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10/2/2013 | 8:45 PM to 9:30 PM
Fish filmed actors Thomas Jay Ryan and Christina Rouner performing the final scene of the film, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind in a continuous loop for two hours. The unedited two channel video of their performance will be projected on a pair of screens that face each other across the space. Read more
10/2/2013 | 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
In consideration of a decade of PRELUDE, we bring together former and present PRELUDE curators for a lively discussion (led by artist David Levine) about the way things could become. Read more
10/2/2013 | 6:30 PM
To commemorate its 10th Anniversary, the Segal Center's PRELUDE Festival will bring together former and present PRELUDE curators as they share insights and cautionary tales about contemporary performance. Read more
Join Stephen Zacks and John Mollenkopf for a conversation on the ingredients for and measurements of success in urban centers in the United States today. Read more
The founders of the Institute for Psychogeographic Adventure (IPA) infiltrate the PRELUDE Festival, coaxing audience members out of public spaces and into individual psychogeographic journeys through the Graduate Center and the events of the festival itself. Read more
10/2/2013 | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Selections from Leaves of Grass performed to original compositions and popular music from the 1850s. Read more
10/2/2013 | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Scroll and the Revolution: Jewishness in Cuba
Ruth Behar, University of Michigan
Chinese in the Making of Cuban Identity
Kathleen Lopez, Rutgers University Read more
10/2/2013 | 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
The Universe is a Small Hat is a participatory electronic music theater work, which tells the story of a techno-Utopian space colony leaving Earth in order to form a new, more rational, civilization. Read more