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Franklin Furnace's Goings On
January 28, 2003

1. Peter Grzybowski, FF Alumn, new work on the worldwideweb.
2. Cheri Gaulke and other FF Alumns in High Performance exhibit opening Feb 1.
3. Lenora Champagne, FF Alumn, at Patio, February 19th, 8 pm.
4. Barbara Hammer, FF Alumn, screening at Westbeth, Feb 4, 7:30 pm, free.
5. Joyce Cutler-Shaw, Moya Devine, Karen Finley, FF Alumns, at Sushi Benefit, Feb. 8.
6. Cary Peppermint, FF Alumn, at Collective Unconscious, Feb. 8th, 10 pm.
7. Agnes Denes, FF Alumn, Retrospective at Bucknell University through April 6. 2003
8. Ricardo Dominguez, FF Alumn, performs Jan 31, Jackson Heights, NY
9. Susan Leopold, FF Alumn, at MassMOCA and Lebanon Valley College
10. Jacquelyn Schiffman, FF Alumn, at Figureworks, Jan 31-March 2, 2003
11. Julie Ault, Lucy Lippard, FF Alumns, booksigning at The Drawing Center, Feb 20th.
12. Penny Arcade, FF Alumn, presents "A Whore's Life," Feb 2, 6 pm at Tribes.
13. Donna Henes, FF Alumn, announces West Coast Tour, Feb-Mar 2003
14. jihui Digital Salon presents Perry Hoberman, January 31, 7 PM @ Parsons
15. Nicolás Dumit Estévez presents"Cash Tendered" at Cynthia Broan Gallery, Feb 1.
16. Marina Abramovic, The House with the Ocean View, at NYU, Feb 4, 7 PM.
17. Ligorano/Reese, FF Alumns, at Rotunda Gallery, opening Jan 30, 6-8 pm.
18. Ruth Hardinger, FF Alumn, at Kristen Fredericksen, opening Feb 13, 6-8 pm.

1. Peter Grzybowski, FF Alumn, new work on the worldwideweb.

I am back home in New York after long trip to Europe. There is a note about my last performance piece in Krakow, Poland, on Hysterics magazines website: http://www.hysterics.art.pl/ and an update of my website in Performance section: http://www.grzybowski.org

Please, take a look when you get a chance. New things are coming soon.
Greetings, Peter


2. Cheri Gaulke and other FF Alumns in High Performance exhibit opening Feb 1.

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions 6522 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, California 90028 t] 323.957.1777 f] 323.957.9025 artleak.org

"High Performance: The First Five Years, 1978-1982"
Organized by Jenni Sorkin
Opening reception Saturday 1 February 2003, 6 to 8 pm
Exhibition runs 1 February - 30 March 2003

This project is part of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions' special 25th Anniversary Series

"High Performance: The First Five
Years, 1978-1982," organized by Jenni Sorkin, reconsiders the first international magazine devoted exclusively to live performance art. Based in Los Angeles, High Performance magazine ran as a quarterly from 1978-1997. The magazine provided a forum for both local and international artists, many of whom in the years beyond the 1970s and early 1980s became known as prominent and highly influential artists.

Utilizing material from the High Performance archive, housed in Santa Monica, CA, as well as from the artists themselves, the exhibition examines the first five years of the magazine's history through correspondence, layouts, photographs, videos, artists' books, and other objects. With its radical, non-commercial status, performance art was, for much of the 1970s, an unrecognized discipline flourishing in both New York and Los Angeles, and Western Europe. Assembling performance documentation from a wide range of established and emerging artists, High Performance offered coverage to artists whose practices often challenged the boundaries, conventions, and silences of the established art world. Through live, body-based works, artists engaged experiences of autobiography, catharsis, and social injustice, challenging the ideological separations between art and life.

