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Farewell

Location One Suspends Operation It is time to close Location One. We have had 15 glorious years, and we are extremely proud that we were able to offer this oasis to artists in which to dream and experiment. Our own lives and those of the community were enriched by all the thoughtful questioning and collaboration […]

Icons & Relics

a theatrical fashion adventure spotlighting the 2013 Fall/Winter collection of renowned designer David Quinn. Here fashion, theater, and dance are intertwined by Quinn's nimble wit to form a multidisciplinary work of PerformanceFashionArt.

Vanishing Acts

An evening of live performance echoing within a visual arena, instigated by dancer/choreographer Luke Miller.

PAJ Panels

Two evenings of panel discussions on the occasion of PAJ's 100th issue.

Laurie Anderson: From the Air

An exhibition by 2008 Senior Artist-in-Residence Laurie Anderson. Two installations, From the Air, and Aleph

10 Year Anniversary Benefit Gala

 Location One celebrates 10 years with a special anniversary benefit gala honoring Laurie Anderson.

Nayda Collazo-Llorens: Voice Over and other New Shows

Voiceover A public intervention by Nayda Collazo-Llorens October 25 – November 16, 2008 Viewable from dusk until midnight, Thursdays through Sundays Opening Reception: Saturday, October 25, 2008, 6PM – 8PM Artist’s talk: Saturday, November 8, 4:30PM MediaNoche, 1355 Park Avenue @ 102nd Street, New York, NY MediaNoche, Manhattan’s Uptown gallery devoted to new media, presents […]

Andrew Duggan – Flag – Los Angeles

‘Flag’ will be projected at Urban identity – Video Art & Architecture event at Digital Art Expo International in the Gallery Row area of Downtown Los Angeles August 14-16, 2008 The 4 second, looped, camera phone footage of the American flag was shot in a public location in NYC. The current climate of political tension […]

Nayda Collazo Llorens – SPACE – Pittsburgh

Nayda Collazo-Llorens, Restructured Topography, mixed media wall/window installation, 2008 http://www.naydacollazollorens.com/installations1.html SPACE invites you to You Are Here Guest Curator: Robert Raczka June 27 – August 9, 2008 Opening Reception + Gallery Crawl: July 11th  5:30 – 9pm Art that addresses place, real or imagined, and will include various forms of representation from literal depiction to […]

Eric Siu – Artists Unite for China’s Earthquake Victims

Downtown Artists Unite for China’s Earthquake Victims Hands together: New York Artists Gather for China Earthquake Relief to Benefit UNICEF (download flyer in pdf format)   June 14, 2008 @ 3pm The Players Theatre 115 MacDougal Street (between W 3rd and Minetta Lane) Tickets: $45 / Group of Four: $125 (Promotional code is: 4UNICEF) Tickets […]

Eric Siu – Artists Unite for China's Earthquake Victims

Downtown Artists Unite for China’s Earthquake Victims Hands together: New York Artists Gather for China Earthquake Relief to Benefit UNICEF (download flyer in pdf format)   June 14, 2008 @ 3pm The Players Theatre 115 MacDougal Street (between W 3rd and Minetta Lane) Tickets: $45 / Group of Four: $125 (Promotional code is: 4UNICEF) Tickets […]

2×2: New Randy & Bob Holman w/ Vito Ricci

2×2 brings together two poet/musician duos in a night of New Poetry, Old School styleNew Randy is poet Holly Anderson and musician Lisa B. Burns. Bob Holman, proprietor of the Bowery Poetry Club, collaborates with musician Vito Ricci.

2×2: New Randy & Bob Holman w/ Vito Ricci

2×2 brings together two poet/musician duos in a night of New Poetry, Old School styleNew Randy is poet Holly Anderson and musician Lisa B. Burns. Bob Holman, proprietor of the Bowery Poetry Club, collaborates with musician Vito Ricci.

Snake Alley @ Taipei Cultural Center

Snake Alley @ Taipei Cultural Center on March 19, 6-8pm Location: 1 East 42nd Street NYC 10017 (close to 5th Ave.) Snake Alley is part of Asian Contemporary Art Week which connects leading New York City galleries and museums in a citywide event comprising of public programs such as exhibitions, receptions, lectures and performances. The […]

IXTLAN STOP by Yoon-Young Park

Sep. 11th to November 4th, 2007 Arario Gallery www.arariogallery.co.kr #354-1 Shinbu-dong, Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea Tel : 82 41 551 5100,5101 Fax : 82 41 551 5102 PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– IXTLAN STOP Her work is a restructuring of a mysterious event that unfolds in a dreamlike manner, the way a mystery novel develops as the investigator […]

MAIN GALLERY EXHIBITIONS

We exhibit artists’ work in our main gallery eleven months a year, and often in our two other public spaces as well. All of the work we exhibit is developed at Location One, much of it by artists in our residency program. While Location One seeks to nurture a critical awareness of the implications of […]

Project Gallery Events & Exhibitions

SELECTED PAST EXHIBITIONS: Main Gallery Exhibitions>> Rudy Shepherd: Portraits July 8-31, 2009 In “Portraits,” American Artist-in-Residence Rudy Shepherd presents a series of recent works that challenge and transcend traditional notions of who and what is a worthy subject of high-art portraiture, e.g., criminals, anonymous Taliban members, black heroes, or houses.The painted portraits in Shepherd’s “Criminal/Victim” […]

