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Simone Forti, Phoenix, Circling I/II, Huddle, Garden, Fountain Huddle, Projects: Performance, Summergarden series, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, August 18-19, 1978. Performed by Simone Forti, Peter Van Riper (music) and others. Photo by Peter Moore, © (1978) Barbara Moore, all rights of reproduction reserved.

Simone Forti

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) presents Simone Forti, the first major exhibition on the West Coast to consider and explore the monumental career of this visionary artist, dancer, choreographer, and writer. Opening this fall at MOCA’s Grand Avenue location, the exhibition will present approximately forty works including a number of weekly live performances of three works from her seminal series of Dance Constructions. Simple, direct, physical interactions with structures utilizing wood and ropes, these works became pivotal to the development of post-modern dance and are central to Forti’s legacy.