On Saturday, November 23, 2013, 6-7pm, Dutch artists Guido van der Werve will sign his new book “Nummer vijftien, at war with oneself” at Luhring Augustine Gallery, Chelsea location. It is a major new publication by the artist of the sport works spanning 2008-2012. And on Sunday, November 24, 2013, 11am the artist will conduct his 4th Annual Running to Rachmaninoff Run as part of Performa 2013.
Dutch artist Guido van der Werve invites you to grab some chamomile flowers and run along with him to where Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff is buried 30 miles away at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York. Water and sport drinks will be provided during the run, and participants will be given a ride home from Valhalla. Runners must bring their own bars and gels. Participation is free but limited. We will pace ourselves to the slowest participants, but runners should be in shape to jog 30 miles.
If you complete the run, you will receive a running cap designed by the artist.
Participation is at your own risk and participants will be asked to sign a waiver before the run. Please sign-up directly through Luhring Augustine by emailing Donald Johnson Montenegro firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212.206.9100.
For more information about the run, please visit the following link: Performa website.
Guido van der Werve (b. 1977 Papendrecht, The Netherlands) is a Dutch filmmaker who explores themes such as melancholy, loss, and loneliness. Major exhibitions include Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam (2011); the New Museum, New York (2011); Luhring Augustine, 2010); Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. (2009); La Maison Rouge, Paris (2008); and Muu Gallery, Helsinki (2005).