“Because the queer art of failure is so hot right now” was the tagline to Manish Vaidya’s EPIC FAIL birthday party, which I epically failed to attend. Chicken Run is cute and all, but what’s the T about Jack Halberstam’s book? All of a sudden everyone’s fetishizing failure. (Wow, you…Read more
Intoduction The Prompt Entries Contributing Artists Outro/Summary Intoduction In 1967, amidst uprisings by the globally dispossessed, Barthes proposed the Death of the Author, and creators have since been playing with radical ejection from and ambiguous presence within new work. The notion of collective collapse in performance is another utterance in this…Read more
SF choreographer Jesse Hewit interviews Headlands Center for the Arts resident alumni Melinda Ring about Mouse Auditions.
About Melinda Ring. Melinda’s work is informed as much by the concerns of experimental film, visual art, and theater, as developments in new dance. She is more interested in questioning why and how to make dances than resolving the answer, she’s produced works with titles like Impossible Dance, Hmmm……Read more
Life, Art & Choreography with Liz Boubion An Interdisciplinary Day-Long Workshop blending the Halprin Life-Art Process and movement composition. Saturday July 7th, 10am-4pm – $50 To Register visit the eventbrite page. THEOFFCENTER [**]! SPACE 848 Divisadero Street San Francisco, CA 94117 If your body could speak, what would it say? Step into a deeply rooted…Read more
This Is What YOU Want – Experiential Presented as part of the This is What I Want Festival 30th June 2012 5pm-11pm at the Center for Sex and Culture 1349 Mission Street, San Francisco Free of Charge with reservation reserve your seat at EventBrite As the culminating event of the week-long…Read more
Slow Sex Symposia Queer exit-strategies from capitalist economies of attraction and performance Presented as part of the This is What I Want Festival 30th June 2012 12-4 PM at the Center for Sex and Culture 1349 Mission Street, San Francisco Free of Charge with reservation reserve your seat at Eventbrite Presented…Read more
This Is What I Want 2012, is an annual live art festival about desire, intent on redefining the relationship between intimacy and performance. This year, in it’s third iteration; This Is What I Want (TIWIW) festival looks at intimacy of desire through the lens of economy. Can the reformulation…Read more