atom-r (Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality): The Breaking Wheel is a durational live installation that engages histories of forensics and anatomical science, placing the crudeness of early surgery in relation to the 21st century vision of a body enhanced by data and augmented by computation. The site-specific solstice performance for the Chicago Torture Justice Memorial exhibition, now on view in the Sullivan Galleries, marks the closing of the show and the turning of the year with a ceremonial homage to the broken body.
Live solstice performance timing:
Sunset Start: 4:22 p.m.
Twilight: 4:54 p.m.
Twilight Nautical: 5:29 p.m.
Twilight Astronomical End: 6:03 p.m.
atom-r (Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality) is a new performance collective whose members include: Mark Jeffery (choreography), Judd Morrissey (systems), Justin Deschamps, Sam Hertz, Christopher Knowlton, and Blake Russell (collaborators/performers). Tables by Bryan Saner. Coasters designed by Adam Horrigan (MFA VCD 2014).
This performance is funded in part by a grant from Chicago Dancemakers Lab Artists and an ELMCIP (Electronic Literature as a Model of Creative and Innovative Practice) commission. Thanks to the National Museum of Health and Medicine (Chicago) where the collective is in residence.
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