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Contents for March 20, 2017

1. Morgan O’Hara, FF Alumn, at Mitchell Algus Gallery, Manhattan, thru March 26

The Mitchell Algus Gallery presents LIVE TRANSMISSION, an exhibition of performative drawings by Morgan O’Hara, opening on Saturday February 18 and continuing until Sunday March 26. A reception for the artist will be held from 6-8 pm on the day of the opening.

Morgan O’Hara’s LIVE TRANSMISSION drawings are made as the artist watches specific activities being performed, the observed movements conveyed via pencils to paper as the artist focuses solely on trajectories of the movement of the performers. The resulting drawings are blind artifacts, documenting the artist’s direct translation of the movements observed – a unique interpretation of “drawing from life.” O’Hara began making her LIVE TRANSMISSION drawings in 1981 and while they have been shown internationally in museums and alternative spaces, this is their first exhibition in a New York gallery since 1997 when they were shown at Gracie Mansion gallery.

Morgan O’Hara has been a member of the international performance community for over forty years. She has drawn / documented the activities of musicians, dancers, performance artists, actors, politicians, laborers, orators, and many others. The current exhibition focuses on drawings of many widely known performers including Cecil Taylor, Nam June Paik, Marina Abramović, Hermann Nitsch, Martha Rosler, Marcel Broodthaers, Merce Cunningham and The Wooster Group (with Willem Defoe and Spalding Grey), among others. Also being shown are drawings documenting recent political oratory and debate by George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and others, including Barack Obama’s final press conference and Donald Trump’s inaugural speech.

In addition to her LIVE TRANSMISSION drawings, Morgan O’Hara has meticulously documented her own activities in TIME STUDIES which she began in 1974. Other ongoing series include PORTRAITS FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, comprising 155 portraits of individuals based on their geographic displacement patterns, many large site-specific wall drawings and THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIVE TRANSMISSION, a series of thematic volumes, begun in 2000, organizing the hundreds of performative drawings the artist has made.

Morgan O’Hara was born in Los Angeles, CA and grew up in post-war Japan. She received her Masters’ Degree in Art from California State University, Los Angeles and has lived in Berkeley, Paris, Berlin, Italy and since 2011, in New York. O’Hara continues to work internationally in performance art festivals, mentor young artists, and teach master classes in drawing and the psychology of creativity.
Mitchell Algus


LIVE TRANSMISSION: conceptually based performative drawing

I am interested in the human experience of time and space. My work is culturally contextualized in the practice of drawing as a fundamental human endeavor and is continuous with the time-honored practice of drawing from life. I draw from and build on the historical continuum of the field. It requires presence, connection, direct observation and LIVE TRANSMISSION. Through this work, I transcend the arbitrary "oppositions" between abstract and figurative art, between purely gestural expression and documentary intent, creating narrative work which results in a final product which is not figurative. The drawings themselves become a third actor or mediator in the experience. That which was beneath notice becomes concretized on the page as the paper receives the image.

The method I have developed requires close observation and actual drawing in real time with multiple razor-sharp pencils and both hands. Simultaneous to an action taking place, I condense observed movement into accumulations of graphite line, combining the controlled refinement of classical drawing with the sensuality of spontaneous gesture. LIVE TRANSMISSIONS render visible normally invisible or fleeting movement patterns, active trajectories, through seismograph-like drawing. The time-space coordinates for each drawing are written across the bottom of each page, thus contextualizing each activity in a specific continuum and geographic place.

Morgan O’Hara



2. Guerrilla Girls, FF Alumns, in the New York Times, March 16

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3. Yoko Ono, FF Alumn, in The New York Times, March 16

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4. Felix Gonzalez-Torres, FF Alumn, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Manhattan, March 27

The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, Elena Filipovic, David Breslin, and the Whitney Shop invite you to a special talk and book event
to celebrate the release of the book:

Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Specific Objects Without Specific Form

Elena Filipovic, Director of Kunsthalle Basel, will be in conversation with David Breslin, the Whitney's DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection

Monday, March 27

Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street

Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Specific Objects Without Specific Form documents the groundbreaking exhibition curated by Elena Filipovic with Danh Vo, Carol Bove, and Tino Sehgal that traveled to WIELS, Brussels; Fondation Beyeler, Basel/Riehen; and MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt in 2010 and 2011. Filipovic curated a retrospective at all three venues, evolving at each location. Midway through each exhibition, Filipovic's installation was removed or altered by one of the artists who was invited to completely reconsider and re-install their own version of the exhibition without any limitations. The result of this structure was a profound meditation on the role that ongoing change and renewal play in Gonzalez-Torres's work.

