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Highlights: PS 122 Fall 2009

PS 122 Fall 2009 Highlights Kurt Henschläger ZEE Oct 28 – Nov 15 (2 shows per hour) Wed – Fri 5 – 10:00pm Sat 2 – 10:00pm Sun 12:00pm – 6:00pm at 3LD Art & Technology Center [singlepic id=97 w= h= float=] ZEE proposes a state of “tabula rasa” (latin for blank slate), where one’s perceptual framework is first reset and then recalibrated. The audie...

Digest: News for the week of August 24-30, 2009

Below is the weekly digest for the week of August 24-30, 2009. Featured: Gisèle Vienne (Paris, France) August 29th, 2009 [imagebrowser id=5] Highlights: de Internationale Keuze 2009 (Rotterdam, Netherlands) August 28th, 2009 [imagebrowser id=31] Highlights: Abrons Arts Center Fall 2009 August 27th, 2009[imagebrowser id=32] Highlights: Time-Based Art Festival at PICA (Portland, Oregon) August 26th,...

Highlights: de Internationale Keuze 2009 (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

This three-week international festival provides visitors with a chance to see a number of special international performances. Some of the productions chosen stand out for their failure to comply with the rules and widely-held opinions of the conventional world of theater. (from the Holland Visitors Site) [nggallery id=31] From  the Artistic Director’s Statement for 2009 In theatre diffidence...

Highlights: Abrons Arts Center Fall 2009

FISICOFOLLIA A Performa 09 Presentation November 5 | 8 pm Taking its title from the 1913 Futurist manifesto Del Teatro di Varietà (The Theater of Variety), Fisicofollia re-imagines the theatrical atmosphere of the notoriously wild “Futurist evenings” from the viewpoint of cutting-edge contemporary Italian artists. The History of the Future II November 6 & 7 | 8 pm Franklin Furnace, the indispe...

Highlights: Time-Based Art Festival at PICA (Portland, Oregon)

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s annual convergence of contemporary performance, dance, music, new media and visual arts projects in Portland, Oregon. Now in its seventh year, the Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival is presented from September 3-13, 2009 with visual art installations running until October 18. HIGHLIGHTS [singlepic id=87 w= h= float=] Raimund Hoghe Boléro Variations (USA Premier...

Highlights: Zürcher Theater Spektakel (Zurich, Switzerland)

Highlights from the  Zürcher Theater Spektakel (Zurich, Switzerland) August 13 – 30, 2009 Lola Arias Mi vida después [singlepic id=108 w= h= float=] What was my country like when I was born? What was my parents’ generation like? And what about my own generation? Such questions assume a different importance when addressed by author and playwright Lola Arias and the protagonists of «Mi vida de...

In Performance: deufert + plischke (Sophiensaele, Berlin)

Anarchiv #1: I am not a zombie a performance by and with deufert + plischke, Jeroen Peeters and Marcus Steinweg 27 and 28 August, 9.30 PM at Sophiensaele, Berlin [singlepic id=103 w= h= float=] At night in a graveyard the zombie appears as a living dead, wounded and ravaged by life. Archives contain documents from a past that the living want to preserve. A collection that seeks to maintain what on...

Fatebook at The 2009 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

FATEBOOK: Avoiding Catastrophe One Party at a Time Produced and Created by New Paradise Laboratories A performance theatre work presented by the 2009 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival. The performance is live, both in online and in real-space. The audience attends in both places. Follow thirteen 20-somethings through the trials and tribulations of modern life—with a difference. First, the characters...

In Performance: Creature Feature #2 at Basso in Berlin.

Creature Feature #2 Tuesday August 25th @ 21:00 Free Entrance The second edition of Creature Feature; a queer performance series presenting works in progress, improvisations, videos, lectures and group actions in the intimate and informal setting of the basso. BASSO 187 Kopenicker Str. (enter through courtyard Metro) Schlesisches Tor Berlin, Germany Performances by: Anne de Vries – Video Pre...

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-24

Video from Die Walküre; Fura dels Baus http://bit.ly/K7I6l # Rodrigo García at the Festival d’Avignon http://bit.ly/VEWLR # Alexander Calder’s Circus http://bit.ly/13LiRN # Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio – Tragedia Endogonidia http://bit.ly/3Dqowd # Certain Fragments http://bit.ly/282zK # Narcissister @ Scenedowntown.com http://bit.ly/vcEXl # Radio Hole Announces New Work and Touring Venues http:...

13 questions we ask ourselves – Guillermo Gómez-Peña

“13 Questions We Ask Ourselves” – from Guillermo Gómez-Peña – La Pocha Nostra (LA, USA) “1. What is our new place, our role as performance artists in this new century? 2. What are future formats for performance art? 3. What do words like radical, transgressive, rebellious ;, and oppositional mean after 9/11? 4. Where are the new borders that we must cross? 5. What are...

EMERGING! Help Enrico D. Wey with Fresh Tracks (NYC)

From Enrico D. Wey: “I am auditioning for Fresh Tracks in October. I would potentially like to swarm the stage at one point, en masse, and am looking to see how many of you lovely people and any you might want to forward this on to, would like to help me out and partake in this here endeavor. Hour commitment, minimal effort, all welcome in whatever you are wearing. Might ask you to bring a f...