Author Archives: Walker Art Center

The Green Room: Tunde Adebimpe: Avoiding the Cosmic Side-Eye from Prince

“What would Prince think of what I’m doing/thinking/feeling right now?” For TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, the question is a good barometer for a life well lived. In Minneapolis to premiere his music/animation examination of grief, mortality, and the afterlife, A Warm Weather Ghost, he discusses his music and art practices, as well as his efforts to evade the “cosmic side-eye” from the late, great Prince.

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The Green Room: “Extending the Energy”: Steve Coleman’s Natal Eclipse

To spark discussion, the Walker invites Twin Cities artists and critics to write reviews of our performances. The ongoing Re:View series shares a diverse array of independent voices and opinions; it doesn’t reflect the views or opinions of the Walker or its curators. Today, Sam Segal shares his perspective on last Friday’s performance of Steve Coleman’s […]

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→ Via startribune.com: Afterlife Animated

“It’s a meditation on what happens to your spirit or your soul as it leaves your body, the trip it takes.” TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe on A Warm Weather Ghost, a Walker-commissioned performance/animation work that features Money Mark, Mia Doi Todd, and others.

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The Green Room: Theresa Madaus on Beth Gill’s Brand New Sidewalk

To spark discussion, the Walker invites Twin Cities artists and critics to write overnight reviews of our performances. The ongoing Re:View series shares a diverse array of independent voices and opinions; it doesn’t reflect the views or opinions of the Walker or its curators. Today, choreographer and dance artist Theresa Madaus shares her perspective on the world premiere […]

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→ Via nytimes.com: On Censorship

Ai Weiwei: “Especially in times of historic change, aesthetic values will always have an advantage. A society that persecutes people who persist in cleaving to individual values is an uncivilized society that has …

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A New Garden Emerges

Eighteen new artworks—by Sam Durant, Katharina Fritsch, Theaster Gates, Mark Manders, Monika Sosnowska, and others. Five additional acres of green space. 300 new trees. Environmental upgrades to make an iconic park more sustainable for decades to come. On June 3, the reconstructed Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and expanded Walker Art Center campus reopen as a renewed, 19-acre hub for culture and community.

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