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AN artist whose depraved exhibition features two assistants having their own flesh cut off, cooked in a frying pan and FED to them denies the performance is cannibalism - and says it's no worse than fingernail chewing. Arthur Berzinsh's controversial stunt was broadcast on a Facebook Live ...
950 Gallery is hosting a show of work by Seattle artist Katlyn Hubner. ... Hubner is a painter and performance artist who does striking figure paintings. ... Since June 2016, the 950 Gallery (formerly called Spaceworks Gallery) has provided a space for contemporary artists and curators working in the ...

A POLICE investigation has been launched after two performing artists undertook a revolting stunt which appeared to show them cutting off their own flesh and eating it after it ... Latvian artist Arthur Berzinsh streamed the act on Facebook live to thousands of viewers and received a number of complaints. performance art
Artist Toto Kisaku, who was jailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo for putting on performances that were critical of the country's government, has been granted asylum by the United States this month. The thirty-nine-year-old toured the Congo organizing theater productions. Among the ...

SAN DIEGO -- The internationally-known performance artist James Luna was laid to rest on March 17, in a simple but powerful funeral service on the La ... "James Luna is one of the most important contemporary Native artists of our day," said Patsy Phillips, director of IAIA Museum of Contemporary ...
... a performance artist and assistant professor at Istanbul's Kadir Has University. "There's no formal training for performance art in Turkey, and only perhaps a handful of classes in the entire country that teach it at all, so it's hard for young artists to grow technically, artistically, and ideologically," says Selen.
The circus also provided a platform for artists to exchange contacts and learn from each other, as well as attend workshops in different performance disciplines. The event is sponsored by UNESCO and the European Union among other partners. Organisers say they plan to hold the circus annually in future.
Earlier this month, Felix Walworth of Told Slant announced that the indie-pop band would be cancelling their SXSW performance on the basis of contract terms that allowed the festival to “notify the appropriate U.S. immigration authorities” if they “or their representatives have acted in ways that adversely ...
James Luna dedicated his artistry to challenging the caricatured image of Native Americans in contemporary culture. He used humor in his performances and installations, but his message was not a joke. He wanted people to see one another as human beings. Luna died Sunday, March 4, 2018, of a heart ...
At Armory Week, Alex Schweder explores how buildings make us all performance artists ... The architect and artist bridges the gap between performance and architecture, suggesting that architecture was always already a field concerned ... By design, both artists cannot sit on the wheel at the same time.
Judith Sloan is currently developing “It Can Happen Here,” a theatrical performance exploring xenophobia and repression. As such, she will host “Artist as Global Citizen” at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 10, at 2 p.m. Admission is free, but please RSVP. Part of an ongoing series, ...
Known for his artwork that challenged the public perception of Native Americans and indigenous cultures, the highly regarded performance and installation artist, photographer and writer James Luna has died at age 68. Luna, well-regarded for his 'in-your-face' art that questioned stereotype and ...
The kindness of strangers is at the heart of a new performance by Ata Dogruel. The Turkish artist is spending 28 days in silence, relying on his audience for food in what he describes as an invitation to care. Dogruel is one of 10 artists in a marathon live show spanning 672 straight hours over a month, the ...
You might remember award-winning performance artist Brian Feldman from last year's Fresh Squeezed exhibit at the Morean Arts Center in which he squeezed oranges for 140 hours, or his Dishwasher performances, in which he washed Tampa Bay strangers' dishes. Maybe you saw him in the Skill Crane ...
Joining Kima and Dasha Kelly Hamilton – the latter an HBO "Def Poetry Jam" alum as well as one of two individuals named Milwaukee Artist of the Year by the City of Milwaukee Arts Board in 2016 – on stage for this show are fellow Milwaukee musicians, artists, spoken word performers, dancers and more ...

