ORGANIZING/CURATING/CULTURAL ACTIVISM

Operations in conflation of and across spectrums between:
> curating, cultural organizing, activism, social art, collaborative performance <

Organizational projects most often occur at Panoply Performance Laboratory104 Meserole Street, Brooklyn, NY (where i live) FACEBOOK. Collaborative projects are also most often performed under the name Panoply Performance Laboratory (PPL)Index of performance work as PPL: pplindex.tumblr.com

Primary curatorial-organizational activities (at PPL and elsewhere) are performed under the name PERFORMANCY FORUM and are often collaboratively organized via committee or small artist-lead team. Visit the PF WEBSITE for more info and Open Calls.

See also Brooklyn International Performance Art Foundation (an entity initiated in 2013 to collectively organize mass works of constructive institutional critique) and Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival.

Other organizational/curatorial projects have operated at ABC No Rio, Grace Exhibition Space, Gowanus Ballroom, Vaudeville Park (now closed), Industry City, JACK, for Staten Island Arts Council (LUMEN), Dixon Place, and elsewhere in NYC, in Berlin, DE as part of Month of Performance Art, and across the USA.

Ongoing touring/de-centralization/agit-prop practices: relational marches 2014 (MAROONING/talk of the town/not happenings) and 2016 (MIRAGE) with Valerie Kuehne, David Ian Griess, Edward G. Sharp, Joern J. Burmester, Florian Feigl, Kaia Gilje.
Collaborations and Organizational endeavors are also performed with/as:

No Wave Performance Task Force (NWPTF) a feminist performance art task force: collaborative actions, public demonstrations, activism, social gatherings. And as a member of Feminist Art Group (FAG) a video/social performance group founded by IV Castellanos. Past: Founding Member with Ayana Evans: Social Health Performance Club

ORGANIZATIONAL PROJECTS:

JUST SITUATIONS: a performative convention (organized with Leili Huzaibah)


Vehicle Relocation Program
 (ongoing, with Valerie Kuehne)

Post-Dance Symposium organized with Leili Huzaibah, Rebecca Ferrell (University of Illinois) and others, PPL (2016)

Sounding the Alarm: Theories of the Anti-Sight
, as part of Month of Performance Art Berlin (ANTHOLOGY) (2015)

Do I Do 4-day collaborative project organized with Teena Lange, Ali Dolanbay in Berlin, DE, at Gruentaler9 and Meinblau

PERFORMANCY FORUM QUINQUENNIAL (2015) at Grace Exhibition Space, marking 5 years of platfform and thinktank. Names as one of Brooklyn’s top 10 art shows of 2015 by Hyperallergic.

Exchange between PPL and Petrichor Performance Collective (exhibitions and talks in NYC and Boston at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts)

Theorems Proofs Rebuttals and Propositions: A Conference of Theoretical Theater (organized with Yelena Gluzman). A conference-as-theater-project involving a preview (Dr. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Varispeed/Robert Ashley, Doug Barrett) and a two-weekend conference involving Plenary Projects by Reality Research Center, Amapola Prada, Kikuko Tanaka, and Mike Taylor, critical sessions with Anna Watkins Fisher, Gavin Kroeber, and Chloë Bass, and formal performed responses by 20 conference participants. Glasshouse Projects, Momenta Art, Collapsible Hole. Supported by Culture Push Honorary Fellowship for Utopian Practices.

BIPAF including structures and modes for 2013 festival as a work of collective, constructive institutional critique, specific events like the Long Table at Glasshouse Projects, organized with The Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics (2013) as part of the framing exhibition (project with Chloe Bass and Lital Dotan,), as well as catalog, initiating and framing texts, other exhibitions.

CONFERENCES OF/AS PERFORMANCE WORKS: 
Operations and Participations (Grace Exhibition Space, Vaudeville Park, 2012)
Mode Method Medium (University of the Streets, 2011)

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