A Cecilia Dean Halloween
Published October 13, 2010
PHOTO COURTESY OF OLAF BREUNING
“It’s all about MOVEment. People moving in and out of a space,” explains Visionaire‘s Cecilia Dean of MOVE!, the performance-inspired exhibition at MoMA’s PS1. “I also think it will get crowded and I’ll be yelling at people to MOVE!” With the help of The New York Times‘ David Colman, Dean enlisted American fashion heavyweights and New York-based artists alike for the two-day experiment. Marc Jacobs, Alex Wang, Terence Koh, and Italo Zuchelli all take part, along with a paint-splattered collection by Cynthia Rowley and instant portraits by Olaf Breuning. “The idea was to NOT show art on walls or clothes on mannequins. It had to be active, about people and movement. The whole idea being a commentary on ‘instantaneous’ productivity and consumerism.”
With dates that overlap Halloween, one question remains: to dress up or not to dress up? “I’m thinking Swan Lake,” Dean says. “I’m sure I will be inspired by Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan, but I have not seen it yet. I was a bumblebee last year.”
MOVE! TAKES PLACE AT MOMA PS1 ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31 FROM 12-6 p.m.