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Emerging: Implied Violence (Seattle, Washington)

(from the artists’ website) Implied Violence makes plays that are not plays. We make theatre that may or may not be theatre. We generate pieces that are rooted in an internal logic and rigid structure that audiences may or may not understand. However, our work does not beg to be understood. We don’t care to be understood, to understand is to lie. [singlepic id=268 w= h= float=center] I...

Featured: Performance Studies – A Selection of Recent Performative Work Developed at The Watermill Center (NYC)

Performance Studies A Selection of Recent Performative Work Developed at The Watermill Center December 10, 2009 – February 15, 2010 Watermill Brooklyn Gallery / Byrd Hoffman Watermill Foundation 111 Front Street, #216 Brooklyn, NY Curated by Dmitry Komis Works by: Maria José Arjona (Colombia) C. Ryder Cooley (USA) Robin Deacon (UK) GIRLMACHINE – Carlos Soto & Charles Chemin / Chris...

Featured: American Realness Festival (NYC)

AMERICAN REALNESS A Festival of Contemporary Performance January 8-11, 2010 At a time when international perspectives of American dance hang onto Merce Cunningham and Trisha Brown, and too many American performing arts presenters are afraid of dance that traverses the heritage of lights and tights, AMERICAN REALNESS commands attention to the proliferation of choreographic practices transcending th...

Featured: Gob Squad (Berlin & Nottingham)

[singlepic id=258 w=590  float=center] Gob Squad is a group of UK and German artists, working collectively with performance, theatre, installation and video since 1994. Based in Nottingham and Berlin the group makes and presents its work in urban sites such as offices, houses, shops, railway stations and hotels as well as in galleries and theatres. Using the language of film, TV and pop music to e...

In Performance: Jonah Bokaer’s REPLICA (NYC)

REPLICA December 17th, 7:00pm December 18th, 7:00pm New Museum 235 Bowery NYC, NY 10002 212.219.1222 www.newmuseum.org/events REPLICA, a collaborative performance piece by Daniel Arsham, Jonah Bokaer, and Judith Sanchez Ruiz, examines memory loss, pattern recognition, and perceptual faculties as they apply to the human body. The piece employs built spaces, objects, lighting, and other media to cre...

In Performance: BACKSANDEDBYLUTZKINOY at X Initiative (NYC)

A project of interdisciplinary artist and Emily Roydson, Ecstatic Resistanceis a project, practice, partial philosophy, set of strategies, and group exhibition(s)” beginning with a pair of ’sister shows’ here in New York at X Initiative and in Kansas City, MO at Grand Arts. According to Roydson, the project, aims to “think about all that is unthinkable and unspeakable in the Eurocentric, phallocen...

In Performance: Netimage 10 Festival (Italy)

The tenth edition of the Netmage festival (Bologna, 21,22,23 January 2010) will present contemporary audiovisual research featuring live media, live cinema, concerts, performances, sound and visual installations in the historical castle of Palazzo Re Enzo,. The Netmage festival’s focus is on multi-media design, electronic arts and cutting-edge work and is a meeting point for video-makers, mu...

Highlights: Coil Festival at PS122 (NYC)

COIL Festival at PS 122 A winter festival of contemporary performance featuring work of the past, present, and future. Richard Maxwell/NYC Players – Ads Upstairs at Performance Space 122 WORLD PREMIERE | THEATRE, VIDEO Co-presented with Under The Radar Festival [singlepic id=251 w=590 h= float=center] Ads marks a new departure in the work of celebrated downtown auteur Richard Maxwell. In col...

Announcements: Eyebeam Residencies Winter/Spring 2010

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 14, 2009 All applicants will be informed of their application status by January 29, 2010. CONTEXT: Eyebeam is the leading not-for-profit art and technology center in the USA. Our unique collaborative environment fosters fellowships and residencies, research, education, public programming and a vital web space, eyebeam.org. We are located in the heart of NYC’s Chelsea...

Featured: Blast Theory (Brighton, England)

Blast Theory is renowned internationally as one of the most adventurous artists’ groups using interactive media, creating groundbreaking new forms of performance and interactive art that mixes audiences across the internet, live performance and digital broadcasting. Led by Matt Adams, Ju Row Farr and Nick Tandavanitj, the group’s work explores interactivity and the social and political aspec...

In Performance: Jeremy Wade’s “there is no end to more” (NYC/Berlin)

Jeremy Wade there is no end to more Thursday, December 3, 7:30 PM Friday, December 4, 7:30 PM — Post-Performance Discussion Saturday, December 5, 7:30 PM Japan Society presents the world premiere of its commission to Bessie Award- winning American choreographer Jeremy Wade. In a bold and violent juxtaposition of movement, text, animation and video of manga (Japanese comics) drawing, Wade takes a p...

Announcements: Artist in Residency Program – The Gershwin, NYC

Artist in Residency Program – The Gershwin, NYC (from the website)We have created an Artist-in-residence program (furnished with complimentary continental breakfast) to keep the artist alive so that art may live. As we believe that art goes with heart we want our laureates to welcome in their heart a place for the other endangered species: the children. We have included a children clause in ...