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Pope.L Performs 'Cage Unrequited'

Iconic performance artist Pope.L's Cage Unrequited is a marathon reading of John Cage’s edited anthology, Silence: Lectures and Writings (1961) by over eighty invited collaborators. The performance functions as a refuge, proposing a relationship between the earlier artist’s ideas of indeterminacy, mysticism and chance and the work of contemporary black artists.

This event is free to the public and will take place at Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center: 107 Suffolk St #312 New York, NY 10002

The maration reading will begin November 16 at 10:58 AM and will continue until November 17, 2013 at 11:57 AM.

**Please note: this event is NOT hosted at The Studio Museum in Harlem.**

A part of Three Duets, Seven Variations, a special series for the Performa 13 biennial, pairing six intergenerational artists for seven programs. This program is organized by Adrienne Edwards, Performa, and Thomas J. Lax, The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Also a part of Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art at the Grey Art Gallery, NYU (September 10–December 7, 2013) and The Studio Museum in Harlem (November 14, 2013–March 9, 2014).

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Co-organized by the Grey Art Gallery, NYU; The Studio Museum in Harlem; and Performa.