Tag Archives: performance art

The People to Come

768 responses. 529 people. 50 dances. These are the contributions to – and endless possibilities for – The People to Come, a participatory performance project making its New York debut at the Invisible Dog Art Center on June 25th. Conceived … Continue reading

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Davis Freeman’s Too shy to stare

No need to check personal baggage at the door. Davis Freeman’s Too shy to stare, performed at the Old School as part of Performance Space 122’s COIL Festival, is all about the viewer.  Nine other audience members and I took … Continue reading

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Off the Wall at the Whitney

Trisha Brown Dance Company at the Whitney Museum, 1971, photo by Walter Gutman, courtesy Anthology Film Archives From July 1st through September 19th, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents Off the Wall, a two-part exhibition that brings together thirty performative … Continue reading

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Performa 09: Creative Takeover

This Friday marks the beginning of Performa 09, the third biennial of a city-wide, three-week festival of performance art.  Unlike the last two festivals, Performa 09 will attempt to break down the boundaries that exist between artistic mediums.  In a … Continue reading

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