Alex Da Corte’s video set to a track from Leonard Cohen’s 1974 Album screens June 21, 2012 at SFMOMA, Phillis Wattis Theater, 7:00 p.m. (http://www NULL.sfmoma NULL.org/exhib_events/events/2081)
New Skin for the Old Ceremony, Theo Angell, Peter Coffin, Weston Currie, Alex Da Corte, Brent Green, Christian Holstad, Sylvan and Lily Lanken, Lucky Dragons, Brett Milspaw, Kelly Sears, and Tina Tyrell, 2011, 35 min., video
In 2009 Performa, along with SFMOMA and Portland Green Cultural Projects, commissioned 11 contemporary film and video artists to produce their own renderings of the original 11 parts. New Skin for the Old Ceremony compiles 11 short films, each set to a track from Leonard Cohen’s 1974 album of the same name.
Part of Films of Many Parts.
$5 general; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires a free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium).