Performance

Lars Jan / Early Morning Opera

The Institute of Memory (TIMe)

May 19 2018 — May 20 2018
This Performance is now closed
Part of
Transform Fest – Spring 2018
Description
The Institute of Memory conjures a portrait of Lars Jan’s enigmatic father, prompting questions about privacy, memory, and fatherhood.

Featuring archival wiretapped transcriptions, the missives of Communist spies, X-rays, and MRI brain scans, The Institute of Memory conjures a portrait of Lars Jan’s enigmatic father, a Cold War operative whose fascinating story prompts questions about privacy, memory, and fatherhood. The piece is both disturbingly abstract and uniquely personal, for instance involving laser scans of several actual environments where Jan spent time with his father as a child. It follows two men who play with the past in the glow of a kinetic light sculpture signaling keystrokes from a hacked 1950s typewriter. Jan directs Early Morning Opera, a performance and art lab integrating emerging technologies, live audiences, and unclassifiable experience.

Please note: There will be no late seating for this performance.

Tickets

Regular Admission:
Sat, May 19: $20 in Advance / $25 at the Door
Sun, May 20: $15 in Advance / $20 at the Door

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Video

Mini Schedule
Take a quick look at each day’s programs below. For the full schedule, see the TRANSFORM Fest page.
WED
MAY 9
THU
MAY 10
FRI
MAY 11
SUN
MAY 13
WED
MAY 16
THU
MAY 17
Capacitor
7:30PM
FRI
MAY 18
Smart Night Out
YBCA Member Exclusive
6PM
Capacitor
7:30PM
SAT
MAY 19
Capacitor
7:30PM
Credits

Photo courtesy Early Morning Opera.

The Institute of Memory (TIMe) is funded in part by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Theater Project, with lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

YBCA Programs are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.

Additional Funding for YBCA Programs: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

The Performance Season is made possible in part by: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Panta Rhea Foundation.

Additional Funding for YBCA Performances: Surdna Foundation, Salesforce.com, New England Foundation for the Arts, and Zellerbach Family Foundation.