Author: Eames Armstrong (Washington, DC)

Disidentification, Cuntfrontation, Performance Art (Soapbox Thursday)

http://dcperformanceart.tumblr.com/post/34218987919/disidentification-cuntfrontation-performance-art

Disidentification, Cuntfrontation, Performance Art (Soapbox Thursday)

“How do our own experiences slip out from under the frames we put around ourselves (and put on by others) in order to identify?” The performance this week at Soapbox confronts identity: expanding, complex, messy, plural. Boston-based Hayley Morgenstern and Creighton Baxter (quoted above) will perform It Might Get Better, a collaborative project “that incorporates both live performances and the aft...

Featured: (e)merge art fair 2012 (Washington, DC)

Call him Ishmael. Seriously. At 5am on a cool morning in early October, Andrew Wodzianski launched his thirty-six hour endurance performance called Self Portrait as Ishmael at the (e)merge art fair here in DC. “Launched” is not a metaphor. In the predawn darkness at the Capitol Skyline Hotel, a sixties-era time-warp, Wodzianski slipped a coffin into the outdoor pool and climbed on board. Barefoot,...