6660 Manasota Key Road
“Blank Slate: Pushing Boundaries” featuring Morgan Bassichis and Richard Kennedy
Friday, February 19, 5 p.m.
Hermitage Artist Retreat Beach, 6660 Manasota Key Road, Englewood
Registration ($5 per person) is required; click here to register.
Two Hermitage artists-in-residence – performer, musician, and comedian Morgan Bassichis and multidisciplinary artist, choreographer, and performer Richard Kennedy – will share space on the Hermitage Beach and offer insight into their unique worlds of creative, avant-garde, and unfiltered performance.
Morgan Bassichis is a performer who has been called “a tall child or, well, a Big Bird” by The Nation and “fiercely hilarious” by The New Yorker. Recent shows include Nibbling the Hand that Feeds Me (Whitney Museum, NYC, 2019), Klezmer for Beginners (co-created with Ethan Philbrick, Abrons Arts Center, NYC, 2019), Damned If You Duet (The Kitchen, NYC, 2018), More Protest Songs! (Danspace Project, NYC, 2018), and The Faggots & Their Friends Between Revolutions: The Musical (co-created with TM Davy, DonChristian Jones, Michi Ilona Osato, and Una Aya Osato, New Museum, NYC, 2017). They live in New York City.
Richard Kennedy (pictured above) is a multi-disciplinary artist living and working between Berlin and Brooklyn. He has choreographed for SSION & Chino Amobi as well as collaborated on projects with NOWNESS, Nicopanda, and Hercules & Love Affair.