Roof and Courtyard
232 Third St. at 3rd Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215
F/G to Carroll St. or R to Union
|8:30PM||Live Performance by The Dance Cartel|
|11:00PM||After Party sponsored by Stella Artois|
YúYú (Marc Johnson | France / Spain / USA | 15 min.)
Beekeeper Shé Zuŏ Bīn performs a “rite of spring,” in which queen bees are placed on his body and then summon worker bees. He stands still, covered by bees, allowing the buzzing to dominate all and become a protective shield.
Marc Johnson (France, 1986) is a Franco-Beninese architect, visual artist and film director who works at the intersection of architecture, performance, photography and cinema. Marc Johnson has studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, from 2006 to 2011 (MFA). He studied at the Hunter College of Art, New York (2010) and continued his studies from 2011-2013 at the National School of Architecture Paris-Malaquais (HMONP). In 2012 he followed a workshop at the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou. In 2007, he was a guest artist of the A.R.T. Artists-in-Residence programme in Tokyo.Marc Johnson has received many grants and awards for his work as an artist, including the LVMH Young Artist Award (2009), the Clermont-Tonnerre Prize from the Association des Amis des Beaux-Arts de Paris (2009), the Colin-Lefranc grants from the French Ministry of Culture (2009) and the D-SPAR art prize from the Dhillon-Marty Foundation (2012). In 2011 Marc Johnson was commissioned by the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris a site-specific intervention (ATLAS-in-situ) in the Glass Atrium. Marc Johnson has been exhibiting worldwide including at the Fondation Ricard, Paris (2010), Nadiff Gallery, Tokyo (2007), Valerie Bach Gallery, Brussels (2011), Chandigarh Art College, Chandigarh (2012), Nairang Gallery, Lahore (2012), Organhaus Art Space, Chongqing (2014), Jeu de Paume arts center, Paris (2014) and 65th International Filmfestspiele Berlin, Berlinale, (2015), 31th Internationales Kurz Film festival – IKFF Hamburg (2015), 7th Festival Internacional de Cine y Medio Ambiente de México – Cinema Planeta (2015), 42nd Athens International Film + Video Festival (Ohio) (2015), 8th Cinemasia Film Festival 2015 – Amsterdam (2015), 21st Internationale Short Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg week, (2015), Sundance film festival (2016).