May 19th 2023

Grasp Grip

@ Experimental Station

6100 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Opening Friday, May 19th, from 8PM -

On view through Sunday, May 21st

The Space Movement Project presents their improvisational work-in-practice ‘Refraction’ and The Rooted Space premieres their evening-length contemporary work ‘Let the Record Show’

May 19 & 20, 8:00pm | May 21, 3:00pm

Experimental Station | 6100 S Blackstone Ave

Tickets by Donation | Suggested Donation $25, $20 industry (each transaction reserves one ticket)

The Space Movement Project’s Refraction is an ongoing improvisational score cultivated over six years in practice. Performers continually submit to the roles of witness and mover; allowing a landscape of textural shifts to manipulate both their impulses and experience. The work features an original sound design developed in collaboration with Chicago-based musician Patrick Stonehouse. Featuring Chicago-based artists Kim Baker, Elise Butterfield, Stefany Cotton, Sofía Gabriel, Anne Kasdorf and Leah Raffanti.

Choreographed by The Rooted Space Company co-director Stefany Cotton, Let the Record Show is an immersive, multi-sensory full-length work. Within its inaugural process, the emerging company has unearthed familiarity in the unexpected and shared experiences that translate to a journey of hilarity, poignancy, and discovery. Featuring Chicago-based artists Stephanie Anderson, Mia Barnett, Tina Diaz, Ella Dorman, Ashley Johnson, and Stephen Patterson.

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