Site-sensitive solo performance created and performed by Asimina Chremos. Performed 10/12/2019 as part of Site/Sound festival. Photo by Rosie Langabeer.
RISE: Relationship is Self-Existing
A site-specific, community-engaged score for citizens to explore stillness and movement in LOVE Park, Philadelphia; as a means to sensing connectedness. Created in collaboration with Leah Stein Dance Company and presented by the Philadelphia Fringe Festival on 9/14/2019. Photo by Kat Sullivan.
Performance March 1, 2019 at Practice Gallery, Philadelphia within installation created by Aissulu Kadyrzhanova and Doug Woodsey. Photo by H. Loeb.
3 Sets at XFest
February 2019, the Firehouse, Worcester MA. Pictured lower right: Max Hamel. Photos: Craig Chin
Purple Pants 2018
More decon/recon pants action. A pair of purple jeans that fell apart after years of wear and expanding body size, patched with a freeform crochet. I wore them in performance at H-O-T, a performance of improvised music and dance that took place in November 2018. Percussionist Leo Suarez in lower left.
October 23. 2018 performance by Echo Den, the duo of dancer Asimina Chremos and vocalist Carol Genetti. at Elastic Arts, Chicago. Photo by Ayako Kato.
Filet crochet ribbon, commercially available cotton and mixed fibers. 18” long. 2018.
Father Murphy played at the batting cages
Ink on paper, 8.5 x 11”. 2018.
Soft and Hard Objects
Small interchangeable pieces to play with, largest dimension is 6”. Crocheted wool, paper-clay painted with nail polish, commercially available acrylic pom-poms. 2018.
"Chremos goes through a chrysalis and becomes a new alien"
Collaborative performance. Photo by Rob Kopki. Read review by Thomas Choinacky here >
Split my pants cuz my old ass got too big
H&M men’s jeans size 32, found feather boa. Used as a costume for improvised solo dance. 2018.
Collaborations with Erik Ruin's Ominous Cloud
This photo by Joseph Gervasi is from a performance August 19, 2018 at the Icebox Project Space in Philadelphia with The Ominous Cloud, an ensemble project led by papercut artist Erik Ruin in which he uses overhead projectors to animate his works, accompanied by an orchestra of musicians. I am sometimes invited to add solo dance to the mix. More information: Erik’s website
RISE is a participatory ritual/workshop/performance in which a group of people create a map of their momentary relationships in space, and then explore that structure. This photo shows a map created by 5 people during the inaugural iteration of the work at the Philadelphia Art Alliance on August 18, 2018.
Crocheted cotton thread. 10” in longest dimension. 2018
Doodled doily (and shadow)
Crocheted cotton thread, PLA filament. 9” in vertical dimension. 2018.
Doodled doily (and shadow)
Cotton crochet thread, PLA 3D filament. Section shown is approx. 5” in vertical dimension. 2018.
Cotton bathrobe with label, Möve, found in Chicago thrift store. Red found fabric. Blue thread. Personal collection. 2018.
Asimina Chremos and Walter Wright in performance at Xfest, photo A. Nonymouse, February 2018.
Window screen, multicolored metallic tinseled-thread of unknown provenance. Approximately 7” square. Spring Garden Music House, Philadelphia PA. 2018.
Blue Doily with Orange Edge
Cotton thread, commercially dyed. Owned by R. Peagler. 2015.