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Poetics of Space

  • Joe Goode Annex 401 Alabama St San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

Poetics of Space
presented by Z Space
and Joe Goode Performance Group
Thursdays-Sundays, September 24-October 11,
Thursdays and Sundays 7:30PM, Fridays and Saturdays 9:30PM
Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama Street, San Francisco

An immersive performance installation at the Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama Street.

Joe Goode Performance Group and Z Space reprise their winning collaboration that brought you When We Fall Apart (2012), HUSH (2013), and the remounting of Wonderboy and 29 Effeminate Gestures (2014).

Poetics of Space is JGPG's latest venture into creating dance theater that offers limitless potential for providing each audience member with a unique, personal "human scale" experience. Poetics of Space - derived from the book “The Poetics of Space” by French philosopher Gaston Bachelard - will explore a series of intimate spaces within the installation, and allow the viewer a cinematic “close-up” experience of each space. Imagine moving through a performance where you can create your own adventure; where your decision of where to turn, to step, to look, and to listen will determine how the performance unfolds around you.

Sean Riley, known for designing sets that radically transform spaces into beautiful immersive experiences, is a key collaborator on this project.

“I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.” - Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space

Running time approximately 1 hour.

The Poetics of Space Lounge is open 1 hour prior to all show times, come join us for a drink, before or after the show.

Due to the interactive nature of the performance, attendance is limited to insure everyone's experience. Please note that audience members move through the installation/performance as it occurs; there is no seating for this production. Seating can be provided if needed. Please contact the Z Space box office at 415-626-0453.

Earlier Event: September 24
Cleansing and Clearing Magic
Later Event: September 24
The Gun Show