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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

In Context: More up a Tree

Drummer Jim White, dancer Claudia de Serpa Soares, and artist Eve Sussman’s More up a Tree comes to BAM on November 19–21. Context is everything, so get even closer to the production with this curated selection of articles and videos related to the show. After you've attended the show, let us know what you thought below and by posting on social media using #MoreupaTree.

Program Notes

Performa's Founding Director and Curator shares the inside scoop on the origins of the organization's relationship with BAM, the future of performance art, and more.

“An Exclusive Look at BAM’s Experimental Performance Art Piece ‘More up a Tree’” (The Observer)
“[The show’s] strength is that it gives you something that might not be described as art yet becomes art.”

Interview with Claudia de Serpa Soares (
The dancer talks about moving to Berlin, auditioning for Sasha Waltz, being distracted while performing, and more.

Eve Sussman
The More Up A Tree collaborator operates under the guise of the Rufus Corporation.

Watch & Listen

Tiny Desk Concert: Dirty Three (NPR)
Jim White was an integral member of this formidable 90s band.

Xylouris White, “Pulling the Bricks” (YouTube)
Another Jim White duo project: a collaboration with Greek lute player George Xylouris.

An Evening with Eve Sussman (21c Museum Hotels)
Sussman discusses themes of surveillance that run through her work.

Now your turn...

What did you think? Is this your first-ever dance-drum duet? Did you fully embrace your role as voyeur of the creative process? Tell us what's on your mind in the comments below and on social media using #MoreupaTree.

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