Continuum

Featured: Sway Youngston (Austin, TX, USA)

Sway Youngston, a recent addition to the Austin, Texas performance art scene, is a founding member of the Houston performance art group, Continuum and has been performing since 2009. She loves to perform nude when possible in an attempt to overcome fear of vulnerability and to desexualize the female form. What initially got you involved in performance art? I was in a poetry course at The University of Houston with Julia Wallace. She mentioned Performance Art Lab, a class she was taking there. Some of the folks from that class were doing a performance they called Sexy Attack that sounded like a lot of fun, so I joined them for a few performances. After a while, Julia asked if I would like to create my own piece. So in 2009 at Notsuoh, I did my first original performance, “Not MineR...

In Performance: Continuum Live Art Series, AvantGarden (Houston, TX, USA) NSFW

Continuum Live Art Series will take place at AvantGarden from November 2012 to April 2013. The series will include evenings of performance events and evenings of workshops. The first workshop will be Sunday, November 5 at 8pm. The opening night of performances will be on Friday, November 30 beginning at 7:30pm. This is Continuum’s first artist residency. For the November 30 opening night event, there will be performances by Black Magic Marker, Koomah, Jonatan Lopez , Chus Martinez, Evan McCarley, Tina McPherson, Jessica Mendez, Zubi Puente, Raindawg, Hilary Scullane, Militia “Malice” Tiamat, Y.E. Torres, Unna Bettie, Julia Wallace, Jana Whatley and more. Through the Continuum Live Art Series, the group plans to continue their goal of encouraging local emerging performance artists by provid...