The book has been years in the making as Elena Filipovic and the Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation worked together to find the best ways to present the complexities and nuances of the exhibition. The book includes installation views of each version of the exhibition and an expansive illustrated checklist with images of each artwork in every instance of its installation. The book's structure allows the reader to see the immensely different ways the artworks can be installed as well as how context acted on and through each piece.

The event is free with RSVP.

Email info@felixgonzalez-torresfoundation.org if you would like to attend.



5. Penny Arcade, FF Alumn, at Freud Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA, April 8-9

Hurrah! Penny Arcade Comes to LA

April 8th and 9th

at Freud Playhouse


Longing Lasts Longer





6. Barbara Rosenthal, FF Alumn, at Cornelia Street Café, Manhattan, March 26

Barbara Rosenthal, FF Alumn, reading at Cornelia St Cafe, Sunday, March 26, 6-8pm.

Barbara Rosenthal will read "Patterns" by Amy Lowell at Cornelia St Cafe, in the annual series "Roles and Rolling Pins," in celebration of Women's History Month Sunday, March 26th, 6-8 PM.

Readers include: Susan Sherman, Lydia Cortes, Jane Omerod, Cheryl Boyce Taylor, Cindy Hochman, Barbara Rosenthal, Joanne Sit, Yuko Otomo, Kathryn Adisman. They will read their work and poems by Adrienne Rich, Alice Notley, Jayne Cortez, Sharon Olds, Mary Oliver, Emily Dickinson, Amy Lowell, H. D. and others. Introduced by Dorothy Friedman August

Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St., (off Bleecker St.), $10 includes a drink or other refreshments, Sunday, March 26th, 6-8 PM

We look forward to seeing you then!



7. Jacki Apple, FF Alumn, at Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, CA, thru May 28, and more

Jacki Apple, FF Alumn at Williamson Gallery, Pasadena thru May 28
YOSHIO IKEZAKI: ELEMENTS, curated and designed by JACKI APPLE, features a survey of selected works by the internationally exhibited Japanese artist and educator Yoshio Ikezaki, consisting of sumi ink and watercolor paintings, handmade layered washi paper sculptures and cast metal sculpture. The exhibition opens March 17, 2017 at ArtCenter College of Design’s Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery in Pasadena and continues through May 28, 2017.

YOSHIO IKEZAKI: ELEMENTS is organized around a dialog between materials and images that exemplify four essential elements and their ongoing states of process: Fire/Earth (Hi/Taichi), Water/Air (Mizu/Kuki), Mind Essence/Beingness (Ki), Matter Energy/ Impermanence (Ku). Ikezaki’s works are “the embodiment of Yūgen, a Japanese word pertaining to a profound awareness of the universe which evokes feelings that are inexplicably deep, too mysterious for words, simultaneously subtle and profound,” writes Apple. “Unifying ‘the life of the mind’ with a deeply intuitive physical engagement with material processes, Ikezaki’s paintings and sculptures are grounded in Japanese esthetic principles and philosophies, crafts and materials, interpreted in a contemporary context. His works express the profound power and vulnerability of nature in its relationship to humanity, thus illuminating the deeper meaning of the contemporary global environmental crisis.” Curator Apple's exhibition concept and installation design express those esthetics principles. http://www.artcenter.edu/connect/events/yoshio-ikezaki-elements.html

The exhibition is accompanied by a 64-page hard cover book written and edited by Apple and designed by Winnie Li. A limited edition of 500.

YOSHIO IKEZAKI: ELEMENTS is made possible by a major gift from Dr. Frank Ellsworth; a grant from the Pasadena Art Alliance; a grant from The Japan Foundation and the generosity of the Williamson Gallery Patrons.


Jacki Apple, FF Alumn, online at Fabrik Magazine

Jacki Apple's critical essay Performance 2016: Mining the Past to Change the Future discusses five live works by emerging and established international artists -- The Temptation of St Antony created by the Four Larks, a young theater collective led by creative director and composer Mat Diafos-Sweeney and artist Sebastian Peters-Lazaro; d’apres une histoire vraie, a contemporary dance performance with an illuminating perspective on the human condition by French choreographer Christian Rizzo; Japanese performance artist/dancer Takao Kawaguchii’s About Kazuo Ohno- Reliving The Butoh Diva’s Masterpieces; Letter To A Man, the latest collaborative work by Robert Wilson and Mikhail Baryshnikov; and Danielle Birrittella’s chamber opera Sonnets to Orpheus orchestrating renowned Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke cycle of 55 sonnets written in 1922 based on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.



