Online Performance

In Performance: The Office of Blame Accountability (Online)

 The Office of Blame Accountability is a long-term collaborative online social performance project created by Carla Repice and Geoffrey Cunningham. Begun way back in 2007, the artists have set up shop–a table with a typewriter and red phone, often times in outdoor places–all over the United States, including Ground Zero and Democratic and Republican National Conventions. By providing a simple form to fill out, they create an anonymous way for people to achieve self-awareness by identifying what issues of blame exist in their own psyches. Carla and Geoff view their roles as facilitators in the public space, in order to provoke regular citizens to feel accountable for their own performance of finger pointing. For September’s Now.Here.This, a project series of 3-art, participants ...

Fatebook at The 2009 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

FATEBOOK: Avoiding Catastrophe One Party at a Time Produced and Created by New Paradise Laboratories A performance theatre work presented by the 2009 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival. The performance is live, both in online and in real-space. The audience attends in both places. Follow thirteen 20-somethings through the trials and tribulations of modern life—with a difference. First, the characters live in cyberspace. Their lives intersect with each other and with audience members through a variety of social media networks. Then in September, in a real space performance, it all careens toward a momentous night—the FATEBOOK party—where time stops, computers crash, and it’s now or never. And the ghost and the body part ways. And all bets are off. And nobody can say what’s real. An...