Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Presents Agents of Change: What Follows Will Follow II

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- YBCA is showing an exhibition by Berlin-based artist Nina Beier in its 2010_11 season of Big Ideas. Beier presents a new exhibition entitled Agents of Change: What Follows Will Follow II. This new work included a solo performance by former San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Muriel Maffre, a music performance by local sound artists Great Willow, and a visual arts installation of Beier’s photographs. Beier is known for using a range of media including photography, video, performance, and sculpture. Her previous work has focused on the shared actions, ideals, experiences, and histories that bind people together in close relationships, temporary groups, or sometimes abstract communities. The work often takes the form of simple instructions, at once precise and open to interpretation, that aim to subtly shift the ways in which viewers intuitively engage with each other within a specific context. For YBCA, Beier