8. Robbin Ami Silverberg, FF Alumn, at Univ. of Johannesburg, S/ Africa, March 24-26

I am a keynote speaker for a colloquium, Booknesses, taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, March 24 – 26.

The colloquium (the first of its kind in SA) accompanies the TWO exhibitions, one from Jack Ginsberg’s collection (at the UJ Art Gallery) for which I contributed an essay for the catalogue, and the other, showcasing local work (at the FADA Gallery) – running concurrently, which I will be the opening speaker.

The colloquium's aim:
• to gather the broad book arts community in South Africa to discuss diverse topics which relate to the book arts and to share their skills, knowledge and experiences of making, collecting and theorising the artist’s book in South Africa
• to introduce South African artists, designers and students to international experts in the field so as to make meaningful global connections.



9. Dynasty Handbag, FF Alumn, at Casita del Campo, Los Angeles, CA, April 7-8

I, An Moron
Childless White Lesbian Coyote in Hollywood, a Star Spangled Bummer

Friday and Saturday April 7th and 8th
9:00 PM

Cavern Club Celebrity Theater
1920 Hyperion Avenue
Silverlake - Los Angeles 90027

20$ advanced
25$ door

After a sold out free premier at the Hammer Museum last October, Dynasty Handbag brings her demento stand up to the east side of hell.

Dynasty Handbag's new falling-apart stand-up show is a current events review of her privates and her publics, covering topics such as white women having babies and how this makes her feel enraged/grossedout/inadequate, a cover of Rihanna’s well-known blue-collar anthem celebrating the proletariat and an analysis of coyote discrimination in relationship to the Hollywood desert nightmare that is now a metaphor for complete global destruction. Show is updated to include horrible current event jokes. Day of show events even.

Artillery Magazine on "I, An Moron"

"Dynasty Handbag’s dreams of financial security couldn’t completely kill her nihilist streak, thank God! She started family friendly enough, dressed in a dapper white pantsuit and talking about lesbians who BYO hemp water to cultural events, because they are so environmentally conscious that they won’t use corporately wasteful and probably racist Dixie cups for soy milk beverages that are responsible for destroying the rain forest. “We lesbians always have a large hairy foot in the responsible hole,” she noted.

Cameron started to bring back the freak soon enough, though—oh, here’s Dynasty Handbag stripping to her flesh-colored Spanx and giving birth with groans and Beelzebub screams to an invisible tot—oh, here’s Dynasty Handbag now talking about how she got pregnant with her wife’s eggs and her dog’s, stepfather’s, and brother’s sperm. Next came a super weird bit where Dynasty Handbag enacted “being in a woman’s body” and her joy of “being in my golden globe” by pretending to pick muffin crumbs out of her sweats for several minutes, and then pantomiming washing her feet for several more. Next, she sang Led Zeppelin’s “Over the Hills and Far Away” (Hey lady—you got the love I need/Maybe more than enough) in a frantic shriek and then shouted “This is going to get me into the Whitney MacArthur Guggenheim gift card, but if not, I don’t care because I’ve got Hollywood!” read full article
- Yxta Maya Murray

heres a recent article about DH in Contemporary Art Review LA

"One of the nuttiest and most brilliant artists working today" Artillery Magazine

“...hilarious and extraordinarily original.”
Paper Magazine

“Outrageously smart, grotesque and innovative.”
The New Yorker

“…one of the most insanely funny, tone-perfect pieces of performance art I have seen in years.”
New York Times

This fantastic gem of a little theater is in the basement of the Casita Del Campo Restaurant. and listen, if you haven't been here before, now is the time mary. Come early and have a drink at the bar and a festive Mexican meal before the show! Lots of room for you and your friends, plus valet parko and chips. Also there is a fountain. Make a wish. Oops! It already came true! If you hate fun atmospheres, come and suffer!

more vague spring events:
March 26 - Deadline And Divine Distractions reading at 356 Mission. (reading letters from dead women in my life)
April DATES TBA - Weirdo Night, someplace? Also Kate Berlant's show maybe at UCB Franklin, who knows... Kate? What say you.
May 12th - PNCA in Portland Oregon // MORE INFO TBA
May 27th - The Lab, San Francisco // CA MORE INFO TBA
Anyone in Olympia want me to come through around May 14th? Let a lezzie know

"Her one art was histrionics of the kind that made an individual appeal."
- Thesaurus.com



