Project Description

Tanz Farm

contemporary anthology

Ghosts of the Rubble, a performance piece by Dr. Jerry Cullum, Neil Fried, Priscilla Smith, and a dozen collaborators, that reflects on Atlanta’s history, rapid change, and ambition.

Tanz Farm is anchored in the agency of risk-taking, expanding boundaries and support for new live art ideas, structures, and languages showcased in Atlanta. Each year, the anthology circulates a distinguished group of visiting artists to present workshops, performance installations, and conversations on subjects of their choosing.  To date, Tanz Farm has showcased seminal works of 23 artists from 11 cities throughout the world. glo and the Goat Farm Arts Center created Tanz Farm in 2012, led by production specialist Richard Carvlin, and real estate developer Anthony Harper, and curated by choreographer and social practice artist Lauri Stallings.

The anthology’s roster of artists includes Eiko Otake (New York),  Niv & Oren (Tel Aviv), zoe/juniper (Seattle), Malcolm Low/Formal Structure (New York), Fabien Prioville (Dusseldorf), staibdance (Atlanta), Gustavo Ramirez Sansano/Ballet Hispanico New York, Catellier Dance Projects (Atlanta), Sidra Bell (New York), Core Dance/ Amanda K. Miller(Atlanta), Pierre Rigal(Paris), Erik Thurmand(Atlanta, NY), and Shamel Pitts (Brooklyn).

Primary activities include performance series and resources that provide artists with free space, advocacy, and marketing, and a range of public initiatives that stimulate greater access and social involvement between artists and community.

Made possible by Dewberry foundation.


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Anthony Harper, Richard Carvlin, Lauri Stallings: co-organizers | The Goat Farm Arts Center and glo: joint production crew | glo volunteer GUILD