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Marcus Vinicius RIP

We were so sorry to hear the news about Marcus. Here is a link to his Facebook page where you can offer your condolences.

October 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Non Grata in Force Majeure at DiverseWorks

On March 8th at DiverseWorks Non Grata did their performance Force Majeure.

March 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

1KA from France Performed Every Night

It was a real thrill to witness a talent like 1KA from France. An important member of Non Grata, this guy was totally fascinating to watch and to listen to, … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Elena Nestorova, Words, Light and Sound at AvantGarden

Words from Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, Identity as circle of light calling through tiny electric sounds a heartbeat, heard on embrace. This performance was beautiful, and … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rodney Dickson and his F#*cked Up World

I had the great pleasure to work very closely on this performance piece with Rodney Dickson. When he first sent his list of materials needed it was funny enough to … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Orion Maxted does Banana Banana at notsuoH

Saturday afternoon a van full of performance artists from around the world pulls up to the Fiesta Mart at Studemont and 14th. Mission BANANA. Later that night Orion Maxted includes … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Julia Wallace challenges our perceptions at notsuoH

Julia Wallace did a beautiful piece that struck right at the heart of our insecurities and ask us the question “What Do You Think of Me Now?” Talking to her … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Myk Henrry in Never Ending Freedom at DiverseWorks

Born in Dublin Ireland; moved to New York 1984 and worked as the fastest blackjack dealer in the underground casino scene. Henry became a pioneer of the Williamsburg bohemian “immersionist” … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jill Pangallo does Happy Go Sad at DiverseWorks

In her latest multimedia, persona-based performance, Jill Pangallo re-creates the compound and often-incongruous roles that people perform on a daily basis. Pangallo’s detailed, nuanced portraits oscillate between emotional and emotive … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nancy Douthey at notsuoH

Nancy Douthey performed at notsuoH as part of the Lone Star Performance Explosion. Photos courtesy of Michelle Lanter, Ben DeSoto and Alex Barber.

March 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

Brian and Stevie McCord tell us to..

There are always some back stories going around at any major event like this one. Knowing some of this back story, I had to give it to Brian and Stevie … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nestor Topchy, A Geometry of Painting

While in school in Baltimore in 1981, Topchy chanced upon an exhibition of Yves Klein’s IKB work. Topchy credits Klein’s use of a saturated ultramarine blue pigment that represented “the … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Natali Leduc does The Fotofonotron 3000 at DiverseWorks

With the help of the audience, Natali demonstrated how to take a photograph with a rotary phone. I got to participate as a “Snake Handler” (which everyone knows is mandatory … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nyugen E. Smith performs at AvantGarden

I would have liked to see Nyugen perform again during the festival. It was one of the most moving segments of the three nights. Nyugen’s motions and references brought forth … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

KPFT Interview

CLICK HERE for the KPFT INTERVIEW Interviewing Orion Maxted, 1KA, Elena Nestorova, organized by Kelly Alison for Michael Woodson of the “LIVE” 6am Friday morning program “LIVING ART”. Only on … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

the goose a prisoner

the goose a prisoner is a shadow of a strangulation. Odysseus’s sadness as he tried to embrace the shade of his mother–hugs in Hades are impossible. Had he known that … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rahul Mitra at AvantGarden

Artist, printmaker, photographer, writer, scientist and entrepreneur, born in Hyderabad, India, now living in Houston. Mitra uses visual language drawn from the streets to interpret personal, socio-political dialogues exploring poverty, … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Daniel-Kayne 3 Day Fast at notsuoH

Daniel-Kayne spent three days in the window of Deans. Photos courtesy of Ben DeSoto, Michelle Lanter and Alex Barber.

March 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Orion Maxted Words

Here is the statement I wrote in the lead-up to the festival, part of which I read out at the seminar we gave: “The Paris ’68 slogan: ‘Take your dreams … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

KPFT Interview with Local Artists

CLIKC HERE FOR KPFT INTERVIEW Historic interview with NestorTopchy, JimPirtle, KellyAlison, JonatanLopez on KPFT a few days before the festival started.

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jonatan Lopez at Lone Star Explosion

Jonatan was more that a performer in the Festival.  Jonatan did our promo video and our PR work.  We are very grateful for all his help.  He also did a … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Art Guys at notsuoH

March 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Considered Contractions. John G. Boehme. Lone Star Explosion – YouTube

Click on the link on this page and the next to get to the video of Gohn G. Boehme at notsuoh March 10, 2012   Considered Contractions. John G. Boehme. … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Houston Lone Star Performance Explosion. night 2 and 3

Originally posted on Pancho and Leftey:
This past weekend, Makenzie and I participated in the first ever biannual Houston Lone Star Performance Explosion 2012. This event was made up of three different…

March 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

the goose a prisoner

the goose a prisoner is a shadow of a strangulation. Odysseus’s sadness as he tried to embrace the shade of his mother–hugs in Hades are impossible. Had he known that … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nancy Douthey (Houston)

Nancy Douthey was born in Fort Worth, TX in the year of the horse, 1978 and currently lives and works in Houston, TX. She received her MFA in Interdisciplinary Practice … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · 8 Comments

Symposium Coming March 7, 2pm Contemporary Art Museum

Performance? March 7, 2pm Contemporary Art Museum, Houston TX The panel of speakers is an eclectic group of artists from around the world including: Julia Wallace (Houston), Rodney Dickson (Nth … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rahul Mitra (Houston)

Rahul Mitra is doing street art projects in Delhi, India; Houston; Paris and Berlin in 2012. The current performance is Culinary Street Art from Rahul’s experiences on the streets of … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jonatan Lopez

THE SHOW HAS BEGUN

February 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Daniel-Kayne (Houston)

In 2006 Daniel-Kayne moved to New York City to continue his studies and partake in an installation/painting residency at the New York School of Visual Arts.  Prior to this, he … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brian and Stevie McCord (Houston)

The.McCords in “Automobile Anxiety” The.McCords explore their personal experiences with automobiles and the anxiety surrounding driving, through live spoken-word, and exciting display, all the while from behind a barrier. “I … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Daniel Adame (Houston)

February 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rodney Dickson (New York)

Rodney Dickson 181 Engert Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. Email – Rodneydickson1@aol.com SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS – Paintings 2010 Gasser Grunert, New York, U.S.A. 2008 Gasser & Grunert Gallery, New York, U.S.A. … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · 11 Comments

1KA (France)

Video from Reno

February 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Orion Maxted (Berlin via London)

The fundamental of the fundamental of the fundamental of the fundamental of the fundamental of the fundamental?€¦ If by taking apart and putting back together we gain understanding of the … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jonatan Lopez (Houston)

Jonatan Lopez is an interdisciplinary artist residing in Houston. His works examine issues of debate within social and personal realms, often using empirical observation as research method. His performances and … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 6 Comments

Marcus Vinicius (Brazil)

In his performances and urban interventions – extending itself also to video and photography -, the focus is your own body as a territory for experimentation, exploring temporality/contingency/instability/limits. He has … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Nestor Topchy (Houston)

One of the Houston art world’s great visionaries, Nestor Topchy is a painter, sculptor, installation artist, and performance artist who was born in Somerville, New Jersey in 1963. Since 2001, … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jim Pirtle (Houston)

Rats in cages or why I don’t hurt myself with my art anymore When I was nine years old for some reason I hated school. Pretending to be sick was … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Art Guys (Houston)

The Art Guys have experimented with a wide range of materials and activities in their attempt to expand the dialog and boundaries of art. Sculpture, drawing, performances, installations and video … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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