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In Performance: Body and Screen, Sam Houston State University, (Huntsville, TX, USA)

Body and Screen is on view at the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery at Sam Houston State University from October 1 through October 26, 2012. This selection of performance videos is curated by Annie Strader. According to Strader, “The works included in the exhibition navigate a wide conceptual terrain offering a sampling of works by artists who use the camera to capture fleeting moments and the screen as a window for the viewer to stand witness.” The artists in the show are Adan De La Garza, Tobias Fike and Matt Harris, Kate Gilmore, Leslie Hall, Casey McGuire, Wura-Natasha Ogunji, Linda Post and Tatiana Svrchova. Events taking place along with the exhibition include an artist talk on October 11 at 5pm with Linda Post, followed by a reception and an artist talk on October 18 at 5pm with Adan De La Gar...

First Person: Igvonne (Houston, TX, USA)

Igvonne is a site-specific work of architecture and performance which is on view in a window at 110 Milam Street, as a part of Blaffer Art Museum’s Window into Houston project. Linda Post and Robert Appleton have created a scene of Houston as a stand-in for Berlin in the 1970’s. According to Blaffer’s press: “During these years (1976-77) American musician Iggy Pop and American artist and filmmaker Yvonne Rainer happened to be living in Berlin at the same pivotal time, when Pop was making albums with David Bowie and Rainer was on an academic exchange grant.” Similarly, the Post and Appleton collaborate with another space and time through video, sound and performance. A live performance of dancers interacting near the site took place the night of the opening and remains on view in the street...