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Leila Nadir & Cary Peppermint
“Cyanobacteria Vampires”, “Exciting Pressure Release”, and “OS Fermentation”

April 30, 2016 at 8:30pm
Kilroy Metal Ceiling
Emergent Ecologies Art Exhibition
283 Greene Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Probiotics of the Kitchen​:​​ Exciting Pressure Release​ ​by Leila Nadir + Cary Peppermint (EcoArtTech): A live performance/workshop featuring microbial collaboration​s,​ ​cabbages in pleasant-probiotic decay, ​explosive ​drinks by ​saccharomyces cerevisiae, and cyanobacterium vampires high on protein-rich spirulina.

Exhibition description: Emergent ecologies are being fastened into place with new rivets and cyborg articulations. Amidst collapsing systems, unruly assemblages are flourishing and proliferating in unexpected places. Microbes that become emergent diseases—by finding novel exploits, pathways of transmission, or modes of existence—can quickly transform dominant political strategies, economic systems, or agricultural practices. Emergences can also figure into collective hopes. When a forest is clear-cut by loggers or destroyed by a volcanic eruption, emergent plants are the first to sprout.

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Haley Bueschlen
Self Edition Performance Screening

May 4, 2016 at 7:30pm
Skowhegan
136 W 22nd St
New York, NY 10011
FREE + No RSVP Required

Self Edition is a durational performance in New York’s Civil Court. From 2013 to 2014, where the artist legally changed her name each month to One Of Twelve, Two Of Twelve, Three Of Twelve for 1 year. Haley Bueschlen (b. 1985) is an interdisciplinary artist who interrogates and dismantles systems of power through public intervention, resistance, humor, and institutional critique.

Self Edition
HD Subtitled Performance Video
12:20mins
2013-2014

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