Steven Cohen presents put your heart under your feet... and walk! / to Elu as part of the 13th Festival TransAmériques in Montreal and the 58th Jerusalem Dance Festival. Both festivals seek to question notions of self and social identity, looking at the possibility of connection.
Steven Cohen and Zanele Muholi show in Lignes de vies – une exposition de légendes (Lines of Lives - an exhibition of legends). It aims to 'build a reflection on staging and self-representation and deconstruct, analyze, criticize or question the phenomena and processes that shape and legitimize identity / identities'.
Steven Cohen performs put your heart under your feet... and walk! / to Elu in various locations across France and Switzerland including Le Manège in Reims; Les Subsistances in Lyon; the Gessnerallee Zürich (2019) and the théâtre Auditorium de Poitiers (2019).
Jo Ractliffe, Penny Siopis, Pieter Hugo, Steven Cohen, Nicholas Hlobo, Moshekwa Langa, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Zanele Muholi, Simphiwe Ndzube, Robin Rhode and Portia Zvavahera feature in Hacer Noche (Crossing Night), a series of exhibitions and residencies in Oaxaca focusing on southern Africa.
Steven Cohen presents put your heart under your feet … and walk! at the 2018 National Arts Festival. The work is meditation on loss, grief and absence, following the death of Cohen’s partner and artistic collaborator Elu; it comprises of performance, projections and an installation of sculptural objects.
put your heart under your feet...and walk! by Steven Cohen will be presented at KLAP Maison pour la danse as part of a programme titled 'De Genres'. The performance later travels to Switzerland where Cohen will present it at the Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne from 23 to 25 March.
Steven Cohen presents his performance of put your heart under your feet ... and walk! - a tribute to his late partner, the dancer Elu - for the first time in South Africa at Dance Umbrella 2018. The work premiered at the 37th Montpellier Danse Festival and will show in Johannesburg at the Wits Theatre.
Steven Cohen and Zanele Muholi are included in Traversées Ren@rde at Transpalette Centre d'Art. The exhibition is part of a countrywide celebration of the Pompidou Centre's 40th anniversary, and includes multidisciplinary artists who have formed part of the Pompidou's history. Cohen will perform at Transpalette on 16 December.
Steven Cohen was included in the 37th Montpellier Danse Festival. His performance put your heart under your feet ... and walk/à Elu combined visual art, performance, video, sound, dance and ballet in a tribute to Elu, his late partner and collaborator.