A letter from Miguel Syjuco, Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice, Literature, and Creative Writing, NYU Abu Dhabi to Deborah Lindsay Williams, Clinical Associate Professor, Literature and Creative Writing Program and Editor of Electra Street, NYU Abu Dhabi
We started the process thinking that we were going to be creating a version of The Rite of Spring. We knew the performance would be about an assembly of people, which excited us. And we had a feeling it had to do with some sort of sacrifice, but we were searching for what that idea meant to us.
A free 2-day and a half day program led by today’s pioneers of experimental music.
It will offer a select group of invited participants a chance to explore new frontiers of music-making, based on Bang on a Can’s ground-breaking approach.