Along with the liveness of unmediated human presence, THE CONSOLE manages to be zeitgeisty, equal parts response to Covid isolation and election anxiety, in a way that isn’t instructive. It feels vital, earnest, and all the more critically alive for its irreverence.
Magda & Chelsea talk to Elena Light about vulgarity-as-life-force, Magda’s drawn-on beard, and their future lives as indie film stars crushing tangerines between their breasts.
Andy’s “Five Lectures on Performance” are now online at Vimeo, SoundCloud and iTunes.
Relational March Day 17-20 In Minneapolis, Emily Gastineau and Billy Mullaney (who work together as Fire Drill) have braved the cold long enough to curate an incredible show at The White Page of primarily “post-dance” works, including a piece by Samantha Johns (involving chocolate milk, dominoes
How Do I Make This A Performance? Most freakin’ hilarious site I have seen in ages. Rarely am I super jealous of sheer comic genius, this is one of those moments. I smell a festival!
We really, really love the Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival, no matter how it turns out. 2013 – the year of crowd-sourced, collaboratively-created, socially-engaged, non-disciplinary performance. Occupy This!
The inaugural “First Person” where we invite artists to share their thoughts on their work, practice and the state of the field
An artist toying with concepts of erotica and therapy gets rejected by the art world, a whole lot of free publicity, and raises some very interesting questions about the nature of art
Culturebot contributor Zhenesse Heinemann reports from QMAD’s ITINERANT Festival, Manhattan version.
Culturebot founder Andy Horwitz talks about where we’ve been and where we’re going in a manifesto, of sorts, gazing into the future.
QMAD, Queens Media Arts Development, launches ITINERANT, a citywide festival for Contemporary Performance Art to be hosted at various venues in the five boroughs of New York City
This week’s performance must-reads: a British playwright likes German director’s theater, a great performance art story that gets better the faker it is, young playwrights in blinders, and more