Operating on an open submission policy from its founding in 1978 until 1982, the magazine was a crucial publication that provided the necessary critical conditions needed to create and sustain an audience for the new genre. Through the publication of artists' texts, the magazine documented the performance art movement at its inception, and in the recent years after many key works had been completed. The magazine featured 15-80 artists per issue, providing a breadth and depth of materials previously unseen. A significant document, High Performance is a historical archive of seminal artists, but also a testament to passionate practice and independent activity. Artists include: Nancy Buchanan, Chris Burden, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Kim Jones, Suzanne Lacy, The Lesbian Art Project, Paul McCarthy, Linda M. Montano, Gina Pane, Rachel Rosenthal, Carolee Schneemann, Barbara T. Smith, the Waitresses, and others.

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions' programming in 2003, the year the organization turns twenty-five, will be comprised of presentations that bring together artist alumni from this institution's rich history and younger artists whose careers are burgeoning. A conceptual continuum with the organization's founders will be emphasized as well as the legacy of this organization, founded to champion the presentation of new art and art forms. High Performance's crucial early coverage of LA's performance art scene documents, in tandem, a seminal period in Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions own history; nearly half of the artists featured in this show are alumni of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, and many of the projects documented occurred under its auspices.

Founded the same year, in 1978, on the same principle, to provide a forum for new and innovative art that challenges artistic conventions, High Performance and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions share a vital history. Fittingly, the institution's 25th Anniversary Series will be launched by "High Performance: The First Five Years, 1978-1982," followed in April by the presentation of "Small Skyscraper," a new sculptural/architectural work by renowned Los Angeles artist and alumni Chris Burden.

In conjunction with "High Performance: The First Five Years, 1978 - 1982," Irene Tsatsos has organized a performance series called "The Rebirth of Wonder" that will feature new work by Los Angeles artists. A calendar with participating artists, dates, and times will be available in January 2003. FF alumn Cheri Gaulke will present This is My Body and Feminist Art Workers.

Jenni Sorkin is an independent curator and freelance critic who has written for numerous art magazines and journals. The exhibition originated as an MA thesis exhibition at The Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. She is at work on a book about High Performance magazine and other art publications of the 1970s.

Admission to Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions is free with a recommended donation of $3.00 ($2.00 students, members free). Gallery hours are Wednesday - Sunday 12 - 6 pm, Friday 12 ? 9 pm. Call 323.957.1777 for parking information, directions, and additional information.

Support for Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions and its programs comes from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, California Arts Council, California Community Foundation Arts Funding Initiative, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Getty Grant Program, Thornton S. Glide, Jr. and Katrina D. Glide Foundation, the LEF Foundation, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, and the members of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions.


3. Lenora Champagne, FF Alumn, at Patio, February 19th, 8 pm.

Lenora Champagne, FF Alumn, will be doing a work-in-progress showing of her new solo, Mother's Little Helper, on Wednesday Feb. 19 at 8 at Patio, on Second Avenue between first and second streets. It's presented by Dixon Place.


4. Barbara Hammer, FF Alumn, screening at Westbeth, Feb 4, 7:30 pm, free.

Barbara Hammer screens My Babushka: Searching Ukrainian Identities
Feb. 4, 7:30 pm. Free
Westbeth Community Room
55 Bethune St. (between Westside Highway and Washington St; Jane and Bank)

58 min. video documentary centers on the questions of civil liberties and cultural differences in a society beginning to open as Hammer sear chesx for her own ethnic roots, identity and family history in Ukraine. Issues of human rights, anti-Semitism, homophobia, feminism and a divided and economically-depressed country are encounterd by the filmmaker as she returns to a "homeland" of poverty and change as Ukrainians search for a new post-glasnost identity.


5. Joyce Cutler-Shaw, Moya Devine, Karen Finley, FF Alumns, at Sushi Benefit, Feb. 8.

Joyce Cutler-Shaw, Moya Devine, and Karen Finley as guest auctioneer participate in Sushi Performance and Visual Art presents THE RED BALL, Acts of Passion, annual contemporary art auction benefit. Saturday, February 8th, 2003, 5:30 pm - 12:30 am, Sushi 1061 J Street at 11th Avenue San Diego CA 92101
www.sushiart.org/redball. FF Alumns Joyce Cutler-Shaw and Moya Devine have donated art. Karen Finley will be an auctioneer and will also produce Psychic Portraits.


