BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4128@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20130222T000000Z DTEND:20130224T000000Z DESCRIPTION:From the <a href="http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/events/172 29">MoMA website</a> :\n\ncontact Gonzo: <em>Untitled Movements</em>\n\nFe bruary 22-24\, 2013\, 2:00 p.m.\n\nThe Agnes Gund Garden Lobby\, first fl oor\n\nTickets may only be available at the door.\n According to Timeout.c om: $25\, seniors $18\, students $14\, 16 and under free\n\nThe Performanc e Program is part of MoMA&rsquo\;s increased focus on the historical as w ell as the contemporary practice of performance-based art. The ongoing se ries brings documentation and reenactments of historic performances\, the matic group exhibitions\, solo presentations\, and original performance w orks to various locations throughout the Museum.\n\nFounded in 2006\, con tact Gonzo is an improvisational performance group based in Osaka\, Japan . The name Gonzo\, which means eccentric or hooligan\, is a reference to 1970s Gonzo Journalism in the United States\, a style of writing that mad e no claims of objectivity and favored first-person narratives. The group \, a collective of untrained dancers\, has developed a specific mode of c ontact improvisation that borrows from sources ranging from martial arts to Internet trends. Based on both physical strength and agility\, and tru sting relationships within the group\, contact Gonzo powerfully balances elements of contemporary dance\, performance art\, and urban and popular cultures.\n\nIn conjunction with the exhibitions <a href="http://www.moma. org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1328">Performing Histories: Live Artworks E xamining the Past</a> and <a href="http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhi bitions/1242">Tokyo 1955&ndash\;1970: A New Avant-Garde</a> SUMMARY:contact Gonzo: Untitled Movements at the MoMA NYC URL:/en/events/2013/02/22/contact-gonzo-untitled-movements-at-the-moma-nyc/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR