Saturday, October 2
at Pieter (Performance Art Space DANCE)
420 W Ave 33, #10
Los Angeles, CA (Lincoln Heights)
Mommy! Mommy! presents
“Mommy, I'm Sorry”
Door at 7:30.
Show at 8.
Event is Free.
Please bring non-monetary contribution like liquor or something for them to provide guests at shows or like clothing to put in their clothing exchange shop.
CARA BENSON is author of a book of interconnected pre-elegaic prose poems for humans animals plants and earth called (made). Her book length poetic meditation on historical, biological, and cosmological evolution, Protean Parade, is due out from Black Radish Books early 2011. Benson teaches poetry in a NY State Prison and edits the online text and art journal Sous Rature.
SEAN GRIFFIN, composer and interdisciplinary artist, lives and works in Los Angeles. He has developed compositional and interdisciplinary methodologies positioned at the intersection of sound and performance, creating large and small-scale concert works, collaborative sound and video installations, and film scores. His works have been presented by Los Angeles' REDCAT, the Armand Hammer Museum, June in Buffalo, Berlin's Volksbühne, Secession Vienna, London's Royal Academy and the Tate Modern, Festival d'Avignon, Taipei City Arts Festival, Walker Art Center, and Centre Pompidou. His current work addresses scripting rhythmic regimentation and conflicting behaviors in performances by instrumentalists, vocalists, and actors in a large-scale event called Cold Spring at EMPAC this year. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego.
JENNIFER KARMIN's text-sound epic, Aaaaaaaaaaalice, was published by Flim Forum Press in 2010. She curates the Red Rover Series and is co-founder of the public art group Anti Gravity Surprise. Her multidisciplinary projects have been presented at festivals, artist-run spaces, community centers, and on city streets across the U.S., Japan, and Kenya. A proud member of the Dusie Kollektiv, she is the author of the Dusie chapbook Evacuated: Disembodying Katrina. Walking Poem, a collaborative street project, is featured online at How2. In Chicago, Jennifer teaches creative writing to immigrants at Truman College and works as a Poet-in-Residence for the public schools.
KATE ZAMBRENO's first published novel, O Fallen Angel, won Chiasmus Press' "Undoing the Novel - First Book Contest" and was published in April. She writes the literary blog Frances Farmer Is My Sister , which will inspire a collection of essays to be published by Semiotext(e)'s Active Agents series in Fall 2011. She is the prose editor of Nightboat Books, and recently curated July for Everyday Genius.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Sawako Nakayasu will be in Los Angeles this weekend, giving a talk and directing a performance as part of her Not Content installation Insect Country C. Both events will be at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), 6522 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.
Friday, 10 September 2010, 1:30 pm
Artist/Writer Talk with Sawako Nakayasu
Sunday, 12 September 2010, 3-5:30 pm
Improvisational Insect Orchestra, with Juliana Snapper!
Dust off your instruments and come participate in writer/artist Sawako Nakayasu’s Improvisational Insect Orchestra performance. A selection of musicians will improvise the score to a live insect silhouette performance, after which audience members are invited to bring their own instrument to accompany the insect of their choice in accordance with its performance. Each orchestra will perform for 30 minutes before switching instruments, insects, and orchestral players.