6. Cary Peppermint, FF Alumn, at Collective Unconscious, Feb. 8th, 10 pm.

An evening with Cary Peppermint as he presents a raw, improvisational and "lite" version release of "Conductor Number Seventeen" the latest in his ongoing series of performances or "Technolectures."

Saturday February 8th, 2003, 10PM - $5.00 Admission
Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow Street, NYC - 212.254.5277

Conductor Number Seventeen is Cary Peppermint's latest version in a continuing series of multi-media performances first conceived by the artist for "PORT", a pioneering exhibition of new media technologies and online strategies initiated by Artnetweb at the MIT List Visual Arts Center in January of 1997. Peppermint's Conductor performances deal directly and brazenly with issues of mediation by incorporating live video/surveillance technology that requires viewers to observe in simultaneity the actual performance event and the real-time (live) approximation of that event. In Conductor performances Peppermint engages multiple technologies to deliver his own discourse of spoken language and techno-music that he terms "Technolectures." Through both high & low-tech devices including halogen work-lamps, laptop computers, and even a ukulele, Peppermint questions the effectiveness, potential and even the necessity of the "live" performer. Past performances have included varied performance-art "jam-sessions" including Peppermint conducting his techno-lectures from the confines of a pine-box for Conductors Number One and Nine and sealing himself off completely in an 14 by 14 room for "Conductor Number Zero."

"I like to consider the invention of the phonograph and its early alternate label of 'ghost-box.' The 'ghost-box' produced voices from people who did not exist... at least in physical presence. To reproduce the 'live' event is to be involved with the work of the 'dead', the very act of (media) entombment." - Cary Peppermint 2002

For More Info, Hi-Resolution Press Images and MP3 Downloads Visit http://www.restlessculture.net/conductor

Cary Peppermint's work involves performance and new media technologies. He incorporates the real-time video surveillance, digital-photography and electronic music to permeate a multitude of 'networks' within and beyond the internet. Peppermint applies recombinant strategies to commercial sites and publications, such as Ebay.com, Evite.com, The New York Daily News, Artforum and Mp3.com by processes of simulating, mirroring and/or uploading them with artistic content that employs them as carriers of interactive compositions of chance, interruption or "restless culture." Peppermint's works comprise some of the first real-time performance art realized via the internet including "The Mashed Potato Supper" as part of Edinburgh's Fringe Film and Video Festival in 1995 and "Conductor Number One" included in PORT: Navigating Digital Culture in 1996. Peppermint lives in New York where he consistently disseminates his work through an independent website of information-art called "Restlessculture.net." (http://www.restlessculture.net/) Peppermint's work has been supported by cutting edge institutions such as Franklin Furnace. He has exhibited internationally in festivals and centers of contemporary art, such as Osnabrück's European Media Art Festival Walker Art Center's first major survey of internet art, "Beyond Interface" and The Whitney Museum of Art's "Artport." Peppermint's performances have taken place at The Kitchen, Postmaster's Gallery, ISEA and the Center for Contemporary Art in Glasgow.


7. Agnes Denes, FF Alumn, Retrospective at Bucknell University through April 6. 2003

through April 6, 2003
Agnes Denes: Projects for Public Spaces
A Retrospective
Curated by Dan Mills
Organized and traveled nationally by the Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University (catalogue, with essay by Eleanor Heartney and writings by Agnes Denes and Mills)


8. Ricardo Dominguez, FF Alumn, performs Jan 31, Jackson Heights, NY

We invite you to the first public exhibition of the children's workshop

Art, Story-Telling, And The Five Senses (Comité Santísimo Sacramento, Asociación Tepeyac) with a special performance by multi-media artist Ricardo Dominguez, FF Alumn based on the acclaimed book "The Story of Colors."
Friday January 31, 6pm-8pm
34-43 of 93rd Street, Jackson Heights, Queens.
(see directions at end of message)

La historia de los colores/The Story of Colors: A Bilingual Folktale from the Jungles of Chiapas Authors: Anne Bar Din Subcomandante Marcos Domitilia Dominguez March, 1999 Adapted and performed by Ricardo Dominguez

