Grey Gallery Event

30 Apr
unnamed (23)

Tseng Kwong Chi Bill T. Jones, body painted by Keith Haring, London, 1983 Gelatin silver print, printed 2014 19 x 15 in. Courtesy Muna Tseng Dance Projects, Inc., New York

Friday, May 1, 6:00 pm 
Cantor Film Center, Theater 101
36 East Eighth Street

Remembering SlutForArt: Tseng Kwong Chi

A conversation and screening on dance, performance, and art with Ping Chong, artist; 
Bill T. Jones,
 dancer-choreographer; and Muna Tseng, dancer-choreographer,
sister of Tseng Kwong Chi, and trustee of his estate.
Moderated by Karen Shimakawa, associate professor and chair
of Performance Studies, TSOA, NYU.

In addition to the conversation, this program includes two film screenings. One is an excerpt from the performance SlutForArt a.k.a.Ambiguous Ambassador and 98.6: A Convergence in 15 Minutes,choreographed and performed by Muna Tseng and conceived and directed by Ping Chong.
The performance features voiceovers by Tseng and Chong along with projected photographs
in homage to the memory of an artist and brother who succumbed to the AIDS virus in 1990.

Bill T. Jones will share little-seen footage of himself and Tseng working with Keith Haring on the famous
body-painting photographs Tseng took in 1983, which are on view at the Grey Art Gallery’s exhibition
Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera (on view April 21–July 11).

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute and Grey Art Gallery.
Required RSVP to All programs are subject to change.


Offered in conjunction with the exhibition
Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera
on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery
from April 21 to July 11, 2015.

For more information on the exhibition,
please visit
Tel: 212/998-6780

Grey Art Gallery Hours:
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 11 am–6 pm
OPEN LATE Wednesday: 11 am–8 pm
Saturday: 11 am–5 pm
Closed Sunday/Monday/Major holidays.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: