Contemporary Art Gallery
Part of Locally Made’s One Room.
In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.
Meg Sullivan curates Story-lines, from 9/3 - 9/8.
Story-lines: A series of performances by local women artists that push storytelling and narrative boundaries. The week’s performances include movement, music, and multi-media monologues. — Meg Sullivan
9/6: Katie Pearl
Everything I know about Oklahoma. All the times I’ve cried while watching TV. 100 bowls of cereal. A live oak tree growing out of a table. A salmon swimming upstream making her way back home. — Katie Pearl
Free with museum admission.
Meg Sullivan is proud to be the curator of Story-lines. Meg is the Artistic Director of The Manton Avenue Project, a program serving kids in Olneyville through playmaking, performance, and mentorship. As a company member of Rude Mechs in Austin, TX, Meg originated the role of Annabellee in the western operetta I’ve Never Been So Happy, winner of the NEA’s New Play Development Award, and co-directed Grrl Action, a solo performance project for teen girls. Meg’s other recent original works include July Fly, a piece about two-stepping away from Texas; MegAnneMaud, about life story maps, weather radars, and Anne of Green Gables; A Curious Seaside Feeling, about Virginia Woolf, the universe, and depression; and Chat Piles, about lead mines in Oklahoma, family memories, and fluvial processes.
Katie Pearl is an OBIE Award winning artist who makes alternative, often site-specific performance and develops new works for theater around the U.S. She is co-Artistic Director of the multidisciplinary company PearlDamour, whose show HOW TO BUILD A FOREST was recently presented at the Granoff Center at Brown University. As PearlDamour, Katie received the 2012 Lee Reynolds Award from the League of Professional T heater Women, given annually to a woman whose work for, in, about, or through the medium of theatre has helped to illuminate the possibilities for social, cultural, or political change. Katie is a MAP and Creative Capital funded artist, a member of SDC, and a fellow of the Drama League. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Brown’s Writing for Performance program.