Recreational Meetings

Recreational Meeting: Movement with Savannah Knoop

Friday, March 5, 2021, 3 pm, Dia Online

Event Details 
Friday, March 5, 2021, 3–4:15 pm
Live on Zoom

Hosted live on Zoom, each session is free and open to the public. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Register for individual or multiple sessions in the Recreational Meetings series here.

Session Description 
Recreational Meeting: Movement with Savannah Knoop

Developed in collaboration with artist Savannah Knoop, this session explores the relationship between the body and the screen, utilizing movement to uncover the emotional dimension of digital space and build intimacy within it.  

Program Description 
Fridays, February 5–March 12, 2021, 3–4:15 pm 

Facilitated by artist and educator Stephen Kwok in collaboration with a series of guest artists, these workshops invite participants to reimagine digital platforms and the social formats through experimental and experiential exercises. These sessions explore how distance may enable, rather than limit, engagement with our surroundings, ourselves, and each other.   

Stephen Kwok makes experimental events that incorporate sculpture, live performance, digital media, and text. He holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in business administration from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He was an artist-in-residence at Delfina Foundation’s Performance as Process program in London. Kwok has exhibited at Seoul Museum of Art; Surplus Space, Wuhan; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn; Julius Caesar Gallery, Chicago; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans; and Lawndale Art Center, Houston. 

Savannah Knoop is New York City–based artist and educator working in film, sculpture, writing, and performance. Knoop has studied dance and martial arts for over twenty years; movement and choreography are at the core of their practice. They have exhibited their work and performed at venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Museum oModern Art, New York; ICA Philadelphia; and Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New YorkTheir memoir Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT LeRoy (Seven Stories Press) was published in 2007 and subsequently adapted it into a screenplay, which in 2019 became a feature-length film that they coproduced titled JT Leroy. Knoop has written essays for the Los Angeles Review of BooksDazed and Confused MagazineBOMBCritical Correspondence, and Cultured

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