This year, CrossCurrent V will feature a new work-in-progress of Yin Mei, the Coordinator of Queens College Dance program. The dance will incorporate projection and visual art. She will be performing her new work in progress, titled Rhetorical Act (修辞行为).
Another new work titled: About petroleum: Chinese socialism and the postmodern agenda is created by choreographer Huiwang Zhang who incorporates edited film excerpts taken from Joris Lvens, Jan Svankmajer and CCTV.
For CrossCurrent V, Nai-Ni Chen will showcase some of her most recent collaboration with the extraordinary Korean American musician, the Ahn Trio and visual artist Jayathi Morthy. She will also showcase Bamboo Rap, her latest foray into the world of Hip-Hop, a collaboration with master Hip-Hop teacher and Graffiti Artist, DIster.
A panel discussion will immediately follow the one-hour performance.
DATE: SUN | APR 15 | 2 PM | DANCE
Tickets: $16/$10 Members & Students (Teens 13-19 free with ID)
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts dba Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; Council Members Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, and Paul A. Vallone; and the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Lily Auchincloss Foundation.
Support is also provided by 888 Realty USA, William & Joan Cai, Cathay Bank, Chang Jiang Supermarket, Michael Cheng / Epos Development, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou / New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Con Edison, Crossings TV, Culture Center of TECO in New York, Decorama Building & Plumbing Supplies, Exploring the Metropolis, Firstrade Securities, Kuang-Yu Fong / Chinese Theatre Works, Barbara Garii, Howard Graf & Kathy Donovan, Heather Harrison / Farrell Fritz, the Glow Foundation, David M. Hunter, Raymond D. Jasen, the Jim Henson Foundation, Nelson Lee / Flushing Bank, James S. Liao, Steven Lii / New United NY Corp, Linden Arts Fund for Children, Lucy Liou, the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Materials for the Arts, the NYC & Company Foundation, William McClure / Queens College, New York Community Trust, Georgiana Reese-Benatti / New York Community Bank & New York Community Bank Foundation, RuDance / Asian American Dance Sport Corp., Sterling National Bank, Mike Sperendi & Jan Schneider, Veronica Tsang, WAC Lighting, Tony & Tai Wang, George Xu / Century Development Group, Minwen Yang, Hank Yeh, and Sandy Yeh.
Our work is also supported by gifts made in memory of Irene Seligman.