10. Mark Berghash, FF Alumn, at Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, opening April 23

Mark Berghash
HVCCA’s 2017 Spring Artist-in-Residence

I’s Closed, I’s Open: The Inner Self
Opening Reception: April 23, 5:00-7:00PM
On View: April 1, 2017- August 30, 2017

I’s Closed, I’s Open: The Inner Self is a series of head and shoulder photographic diptychs, each one accompanied by a Haiku-like poem. In creating each portrait the subjects are requested to think about their inner life. The first image is with eyes closed, the second image with eyes open. After the photo session the subject wrote down his or her thoughts and feelings. From these, Berghash and his wife Rachel, a poet, composed a Haiku-like poem for each subject. Berghash’s intention in making these portraits is to record aspects of a person's true inner self.

In an article for Art F City in 2016, Rom Vaughan said, “Whether Berghash succeeds in truthfully plumbing his subjects’ minds is known for certain only by them; but there is no
doubt that he strikes to the core of the precept that photography is significantly related to memory.

Livia Straus, Director of HVCCA spoke of Berghash’s work saying, “His combination of words and images create a powerful confessional mode that both reveals and hides.”
Among other institutions, Berghash’s work is included in collections of and has been exhibited at The California Museum of Photography, Riverside; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio; Franklin Furnace Archive, NYC; International Center of Photography, NYC; International Polaroid Collection; the Jewish Museum, NYC; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; MOMA, NYC; Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel; and Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art.

As part of his exhibition at HVCCA, Mark Berghash will be photographing subjects, especially first and second-generation immigrants from the Peekskill community on April 1-2, 2017. Photographs taken for this project will be hung with the exhibition of
I’s Closed, I’s Open, photographs

The Berghash opening will follow VIEWFINDER, a new play by Donna Barkman, directed by Mara Mills.

For complete details please visit www.hvcca.org

Thank you.



11. Stephanie Brody-Lederman, FF Alumn, at Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, thru April 9

Dear Colleagues,
I am honored to announce that my artwork has been selected for "Focus On The Flatfiles" at the Kentler International Drawing Space, 353 Van Brunt Street in Brooklyn. The artists included in this project are: Miriam Bruner, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, Orlando Richards, LUCE, Karni Durell, Sepideh Salehi, Mariella Bisson, Chris Gonyea, Robin Holder and Kate McGloughlin, The exhibit is up from March 4-April 9 and the hours are Thurs-Sun 12-5.

Stephanie Brody-Lederman



12. Jay Critchley, FF Alumn, in Art New England, now online

Jay Critchley, FF Alumn, on March/April cover of Art New England: Mobil Warming - In God We Trust www.jaycritchley.com



13. Claire Jeanine Satin, FF Alumn, on PBS, Miami, FL, March 21

On Tuesday March 21 at 7:30 pm, PBS TV Channel 2 in Miami Florida, will broadcast a video interview on Art Loft, devoted to the art of Claire Jeanine Satin. She is a multidisciplinary artist with an emphasis on book art. Her work has been exhibited and collected internationally with seven pieces in the collection of the Library of Congress among numerous others.

The episode will be available shortly thereafter on U Tube for streaming.

Please enjoy!



14. Brendan Fernandes, FF Alumn, March news

Dear Friends,

I hope you're well. I'm writing to let you know about a series of performative interventions happening in public spaces that I am organizing with the 18th Street Art Center in Santa Monica this coming week. Myself and a group of 8 performers will be developing a gestural vocabulary based on research into the movements of commuters on Santa Monica's Expo Line Metro along the adjacent bicycle and pedestrian pathways. Three interventions will happen at sites around Santa Monica on Saturday March 18, Tuesday March 21, and Friday March 24, all from 11am-1pm.
The format of these actions in public space will be guerrilla, therefore we will announce meeting locations for the public interventions via text message 24 hours in advance. Text "IMDOWN" to 555888 to receive these updates along with text-based artworks during the week. As well, a public wall mural will become part of this project and will remain after the performances are complete.
I would also like to invite you to join us for an open rehearsal for the project, which will take place on 18th Street's campus in the Curator's Lounge on Friday, March 17, from 6-9 pm. Light refreshments and drinks will be served.
Lastly, I am thrilled and honoured that OUT Magazine featured me in a article as 1 of 5 queer artists making important political work in these current times.
Thank you as always for your support and to more "actions" and "movements”!
All best,



15. Susan Barron, John Cage, FF Alumns, at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, thru July 16

Ruth & Raymond G. Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

A small exhibition of books, prints, photographs and collages by Barron along with one print by the photographer Paul Strand (1890-1976) and three sheets of a musical score by John Cage (1912-1992) celebrate some of the new acquisitions of her work. It is installed in the Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Study Gallery in the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building and will remain on view through July 16, 2017.

