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Pope.L "Dressing Up for Civil Rights" Performances at the Museum of Modern Art

Since 1978, Pope.L has engaged in more than 30 individual and collective crawling pieces across the United States and beyond. On the occasion of the exhibition member: Pope.L, 1978–2001, he has developed a new crawl piece entitled Dressing Up for Civil Rights.

Consisting of four individual crawlers and two pursuers enacting the role of police officers, Dressing Up for Civil Rights is a moving tableau that merges choreographed sound and physical action. Over a period ranging from one-and-a-half to three hours, the tableau will move slowly along a predetermined route throughout the Museum. Each of the crawlers is assigned a role that dictates a tension between the four crawlers and the pursuers.

Performance Dates:
Tuesday, November 19, 1-4 pm
Tuesday, December 10, 1-4 pm
Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 1-4 pm
MoMA, Floor 1