The Rise of the Performance Art Festival in the USA

The Rise of the Performance Art Festival in the USA

Guest Post by Autumn Hays  Over the last few years within the United States a growing interest has arisen in festivals that specialize in Performance Art, that offshoot of the visual Arts, who’s practices center around temporal body-based works. This...
Process Notes: Part 2 with Tatyana Tenenbaum

Process Notes: Part 2 with Tatyana Tenenbaum

Guest Post by Hannah Verrill Tatyana Tenenbaum is an interdisciplinary artist whose work examines sound and movement within a shared perceptual, historical, and dramaturgical framework. Her most recent piece, Private Country, premiered this past October at The...
Process Notes: Part 1 with Michal Samama

Process Notes: Part 1 with Michal Samama

 Guest post by Hannah Verrill Michal Samama is a performance artist and choreographer from Israel.  She recently came to Chicago by way of New York to begin her MFA in studio art at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. She is now focusing on the research and...
Obsolescent Performance: Tercer Cuerpo/Timbre 4 at the MCA

Obsolescent Performance: Tercer Cuerpo/Timbre 4 at the MCA

Tercer Cuerpo,the claustrophobic experimental play by Argentinian company Timbre 4 opening at the MCA next weekend, takes place, according to director Claudio Tolcachir, in “an office that doesn’t have any more reason for being, its services have no meaning.” ...