Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center's BIG BANG Benefit

August 8
11:30 AM 2012

The Watermill Center held its annual summer benefit on Saturday, July 28th. Despite a downpour of rain, the spectacular event went on as planned with performance art and installations. Watermill International Summer Program Participants from over 25 countries created eight acres of installations and performances throughout the grounds of Watermill Center. The funds raised will support The Watermill Center's International Summer Program and year round Artist Residency Program, providing a unique environment for young and emerging artists to explore and develop their work.

Check out photos from the event below!

Throughout the world Robert Wilson, the artistic director and founder of the Watermill Center, has staged both original works and productions from the traditional theater repertoirE. Wilson is known for pushing the boundaries of theatre. His works are noted for their austere style, very slow movement, and often extreme scale in space or in time. Each summer Wilson develops new work at the Watermill Center, a theater laboratory that brings together students and experienced professionals in a multi-disciplinary environment dedicated to creative collaboration. Wilson’s production of Einstein on the Beach with the music of Philip Glass will be seen at BAM this September.

From more information on Robert Wilson and The Watermill Center see: www.watermillcenter.org
 
Photo Credit: Rob Rich

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Jay McInerney

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Hal Bluckner

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
guest

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Somers Farkas, Jonathan Farkas

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Harry Brandt, Michelle Harper

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Debra Halpert, Dennis McDermitt, Bonnie Fuchs

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Susan Rockerfeller, Raoul Wittezeen

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
performers

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
performer

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Judy Gilbert, Rod Gilbert

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Julie Glass, Sujen Yom

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Natasha Bromberg, Theo Olson

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Richard Meier

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Joy Marks

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Bruce Arekelian, Tom Bodkin

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Alex Washer

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Stewart Lane, Bonnie Comley

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Sasha, Leah Lane, Michael

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Stacy Engman, Dmitry Komis

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
artist

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
artist

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Karen Bass, Suhail Updaya

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Uba Hassan, Renaud Dutreil

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Abbi Karya

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Stefano Tonchii, Stacy Engman

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Yung Hee Kim

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Henry Buhl, Linda Silverman

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Christophe de Menil

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Zaldy, Elsa

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Campion Platt, Tatiana Platt

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
atmosphere

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
Jack Lenor Larson and Robert Wilson

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit
entrance

Photo Flash: Inside Watermill Center’s BIG BANG Benefit

 

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