Among many other issues, Ricardo Dominguez' multi-media work explores the relationship between art, technology, and social engagement. He has been involved with numerous individual and collective initiatives including Critical Art Ensemble, Electronic Disturbance Theater, and The Thing. You can visit his site at: http://www.thing.net/~rdom/

Art, Story-Telling, and the Five Senses is an experimental arts workshop for bilingual children (English-Spanish) initiated and run through the efforts of the Asociación Tepeyac, its after-school program "Encontrando Nuestras Raíces," and the community of Santísimo Sacramento in Queens. Asociación Tepeyac is an organization run by and for the Hispanic community in New York. Please visit: http://www.tepeyac.org

Through various narrative techniques and artistic disciplines we are working toward the completion of a book, an audio piece, and an art video for a mixed community who wishes to share the dreams and labors of the Hispanic community in New York and elsewhere. As the students strengthen their own voice, they also learn to appreciate and use their complex heritage against today's favorite backdrop: New York City.

Our first exhibition includes two videos, a slide narrative, booklets, costumes, sculpture, drawing, and games, all produced and executed by the students themselves.
Instructors: Daisy Rosenblum, Polina Porras, Juventino Mosso, Vicencio Márquez, Peter Lasch. Director: Peter Lasch We thankfully acknowledge: Ricardo Dominguez, Asociación Tepeyac, Dedalus Foundation, Comité Santísimo Sacramento, Padres y Madres de Familia, Iglesia de Blessed Sacrament, Televisión Tepeyac Service

Take the #7 train to Flushing. Get off on Junction and walk on Roosevelt Ave until 93rd Street. Turn right and keep walking until you reach the corner with 35th Ave. We're in the church's basement. For more information on the workshop or this exhibition contact:
Peter Lasch plasch@duke.edu


9. Susan Leopold, FF Alumn, at MassMOCA and Lebanon Valley College

Susan Leopold: Mixed-Up Worlds
February 13 - September 5, 2003
MassMOCA - Kidspace

Opening reception: Thursday, February 13, from 3:30 - 6:00 pm
1032 Mass Moca Way
North Adams, MA

Susan Leopold: Turning Tower and Other Eccentric Spaces, 1992-2003
February 28 - April 13, 2003
Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery
Lebanon Valley College
Opening reception February 28th, from 5 - 7 pm
Artist's Lecture March 19, 7pm
101 North College Ave.
Annville, PA 17003-0501


10. Jacquelyn Schiffman, FF Alumn, at Figureworks, Jan 31-March 2, 2003

Jacquelyn Schiffman, FF Alumn, presents Sitting on Air
January 31 - March 2, 2003
Reception - Sunday Afternoon, February 2nd, 4-7 PM
168 North 6th Street
(1 block south from Bedford Avenue "L" train, between Bedford Ave./ Driggs Ave.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1-6 PM or by appointment

Figureworks is pleased to be hosting a striking and unusual new body of work by Jacquelyn Schiffman. This new series of figurative work is done predominantly in wax and acrylic on a semi-transparent, polyester, spun-web "canvas". Using paint and wax on this spunbound material, in an encaustic approach, Ms. Schiffman has produced stunning results. The figures take on an abstracted, dream-like quality, not only due to the artist's hand, but also by the magic of the material itself. Ms. Schiffman entitled this show Sitting on Air. She says "Sitting on air is tricky, you don't know if you're about to fly or to fall down." Her figurative imagery is based on real people, some famous, some familial, some models. These introspective figures carry a mystical quality and it is intriguingly difficult to determine if they are elated enough to take flight or perhaps just slump and drop from sight.

Regarding her materials, spunbound technology has been around since the mid-l960s for use in the automotive, construction and medical fields. As an art source, spunbounds are remarkable for their transparent, sensual and archival qualities. To further assist in appreciating this unique material, most of this work is mounted top and bottom on transparent, hollow acrylic rods. Hanging like scrolls allows light through the piece and in many cases, exposure to the back of this work is as intriguing as the face.

