Yearly Archives: 2005

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…its only a rehearsal

This Wednesday, November 30th, marks the beginning of NØ5 – Norway In New York. This is a two-week festival of the best of cutting edge live art from Norway being presented at P.S. 122. NØ5 features performances from zero visibility corp, Baktruppen, Ole Mads Vevle,

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more about france

From an article by Geraldine Baum in the Los Angeles Times (via ArtsJournal): The personal stories of these artists illustrate that with energy and creativity it is possible for minorities to infiltrate French culture. But this is not a country that often celebrates or supports

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Movement Research Festival – Open Source

Just a reminder that the Movement Research Festival starts on November 27th and runs through December 18th! Curated by DD Dorvillier, Margit Galanter, koosil-ja and Michelle Nagai this year’s MR Festival: OPEN SOURCE runs for 3 weeks in 11 venues with 200+ artists with a

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Marina Abramovic at the Guggenheim

New Culturebot contributor Joseph Keckler reports on Marina Abramovic’s Seven Easy Pieces at the Guggenheim. If we were to impose the language of showbiz onto visual performance art– which has long problematized, critiqued, interrogated, examined, and broken the conventions of ‘entertainment’– we might say that

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Santa’s On His Way

Just a little heads-up on everybody’s favorite holiday-themed participatory performance piece/drinking binge. SantaCon 2005 will be on Saturday, December 10th! If you are unfamiliar with SantaCon and have never before seen the packs of drunken, marauding Santas roaming the streets of NYC read last year’s

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More Arts in McCarren Park

After the success of Agora this summer, is now in the process of submitting a proposal to the Parks Department for a concession for the Management and Operation of the McCarren Park Pool as a Performance Venue beginning in April 2007. Their goal is to

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New Music MultimediaConcert

Jonathan Zalben who did the Particle Playground installation at P.S. 122 and the multi-site multimedia installation Organized Color Intoxication will be holding a multimedia new music concert tonight (Fri 11/18) at 8PM at the Holy Trinity Chapel, 58 Washington Sq. South between La Guardia and

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Call for Proposals – Plateaux in Frankfurt

Plateaux is a supportive model for young performing artists. The project is a cooperation of Künstlerhaus MOUSONTURM and the Deutsche Bank foundation. Plateaux invites international artists, performers and companies in the field of experimental theatre, performance art and live art to send in conceptual proposals.

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LIU-BKLYN MFA in New Media Art and Performance

Culturebot got an e-mail a week or so ago (which seems to have gotten lost in the shuffle) about LIU-BKLYN’s MFA program in New Media Art and Performance. It looks pretty cool and applications are due soon. Check out the website. For more info contact

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Sally Silvers 25th Anniversay Season

Tonight is opening night for Puppy-Skills at P.S. 122, Sally Silvers’ 25th Anniversary season. It promises to be a very special evening featuring: Oven Rack (premiere), a solo for Silvers to the music of Iris DeMent; Puppy- Skills (premiere), a sextet with the incredible dancing

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Multiculturalism in the West

More ideas for consideration about the relevance of multiculturalism in the context of internationalism. This is an excerpt of a “Talk of the Town” article by Jane Kramer in the current issue of The New Yorker. “Every country with an influx of migrant workers had

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Shtudio Show at Chez Bushwick

Culturebot Contributor Ryan Tracy sends in this report about Chez Bushwick’s last “Shtudio Show” in October. The next “Shtudio Show @ Chez Bushwick” is this Saturday, November 19, at 9PM. Chez Bushwick 304 Boerum, Buzzer 11 The Bushwick, Brooklyn $5 more info? go to http://www.miguelgutierrez.org/shtudio.html