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Trisha Brown, It's a Draw/Live Feed, 2003. Performance at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, March 16, 2003.

Trisha Brown:

It’s a Draw/Live Feed

March 15, 2003–April 19, 2003

Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 15, 2003, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Performance and Reception:
Performances of It's A Draw/Live Feed:
Saturday, March 15, 2003, 2 p.m.
Sunday, March 16, 2003, 2 p.m.

World renowned choreographer and dancer Trisha Brown made a rare solo appearance at The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) on March 15 and 16, 2003, presenting the U.S. premiere of It’s a Draw/Live Feed. This work brought together drawing, movement, music and video. Brown improvised a series of large-scale drawings with charcoal, pastel and paper, while her activities are presented to the audience as a live feed video. These drawings -- the latest in a series of large scale graphic works by Ms. Brown -- are at The Fabric Workshop until April 19, 2003. The event was organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art Department of Modern & Contemporary Art in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum.

American, 1936-2017
Trisha Brown was an original member of the Judson Church, and founded the internationally acclaimed Trisha Brown Dance Company in 1970. She has spent her life working at the crossroads of dance, performance and visual art, collaborating with sculptors, painters and filmmakers. An exhibition celebrating these achievements was organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art in September 2002. Brown was the first female choreographer to receive a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (1991), and she has been recognized both by the National Endowment for the Arts, and The John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship (1975; 1984). In 1988, the French government named her "Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des lettres," and in 2000, she was elevated to "Officier dans l’ordre des Arts et des letters."