The first program for "KUVV", a multidisciplinary project curated by Hayley Cutler

For "Any body Home?" Tomie will explore the sense of home as an embodied flow of time and space. She asks that participants bring a pen and pencil to explore our homes, right where we are.

“Embodied knowledge gestures to a present time. A situatedness,  Embeddedness. Caught in a fascinating ephemeral flow of an immediate present soon-becoming-past, the body reaches and extends forward. Lurches. Gravitates. A continuous becoming.” – Tomie Hahn

About the Presenter

Tomie Hahn is an artist and ethnomusicologist. She is a performer of experimental performance art, shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute), nihon buyo (Japanese traditional dance). Tomie’s research spans a wide range of area studies and topics including: the senses and transmission, gesture, meditation, okeikogoto (Japanese practice arts), Monster Truck rallies, multiracial identity, issues of display, and relationships of technology and culture. Her book, Sensational Knowledge: Embodying Culture through Japanese Dance was awarded the Alan P. Merriam prize (Society for Ethnomusicology). Her forthcoming book, Arousing Sense, is expected in 2021. 

About this Project

"KUVV" is a multidisciplinary, collaborative performance and series of events, organized by choreographer and performance artist Hayley Cutler, exploring the relationship between home, familial lineage, and the body. The participating artists are Emily Ames, Antonius and Theresa Bui, Jamie Garcia, Akela Jaffi, Juliana Ponguta, and Vyette Tiya. 

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Thursday, September 3, 2020 from 7:30–8:30 pm ET