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MoMA Announces 2023 Program for the Kravis Studio

The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art announces a year of programs slated for 2023 in the Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Studio, a state-of-the-art space in the heart of the Museum dedicated to MoMA’s ongoing presentation of live and experimental works. The lineup, which will focus on multimedia work and live performances by artists exploring sound, features the Just Above Midtown Performance Festival, February 2–19, 2023; Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Walled Unwalled and Other Monologues, April 8–June 11, 2023; Studio Residency: Pamela Z, July 8–August 13, 2023; Studio Sound: Suzanne Ciani and Sarah Davachi, September 7–17, 2023; and Alexandre Estrela: Flat Bells, November 4, 2023–January 7, 2024.


The Kravis Studio programs are presented as part of The Hyundai Card Performance Series.

Major support is provided by MoMA’s Wallis Annenberg Director’s Fund for Innovation in Contemporary Art.

Generous funding is provided by the Lonti Ebers Endowment for Performance and the Sarah Arison Endowment Fund for Performance.

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“Knit 1, Risk All,” a series of musical performances organized by Just Above Midtown Gallery at the Knitting Factory, 47 East Houston Street, 1987. Pictured: Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris. Photograph © 1987 Doug Vann/all rights reserved

Lawrence Abu Hamdan. Walled Unwalled. 2018. High-definition video (color, sound; 20:04 min.), glass, and painted wood. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of Elie Kouri. Installation view, The Sound of Screens Imploding, Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, 2018, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva, Switzerland. © 2022 Lawrence Abu Hamdan, courtesy Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva and Maureen Paley, London

Pamela Z. Photo by rubra (courtesy of Ars Electronica)

Suzanne Ciani. RMBA Buchla Concert. 2016. Photo by Maria Jose Govea

Sarah Davachi. Photo by Dicky Bahto

Alexandre Estrela, Ad Nauseam, 2011. Installation view at Meio Concreto, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, 2013. Photo by Andre Cepeda