PERFORMANCE WORK

UPCOMING:

SOLO, Sunday, September 10, as part of the WAKE Festival in Folkstone, UK
PPL: August-October, RESIDENCY @ Chance House, workshops with students at Salisbury University, solo show in New Media gallery and performances at WORK gallery

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WHAT DOES “PERFORMANCE WORK” MEAN?
In general, used to describe intentionally-staged and relationally-positioned actions and activities. Longer-term and more in-depth “music-theater production” projects are called “Operas of Operations” (see Any Size Mirror is a Dictator, NATURE FETISH, and The Transformational Grammar of the Institutional Glorybowl I (Schooled and Unschooled) II (Workforce_Forcedwork) and III (Institut_Institute)On the Cranial Nerves of Barbarians, while shorter-form, one-off interventions, actions, performances, and projects might be generally called “performance art works” or “live art” though “experimental metaphysics” or “experimental philosophy” might be the most accurate terms…

some expanded-form/social/performative projects:

Embarrassed of the Whole (EotW)
AFFACTION RESEARCH CENTER (ARC)

More info and images can be found on panoplylab.org, pplindex, and agit-apropos
Recordings of Operas of operations can be found on bandcamp

Performances are performed with/as PPL (the flexible ensemble I direct/write libretto for/design/conceptualize), solo, and in collaboration with many other groups and indivuals…

Some images of SOLO and PPL performances:

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“APPLY HERE” durational during the Great American Performance Art Festival
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action at Galerie KUB in Leipzig
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Affaction Processes at Gruentaler9 in Berlin
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12-hour (overnight) processes with Kaia and Brian during the Neo-Domesticities Festival at Glasshouse
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24-hour performance “Zygoat” as part of REMAINS at Glasshouse (Armory Art Fair after hours)
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“Trash or Kroner” the Pumpehuset during Hitapraden in Copenhagen, DK
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performance as part of League of Burned Children
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“Julia” (NATURE FETISH REDUX) at Meinblau, eV in Berlin during “Post-Coital Tristesse” (MPA-B)
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performance at English Kills durng GROKNATT exhibition
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The Transformational Grammar of the Institutional Glorybowl: Part III at the cell
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monetary actions/auction at Grace Exhibition Space
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“I am Disparate/Desperate to Please You” performance at Grace Exhibition Space
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“Monolith” (Joseph Pastor) performance at IV Soldiers Gallery
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You’re A Big Boy Now or Rauschenberg Ist Toedlich” 4-day diner/opera at Gruentaler9 in Berlin
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“Pathway (In)dependence” as part of INVERSE Performance Art Festival (2017)
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Palanzano’s in Pittsburgh, PA as part of “Vehicle Relocation Program” (2017)
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“Abstraction is Mimetics (alone)” as part of CONTEMPORARY SPACE-TIME (MPA-B), Berlin/Taiwa (2013)
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“Brush your teeth more gently and for longer, not more violently and momentarily” at The Brick Theater, 2016
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actions at Public School 69 in Jackson Heights as part of ITINERANT

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(2 above and below) Embarrassed of the Whole (link to project website)

eotwdixon_photobyrobertzottOperation at Dixon Place (Presenting As You) as part of 3-Phase project. Photo by Robert Zott

at Ohio State (performing w/ Valerie Kuehne, Brian McCorkle, Kaia Gilje, Joern J Burmester on our third annul “Relational March”  http://relationalmarchmirage.tumblr.com/
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The Scraping Shape of the Socially Cyclomythic Womb (2016) photo courtesy of Tempting Failure
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A Philosophy of Significant Patterns (2016) SPACE TIME BODY OBJECTS, photo by Vela Phelan
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(de)liberation action at Moynihan Station as part of COPY/PASTE Spring Break Art Fair, photo by Ventiko (2016)
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You’re A Big Boy Now OR Rauschenberg Ist Toedlich (2014) durational diner at Fitness Center for Arts and Tactics and Gruentaler9. Photo by Teena Lange
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NATURE FETISH (2013) at Grace Exhibition Space. Photo by Geraldo Mercado
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Any Size Mirror is a Dictator 7-week culmination of opera-of-operations at Momenta Art (2015) in collaboration with drearysomebody (Lindsey Drury) photo by Kikuko Tanaka
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(de)liberation durational performance at Gowanus Ballroom (2016)
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Performance action at University of Kentucky, photo by Rae Goodwin
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Alternatives to Now performance at [performance s p a c e] in London (2015) photo by Alethea Raban
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action during Pittsburgh Performance Art Festival (2016) photo by Valerie Kuehne
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Entangled Gentrification String Tour (I have become de-bored) as part of iCan organized with IV Soldiers (2013)
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durational performance/installation/video for LUMEN 2016, photo by Daniella LaGaccia
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performance at Cincinnati Public Library with Valerie Kuehne and Brian McCorkle, photo by Cassie Kemple
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Homage to Allan Kaprow commissioned by Glasshouse (2013) Photo by Eyal Perry