In the lounge Take me through this on the ground Joey Weiss & Matthew Korahais
About This Show
A re-ordering in a room of things people have said. In person. Through the television. Over the phone. We’ll listen to the words again, translated through one person. Take me through this on the ground is an ongoing performance project of language by Joey Weiss and Matthew Korahias, an unexpected encounter with words, excerpts of which were recently featured at Little Theatre and Prelude 2016.
about the artists
Joey Weiss (lead artist) is a cross-disciplinary artist whose performance work has recently appeared at Prelude 2016 and Little Theatre (Dixon Place). He has exhibited inert art as well as video at Kunz – Viz Projects in Chicago, Futura Gallery in Prague, Cinders Gallery, and Parsons School of Design. He is a partner in Songs to Live By with composer Marco Panella, and has designed video for performances by Frank Boudreaux.
Matt Korahais (lead artist; performer) is an actor, playwright and dramaturg originally from Queens. He was an ensemble member in The Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s Life & Times (OBIE, Guardian Best Theater Pick), appeared as the Coffin Salesman in Pedro Reyes’ DOOMOCRACY, presented by Creative Time and directed by Meghan Finn, performed in 600 Highwaymen’s The Total People at the FIAF Tilt Kids Festival, and Sarah Delappe’s Richard in 9 Poses for Clubbed Thumb, and was most recently seen in Richard Maxwell’s Samara for Soho Rep, directed by Sarah Benson. He also works as dramaturg/director for Kristin Worrall’s The Recipe, recently seen at Mount Tremper Arts and The Invisible Dog.