Archive of Tessa Wills

TIWIW 2012 – This Is What [YOU] Want – Experiential

on June 18th, 2012 in DIY Production, Festival, Slider, Slides by | No Comments

  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…

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TIWIW 2012- SLOW SEX SYMPOSIA

on June 18th, 2012 in DIY Production, Festival, Slider, Slides, Special Presentation by | No Comments

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…

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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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Protected: Kronos Quartet on Women’s Voices

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Protected: Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ on war, community, bridges and roots

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Outsider Tactics – Three questions for Dean Moss

on January 25th, 2012 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

. This past January 19 through the 21st, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presented the west coast premier of Dean Moss’s Nameless Forest.  As part of THEOFFCENTER effort to contribute critical discourse into dance performance, Tessa Wills sat down with Dean Moss and asked him a few questions.  Tessa: Hi…

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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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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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Tessa Wills – More.

on June 10th, 2011 in Blog Salon by | 2 Comments

…who am I here and now, to the people who are asking? I come from a white highbrow contemporary dance background. I came to that through music, which I was taught in a Japanese style from a really young age, through English Ballet, and Western classical music to British contemporary…

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TOO MUCH! A Queer Performance Marathon – LINE UP –

on January 18th, 2011 in Festival, Special Presentation by | 1 Comment

Too Much! strives to offers a temporal community in the borderlands of artistic contagion, exchange, friction, and tourism. Crashing the limits of neatly package identity-based events, Too Much! brings together artists and audiences on the basis of a shared appreciation of experimental, untried, queer art.

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