Caden Manson and Jemma Nelson curate the 5th annual Special Effects Festival in NYC January 11-13, 2018 at The Wild Project in the East Village.
Artist driven and oriented, Special Effects gathers experimental performance works by practitioners exploring contemporary issues. Drawing on a network of over 7K artists who are part of contemporaryperformance.com, the festival samples the diversity and richness of the discipline of performance and presents an open forum for critical thinking on the issues of the day.
Tickets are $25 (Free Drink Ticket).
“This year’s edition of Special Effects Festival asks, how do we strengthen community, how do we build empathy, and how do we stay focused and carry each other through this clusterf*ck”.
Artist presented this year are Becca Blackwell, Kate Dakota Kremer, Maiko Kikuchi, Jeremy O. Harris, Cara Francis, Alex Borinsky, Zoë Geltman, Rachel Kauder Nalebuff. Lisa Clair curates Gray Spaces this year.