Thank you, Airi and Sabrina!

August 22, 2017

by Katy Chappellie

Posted in Center Community Action General People

This summer, we were thrilled to have another great pair of interns from the Bloomberg Art and Culture Internship Program! Airi, working with our Community Action team, and Sabrina working with Marketing. Airi and Sabrina were able to see the inner workings of Gibney Dance while learning about more specific areas of the organization and helping … continue reading »

An Overture, for Weed Heart

September 6, 2016

by Katy Chappellie

Posted in Center Community Action People Performance

What is a weed heart? Is it a thing, a way of being, a sense of earthly compassion, an appendage, a transplant? Is it an organ with the power to heal us or something that beats out our existence? In Jill Sigman’s practice, it has been an intermedia of readymades, communal meals, public conversations, small … continue reading »

A Note from Jill Sigman, Community Action Artist in Residence

August 12, 2016

by Julia Vickers

Posted in Center Community Action People Performance

Some Thoughts About Weed Heart Jill Sigman Weed Heart is a sprawling project that merges installation, social practice, and performance. It is being supported by a commission from Gibney Dance Center and a Community Action Artist Residency, the first of its kind, at Gibney Dance. Residency activities began in Spring 2016 and the dance will premiere … continue reading »