Turning the gallery into an ‘alchemical squat,’ the installation included sculpture, painting, performance and text. A series of ‘magical writings’ and ‘anarchic performances’ would begin late into the night, starting before 12am and going until 4am. Quiet moments of dream-states move through the space, including Goshka Macuga’s ‘Somnambulist’ who lays on the floor, “the great magician half asleep, half awake,” while Socratis Socratous becomes a parrot whisperer and the basement doubles as an exhibition space of illuminated neon lights and TVs, as well as a dressing room for the performers.**
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