Back in the 1970s and 1980s, the underground art and music scenes were often literally that — underground. Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978–1983, currently on view at the Museum of Modern Art, celebrates a New York nightclub that thrived in the basement of Holy Cross ...
Whether it's through mainstream representation via the documentary that rapper and performance artist Mykki Blanco took part in last year (which depicted Johannesburg's queer artists and activists as they relayed their experiences to Blanco) or even in celebratory moments like last year's Afropunk ...
Young Audiences artists must be able to accommodate up to 30 students per workshop. Young Audiences' standard workshop artist fee is $108 for single or back to back 45-90 minute workshops. Artists may determine their assembly performance artist fees. Artist rates are renewed annually based on local ...
Call them the digital underground, the new generation of OTT performance artists, or kids in layers of lipstick and ornate found objects who are reshaping the queer club scene in major cities around the world. No matter how you put it, because of them, change is underway—and primarily in how society ...
Lyra Pramuk says her performances bring together an “ecosystem of vibrations—body, movement, voice, effects, speakers, into the ears and bodies of the audience.” The Pennyslvania-born, Berlin-based artist has toured across the globe over the course of these past few months, turning heads with her ...
So they bring in artists like Frick to present out-of-the-box ideas. Frick does it as a performance. Her theater is tech conferences, corporate boardrooms and offices. She has been an artist-in-residence at Samsung and has been paid to perform at Google, Microsoft and IBM. She makes it seem as though her ...
Artist Sandra Muss has created, Nūr, a new site-specific installation for “The Poetry Of Music And Design – An Homage To Zaha Hadid”, a special performance by the Miami Symphony Orchestra on February 25, 2018 at 6 pm. The concert will take place in the Miami Design District's historic Moore Building ...
The London-born grime artist performed Blinded By Your Grace Pt 2 while being showered by water, making the Prime Minister the target of his ire in the ... Stormzy and singer Dua Lipa led the charge at the Brit Awards as the pair won two prizes each on a night where artists showed their support for the ...
MORRISON – Clinton Symphony Orchestra's annual concert, featuring solo performances by music students from area high schools, begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Morrison High School Auditorium, 643 Genesee Ave. William Hicks (bassoon) and Grace Rowland (flute) are the student soloists.
"You want to just strive to be your best self all of the time and know that the bar can always go up a little higher," he said as children arrived for his performance earlier this month at Crispus Attucks Community Center. Story was invited to York by local nonprofit organization Positive Energy Arts, and prior to ...
Performance artist Jamal Story, right, builds a dance routine with audience members on stage during a performance, presented by Positive Energy Arts, at Crispus Attucks Community Center in York City, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Story is a writer, producer and dance-aerialist currently based in New York ...
The Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky, known for nailing his scrotum to the ground in Red Square, has been detained by the French authorities for at least four more months after setting fire to a bank lobby last October. A trial date has not been set for Pavlensky who faces charges of damaging ...
BUCHAREST, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- A performance featuring special grassland culture was given by a group of artists from north China's Inner Mongolia region in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Saturday night to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Spring Festival. The event was jointly organized by the ...
TUPELO – The Link Centre's Artist-in-Residence program culminated Saturday evening in an interpretive dance performance by Dance Exchange ... Along this walk, I was joined by the artists and collaborators of Dance Exchange, and we reflected with communities along this journey to make the work ...
Pierce College students have a unique opportunity to participate in a performance workshop intensive featuring internationally acclaimed artist Tim Miller, thanks to a special event hosted by the Puyallup theatre department. The Body Maps Performance Workshop takes place Feb. 26 to March 2, and is free ...
The evening offers an array of different artists, different couples from a mother and son to newlyweds, brothers, and best friends. Dance Lovers 7 is comprised of contemporary dance, hip-hop and vogue, contact improvisation, dance theater, and more. The show is curated and produced by James Graham ...
“What you tend to end up buying, usually to support the artist to continue to make work, is a documentation of the performance, which may be a film or video or the preparatory drawings, or the artist's proposal as a text,” says Sigrid Kirk, one of the few private collectors active in this area. “Galleries and artists ...
