RECAP: Les Ballets de Faile Part Deux
Les Ballets De Faile was commissioned by the New York City Ballet who on occasion collaborate with artists to produce shows inspired by performance. Faile are amongst the likes of Warhol and Haring who partnered with NYCB in the past on realize this vision. Lincoln center hosted two evenings which were accompanied by two very different installations produced by the artists. Attendees left with a unique take-away from the experience; a limited edition screen printed block, no two alike.
February’s evening encompassed a mammoth Tower of Faile to get lost amidst, while the second installment took a different approach utilizing the space. Faile’s signature prayer wheels formed rows to meander through and admire the hand painted details of the totems from all angles. A selection of new wooden block paintings could be found on walls nearby.
All photography: Kelly Salih