Public Program: Rashid Johnson: The Hikers – Performances and Talk

Friday, August 20, 2021
5:00pm — 8:00pm

A dance work conceived of by Rashid Johnson and choreographer Claudia Schreier, The Hikers follows the path of two solo hikers, both Black: first alone, then crossing each other’s path—an encounter that unfolds in sometimes lithe, sometimes lumbering balletic movements, challenging modern conceptions of blackness and fetishizations of black bodies in motion. In collaboration with choreographer Claudia Schreier, Johnson explores the physical and psychological repercussions that attend the black body in space.  

This program is free with Storm King admission. Please see The Hikers main page for details and ticketing >

Friday, August 20: 

5PM Performance
6PM Rashid Johnson and Claudia Schreier in Conversation
7PM Performance  

Saturday, August 21:
4:30PM Performance
6PM     Performance
7:30PM Performance

Storm King will stay open late until 8PM on both nights so that guests may enjoy the performances and have time to explore the grounds. Advance tickets required for all visitors, including Members.

ASL interpretation for the talk is available on request with 2 weeks’ advanced notice. Every effort will be made to provide interpretation for requests made with less notice.

Photo: Rashid Johnson, The Hikers (2019). Film shoot documentation. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Van Wampler
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