At CounterPulse, The Lab, and The Stud with associated events at SFMOMA as part of Open Space's winter season Limited Edition
Wed-Sun, Mar 14-18
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CounterPulse Festival

March 14, 2018 - March 18, 2018

The inaugural CounterPulse Festival is a five-day celebration of mind-bending performance. Join us. This year CounterPulse asks audiences to join in the experiment of festival, both human-scale and mind bending. Expect the perceptions and conceptions of yourself and those around you to flex as a full program of performance, conversation, and radical celebration unfold over […]

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$10 - $25

Good Strong Hands

March 16, 2018 - March 18, 2018
CounterPulse,

A multi-disciplinary study on presence and absence; the ephemeral and material; cats lost in the woods. Arletta Anderson & Adam Smith collaborate with Eric Garcia and Melissa Lewis to deconstruct the ongoing concert between permanence and impermanence. Inspired by the philosophy of Derrida and the science behind how the brain fills in gaps of information, […]

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$5 - $10

Creature XIV: Future/Present

March 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018
The Stud, 399 9th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States

neon-tinted retro futures this month at Creature XIV: Future/Present. we’re talking Tron and virtual reality. landscapes where pixels fracture and piece themselves back together in new queer forms. remember when we thought the future was gonna be cool? dig into the past to create new visions of tomorrow. ALSO PLZ TAKE NOTE:: OUR LINEUP IS […]

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$10 - $25

aon mhac tíre, nó roinnt mic tíre

March 17, 2018 - March 18, 2018
CounterPulse,

In 2017 Mica Sigourney and Ruairí Ó'Donnabháin walked alongside the 303 mile disputed border between The Republic and The North of Ireland. Two Irishmen walk into a theatre: one from America and one from Éire. Two men walk Irishly into an amharclann. Two Irishmen walk the border between the Republic and The North, then into […]

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$10 - $20

SURFACE TENSION Late Night

March 17, 2018 - March 18, 2018
CounterPulse,

Techno, industrial, experimental electronic music: ecstatic dance for the left-field set. On Saturday night of the CounterPulse Festival, SURFACE TENSION presents an all-night dance party featuring its four resident DJs (Nihar Bhatt, Justin Anastasi, DJ CZ, and Jason Polastri), selecting left-of-center electronic music well into the wee hours of the morning. Downstairs will feature ambient […]

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Free

Upstanding Others

March 17, 2018
CounterPulse,

Upstanding Others bring together a cohort of Bay Area, red/swing state, and Russian artists in a cultural exchange lab to explore how interdisciplinary arts can be a model for cultural pluralism. Experience the FREE showcase of the cohort's seven day studio intensive as part of the inaugural CounterPulse Festival. Artists MegLouise Megan Young brings a decidedly Midwestern perspective to […]

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Free

Epilogue for Our Future Ends

March 17, 2018
The Stud, 399 9th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States

Welcome back to Lemuria. Epilogue for Our Future Ends is dance party and performance with new and restaged selections from Our Future Ends (a multidisciplinary satire about near extinct lemurs and long lost Lemuria). Epilogue continues the legacy of Lemurians (Brontez Purnell and Heather María Ács), summons a Cosmic DJ (Siobhan Aluvalot) and occult luminary […]

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