Digest: News for the week of October 5-10, 2009

Featured: John Jesurun (NYC, USA)

October 5th, 2009

JOHN JESURUN is a playwright, director, designer living in New York. His presentations integrate elements of language, film, architectural space and media. His exploded narratives cover a wide range of themes.

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In Performance: Creature Feature #3 (Berlin, Germany)

October 6th, 2009

We propose that performing otherness is a threshold towards repositioning our habitual understanding of queer ideals. Creature Feature will work to create an intimate space for performing dispossession, rapture, monstrosity, flamboyance, glitter, hysteria and general ecstatic irrationality.

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Announcement: Jack Smith: Cologne, 1974 at Exile Ausstellungsraum (Berlin, Germany)

October 7th, 2009

The exhibition Jack Smith: Cologne, 1974 brings together photographs by Gwenn Thomas and a film by Birgit Hein, both documenting a performance by Jack Smith in the Cologne Zoo as part of Projekt 74 organized by Kunsthalle Köln.

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Featured: Mia Makela (Finland)

October 8th, 2009

Mia Makela (SOLU) is a finnish media+live cinema artist, teacher, investigator, curator and cultural activist residing in Berlin.

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Books: Art of Projection (Stan Douglas & Christopher Eamons)

October 9th, 2009

[amazonify]3775723706[/amazonify] Ten essays, written by leading art historians and critics, including Stan Douglas, Mieke Bal and Beatriz Colomina, address precedents for the projection of images in space, including nineteenth-century magic lantern shows and the novel spatial/temporal representations pioneered by Surrealists and experimental filmmakers during the early and mid-twentieth century.

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