Hilary Scullane

Featured: Hilary Scullane (Houston, TX, USA)

Hilary Scullane is an interdisciplinary artist who was born and currently lives in Houston, Texas. She utilizes performance with sculpture and video to explore issues within social and personal realms. Her body is her primary tool. Using personal narrative as her starting point, she “pulls from the quotidian for material.” What initially got you involved in performance art? Having heard about performance art in art school I had never attempted, nor really considered the form and I think that’s because I didn’t know anyone else in school that was practicing it or supporting it. It was merely something you read about in some of the required reading in your art history courses or briefly heard your professors talk about in lecture. But I was definitely curious about it, maybe mostly intimidat...

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...