The iconic 1972 performance Ice Music for London by Charlotte Moorman is reimagined for today with ICED BODIES. An ice cello, dyed black and embedded with electronics is played by musician Seth Parker Woods and translated into sound by composer Spencer Topel, paying tribute to an avant-garde past while reflecting on the Black bodies lost to mental illness and violence in the African American community even now. This performance is presented by the Weisman as part of the 2023 Great Northern…
Study Night x Iced Bodies
Need a break? Come study with us at the Weisman on WEDNESDAY, January 25 from 5 – 8 P.M.!
As always, the first 100 students who arrive to enjoy a FREE MISFIT COFFEE. Free and open to all students.
Featuring: Drop-in conversations artists Seth Parker Woods and Spencer Topel, discussing the interplay of art, activism, & mental health. The duo will be performing Iced Bodies on Saturday, January 28 at WAM as part of the Great Northern Festival. Iced Bodies tickets are still available, and free for students: z.umn.edu/IcedBodiesTix.
This event is Student Services Fee-funded.