King

Photo: Paula Court

Photo: Paula Court

For the seventh and final work of his Pop Star Series, Medlyn's performance focused entirely on Michael Jackson.  Peformed by Medlyn, Farris Craddock, and a small children's choir, King was composed of radically rethought reinterpretations of iconic Michael Jackson songs mixed with autobiographical content detailing Medlyn's personal and artistic trajectory of the past several years.

Throughout the run of this performance an exhibition of video, art, ephemera and related work from all seven shows in Medlyn’s Pop Star Series was on view in The Kitchen’s theater. It included sculpture by Fawn Krieger, costumes by Larry Krone, and video by Matt Romein.

 

 

Supplemental Information

Village Voice Listing [PDF]
New York Times Listing [PDF]
The New Yorker Listing [PDF]
New York Times Style Magazine Preview [PDF]
Press Release [PDF]
Program [PDF]
View images for this event (7)

Similar Events

County Down
Laura Parnes
See More: Film/Video, 2010s
Bystander
Liz Magic Laser
See More: Film/Video, Performance, 2010s
Ton Simons and Dancers
Ton Simons
See More: Dance, Performance, 1980s
Claire Chase: Density 2036: part iv
Claire Chase, Julie Beauvais, Pauchi Sasaki, Richard Beaudoin, Roomful of Teeth, Suzanne Farrin, Tyshawn Sorey, Vijay Iyer
See More: Performance, 2000s