Performa Hub sketch by Assaf Kimmel.

DJ Lovie

Launch of the Performa 2023 Hub.

Performa Hub sketch by Assaf Kimmel.



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Forever Radical – Launch of the Performa Hub

Performa Hub Event

4 – 5 PM RoseLee Goldberg and Beatrix Ruf: A Conversation.

Two seasoned and inventive curators, RoseLee Goldberg and Beatrix Ruf, meet to discuss the formation of an extraordinary partnership formed in 2022 between their organizations, the Hartwig Art Foundation in Amsterdam and Performa in New York. Ruf and Goldberg describe the possibilities of straddling two cities as well as their radical approach to institution building around the globe.

The conversation will cover some of their plans going forward, including co-commissions, the continued expansion of the Performa Archive, and an education program that will further link both organizations. The first Performa-Hartwig Art Foundation Curatorial Fellows (2023-2025), Sakhi Gcina and Nour El Helou, will be introduced.

5 – 5:30 PM Conversation between Performa's Defne Ayas and architect Assaf Kimmel.

Performa Hub architect Assaf Kimmel and Performa Senior Program Advisor and Curator at Large Defne Ayas reflect on what a space for the performing arts of the future is––one that is adaptable, public-facing, and able to embody a multiplicity of diverse artistic voices. A space in which we can imagine modes of collective thriving through the infinite possibilities of the medium of performance.

6 PM Performa Archives website reveal with various DJs.

About DJ Lovie

Lovie's music discovery was born in the digital music age: a young lover of local radio and after-school MTV marathons, her early mixes took shape in the form of burned CDs she composed for friends. In relocating from her hometown of Washington, D.C. to New York in August of 2020, Lovie's unique selection swiftly ushered her into New York's local music scene; she had yet to play beyond the confines of her bedroom when she pitched a show to The Lot Radio, and her show Summer School Radio quickly garnered a devoted following amongst music lovers and local DJs alike.


Supported by The Hartwig Art Foundation.

Performa Team

Founding Director and Chief Curator: RoseLee Goldberg

Senior Program Advisor and Curator at Large: Defne Ayas

Hartwig Art Foundation Archives Fellow: Nour El Helou