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Nicole Miller

Transition (world premiere, LA Phil commission)

Feb 10-16, 2020 - 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Weimar-inspired laser light installation in BP Hall

Free & open to the public

About this Performance

Laser light installation, Transition brings artist Nicole Miller together with musicians Lady Jess and Kyshona Armstrong to explore the synthesis of color, shape, and language. The trio aims to transform the representational into a powerful and affecting abstraction. Inspired both by Wassily Kandinsky’s artist book Sounds and her and her collaborators’ connections with the African American spiritual tradition, Miller's work seeks to bring to life the ecstatic aesthetic of the Weimar period through contemporary eyes.

On display in Walt Disney Concert Hall's BP Hall from Feb 10-16, 10AM-2PM Monday-Saturday

Outside Venue

BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall

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The Weimar Republic
Germany 1918–1933

In the 1920s, Germany saw a remarkable cultural renaissance prior to the rise of Nazism. Intellectualism and modernism took root in the chaotic social and economic climate between world wars. The arts and sciences burst with imagination, queer identities were brought to the forefront, and the lines between high and low art were erased. Join in a wide-ranging look at this fascinating, turbulent time.

Max Beckmann, Paris Society, 1931. Oil on canvas, 43 x 69 1/8 inches (109.2 x 175.6 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.