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November 18, 2019

Solange Debuts Bridge-s at Getty Center Museum

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Solange Debuts Bridge-s at Getty Center Museum

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LOS ANGELES - Thousands of visitors flocked to the Getty Center Saturday, November 16th & Sunday, 17th for the premiere of Bridge-s, a free series of performances, films and philosopher’s talk, programmed by GRAMMY-Award winning musician and visual artist Solange Knowles. 

 

The performance included new work by Gerard & Kelly, choreographed specifically for the architecture of the Getty Center Museum and based on their Modern Living series of performances, with an original musical score by Solange featuring Cooper-Moore.

The two-day event also included screenings of films by Julie Dash, Jenn Nkiru, Nuotama Bodomo, and Standing on the Corner, along with a special Saint Heron film premiere by Tribeca Film Festival award-winner Phillip Youmans, and a lecture by British-Ghanaian philosopher Kodwo Eshun.

 

The free weekend program explored the theme of “transitions through time,” and was presented by Dropbox and Getty in partnership with IAMSOUND.

For more information about the program visit, https://bridgesatgetty.com

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