Summer Happenings: Rostam, Sparkle Division, Jlin, Macy Rodman, Tabita Rezaire
Jeff Koons’s metallic balloon animals and the graphic paintings of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein spring to life with an evening of pop music, Footwork and yoga in the third program in Nonobject(ive): Summer Happenings at The Broad, titled Bling Bling, Pop Sensibilities. Debuting new solo material for the first time on the West Coast, Rostam (Discovery, producer for Vampire Weekend and various artists) will perform with both contemporary dancers and a string quartet. His performance will reside at the intersection of pop art and music in The Broad’s open-air plaza. William Basinski’s new project Sparkle Division makes its premiere with swinging sexy lounge music. Jlin dazzles with her angular approach to the popular Footwork genre, while Macy Rodman struts to tunes like “Lazy Girl” and “Clanging.” New media artist Tabita Rezaire leads an African yoga session with a distinctive slant in which the audience becomes the performance.