|PopRally Presents Awol Erizku: Serendipity
Sunday, May 17, 2015
The Museum of Modern Art
Tickets ($25) are available online—use code MOMAFF for $5 off!PopRally presents Serendipity, an evening of films and photography by Awol Erizku—including the premiere of his new film—featuring a special sound performance by MeLo-X.
The event includes a DJ set by Kitty Cash, an open bar, and special after-hours access to Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection, a sweeping reinstallation of MoMA’s Contemporary Galleries.
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. The premiere screening of Serendipity begins promptly at 8:00 p.m., followed by a live performance by MeLo-X.
Awol Erizku is a Conceptual artist based in New York and Los Angeles. Erizku works in several mediums, including photography, sculpture, and video installation, and also uses his personal Tumblr and other social media channels to generate content in and around his studio practice.
MeLo-X is a multimedia artist and musician based in New York. Using original compositions, live remixes, video installation, and photography, MeLo-X’s work spans performance, music, fashion, and design.
Special thanks to Sud de France wines: Chateau Notre Dame du Quatourze, Domaines Paul Mas, Le Jaja de Jau, and Maison Cubi. Beer for this event has been provided by Brooklyn Brewery.
Above: Awol Erizku. Girl with a Bamboo Earring. 2009. Digital chromogenic print. Image courtesy the artist