2022: Discussion of the life and times of Aristides de Sousa Mendes. Sousa Mendes was the Portuguese aristocrat and consul in France who saved thousands from the Nazis in WWII by disobeying orders and issuing visas to those fleeing occupied France.
TBD: Review the work of photographer Jacob Merkelbach, founded one of the best-known Amsterdam studios specialized in portrait photography of the early twentieth century. His customers included many Jewish businessmen, intellectuals and artists including artist Chaya Goldstein, actor Louis de Vries, and Madi Hari. The Rijksmuseum and Jewish Museum in Amsterdam have exhibited his work.
On May 1, 2022, Atelier 86 proudly hosted the world premiere of Für Pamuk, composed by Alexandra du Bois and performed by Wendy Sutter, Bill Wolfram and Michelle Kim. It has taken a month to write about; it was a very emotional day for the Atelier 86 family. The day was a perfect reflection of […]
Table reading of Daniel Mitura’s new play “The Martingale” Last night Atelier86 dipped its toes into starting up again. We were excited to have Zainab Jah stretch her directorial muscles as some fantastic actors including Ben Eakeley read Daniel’s exciting new play. Best part was the talk-back afterwards. Well maybe after the snacks… So happy […]
We were lucky to have Wendy run through the Suites at a spontaneous, well ventilated and socially distanced Atelier prior to her performance on August 23rd. Please enjoy the below link to the video. https://atelier86.nyc/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Wendy-Sutter-08-16-1.mov
An intimate staged-reading of and the swan, a new work by Patricia Black and James D. Palmer. A retelling of the lives of history’s most infamous matriarchs. and the swan is an intimate portrait of misrepresentation that will leave you wondering, who will tell your story? Atelier 86’s penthouse venue sets the stage for this […]
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 5:00pm Join us for a private screening of a short film on Breton’s Follies as well a brief live performance. Q/A and discussion to to follow. Snacks and cocktails will be served. Who Breton Tyner-Bryan is a director, choreographer and actor specializing in musicals, immersive productions, film, and video. She […]
Cinco de Mayo, 2019 Featuring novelists Luisa Valenzuela and Ayşegül Savaş with founder/director Magda Bogin Founded in 2003, UNDER THE VOLCANO is an international, bilingual program of writing master classes that convenes every January in Tepoztlán, Mexico, an hour outside Mexico City in the foothills of the great volcanoes. An incubator of literary talent, a […]
Presenting: Yesterday-Tomorrow and Pantheon The photography-based work of Marc Erwin Babej (Germany and USA, b. 1970) inquires into the interplay of ideology, rhetoric and aesthetics in the manufacture of political and societal narratives. The work is rooted in rigorous research and informed by collaboration with eminent scholars. It looks beyond depiction of marginalization — to […]
Sunday, January 13th at 5:00pm Join us for an evening of music and conversation with Singer/Songwriter Will Taylor, a multi-disciplinary artist whose work includes composing, performing, directing and choreographing. Will has been featured on Broadway in four long-running shows and has toured the world singing with Kristin Chenoweth in venues such as Sydney Opera House […]
Sunday, October 21st at 5:00pm We will be hosting Bruce Campbell a noted kinetic artist who will be discuss his approach to kinetic art. Mr. Campbell was recently featured at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts with his exhibition “Thinking the Cosmos: Kinetic Sculpture.” Campbell graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in printmaking and received an […]
On Sunday May 20th, 2018 at 5:00pm J. Armand Musey will recount his ascent of the highest peaks on each continent (the “Seven Summits”) culminating in his ascent of the Summit of Mt. Everest ten years ago, in May 2008. He will present photos from each of the Seven Summits: Mt. Kilimanjaro, […]