Ms. Schiffman received her BA from the University of Michigan and her MS from Southern Connecticut University. She has studied in Paris at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere and Academie de Notre Dame des Champs and in the NY at Hunter College, the New School, and the Art Students' League. She has received numerous awards for her work including an individual grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. She has also studied in Connecticut at the studio of Gerald Garston and the Studio of Madeline Sharrer. She is influenced by the poupees of Marta Kuhn Weber and Greer Lankton and the collages of Hannelore Baron.


11. Julie Ault, Lucy Lippard, FF Alumns, booksigning at The Drawing Center, Feb 20th.

The Drawing Center and The university of Minnesota Press are pleased to host a reception and signing for Alternative Art New York, 1965-1985, edited by Julie Ault, FF Alumn. Extending from the exhibit, "Cultural Economies: Histories from the Aleternatiev Arts Movement, NYC" held at The Drawing Center in 1996. With essays by Martin Beck, Jkuli Carson, Jim Cornwell, David Deitcher, Arlene Goldbard, Miwon Kwon, Lucy R. Lippard (FF Alumn), Alan Moore and Brian Wallis.
Thursday February 20, 2003, 6-8 pm
The Drawing Center
35 Wooster Street (between Broome and Grand Streets)
NYC 10013


12. Penny Arcade, FF Alumn, presents "A Whore's Life," Feb 2, 6 pm at Tribes.

On Sunday February 2nd at 6pm Penny Arcade, FF Alumn, will present "A Whore's Life" at Tribes. TRIBES 285 East 3rd St second floor between Ave C &D 212-674-8262 suggested donaton $10 .....

After touring the USA this fall with The Sex Workers Art Show, Penny Arcade was staggered to see that the two most unique voices on the tour were marginalized. The voices of Leslie Bull and Ariel Lightingchild. Both women, Leslie Bull ,40 years old, a poet and writer and Ariel Lightningchild, 19 years old, a film maker, offer a view into the rarely voiced world of street prostitution. As prostitution continues to lose its stigma among upper middle class college girls and as the term 'sex worker' is thrown around with abandon, the issues of race and class, particularly class become more apparent and more avoided.

Leslie will read from her work and we will show Ariel's short films "Deconstructing Crack Ho" (a memoir 7minutes) and Swallow 7 minutes.Please join us at Tribes for an extremely engaging, honest and exciting walk on the wild side and Penny will set the context with some excerpts from her new work in progress "A Whore like The Rest".

Ariel Lightningchild Is from the Cree and Ojibwa first nations, she is also Jewish and Roma (gypsy). She ws born on coast Salish land commonly known as Vancouver, B.C. Canada. She left home at 11 yers old and has been trying to sort out her life ever since. She has been off the streets and drugs since 1999 and has published 2 chapbook/zines of her short stories and poems, and directed/written/ produced 4 videos and one super 8 film. Through her art Ariel gives voice to her stories of childhood abuse and neglect, life on the streets and sexual exploitation. Ariel's work exposes and analyzes various forms of oppression and how they have effected her ancestors, her family, her friends , herself,and have contributed to different kinds of abuse she has experienced. She offers a strong voice on the subjects she approaches, and articulates her thoughts in an affective, raw ,disturbing,gritty and often humorous way. Ariel hopes that by sharing her experiences she may help others. She currently resides in Montréal, Québec were she is freezing her ass off and trying to graduate from high school.

Leslie Bull is a writer. A poet, novelist, and sometime photographer. Among other things, she writes about her experiences as a teen welfare mom, street hooker, white girl, junkie, prisoner family, middle-aged college student, and survivor. Raw and from the heart, she calls herself "a compulsive truth-teller" in her writing. Leslie recently performed in a nationwide tour with the Sex Worker's Art Show, and is the author of four chapbooks of poetry and creative nonfiction, including the first three chapters of her memoir, titled Jury Duty.


