The celebrity artist teams up with architect Rem Koolhaas, highlighting the bygone days of performance art as an underground form.
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Minimal movements dramatize a quiet daily ritual. In this early work-in-progress, the dance choreographer asks for audience input.
MODA releases a call for designers to take over their exhibition space, while APG calls for photography that “amaze and confound.”
Mitchell talks of her performance as a demonstration of two aspects of a single person, and as a metaphor for the art world.
At the end of the spring semester, my friend Annie came over; we were working on final papers, but after a few minutes she called me over to look at something on the screen of her Macbook. Toby, her flaky German roommate, had sent her a video of the Black Eyed Peas performing I Gotta [...]
Click the player above to listen now, or click here to download the audio file. UPDATE: See below for bonus web-exclusive audio! Episode 19: Jeremy Abernathy interviews Andy Ditzler, an Atlanta-based musician, curator, and member of the John Q collective, to discuss Yoko Ono: Reality Dreams, a series that will screen several rare films by [...]
Last month I caught up with Rebecca Hanna and Erin Palovick to chat about their performance at FLUX 2010 titled On Closeness; and the Inexhaustibility of the Subject. Although the piece left a lasting impression on me, mostly due to the raw, foreboding atmospherics of the warehouse space the two collaborators claimed as their project [...]
Who is Penny Arcade? Andy Warhol fans may recognize the name of the starlet from his 1971 film Women in Revolt. But Arcade transcended the Factory scene to become a New York legend and infamous performance artist. A new book published last October by Semiotext(e), Bad Reputation: Performances, Essays, Interviews marks the first time her [...]
Black-corseted creatures wrapped in tulle, lace, and ruffles gradually wiggled their way through the mass of Valentine’s Day shoppers two weekends ago in the atrium of Atlanta’s Lenox Square mall. Titled Bloom, the three-night performance featured an impressive list of local contemporary artists: the dance project gloATL, Georgia Tech’s Sonic Generator, and Big Rube, an [...]
Today, as I conducted my daily bike errands, I noted the scenery around me. The highlights? A dirty bucket and a decaying sock of questionable origin. I figure if I’m going to freeze my ass off riding around town, I (and my fellow street-stompin’ travelers) could at least use something pleasant to look at. This [...]
Luminous Flux, a street performance directed by Lee Blalock and Bubba Carr As co-founder Cathy Byrd explains, “Le Flash” wasn’t intended to be a carnival of excess: The idea is not at all about chaos, but rather turns around the magical, the poetic, the unexpected, and the fantastical. Byrd’s description—suggesting an air of the otherworldly—applied [...]