Archive | March 26, 2012

Testing “Radical Questions” on campus

After our feedback session, Unathi and I, we decided to collaborate on the research part of our projects. This week, we conducted some informal video interviews on campus asking questions related to beauty and gender-power structures.  Next week, we’re planning to go to several beauty salons, where Unathi shot last week, and conduct “invisible theatre” […]

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Hanns Eisler Nail Salon : Gallery/Nail Salon/Solidarity Center

Thanks to a friend, I found about this great project by artists Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly by which they aim “to support discipline-defying, frontier-crossing projects in the performing and visual arts.” They are inviting artists for their “Alternative Pedagogy and Left Daycare: Part-Time Opportunities for Artists” project, for which visiting artists work as manicurists, […]

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:: fmly fest :: open invitation ::

FMLY FEST In an dark sea of overstimulation, class oppression, corporate greed, recuperation, private public space, and mediation of relevancy, it’s a huge reason to celebrate when you happen to come across distinct communities that understand the importance of independent, collaborative action absent of monetary and authoritative structures. It is these participatory structures that will, […]

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Event: Illocutions

Illocutions: A Cabaret of Radical Performative Poetries With reading/performances by Lee Ann Brown Tracie Morris Tomas Urayan Noel Eugene Ostashevsky Poets of the #OWS Poetry Anthology and Robert Kocik, Daria Fain and The Phoneme Choir and the NYC premiere of Great Small Works’ Toy Theater of Terror as Usual, Episode 13: Whistles & Leaks Curated […]

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Counter-Mapping Israel-Palestine

Wednesday, March 28th, 12:00pm Exploring Innovative Transitions: Miska Einat Manoff The James Gallery The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave btwn 34th & 35th Free and open to the public How might the method of counter-mapping, which diffuses the distinction between “researcher” and “subject,” help envision a community of shared common space? Join Einat Manoff (Environmental […]

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