ITINERANT, New York City’s annual Performance Art Festival, continues with its 2017 program at the Queens Museum on Saturday, May 20th, 2 PM. The festival (May 13th to May 21st) has been presenting performances and public interventions in different venues in the city: Last Frontier NYC, Socrates Sculpture Park, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Grace Exhibition Space, and Panoply Performance Laboratory. The closing event is scheduled for Sunday, May 21st at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, in front of the Queens Museum.
This year’s program, organized and curated independently by interdisciplinary artist Hector Canonge, focuses on works that treat notions of human displacement, pilgrimage, physical dislocations, psychological migrations, and corporeal transformations. ITINERANT 2017 will feature performance art works by local, national and international artists coming from Europe, Latin America, Asia, and North America.
The festival’s OPENING NIGHT (Saturday, May 13th, 8:00-11:00 pm) will be hosted at Last Frontier NYC in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The CLOSING EVENT (Sunday, May 21st, 2:00 – 7:00 pm) will take place with outdoor performances and interventions at Flushing Meadows Park in Corona, Queens.
ITINERANT 2017 will be hosted at the following venues and boroughs: Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens, May 14th, 3-8 pm), Bronx Museum of the Arts (Bronx, May 15th, 7-10 pm), Panoply Performance Laboratory (Brooklyn, May 16th, 8-11pm), Grace Exhibition Space (Brooklyn, May 19th, 7-11pm), and Queens Museum (Queens, May 20th, 2-5 pm).
Milton Afanador Alvarado (Colombia), Qinza Najm (Pakistan), Jil Guyon (United States), Mina Büker and Amy Wilson (Turkey / United States), Jessica Hirst (United States), Tsedaye Makonnen (Ethiopia), Jenna Kline (United States), Tianyu Qiu (China), Alexander D’Agostino (United States), and Sarah Haddou (France).