Project Gallery Events & Exhibitions

SELECTED PAST EXHIBITIONS: Main Gallery Exhibitions>> Rudy Shepherd: Portraits July 8-31, 2009 In “Portraits,” American Artist-in-Residence Rudy Shepherd presents a series of recent works that challenge and transcend traditional notions of who and what is a worthy subject of high-art portraiture, e.g., criminals, anonymous Taliban members, black heroes, or houses.The painted portraits in Shepherd’s “Criminal/Victim” […]

Ritual for a Non-Repeating Universe

Ritual for a Non-Repeating Universe - Philippa Kaye Company, Special One-Night Only Dance Performance, Friday, April 6, 2007 with music performed by The AirBand.

community initiatives

Technology & Community Initiatives Technology: Development, testing, demonstration and sharing our knowledge of our own technologies, as well as new software and technology for artistic collaboration and distribution. Community Initiatives: Open Source Streaming Alliance, an international coalition of media centers to share resources and expand available bandwidth. Project DNA (Downtown Network for the Arts), a […]

Yuka Honda & Petra Haden

An exclusive concert by musicians Yuka Honda (former Cibo Matto) and Petra Haden (The Decemberists, Foo Fighters) playing new songs from a duet album on which they have been collaborating, as well as improvisations with Haden’s distinctive vocal layering over a soundscape of Yuka Honda’s music.

Yuka Honda & Petra Haden

An exclusive concert by musicians Yuka Honda (former Cibo Matto) and Petra Haden (The Decemberists, Foo Fighters) playing new songs from a duet album on which they have been collaborating, as well as improvisations with Haden’s distinctive vocal layering over a soundscape of Yuka Honda’s music.

dorkbot NYC – February 2006

The nine million and twenty ninth dorkbot-nyc meeting took place on Wednesday, February 1st at 7pm. It featured the lovely and talented: Ge Wang, Anton Perich, Carrie Dashow.

Odd Job back in NY

Fifteen years after making a brief splash as an ill-fated downtown supergroup in the avant jazz and experimental music scene, Odd Job (Shelley Hirsch, Ned Rothenberg, David Weinstein and Samm Bennett along with new member bassplayer Stomu Takeishi) gave a one night reunion concert at Location One on Friday, January 21st , 2005.

Casual Friday

Casual Friday is the first essay in a broader body of work by Vesna Pavlovic consists of several layers, only one of which will be photographic. Audio interviews, drawings and writings will constitute the other layers.

Dialogue with Richard Maxwell

Richard Maxwell is one of the most talked about new playwrights in the downtown scene whose work has also been produced increasingly around the country and in Europe. His recent play Joe was produced at PS 122. Other works include House, Boxing 2000, Drummer Wanted, and Caveman. Maxwell worked with Steppenwolf in Chicago where he was co-founder and director of the Cook County Theatre Department. He is now Artistic Director of New York City Players.

Virtual Live

The Roman Forum II is a neo-Vaudevillean performance work that focuses on the aftermath of the 2000 elections seen through the eyes of five Romans from the time of the emperor Nero.

White Balance (to think is to forget differences)

White Balance (to think is to forget differences) is an effort to uncover the geographies of power, the frontiers of privilege. It revisits this problem from different angles, creating short circuits of meaning which are hosted by improbable audiovisual matches. Media and internet footage is intermixed with images shot in downtown Manhattan before and after the September 11th attacks.

In Hot Persuit Series: Frequency Hopping

In 1940, Hedy Lamarr, the “most beautiful woman in the world” and composer George Antheil, the “bad boy of music” met at a Hollywood dinner party. Two years later, they received a patent for an invention now recognized as the model for wireless communication.

Wake the Dead Spring Music Series: Inasmuchas Life is Borrowed

Wake the Dead Spring Music Series: Inasmuchas Life is Borrowed
Ensemble performed the soundtrack to the film. With video projection
April 14, 2001
Marc Ribot (pronounced REE-bow)

Radiolaria

Based on biological models of growth and reproduction, the 12-piece ensemble of winds, brass, samplers, and percussion plus real-time computer processing, uses sets of simple instructions to manipulate a variety of composed cores, creating structures in a mode analogous to that of organisms such as “radiolaria,” a kind of aquatic, single-celled protozoa.

Ned Rothenberg

Ned Rothenberg composes and performs on saxophones, bass clarinet, flute and shakuhachi (an end blown Japanese bamboo flute). He has been internationally acclaimed for his solo music which he has presented for the past 16 years in hundreds of concerts throughout North and South America, Europe and Japan. He leads the ensembles Double Band and […]

Locution Interview: Mac Wellman

Mac Wellman is one of the best-known “downtown” dramatists. Among his many plays are Terminal Hip, Crowbar, 7 Blowjobs, Sincerity Forever, Cleveland, Murder of Crows, Hyacinth Macaw, which have been staged in several theatres and universities throughout the country.

Locution Interview: Mac Wellman

March 6, 2000 Mac Wellman is one of the best-known “downtown” dramatists. Among his many plays are Terminal Hip, Crowbar, 7 Blowjobs, Sincerity Forever, Cleveland, Murder of Crows, Hyacinth Macaw, which have been staged in several theatres and universities throughout the country. Cat’s Paw was produced by the Soho Rep in December and Jennie Richee […]

An Exploration: Yves Musard, Ned Rothenberg

The initiation of our performance program by offering a free concert of music and dance on Saturday, February 12th at 8pm. Ned Rothenberg and Yves Musard will collaborate on an exploration of the new exhibition space: Ned, with music and Yves, with dance. We will broadcast the performance over the Internet.