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Highlights: On The Boards (Seattle, Washington)

On The Boards (Seattle, Washington) On the Boards is a non-profit contemporary performing arts organization located in the lower Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle. Founded by artists in 1978, their programming supports the development of artists and companies who are creating ground-breaking new work that would otherwise not be seen in Seattle. We were among the first organizations in the country...

Featured: Lindy Annis (Berlin, Germany)

Lindy Annis Lindy Annis was born in Boston, U.S.A. She studied acting and theater at New York University (Experimental Theatre Wing): Bachelor of Arts/Drama. She moved to Berlin, Germany where she works as performance artist, theater author and other related roles. She has worked with such people as Tim Miller, The Wooster Group, Yoshiko Chuma & the School of Hard Knocks, Anne Bogart, Detektor...

Play With Fire: Festival of Video Art, Performance and Design (NYC)

Play With Fire Festival of Video Art, Performance and Design This festival brings together video artists, performers and designers who progress their field by finding new applications for video! Play with Fire is a platform for discussing the common set-backs and advantages of working with video while celebrating its forms by hosting a series of performances and a competition of live video editing...

Featured: Ash Bulayev (Athens, Greece)

Ash Bulayev [singlepic id=176 w= h= float=]Ash Bulayev is an independent director/choreographer and media artist, and is a co-Artistic Director of amorphy.org (www.amorphy.org) in collaboration with choreographer Tzeni Argyriou. He has lived in New York City from 1991-2003, where he has created multiple original productions ranging from site-specific/multi-location work, interactive installations ...

Digest: News for the week of September 21-27, 2009

Books: Staging the Screen – The Use of Film and Video in Theatre September 26th, 2009 [singlepic id=172 w= h= float=]In Performance: Saburo Teshigawara’s Glass Tooth (Tokyo, Japan) September 25th, 2009 [singlepic id=174 w= h= float=]Featured: Bert Neumann, “Imitation of Life” September 23rd, 2009 [singlepic id=175 w= h= float=]Highlights: Prelude09 (NYC) September 22nd, 2009 [singlepic id=167 w= h...

In Performance: Saburo Teshigawara’s Glass Tooth (Tokyo, Japan)

Saburo Teshigawara’s Glass Tooth Pieces of glass reflect the fragment of time. Bodies confront, waver in unquantifiable contradictions amplify and explore the unknown aesthetics. Accompanied by prominent KARAS dancers, Saburo Teshigawara performs on a massive square made of countless broken glass pieces. Premiered in Tokyo, on 15th, 16th, 17th December 2006. Currently on tour. [singlepic id=...

Highlights: Happy New Ears New Music and Sound Art Festival (Kortrijk, Belgium)

Happy New Ears New Music and Sound Art Festival. Over a period of fourteen years Happy New Ears evolved from a festival at the former Limelight arts centre to an independent and internationally renowned festival for new music and sound art. In October 2008 The Wire wrote: «Kortrijk’s Happy New Ears festival is establishing a reputation for itself as one of Europe’s premier sound art fe...

Highlights: Prelude09 (NYC)

Prelude 09 Presented by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY, the sixth-annual Prelude Festival celebrates the explorers and visionaries of NYC’s theatre and performance scene. Below are some highlights of the 3 day festival. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dan Safer / Witness Relocat...

Emerging: Joshua Seidner’s POWDERBURN (NYC)

POWDERBURN September 29, 2009 – 7:00pm The Watermill Center 39 Watermill Towd Road Watermill, New York [singlepic id=167 w= h= float=] POWDERBURN, titled after a racial slur, is a performance piece that follows one man from his sun-burnt, war-torn homeland to an unnamed country in which cultures clash in cracked basements, men become brothers become enemies, and a class system assigns him th...

Digest: News for the week of September 13-20, 2009

[singlepic id=171 w= h= float=]Emerging: Daniel Linehan’s (New York/Brussels) Not About Everything September 14th, 2009 | No Comments [singlepic id=168 w= h= float=]Featured: Hotel Modern (Rotterdam, Netherlands) September 15th, 2009 | No Comments [singlepic id=170 w= h= float=]Featured: The Light Surgeons (London, England) September 16th, 2009 [singlepic id=165 w= h= float=]In Performance: Fische...

In Performance: Sans Objet by Compagnie 111 (Toulouse, France)

COMPAGNIE 111 SANS OBJET [singlepic id=166 w=590 h= float=] It is a meeting between man and a robot, one of these huge articulated arms which are used in car assembly lines to carry out the hard and tedious tasks that workers used to do; It is a real robot, straight from its original factory. There, it had a purpose. Here, on stage, it has become “ without object”. Aurélien Bory must therefore fin...

In Performance: Fischerspooner (NYC)

Performance 6: Fischerspooner November 1, 2009–November 1, 2009 The Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium, second floor Part of the Performance Exhibition Series [singlepic id=165 w=590 h= float=] In conjunction with the New York performance biennial Performa 09, MoMA’s Performance Exhibition Series presents Between Worlds (2009), an evening-length work by New York artists Fischerspooner. Betwe...