13. Donna Henes, FF Alumn, announces West Coast Tour, Feb-Mar 2003

Mama Donna's West Coast Tour February/March 2003

a) Seattle, Washington, Friday, February 21 9:00am-12:00pm
The Queen Of My Self: Stepping Into Sovereignty In Mid Life
A Workshop With Donna Henes
From her new book-in-progress by the same name.
$35 (non members $40)
as part of the
Women Of Wisdom 11th Annual Conference In Women's Spirituality
Witnessing The Sacred * Transforming Our World
February 14-22
Seattle Unity Church
200 8th Avenue N., Seattle, Washington
To register or to request a conference catalog:
By phone: 206 782-3363
By email: register@womenofwisdom.org/www.womenofwisdom.org

b) Portland, Oregon Sunday, February 23 3:00-6:00pm

A Sizzling Shakti Circle
A ritual of affirmation, passion and empowerment to align us with the Female Forces of the Universe. A rousing ceremony for wild women only. Please be really red!
An event sponsored by We'Moon and We'Mooniversity
Donation: $15
Main Conference Room
1330 SE 39th Street
Portland, OR
For information and registration call: We'Moon 503 630-3628

c) Oakland, California, Sunday, March 2 6:00pm
New Sap Moon Ceremonial Circle
With the first hint of spring in the air, let us tap into the rise and flow of the universal life force. A stimulating ceremony to summon up the underground stirrings of the soul.
Donation: $10
Laurel Book Store
4100 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA
For information and registration call:510 531-2073

d) Berkeley, California, Wednesday, March 5, 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Tranceformation: My Journey From The Spirit Of Art To The Art Of Spirit
JFK University
Department of Arts & Consciousness
2956 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA
Free, No reservations necessary
For information call: 510-486-8118
For further information, a list of services and publications, a calendar of upcoming events and a complimentary issue of Always in Season: Living in Sync with the Cycles. contact: Mama Donna's Tea Garden And Healing Haven
PO Box 380403
Exotic Brooklyn, NY 11238-0403
Phone/Fax 718-857-2247
Email: CityShaman@aol.com


14. jihui Digital Salon presents Perry Hoberman, January 31, 7 PM @ Parsons

Parsons Center for New Design
55 West 13th Street, 9th Fl.
New York, NY 10011
Live Webcast @ http://agent.netart-init.org starts 7pm EST.

Perry Hoberman will be discussing his current exhibition at Postmasters Gallery. In this exhibition, Hoberman tackles one of our current dilemmas: in a world of ever-increasingly "powerful" media technologies, our own power to creatively make use these technologies is under constant threat on a variety of fronts. Restrictions and surveillance are being hard-coded into the hardware, software and networks we use daily in a process that seems determined to make us little more than fodder for an ever-more-profitable army of passive and fearful consumers.

Several works satirize the endless attempts to price and profit from what has become known as "intellectual property" - a term that emphasizes ownership above all. A series of prints is based on the ubiquitous dialog boxes that appear whenever we open, save, close, delete, or do anything at all with the files on our computers. Another series of prints consist of superimposed images of every spam email message that Hoberman received over a given period of time, in an attempt to visualize the increasing onslaught of unsolicited advertising and to transform an utterly debased form of communication into something beautiful. Several works deal with iconography of the All-Seeing Eye, recently repurposed as the symbol of John Poindexter's "Total Information Awareness System," thus shifting its meaning from a suggestion of divine omniscience to a more earthbound ideal of total surveillance.

Perry Hoberman is one of the pioneers of new media art, having addressed the form, content and social implications of media technology for over twenty years. During that time, he has exhibited internationally, with major shows throughout the USA and Europe. His work is currently on view in the "Future Cinema" exhibition at the ZKM Center for New Media in Karlsruhe. Hoberman has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, and is both a 2002 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and a 2002 Rockefeller Foundation Media Art Fellow.

jihui (the meeting point), a self-regulated digital salon, invites all interested people to send ideas for discussion/performance/etc. jihui is where your voice is heard and your vision shared. jihui is sponsored by Digital Design Department and Center for New Design @ Parsons School of Design jihui is organized by agent.netart (http://agent.netart-init.org), a joint public program by NETART INITIATIVE and INTELLIGENT AGENT


15. Nicolás Dumit Estévez presents"Cash Tendered" at Cynthia Broan Gallery, Feb 1.

a one-day intervention by Nicolás Dumit Estévez

On February 1, 2003 from 10am to 6pm you are cordially invited to visit Cynthia Broan Gallery to acquire a limited edition art piece consisting of 99 one-dollar bills, to be sold for the modest price of 99 cents each. The bills will be conveniently sealed in a see-though envelope, stamped and signed by the artist. Buyers will receive, free of charge, a certificate of authenticity signed and dated by the artist and by a gallery representative. Bills to be sold while supplies last.

