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New performance with Kasper Klop at Collab NYC Gallery

Kasper Klop

Morwenna Spagnol

Thu, Oct 28 - Thu, Oct 28  2021

Collab NYC Gallery

Kasper Klop and Morwenna Spagnol are pleased to present their upcoming live performance Eve & Adam: thanks for your collab, taking place at the Collab NYC gallery, co-founded by Marc Levin.

The Eve & Adam concept is a series of unique and site-specific performances, drawing from in-depth research on the culture, laws and political situation specific to each city/country where the performances are happening. Eve & Adam is a reflection on human rights and the impact our society can have on the individual, their body, and their soul.

More specifically, Eve & Adam: thanks for your collab questions the consequences of  the original sin on contemporary practices and beliefs. Structured into four movements, this new performance takes shape through naked-hand puppetry, videos, declamations and finishes with an exhibition. Could the removal of female and male sexual parts, which is considered curative, be a punitive drift from the original sin? Could science, through its practices, act as the hand of God? Indeed, a real and official industry of sexual mutilation does exist.

Live in-person performance

Thursday October 28, 2021, 8:00 pm (duration: 55mins).
Tickets (free) via Eventbrite
Location: 309 Starr Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237
Proof of vaccination, ID + masks indoors required at all times (see COVID protocol below).
This program is made possible by the New York City Artist Corps.

Artistic team

Co-writer, performance, filming, production: Kasper Klop
Co-writer, direction, cinematography, post-production: Morwenna Spagnol
Poster & graphic design by Samir Djafer

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Philip Glass ©1987 Dunvagen Music Publishers Inc. Used by permission.

Kasper Klop is a Dutch-French, Brooklyn-based multimedia artist & actor. His artistic practice mixes movement, puppetry, clown, installation and site-specific performance. Kasper’s work has been seen at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, The Tank NYC, Summerhall (Edinburgh), Voila Europe Theatre Festival (London) and on the streets of Paris. As an actor, Kasper toured Europe and China for two years in The Little Prince and The Imaginary Invalid (Molière) with TNT Theatre Britain company. He starred in short films Who? (Colchester Film Festival, also co- writer), Backpack (Great Lakes Film Festival) and The Start of Nothing (London Short Film Festival). Kasper has a BA in Drama from The University of Bristol (recipient of Rapier Player’s Award grant) and trained at Drama Studio London, Paris 19th district conservatoire and Atlantic Acting School in New York with a scholarship.

Morwenna Spagnol is an interdisciplinary artist based in Paris. She is known for her political and modern approach, notably as a clown at the Bouglione Circus and as writer/director for performance art, theater, dance and cinema. She performed as an acrobat and singer with the Bafodie company in Mascarade, a gigantic carnival, accompanying Gypsy guitarist Titi Robin. Morwenna’s work has been seen at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, The Tank NYC, Summerhall (Edinburgh), Voila Europe Theatre Festival (London). As an actor, Morwenna toured the world for 6 years with Paul Stebbing’s TNT Theatre Britain as the lead in The Little Prince. Morwenna’s recent screen work includes roles in Call My Agent on Netflix and feature films directed by Yann Samuell and Xavier Durringer. Upcoming works include British film Soap by David Steiner. Soon to be seen in additional series and features.

Poster & graphic design by Samir Djafer.

This world premiere of “Eve & Adam: thanks for your collab”, is a new installment the “Eve & Adam” series, following “Eve & Adam” (Paris 19th district conservatoire in Dec 2018 + Anatomy live art cabaret at Summerhall, Edinburgh in March 2019), Eve & Adam: Inauguration (Voila! Europe Theatre Festival, London in November 2019), Oh YES! Eve & Adam Return (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in June 2020) and Eve & Adam’s Enemies (The Tank NYC in July 2021).

COVID-19 PROTOCOL
Please be ready to show your photo ID and proof of vaccination upon arrival. Acceptable proof of vaccination:
* Photo or hard copy of CDC vaccination card
* NYC COVID Safe App
* New York State Excelsior App
* Official Vaccine Record
* Photo or hard copy of an official vaccination record of a vaccine administered outside the United States for one of the following vaccines: AstraZeneca/ AK Bioscience, Serum Institute of India. COVISHIELD and Vaxzevria, Sinopharm, or Sinovac. Unvaccinated individuals will be denied entry to Collab NYC. Masks must be worn at all times while in the building, before, during, and after the performance.

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