9 C u p s i n t h e M o o N

Streaming On Ars Nova Supra


May 1 @ 7PM ET | Tix $10
Or subscribe to Ars Nova Supra for $15/Month

Estimated Run Time: 45 Minutes


Created & Performed by Vision Resident STARR BUSBY

Creative Direction by LILLETH GLIMCHER 

Video Direction by MUSE DODD

Music by Vision Resident STARR BUSBY

Music Production (“Sweep the Dust” & “Wishing Tree”) ADAM SCHATZ

Music Production (“Underwater” & “JOY”) LOVE SCIENCE MUSIC






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STARR BUSBY (Performer, Vision Resident)  is an experimental artist who sings, acts, composes, educates and is dedicated to the liberation of All people. You may have seen Starr playing solo shows with their loop station, Francis, or fronting Brooklyn-based experimental soul band People’s Champs (peopleschamps.com). Starr has also supported artists such as The Gorillaz, Esperanza Spalding, X Ambassadors, Kimbra and Alice Smith. Selected appearances include: Moby Dick (American Repertory Theatre; Starbuck); Octet (Signature Theatre; Paula – Drama Desk Award Winner); where love lies fallow (The Shed; Nia 1); Apollo Cafe Live: Soul Cypher; #BlackGirlMagic Show (Jack; composer/performer); Mikrokosmos (Steirischer Herbst, Graz and Nottingham Contemporary); The Girl with the Incredible Feeling (Spoleto Festival di Mondi) as well as various concerts. Starr also enjoys working as an arts educator through organizations such as Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project and Long Island University’s Post Theatre Company where they are a member of the voice faculty. She is looking forward to continuing the development of (pray) with nicHi douglas and JJJJJerome Ellis at Ars Nova. Their music is available via Bandcamp, Spotify and Apple Music. 

MUSE DODD (Video Direction) (They/Them) is a multidisciplinary artist, curator and DJ from Severn, MD currently based in New Orleans. Their work centers on the questions, “How do you remember” and “What do you choose to forget?” Through the act of remembering, Muse uses their body to map the lived experience of Africans in America. Muse channels trauma to connect with, process and alchemize pain; both personal and collective through movement, ritual and collective dreaming.

LILLETH GLIMCHER (Creative Direction) (they/them) is a multidisciplinary artist, director, curator and organizer. They create and direct large-scale immersive performance, sound-opera, visual/video art and music. Their work navigates the embodied and ancestral questions of time, power, gender, flesh, sex and ‘reality’. Lilleth is director of programs at Superblue, co-creator/director of @YAH.world alongside Rad Pereira, and has presented work at Lincoln Center, BAM, Berghain Berlin (CTM Festival), American Academy in Rome, DAAD Galerie, Bushwick Starr, National Sawdust, Abrons Art Center, Ars Nova, and myriad site-specific locations. @l_i_l_l_e_t_h


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Designed to create more equitable and power-sharing curatorial practices, Ars Nova’s new Vision Residency invites seven artist-curators to create, develop and present their own work and work by artists they are inspired by or wish to amplify. 9 C u p s i n t h e M o o N is curated by Vision Resident Starr Busby. Learn more about Starr and her vision HERE.


Photo Credit: More Dawns