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What a Witch, Part 7: Night Hags: Visitation
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3/2/2018
When: Friday, March 2, 2018
6:30 PM
Where: Parsons/New School, Aronson Gallery
New York, New York 
United States
Contact: Kay Turner

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For TEST BED, a symposium on the vicissitudes of sleep, performer and folklorist Kay Turner presents #7 in a series of participatory performances exploring and reimagining the figure of the witch. Night Hags, cultural variants of which are found worldwide, come unbidden to interrupt dreams and cause frightening experiences of sleep paralysis. With help from dancers Katya Lazor, Lea Fulton and performer Angeli Sion, as well as audience members, Turner reveals new meanings of this hag. Perhaps, she is, in fact, your dream come true.

Props by Niki Singleton; Photos by Gretchen Phillips; Music from "Outer Circles" by Victoria Jordanova

TEST BED (February 16–March10) is a free series of events, performances, talks and discussions on sleep, dreams, and art curated by Natalie Fizer and Emily Stevenson, founders of PILLOW CULTURE. More info on TEST BED at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/test-bed-installation-and-exhibition-opening-tickets-43180118898?aff=eac2.


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