FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Downtown performance artist and photographer, and 2003-04 Franklin Furnace Fund Recipient, Vivian Babuts debuts her first full-length solo performance show for one monstrously divine evening as part of Dixon Place's HOT! Festival: NYC Celebration of Queer Culture.
part of Queer Fests NYC
Vivian Babuts, bares her consummated hermAphroditic soul in this hairy-raising
collection of raw and provocative live performances exploring the powerful
role of the "Other" in our society - and in ourselves, and our
simultaneous attraction and revulsion toward this monster of our own creation.
The work expresses the powerlessness and rage, as well as the determination
and empowerment accompanying her/it/our attempts for survival and a voice
in this highly charged time/space reality we know as our current contemporary
radical and brilliantly executed red-carpet performance of monstrously
This performance is made possible in part, by the Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art, supported by the Jerome Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts.