Pratt Presents: An Evening with Robert Wilson

LOCATION
Memorial Hall Auditorium, Brooklyn Campus
DATE(s)
October 25, 2019 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
DETAILS

An Evening with Robert Wilson
BROUGHT TO YOU BY PRATT PRESENTS
AND PERSON PLACE THING

Free and open to the public; reservations required

Don’t miss this special evening brought to you by Pratt Presents and the podcast Person Place Thing featuring one of the world’s foremost theater and visual artists, Robert Wilson.

The works for the stage created by Wilson, a Pratt alumnus, unconventionally integrate a wide variety of artistic media, including dance, movement, lighting, sculpture, music and text. His images are aesthetically striking and emotionally charged, and his productions have earned the acclaim of audiences and critics worldwide. Wilson’s artistic collaborators have included many writers and musicians such as Heiner Müller, Tom Waits, Susan Sontag, Laurie Anderson, William Burroughs, Lou Reed, Jessye Norman and Anna Calvi. Wilson’s drawings, paintings and sculptures have been presented around the world in hundreds of solo and group showings, and his works are held in private collections and museums throughout the world. Wilson has been honored with numerous awards for excellence, including a Pulitzer Prize nomination, two Premio Ubu awards, the Golden Lion of the Venice Biennale, and an Olivier Award. Wilson is the founder and Artistic Director of The Watermill Center, a laboratory for the Arts in Water Mill, New York.

Randy Cohen, host of Person Place Thing will interview Wilson. The show is based on the idea that people are particularly engaging when they speak not directly about themselves but about something they care about. Guests talk about one person, one place, and one thing that are important to them. The result? Surprising stories from great talkers. Music at the event will be performed by Pat Irwin and J. Walter Hawkes.

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