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"Riff"
Wura-Natasha Ogunji and Jorge Rojas


  • Project Space 613 Allen Street Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)

24 Hour Performance

Artists Wura-Natasha Ogunji and Jorge Rojas engage in a 24-hour improvisatory exchange using raw materials (paper, thread, wax) and sensory elements (sound, light, mirrors) to experiment with new ways of communicating through space and time.

This performance is presented with 2412 (a series of performances that take place over a 24-hour period) and will be live broadcast from Friday, April 9 at 8pm(CST) to Saturday, April 10 at 8pm (CST): http://www.ustream.tv/channel/2412-riff

Sunday, April 11, 2pm: Artist Talk: artists Nicole Vlado, Senalka McDonald, Jorge Rojas and Wura-Natasha Ogunji discuss their experiences performing for 24-hours and the significance of this experience to their artistic practices.

Wura-Natasha Ogunji is a visual artist and performer.  Her work investigates the connections between physical actions of the body, memory, history and power.  Her performance works include videos in which she engages her own body in explorations of movement and mark-making across land, water and air.  www.wuraogunji.com

Jorge Rojas is a multidisciplinary artist whose work centers on the creation and processes involved in artistic production. Rojas uses both traditional and new media as well as performative elements to investigate communication systems and the effect of technology on artistic production, social structures and communities.  www.jorgerojasart.com

2412 is a series of twelve performances that take place over a 24-hour period.

http://perform2412.wordpress.com/

Earlier Event: April 3
"Live Nude"
Roseanne Black
Later Event: April 17
"Live At Co-Lab"
David Ellis