Nils Bech at Sculpture Center

    Image: Benjamin A. Huseby
    Image: Benjamin A. Huseby
    SC Evenings: Nils Bech
    Saturday, March 16, 6pm
    SculptureCenter
    Free
    rsvp@sculpture-center.orgRenowned Norwegian singer and performance artist Nils Bech will perform songs from his new albumLook Inside as part of SculptureCenter’s SC Evenings event-based public program series. For his performance at SculptureCenter, Bech will incorporate sculptural objects as props and stage elements developed by fellow artist Eirik Sæther. Bech uses objects, environments, movement and music to develop minimal musical performances that form rituals based on events from his own life. The performance will be followed by a reception and special DJ set by Jory Rabinovitz.

    Bech has performed from Look Inside most recently at the Grazer Künstverein, Austria and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London. Upcoming performances include CRACAlsace, France and the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao among other international venues.

    Nils Bech, born 1981, is a Norwegian singer and performance artist. His performances include the 54thVenice Biennale, Venice; New Museum, New York; Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London; Frieze Foundation, London; and the Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, among others. In his native Norway, he has performed at the Ultima festival, Øya Festival, Kunstnernes Hus, The National Gallery, The Norwegian Opera House, The Office of Contemporary Art, Henie Onstad Art Center and Kunsthall Oslo. On November 2, 2012, he released his second album, Look Inside, in Norway to great reviews. The album was released in Europe and the US on January 11, 2013.

    SC Evenings: Nils Bech is funded in part by the Office for Contemporary Art Norway and the Norwegian Consulate General, New York.

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