High Line Art Talk with Simone Forti

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

High Line Art Talk with Simone Forti

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Legendary artist and dancer Simone Forti (b. 1935) talks about her experimental dance practice in anticipation of Huddle, her performance on the High Line on Thursday, May 24.

Known for her interest in chance operations and natural movements, Forti was involved in early happenings with Robert Whitman and studied dance with Anna Halprin, Merce Cunningham, and Martha Graham.


The Standard, New York
High Line Room
848 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014

This High Line Program is free and open to visitors of all ages. RSVP to guarantee a spot.

Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art commissions and produces public art projects that take place on and around the High Line. Founded in 2009, High Line Art has been showcasing a wide array of artworks including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs and a series of billboard interventions. High Line Art invites artists to think of creative ways to engage with the uniqueness of the architecture and design of the High Line and to foster a productive dialogue with the surrounding neighborhood and urban landscape.