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Digest: News for the week of October 12-16, 2009

Highlights: Performa 09 (NYC, USA) Part 2 October 16th, 2009 [singlepic id=216 w= h= float=] . . Highlights: Performa 09 (NYC, USA) Part 1 October 15th, 2009 [singlepic id=212 w= h= float=] . . (NSFW) In Performance: Anne de Vries’s Ornament Enter at Creature Feature#2 (Berlin, Germany) October 14th, 2009 [nggallery id=54] . . In Performance: Cloud Eye Control’s “Under Polaris” (LA, USA) October 1...

Highlights: Performa 09 (NYC, USA) Part 2

Nils Bech and Lina Viste Groenli Performance Project @ University Settlement 184 Eldridge Street Sunday, November 8 7:15pm [singlepic id=215 w= h= float=]Performing on a set designed by Lina Viste Groenli, Nils Bech will combine sparse acapella versions of contemporary and classical music and well-crafted electronica in a conceptual stage show laced with cabaret and contemporary dance, in collabor...

Highlights: Performa 09 (NYC, USA) Part 1

Performa: Performa, a non-profit multidisciplinary arts organization established by RoseLee Goldberg in 2004, is dedicated to exploring the critical role of live performance in the history of twentieth century art and to encouraging new directions in performance for the twenty-first century. [singlepic id=214 w= h= float=] Performa’s Objectives are: Commission new performance projects in visual ar...

(NSFW) In Performance: Anne de Vries’s Ornament Enter at Creature Feature#2 (Berlin, Germany)

About Anne de Vries (Amsterdam/Berlin) From his Website: i embrace the digital photo revolution and i am eager to think of what new role photography has next to all other visual media. this makes me create performances, installations and happenings that become photographed and become part of the media. the transition between the actual happening into mediated representation interest me. in general...

In Performance: Cloud Eye Control’s “Under Polaris” (LA, USA)

Cloud Eye Control Cloud Eye Control is a collaborative performance group from Los Angeles comprised of three members: Chi-wang Yang, Miwa Matreyek, and Anna Oxygen. The company creates original works that uniquely combine interactive media with live performance. Since their inception in 2004 they have created three original works that have been presented both nationally and internationally. [singl...

Highlights: Prospettiva 09 – Un festival d’autunno (Torino, Italy)

Prospettiva 09 – An Autumn Festival (Torino, Italy) Contemporary culture knows no boundaries, it affirms its identity in the interaction between genres and languages, and constantly redefines its own form, ignoring barriers and set boundaries. The birth of Prospettiva 09 is the fruit of these interactions, of many dialogues between projects and realities that are very far removed. It will be...

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. [singlepic id=187 w= h= float=] ———————————————&...

Featured: Mia Makela (Finland)

[singlepic id=194 w= h= float=left]Mia Makela (SOLU) is a finnish media+live cinema artist, teacher, investigator, curator and cultural activist residing in Berlin. Her trajectory has led her from shamanistic studies to art. From art to media art and design. From media art to organization of events and workshops on contemporary digital culture. As part of fiftyfifty.org collective (until 2002), sh...

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

Jack Smith: Cologne, 1974 Exile Ausstellungsraum Alexandrinenstr 4 October 10 – November 1, 2009 [singlepic id=193 w= h= float=left]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. Jack Smith (1932-1989), while ofte...

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

Creature Feature #3 Tuesday October 6th @ 21:00 Basso Berlin [singlepic id=192 w= h= float=left]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. We propose that performing otherness is a threshold towards repositioning our habitual understanding of queer ideals. Creature ...

Featured: John Jesurun (NYC, USA)

John Jesurun is writer, director and multi-media artist, based in a New York, USA. His work Chang in a Void Moon is a live serial running since 1983, originally at the Pyramid Club in the East Village, and now less frequently at venues worldwide. He was born 1951 in Battle Creek, Michigan. [singlepic id=186 w=590 h= float=] Jesurun received his B.F.A. from the Philadelphia College of Art in 1972 a...

Digest: News for the week of September 28-October 4, 2009

Digest: News for the week of September 28-October 4, 2009 Books: Digital Performance – A History of New Media in Theater, Dance, Performance Art, and Installation October 3rd, 2009 [singlepic id=185 w= h= float=] . . Featured: Reza Abdoh (1963-1995) October 2nd, 2009 [singlepic id=183 w= h= float=] . . Highlights: On The Boards (Seattle, Washington) October 1st, 2009 [singlepic id=177 w= h= float=...