Archive of Jesse Hewit

FRESH FESTIVAL 2012/13 – December 31, 2012 – January 12, 2013

on December 29th, 2012 in Festival, Programs, Special Presentation, WORKSHOP by | No Comments

Presented by Kathleen Hermesdorf’s ALTERNATIVA & Alternative Conservatory About Schedule Intensives Open Classes Events Performances Bios Sign up About FRESH Festival is 2 weeks of abundant dance and music, art and action, interaction and inspiration to start the new year, offering evening events, jams and weekend performances, intensive physical training and…

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SF choreographer Jesse Hewit interviews Headlands Center for the Arts resident alumni Melinda Ring about Mouse Auditions.

on October 19th, 2012 in Article, Community Partner Program, Dramaturgy, Interview by | 2 Comments

  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……

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THIS IS WHAT I WANT 2012 – PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL, SYMPOSIA, EXPERIENCE

on June 14th, 2012 in Festival, Slider, Slides, Special Presentation by | No Comments

  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…

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BLOG SALON #2: On Queer Economies – FEB 13th through Feb 17th, 2012

on February 13th, 2012 in Blog Salon, DIY Production, Mapping, Special Presentation by | No Comments

About Release Dates About Instigated by Jesse Hewit and Ernesto Sopprani, this virtual salon gathers some of SF’s best queer contermporary art makers.  Prompted with a question we all grapple with every day, art makers share with us how do they make “it” happen.  We look at what tactics, currencies,…

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A Question of Legacy; A text Inspired by Pina Bausch by Tessa Wills

on January 17th, 2012 in Article, Mapping by | 2 Comments

  Pina Bausch’s company Tanztheater Wuppertal from Germany visited Berkley to perform Danzón in December 2011. It gives me an opportunity to crystalise some questions which bang around for me constantly as a working artist living in the Bay Area, but trained in Europe. How is her work expanded, reflected,…

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Cloud Making – 4 Free Workshops

on September 4th, 2011 in Special Presentation, WORKSHOP by | No Comments

Cloud Making Description 01: The Ritual 02: The Chorus 03: The Structure 04: The Attempt Bios Description Push Play Part III: OFFSITE Sat, Sep 17, 3-7:45pm—Workshops begin at 3pm and 5pm sharp! To be held at Joe Goode Performance Group’s space in the Mission District: 499 Alabama Street #150, San…

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This Is What I Want 2011, redefining the relationship between intimacy and performance.

on June 12th, 2011 in Festival, Special Presentation by | 2 Comments

This Is What I Want 2011, redefining the relationship between intimacy and performance. About the Production Curatorial Team SOMArts Dates Garage Dates Production Team About the Production THIS IS WHAT I WANT 2011 PRODUCED BY: JESSE HEWIT, RACHAEL DICHTER, AND THEOFFCENTER CURATED BY: JIZ LEE, JESSE HEWIT, RACHAEL DICHTER, KEITH HENNESSY,…

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Jesse Hewit – Seriously…you guys.

on June 8th, 2011 in Uncategorized by | 7 Comments

  I like people, feelings, and not talking. Ultimately, I’ve studied each of these things with fervor, and the intersections therein have led me to where I am. I’m gay and feel very complicated things about homosocializing institutions, about pleasure and bodies/my body, and I generally trust my physicalizations far…

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SQUART! Into the Wild – SQUART Goes to the Headlands.

on February 21st, 2011 in Programs, Slides by | 2 Comments

SQUART is Back!! As twin themes for this incarnation, SQUART will embrace the ideas of Retreat and Endurance.  On Saturday March 26th, 40 artists have committed to caravaning to the unusual, non-urban setting of the Headlands, (where abandoned military installations are set among rustic valleys and windswept ocean cliffsides) in order to attempt…

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THIS IS WHAT I WANT 2011 – Call for Proposals

on January 20th, 2011 in Festival, Special Presentation by | No Comments

integrating our sexualities and sexual wants into our lived identities is becoming more and more necessary for many of us…and it is fucking hard. Sexually speaking, we are all at a strange and shape-shifting moment in our collective histories. Our lived choices are stillconstantly weighed in on by current trends in sexual self-expression, legislation, risk factors, gender-fucking, new drugs, new media, and a pervasive and very American push to know and answer to our selves, and therefore, we have some distinct questions on the table. So…THIS IS WHAT I WANT is back on the table too.. Submissions for THIS IS WHAT I WANT 2011 will be accepted Jan 17th through February 15th, and our decisions will be sent out by March 1st.

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