Posted on:June 5, 2014
DEADLINE: JUNE 19, 2014
EXHIBITION: JULY 19, 2014
Can performance artists "emerge"? Are we looking to "establish" and "become visible?" (if so, what do we mean by this?) Are we trying to become famous? Is your cause an emergency? Do you need something? Do you have something you want seen? We coin a term, "EV" to describe the ways in which live performance art problematizes these concerns and vomits all over the whole paradigm.
PERFORMANCY FORUM is a platform, it holds you up, but only so that you can be seen as part of an immediate situation by a living witnesses, who exist with you in the here and now. There is no visibility beyond the present tense, no life to the work beyond it's liveness. There may be taken photographs or video. There may be post-performance discussion. But there will be only subjective schemas by which you may measure whether or not the performance you made became visible.
Please make proposals (ideally in debate with the above) for performances to occur on SATURDAY, JULY 19.
links to past work
in an email to: PANOPLYLAB@GMAIL.COM
FIVE ARTISTS will be selected to create performance works for the evening at Panoply Performance Laboratory.
Artists receive all donations from the door and free beer all night + a souvenir screenshot of the Facebook event page.