Protest Forms: Memory and Celebration Part II – Performance
curated by Matteo Lucchetti, as part of Piazza Universale/Social Stage at Queens Museum, New York
April 9, 2017
Protest Forms: Memory and Celebration: Part II, 2017, an hour-long public performance both inside the Museum and outside in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, kicks off the exhibition on April 9. this Performance involves more than 300 participants from many different creative worlds. From spoken word artists, to an Afro-Colombian bullerengue group, to representatives from important activist groups, Protest Forms is decided to the past and present civic struggles of New York City communities.
Queens Anthem, 2017, an original music score created by composer Emiliano Branda, is based on an open call to Queens residents to submit sonic memories of their borough and the protest songs related to their communities. It will premiere as part of the large performance.