Monthly Archives: February 2010

Practice_4

I am wearing a blonde wig.  Eyeliner.  A dress.  These things are for you.  I sing sing sing.  That is perhaps for me.  I pretend it is for you.  Perhaps it is all pretend.  I give you a flashlight and … Continue reading

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Revisionist History

I’m not even surprised anymore.  I’m not even angry.  I’m just tired and continually baffled at the dogged insistence by the visual art world that “performance art” has no relation to “performance.”  The latest bit of salt in the wound … Continue reading

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The Food of Love

Art is important.  I recently had an opportunity to hear Albie Sachs speak about his experiences working for justice in South Africa during the era of Apartheid.  Sachs is an engaging speaker, and his entire talk held my interest.  Yet, it was … Continue reading

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Midas designs for the Emperor

James Franco on General Hospital now constitutes performance art?  Don’t get me wrong, I like the Green Goblin just fine.  In fact, I’ve dug the guy since his stoner days on Freaks and Geeks.  But seriously – James, you can’t … Continue reading

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Practice_3

this is for you: thanks for making me wonder thanks for freaking me out thanks for A—- and J—- thanks for the haunted house thanks for the lamps and the story thanks for the instructions thanks for providing a mirror … Continue reading

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Making Space

Vacation has a way of changing one’s perspective.  I just returned to snowy NYC from a long weekend in L.A.  Like any self-respecting NY-er, I went to the land of sun and surf with a healthy dose of arrogant scepticism.  (I’ve … Continue reading

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Practice_2

Can one actually rehearse online?  Is it possible to make this an active space for the creation of a work, rather than simply a tool for reporting on the process?  I’m not sure, but I’m testing it out: Hello.  Welcome.  Please … Continue reading

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