Opening Friday, June 7th, from 7PM - 7:45PM
June 7 (Part I) and June 8 (Part II), 7pm; June 9 (Part III), 2pm; 2019.
Mother sends him to get bread from a neighbor. The Great Halloo is heard; nothing but sand. “Push the bolt to:” a minor repair. brings all this to Goat Island’s 8th performance, When Will The September Roses Bloom? Last night was only a comedy (2004). Drawing from the margins of Matthew Goulish’s journal, archived props, and primary sources used by the company in their devising process,* a minor repair. shares in the humble but creative force of returning time, passed. An imagined prop comes home.
Conceived and performed by Ryan D. Tacata
Sound by Derek Phillips
Objects by Sergio Traverso
Garment by Ria Leigh
Sand performed by sawdust**
* The poetry of Paul Celan; The Wind (1928); and Hélène Cixous’ Stigmata, in particular.
** Due to the historic status of the Chicago Cultural Center, sand will be performed by sawdust for this event.
This performance will be followed at 8:05 by Ian Hatcher’s response to Goat Islands The Lastmaker (2007).
a minor repair. is one of nine performances commissioned by the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) as part of the exhibition goat island archive – we have discovered the performance by making it. A work-in-progress was presented at Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery (DFBRL8R) on Sunday, February 10, 2019, as part of IN>TIME Festival.