"Cash Tendered" is part of "Recession 2003 $99 Bargain Store Show" Curated by Tim Thyzel for Cynthia Broan Gallery.
Feb. 1- March 10, 2003
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12-6pm
Grand Opening: Saturday February 1, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Cynthia Broan Gallery and Tim Thyzel are excited to temporarily transform the gallery into a bargain store of art, with all items priced at $99 or under. Sales will be on a "cash and carry" basis. Items include: paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, videos, cd's, books, t-shirts, sculpture and other small objects. The $99 Show offers something for everyone, and we know anyone loves a bargain at least as much as they love art. The Grand Opening of the $99 Show is on Saturday, February 1st, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Final Closeout weekend will coincide with the Armory Show, when store hours will be extended, and prices on select remaining items will be reduced.
Cynthia Broan Gallery
423 W. 14th St, NYC NY 10014
t: 212.633.6525 f: 212.633.2855


16. Marina Abramovic, The House with the Ocean View, at NYU, Feb 4, 7 PM.

The Performance Studies Tuesday Night Forum
is proud to present:
Marina Abramovic
"The House With the Ocean View - Or - All About Performance"
Tuesday - February 4, 7:00 pm
721 Broadway, Room 636, NYC

Abramovic will discuss her recent "living installation" at Sean Kelly Gallery. During the 12 day performance, she lived and fasted in the gallery which was open to the public. "Ocean View also relates to Nightsea Crossing in that it is really about consciousness. Abramovic has long been interested in the way spiritual practitioners develop themselves through fasting, silence, and ritual. While the content of Nightsea Crossing was the artists' inner lives, she wanted to explore whether a piece could include the inner lives of the audience. Ocean View was an experiment: 'If I purify myself, can I change the energy in the space and the energy in the audience?'"
C.Carr's Hunger Artist: The 12 Days of Marina Abramovic

Some of the questions she plans to address in her presentation include:
"What is the performance?" "How do you perform?"
"How do you begin?" "How do you end?"
"What state of mind performers should be in?"
"What is the relationship between the performer and the public?"
"What is the function of the public?"
"How have performances changed from the 1970's until now?"
"What do I mean by body drama?"
"What are the bodies limits?" "Can we talk about the new body in performance?"
What questions might you have?
This event is free and open to the public.


17. Ligorano/Reese, FF Alumns, at Rotunda Gallery, opening Jan 30, 6-8 pm.

Thursday, January 30
Critical Consumption
Opening Night Reception
Please join us as we celebrate the opening of the Rotunda Gallery's latest exhibition, Critical Consumption. The artists of Critical Consumption comprise a range of attitudes, but all share a vital stake in questioning and deconstructing the politics of consumerism.
Curator: Jonathan Allen
Participating Artists: Associated Artists for Propoganda Research, Bridget Batch, Margarita Cabrera, Heidi Cody, Greg Fuchs, Ligorano/Reese, FF Alumns, Miguel Luciano, David Opdyke, Cheryl Yun Collection.
Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm
Ticket Info: FREE
The Rotunda Gallery
33 Clinton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 718-875-4047
2,3,4,5,M,N, and R trains to Court Street/ Borough Hall
The Rotunda Gallery is a program of BRIC/ Brooklyn Information & Culture.


18. Ruth Hardinger, FF Alumn, at Kristen Fredericksen, opening Feb 13, 6-8 pm.

Terry Boddie / Ruth Hardinger
Opening reception, Thrusday February 13th, 6-8 pm and continuing through March 15th, Tuesdays -Saturdays, 11 - 6.

Kristen Fredericksen Contemporary Art
149 Reade St. NYC 10013



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