Category Archives: relational aesthetics

Announcing a new project: The Department of Local Affairs

I’m just beginning my major public project for 2014, The Department of Local Affairs.  I’ll be making travel guides of everyday information about any given neighborhood. This project is a kind of antidote to tourism. The Department of Local Affairs … Continue reading

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Finding different kinds of truths in places.

Touristic information, which is often presented and received as a baseline definitive, is no more or less true than everyday information. Touristic information is manufactured; everyday information is lived. Either way: these are not objective measures. If information is what … Continue reading

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Read along with me! Social Works (Shannon Jackson)

Finally sitting down to read Shannon Jackson’s Social Works (long overdue!, and thanks to Maureen Connor for lending me the book). Only through the introduction but already struck by two turns of phrase appropriate to performance, and in particular to … Continue reading

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In case you’re in Germany this weekend . . .

I’m very excited for the premiere screening of Process Late Lunch starting this weekend as part of Künstlerhaus Stuttgart‘s Ich/I exhibit and performance program. I was thankful to work again with my amazing video editor, Evan Leed, who has an … Continue reading

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A few interesting car modifications.

Turning over the internet for some design inspiration for Traffic Disruption Village, I came across a few things that I like. For livability, the Yatoo concept is potentially expensive but relatively extensive. Designed for camping, I think it could work … Continue reading

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Traffic Disruption Charrette on Saturday!

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I’ve been at sixes and sevens so haven’t yet made the official blog/website announcement of my new project: Traffic Disruption Village. This project is being created for Flux Factory’s fall show Untitled (As Of Yet), which asked artists to prepare … Continue reading

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Upcoming performances (Perform Love, Perform Bureaucracy) + some housekeeping.

I have a few performances this month as part of the Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival (BIPAF). The first of these is coming up this Thursday, July 18th, at IV Soldiers. I’ve been invited to perform with the No Wave … Continue reading

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Processing in der Schweiz

Greetings from Zurich, where I’m performing a Process Dinner this weekend at SAME(difference)_sculpture in relation (1): Eat Art! at the Kunstkammer AZB. This Process Dinner will be unique in that all of the main materials for the meal (produce, mostly) … Continue reading

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The Bureau of Self-Recognition opens this Friday, May 31st!

Needless to say I’m beyond excited. This exhibit is my largest comprehensive solo show thus far, and it represents the product of a year and a half of research, performance, and object collection during the Bureau of Self-Recognition. Relevant details: … Continue reading

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American Sleepover Party tomorrow night in Stuttgart.

Debuting a new work, American Sleepover Party, tomorrow evening in Stuttgart as part of the Lange Nacht der Museen. My work will be in Akademie Schloss Solitude’s group show, Römer XIV. American Sleepover Party is a nostalgic comfort installation, designed for … Continue reading

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