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Taiwanese artist Lee Mingwei and legendary American choreographer Bill T. Jones collaborate OUR LABYRINTH at The Met

  • Date:2020-09-01

MetLiveArts of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in partnership with New York Live Arts, organizes a unique, site-specific iteration of Taiwanese-American artist Lee Mingwei(李明維)'s durational performance work OUR LABYRINTH (如實曲徑). Originally performed at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum and Centre Pompidou, Lee has invited legendary American dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones to collaborate on a special version specifically for New York City and The Met as a meditation on this moment of instability and profound change.

OUR LABYRINTH is a live performance for an online audience, streamed over three weeks from three Met galleries while the Museum is closed.
◆ Performance 1
    Wednesday, September 16, 12–4:30 pm
    The Great Hall
◆ Performance 2 
    Wednesday, September 23, 12–4:30 pm
    Gallery 206, The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Asian Art
◆ Performance 3
    Wednesday, September 30, 12–4:30 pm
    Gallery 700, The Charles Engelhard Court, The American Wing

Watch the performance on YouTube  (No login required.)

For more details about OUR LABYRINTH at The Met.

This program is supported by the Ministry of Culture, R.O.C. (Taiwan) and Taipei Cultural Center in New York, the Adrienne Arsht Fund for Resilience through Art, and Jody and John Arnhold.