Tell Me What You Want to Hear

In Performance: Liz Magic Laser, Tell Me What You Want to Hear, Diverseworks Art Space (Houston, TX, USA)

Liz Magic Laser’s Tell Me What You Want To Hear will be on view at Diverseworks Art Space from April 6 – May 25, 2013. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 5, from 7 – 9 pm. Liz Magic Laser’s live performances and videos intervene in public spaces such as banks and movie theaters, and have involved collaborations with actors, dancers, surgeons, and motorcycle gang members. As in her previous works, this project stages a live situation in which the audience is a part of the performance and a character in the resulting videos and exhibition. Stemming from an extended residency in spring 2013 supported by DiverseWorks and a special academic course sponsored by the University of Houston, Laser’s project will explore how “performance” has become integrated into everyday life via ...