Archive: this was the end
4 characters converging
a record of a performance
a piece of a building
EMPAC 2018, CultureHub, 2019, Mabou Mines 2021
“From the perspective of an art and theatre-loving audience, The Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney ought to consider exhibiting the piece. Tapping new methods to reach audiences, this animated interactive sculpture is a first of its kind—a masterwork worthy of a national tour.” — Theatre Times
Created by Mallory Catlett and Keith Skretch, in collaboration with Sound Artist G Lucas Crane, Interaction Ryan Holsopple, Set Peter Ksander, On Vidoe: Costumes Olivera Gajic. Performers: Black-Eyed Susan, G. Lucas Crane, Jim Himelsbach, Rae C Wright and Paul Zimet
The Visitation, a soundwalk
Inspired by the appearance of a one-antlered deer in Harlem in 2016, this site-specific sound walk is a meditation on the presence of the mythic in the everyday and the uneasy relationship between the built environment and the natural world.
HERE, NYC Ongoing
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“a dreamlike, impressionistic audio response to a real event: the sudden appearance of a one-antlered whitetail deer, nicknamed Lefty, in Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park.” - NYTIMES
Created by Stephanie Fleischmann (writer), Christina Campanella (composer), Mallory Catlett, Lenape Historical Consultant Oleana Whispering Dove Performers: Sammy Baker, Black-Eyed Susan, Christina Campanella, Abraham Gomez-Delgado, Carl Hancock Rux, Callie Katrice Holley, John-Andrew Morrison, Ryan Packard, Mia Pixley, Jude Shimer, and Mark Spencer
Examines ritualized spaces and the products of grief; how the two combine as meditations on muscle memory and the way loss and recovery coexist.
3LD, NYC, 2016, Leslie Heller Gallery, NYC 2018
“ you cannot pick out just one strand without beginning to unravel the others. Over time and through various iterations, Humphrey has leveraged her loss into the creation of a matrix of meditative moments and compelling objects.” - Art in America
Creator Nene Humphrey, Director Mallory Catlett, Composer Roberto Carlos Lange, Poetry Tom Sleigh, Video Designer Simon Harding, Lighting Designer Yuki Nakase
Dread Scott: Decision
A performance that reflects on a country whose democracy is rooted in slavery. These roots are woven into the fabric of the country including in its founding documents. - Dread Scott
BAM’s Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn, 2012
Creator Dread Scott, Director Mallory Catlett, Performers: Dread Scott, Clifford Owens, Lawrence Graham-Brown, Wilmer Wilson IV and “Roc” Belizaire
City Council Meeting
Performed particiaptory democracy, created fresh in each city where it is presented, with local artists, activists, government officials and other citizens.
DiverseWorks, Mitchell Center, Project Row Houses, Houston 2012
ASU Gammage, Tempe 2013
HERE, New York, 2013
Z Space, San Francisco, 2013
Redfern Center, Keene NH, 2013
“City Council Meeting is a chance to see the common-man-as-performer employed by some of our strongest experimental artists” – Helen Shaw, Time Out New York
Created by Mallory Cateltt, JIm Findlay & Aaron Landsman and performed by the audience and the community who welcomed us in.