On June 10th and 11th, a rare constellation of seventeen artists share performances, practices, and journeys through the cityscape for one audience member at a time in Lotto Royale, a performance lottery of one-on-one encounters.
Instead of reserving a ticket to see a particular artist’s work, Lotto Royale audience members reserve performance timeslots. Upon arriving at 125 Maidenlane, each individual audience member is paired through a lottery with an artist for a one-on-one performance (one artist and one audience member). The artist and audience member then travel to a nearby site in public space to experience the performance.
Performances by luciana achugar, Lauren Bakst, Amelia Bande, Raha Behnam, mayfield brooks, Moriah Evans, Julia Gladstone, Nile Harris, Niall Jones, Jennifer Monson, Elliot Reed, Alex Rodabaugh, nibia pastrana santiago, Keioui Keijaun Thomas, ms. z tye, Mariana Valencia, and Anh Vo.
Conceived by the artist Camila Malenchini and developed in collaboration with members of the T.E.N.T. collective Caroline Neill Alexander, Layton lachman and Ivanka Tramp, Lotto Royale was first presented in Berlin in August 2022 with performances by Berlin-based artists. For the River To River Festival, Lotto Royale presents performances by New York–based artists.
Artist curation by Camila Malenchini, Layton Lachman, and John Hoobyar.
Artistic hosting by T.E.N.T. members Louise Trueheart, Ivanka Tramp, Camila Malenchini, and Layton Lachman.
Lotto Royale was guest curated and produced for the River To River Festival by John Hoobyar.
Performances at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
Run Time: Variable, up to 1 hour 30 min
Location: South street Seaport Museum
All events in the River To River Festival are free and all are welcome. Tickets will be out on 1st june on this link. Entry is only guaranteed with a reservation.
Presented in partnership with Wesleyan University Center for the Arts, and Movement Research.
Presented with the support of the Goethe-Institut and Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels.