TABLEAU STATIONS is an intercultural performing arts platform engaging local and global questions of place. Initiated by interdisciplinary artist and dancer Isak Immanuel, projects actively develop collaborative perspectives to precarity, displacement, and presence. Since 2004, numerous works have been created in the San Francisco Bay Area and nomadically through experiential research, communal social arts practices, and in collaboration with many renowned artists, including Anna Halprin (Marin), Yuko Kaseki (Berlin), Surjit Nongmeikapam (Manipur), Marina Fukushima (SF), Pijin Neji (Kyoto), José Navarrete (SF), Christian Nagler (SF), Luigi Coppola (Lecce/Brussels), and Anu Kaliting Sadipongan (Hualien). Projects include: HOME WAVES (2020-23), Map of Shadows — dances of sickness and health (2018-20), DRY EYES (2020), Wind Stations — a curation of missing people (2015-17), ANICONIC (2013-14), Made of Silence, Air, and Glass (2011-12), To — untitled portrait and ocean (2007-8), Clothes x Sun (2006-7), and Sleep Here (2004).
TABLEAU STATIONS has been supported, in part, by the Japan-US Friendship Commission/National Endowment for the Arts, Attakkalari India Biennial, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, SF Arts Commission, Taipei Artist Village, YBCA, CounterPULSE, Seoul Dance Center, Dance Box Kobe, Center for Cultural Innovation, Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Dock 11 Berlin, Fabrica Europa, Rogers Art Loft AIR, Djerassi AIR, and Headlands Center for the Arts.