyn Hall, Kennis Hawkins, Aaron Mattocks, Sarah Maxfield, Tara O’Con, Will Rawls, Jessica Ray, Anna Sperber, Jillian Sweeney, Maggie Thom, David Thomson, Arturo Vidich, Emily Wexler, and Enrico D. Wey.