Performance, Politics, and Identity: A Conversation between Ita Segev and Ann Pellegrini
Ita Segev creates performance, writes, performs/acts and does advocacy & community building work, mainly around the intersection of her transfemininity and Palestinian solidarity as an Israeli. She is currently making a show titled 'Knot in My Name' as a Brooklyn Art Exchange 2018/2019 artist in residence. IG: @itaqt
Ann Pellegrini is Professor of Performance Studies and Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU and a candidate in adult psychoanalysis at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research in New York City.
This event will feature a live in progress excerpt of Knot in My Name to be followed by a conversation with Ann about political and embodied transformations, and the role of performance in creating alternative politics.
Knot in My Name:
Created and performed by Ita Segev
In collaboration with & directed by Tristan Powell
Video design by Matt Romein
Composition and sound design by Theda Hammel
Special thanks to Yarden Stern, Dan Fishback, Abigail Browde, Idan Segev & Vered Aviv, Marya Warshaw & the entire Brooklyn Art Exchange staff.
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Sexualities and Gender Identities of the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, with the generous support of the Psychoanalytic Society.
*Seating is limited and RSVP is required for entry.