CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts: Adam Linder: Full Service

San Francisco, CA

September 8-29, 2018

Incubator Grant

Founded in 1998, the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts is a contemporary art center and research institute, operating as the only kunsthalle in San Francisco and placing artists at the center of its experimental programming. VIA Art Fund’s 2018 grant to the Wattis will support their upcoming exhibition, Adam Linder: Full Service, a compilation of the artist’s five Choreographic Services performances over the course of three weeks curated by Director and Chief Curator, Anthony Huberman. An ongoing multidisciplinary project since 2013, this will be the first time Linder’s five Choreographic Services will be presented all together, resulting in essence, in a new production by generating a new hybrid of body and movement.

Each performance, No. 1: Some CleaningNo. 2: Some ProximityNo. 3: Some RidingNo. 4: Some Strands of Support, and No. 5: Dare to Keep Kids Off Naturalism, will be presented as a “service” that can be hired for an hourly wage, reflecting on service-based economies, including paid work, gallery cleaning, hairstyling, addressing themes of the economy of art and the service industry while drawing attention to form and style.

For more information, please visit The Wattis Institute.

Adam Linder, Choreographic Service No. 2: Some Proximity, 2014; duration variable, two dancers and a writer. Pictured at Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw.