SUNY Oneonta News

August 23, 2010
 

DANCER COMBINES PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO AND LIVE PERFORMANCE FOR EXHIBITION
AT SUNY ONEONTA

 

ONEONTA, N.Y. -- Maureen Fleming, a dancer who gained international recognition for her unique form of multimedia performance, will present “Maureen Fleming, Dances from Home,” at the SUNY Oneonta Fine Arts Building’s Project Space Gallery from Friday, August 27 through Friday, September 24. The exhibition is a photographic and video retrospective of Fleming’s quarter century as a performing artist.

The gallery is open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and admission is free. A gallery receptionDancer for the artist is slated for 5-7 p.m., Thursday, September 16.

As part of the exhibition, Fleming will perform "Waters of Immortality and Other Works" accompanied by pianist Bruce Brubaker playing the music of Philip Glass in the Goodrich Theater at the Fine Arts Building on Saturday, September 11, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance cost $20 at the door or $10 in advance at http://maureenfleming.eventbrite.com or by calling the Upper Catskill Community Council of the Arts at (607) 432-2070.

Fleming has performed worldwide, appearing at venues such as New York City’s Fall for Dance Festival, the Reykjavik Arts Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland, the Seoul Performing Arts Festival in Seoul, South Korea, and the International Mime Festival in Périgeuex, France.

A recent Fulbright fellow and an artist-in-residence at both La MaMa Experimental Theatre in New York City and the Seoul Institute of the Arts, Fleming has conducted workshops at the Juilliard School, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design, and the Seoul Institute of the Arts.

More information about this event and other gallery exhibitions is available from SUNY Oneonta Gallery Director Tim Sheesley at (607) 436-2445 or at www.oneonta.edu/academics/art/gallery.html.


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For more information about the College, please call the Community Relations Office at (607) 436-2748 or send e-mail to Hal Legg, Director of Communications.

   
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