Co-founded by Sheila Lewandowski and Brian Rogers, who have lived in Long Island City for more than 20 years, the organization provides salaried residences and access to space and equipment to performance artists. Currently, it operates out of a building at 5-49 49th Ave. The duo took steps to garner ...
Emma Sulkowicz's Latest Performance Asks Museums to Reassess Artists in the Wake of #MeToo ... Emma Sulkowicz, the artist best known for her 2014-2015 Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight), stood in front of a work by Chuck Close at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a separate Close mural at ...
Two decades ago, performance artist Michael Portnoy brought a healthy dose of anarchy to the music industry's most formal night of the year. One of many extras hired to "sway arrythmically" in the background during Bob Dylan's rendition of "Love Sick" at the 1998 Grammys, Potrnoy unexpectedly seized ...
A Performance Artist Reprised Carolee Schneemann's Famous 'Interior Scroll'—Using Hillary Clinton's Benghazi Testimony ... She said that she'd recently read an interview with the artist in which Schneemann said that young people ought to rethink the urge to become artists given our politically perilous ...
The performances are thematically linked to the fourth section of Relational Undercurrents, called Representational Acts (which is also the title of the performance festival), which showcases the work of artists “engaging in actions of representation as opposed to just reflecting upon—or 'consuming' (buying ...
She wants to give local talent a place to grow and thrive, as well as to start inviting international artists to be a part of the Valley's renaissance. Peterson is currently building and organizing a retreat for artists from across the country and the globe to experience the piece of Chippewa Falls. The residency will ...
All four January weekends are filled with experimental theater and performance works, plus chances to meet the artists. FMI, times and tickets ($25/20 ... Dana Michel: “Mercurial George.” Wandering through heaps of debris, Montreal-based choreographer/performance artist Michel searches for herself.
He's young. He plays hockey, and he's an accomplished – albeit unconventional – artist who paints his figures using tools from the playing field. Zakea Page, a well-travelled young man, who calls 'the world' his home has just returned from doing a performance piece for the Hockey World League Final in ...
He first gave that performance at a Greenville Swamp Rabbit hockey game, according to his studio manager Daniel Lyles. Everson's viral videos now have been viewed over 145 million times. He recently was the headline performer at a fundraiser for Purple Heart Combat Wounded Veterans in November.
Though the latest Stars Wars movie has arrived in theatres, a video shot recently in Edmonton suggests it might not be The Last Jedi after all. Performance artist Daniel Tamagi, who goes by the stage name FloWarrior, combines dance, martial arts, physics and engineering for a spectacular display.
As a new wave of the feminist movement began to crest in the 1960s and '70s, women artists turned to the then-uncharted field of performance. “One of the things about performance and the area that I went into was that it wasn't male-dominated,” artist Joan Jonas explained in 2014. “It wasn't like painting ...
Surrounded by computers, effects pedals, and noise-amplifying gear, Camae Ayewa—the artist more commonly known as Moor Mother—cuts an imposing figure onstage. Gripping a microphone and obscured behind a tangle of black dreads, Ayewa toes the line in performances between spoken-word ...
Marina Abramović has referred to the performance artist Tehching Hsieh as “the master.” And over the ... Though eager to build his artistic practice, Hsieh felt limited by the conservative political atmosphere in Taiwan and, like many artists of the time, looked to New York City as the “art center of the world.
Throughout history there are a lot of artists who are driven to attempt mastery in more than one art form. Leonardo da Vinci was a musician as well as an artist. Sometimes you become known as one thing, and that permits you to bring the rest into visibility. I mean, Joni Mitchell considers herself a painter first ...
Sarah Jaffe will join New York-based visual and performance artist Jen Ray in the world premiere of a commissioned performance piece, "Eyes as Bright as Diamonds," in April. Jaffe, a singer-songwriter who got her start in Denton, and Ray will perform the commission at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 ...
Applicants must be available for all rehearsals (mostly on weekday evenings), tech rehearsals and performance dates. Applications must include a letter of intent stating the applicant's interest in the project, and two artist "or tangentially artistic" professional references. Recommended but not required are ...


 

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