Sundays on Broadway: Screening of Charles Atlas’ film "The Legend of Leigh Bowery"
October 4: Screening of Charles Atlas’ film The Legend of Leigh Bowery
A comprehensive and fast paced film on artist, designer and performer Leigh Bowery, a leading figure in the 1980s London art and club scenes. Bowery designed one-of-a-kind costumes and creations for himself, ran one of London’s most famous nightclubs, Taboo, designed costumes and performed with the British choreographer Michael Clark, and posed repeatedly for the painter Lucien Freud. Charles Atlas will discuss the film after the screening.
Sundays on Broadway
Fall 2015 Season
September 27–December 6, 2015
New York, NY, August 10, 2015 – Cathy Weis Projects announces the fall 2015 season of Sundays on Broadway, an ongoing series featuring film screenings, performances, discussions, and all manner of gatherings on Sunday evenings at WeisAcres in SoHo. Events will take place September 27–December 6, at 6pm, and are free and open to the public. WeisAcres is located at 537 Broadway (buzzer no. 3), between Prince and Spring Streets.
The fall 2015 series will feature the films Hangman Takuzo by Yasuko Yokoshi and The Legend of Leigh Bowery by Charles Atlas; informal performances by Juliette Mapp, Jodi Melnick, Douglas Dunn + Dancers, and Cathy Weis, including an improvised performance with Jon Kinzel, Jennifer Miller, Vicky Shick; as well as conversations with Carolyn Brown and Sara Rudner, and Gary Chryst and William Whitener (moderated by Wendy Perron); and video screenings of works by Robert Whitman and Léonide Massine, among other events.