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P4M.Online.Video.Festival.DAY11: Christian Rizzo (Paris, France)

Contemporary Performance is hosting an online video festival of performance works and excerpts from 06.14.2010 to 07.02.2010. We’ve curated some of our favorite user submissions and online videos from today’s leading contemporary artists and embeded them here. The videos range in purpose and content and include rehearsal videos, process videos, performance documentation, lectures, made for video, dance on camera, video art, and vj. DAY 11 Christian Rizzo Christian Rizzo’’s artistic career began in Toulouse, where he started a rock band and designed a line of clothing, after which he studied fine arts at the Villa d’Arson in Nice, then unexpectedly branched out into dance. In the 90s he performed with a number of contemporary choreographers including Mathilde Monnier, Herve Robbe, Mark Tomp...

Announcements: Miguel Gutierrez Newsletter

MGPP finds ways of deepening their tantra practice AHOY SWEET MATEYS! LET’S START WITH THE MOST DELECTABLE AND LONG LASTING NEWS: WE ARE HAPPY TO FINALLY ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF OUR NEW, OVERHAULED WEBSITE, DESIGNED BY THE INCORRIGIBLE RICHERT SCHNORR. CHECK IT OUT AT http://www.miguelgutierrez.org/ MORE PICTURES, WORDS AND MOVING IMAGES THAN YOU CAN SHAKE AN IDLE AFTERNOON OF FACEBOOKING AT! OH DEARESTS I ALMOST THOUGHT TO RE-NAME THE MGPP INFO UPDATE AS WE’RE IN A MOMENT OF TOO MUCH SPEWING IN THE WORLD. NOR AM I FEELING PARTICULARLY CLEVER, WHICH IS FINE, BECAUSE AS A FORTUNE COOKIE ONCE TAUGHT ME, “CLEVERNESS- SUITABLE FOR EVERYTHING, SUFFICIENT FOR NOTHING.” BUT I’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN AND ALREADY I DIGRESS. I’M NOT HERE TO TELL YOU WHAT YOU ALREADY KNOW. I’M HERE TO TELL YOU THINGS YOU N...

Temporary Distortion’s Americana Kamikaze is mentioned in The New York Times:

Temporary Distortion’s Americana Kamikaze is mentioned again in The New York Times: “The future of horror onstage may lie in multimedia; some of the most interesting work is being done by Temporary Distortion, whose hit show last year, “Americana Kamikaze,” paid homage to Japanese horror movies. It was neither spare nor bloody. Instead, Kenneth Collins’s staging juxtaposed direct address monologues from ramrod-still actors with elegant video that showed horrific violence in graphic detail. Its clever solution was to in effect outsource the dirty business to video.” – JASON ZINOMAN http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/27/theater/27scare.html

P4M.Online.Video.Festival.DAY09: The Wooster Group (USA)

Contemporary Performance is hosting an online video festival of performance works and excerpts from 06.14.2010 to 07.02.2010. We’ve curated some of our favorite user submissions and online videos from today’s leading contemporary artists and embeded them here. The videos range in purpose and content and include rehearsal videos, process videos, performance documentation, lectures, made for video, dance on camera, video art, and vj. DAY 09 The Wooster Group (NYC, USA) The Wooster Group is a New York City-based experimental theater company known for creating numerous original dramatic works. It gradually emerged during 1975-1980 from Richard Schechner’s The Performance Group (1967-1980) and took its name in 1980 (the 1975-1980 independent productions being retroactively att...

Digest: News for the week of October 23-39, 2009

Featured: Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio/Chiara Guidi (Italy) October 29th, 2009 Featured: DasArts School (Amsterdam, Holland) October 28th, 2009 [singlepic id=234 w= h= float=]Featured: AKHE, Russian Engineering Theatre (Russia) October 27th, 2009 [singlepic id=193 w= h= float=]In Performance: LIVE FILM! JACK SMITH! (Berlin, Germany) October 26th, 2009