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Tuesdays on the Terrace: Mikel Patrick Avery PLAY

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL, 60611 United States (map)

**This event is free with museum admission, and Tuesdays are always free for Illinois residents.**

Interdisciplinary artist Mikel Patrick Avery breaks the title of his performance group, PLAY, into two forms. In one form, Avery draws from the idea of a stage PLAY complete with props, objects, staging, and dialogue, drawing from vaudevillian, and early Hollywood performance techniques. The other is the intrinsic idea of child's PLAY, in that Avery and his bandmates utilize the stage as if it were a giant sandbox moving around from object to object, instrument to instrument in a seemingly free willed manner. The intention of exploring these forms within the performance is to obscure, and explore the human perception of what is planned, and what is improvised. Learn more:

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