This exhibition was organize by Innis Howe Shoemaker, the Museum’s Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs.

Barron’s solo exhibition LABYRINTH OF TIME was presented at the Museum in 1996-97 and contained the eleven-volume work opened and extended to display all of its 77 works on paper.

For information about the Museum’s hours, please go to www.philamuseum.org or



16. Hector Canonge, FF Alumn, March news

Here are some updates of my work for this week:
Hector Canonge, FF Alumn performs his “Angelic Conversations” in the exhibition Phos Hilaron: From the Masses Rise the Saints at Chinatown Soup Gallery (March 22, 8 PM) with guest collaborator, Arantxa Araujo, and participates in Susana Cook’s new play at La Mama (March 24 - April 2). The artist will also present his new multimedia performance “Goodbye Dreams” in the INVERSE Performance Art Festival in Arkansas (March 30 - April 2).

March 22, 8:00 PM
Chinatown Soup Gallery
16 B Orchard Street, New York City, NY 10002
As guest artist in the exhibition, Phos Hilaron: From the Masses Rise the Saints, organized and curated by Ventiko, Canonge introduces the program Angelic Conversations with the participation of Mexican artist, Arantxa Araujo. The evening consists of individual performances, and the first collaboration between Canonge and Araujo.

March 24 - April 2, Fri - Sat 10:00 PM / Sun 6:00 PM
The Club at La MaMa
74a East 4th Street, New York City, NY 10003
Hector Canonge participates as guest artist in Susana Cook’s new play, a story about a king who is actually a queen, who is sent in exile, imprisoned in Athens and found 45 years later in Argentina at a tomb contest. But then, major historical events disrupt the process revealing that nobody is dead.

March 30 - April 1
Inverse Performance Art Festival
Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center, University of Arkansas
453 Garland Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701
New multimedia performance art project that explores notions of fear, cruelty, and hope while attempting to purge certain attitudes and norms of human association and communication. Through corporal gestures, actions, and interaction with various elements, Canonge creates an immersive experience where questions of Being and Self are raised.

In the upcoming weeks Canonge will start the curatorial selection process for ITINERANT, the annual Contemporary Performance Art Festival of New York City to take place in the 5 boroughs (May 14-21).



17. Mary Beth Edelson, FF Alumn, at David Lewis, Manhattan, extended thru March 26

Mary Beth Edelson

The Devil Giving Birth to the Patriarchy

Exhibition extended through Sunday, March 26th

David Lewis, 88 Eldridge St, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10002



18. Robin Tewes, FF Alumn, at Golden Foundation, New Berlin, NY, opening April 8

The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts is pleased to announce its 5th annual art exhibition ‘MADE IN PAINT’. This show will exhibit the works produced by 18 artists from around the world who were selected for the Golden Foundation Residency Program in 2016. We hope you'll join us for the opening on April 8th!

Resident Artists
Caitlin Albritton, Ella Amitay Sadovsky, Lorene Anderson, Miriam Ancis,Mel Dion, Martin Dull, Franklin Einspruch, Mark Flowers, Árpád Forgó,Sarajo Frieden, Howard Hersh, Jane James, Kate Javens, Celia Johnson, Karen Nielsen-Fried, Kevin Stuart, Robin Tewes and Nicole Tijoux

the SAGG: 188 Bell Rd., New Berlin, NY



19. Mel Watkin, FF Alumn, at Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, St. Louis, MO, opening March 24

Ursula Biemann
Chris Jordan
Eva Ju
Libby Reuter & Joshua Brown
John Sabraw
The Walter Collective
Mel Watkin

March 24 – April 21, 2017
Opening reception:
Friday, March 24th, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Lecture by exhibiting artist John Sabraw:
Friday, March 24th, 2017, 12:00 -1:00 PM, Sverdrup Room123

Cecille R. Hunt Gallery
8342 Big Bend Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63119

Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday,10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Hunt Gallery events are free and open to the public



20. Lydia Lunch, Beth B, FF Alumns, at the Slipper Room, Manhattan, April 3


Celebrate our Kickstarter Fundraiser

LYDIA LUNCH The War is Never Over
A film by Beth B

FREE admission
Kickstarter contribution requested

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
167 Orchard St. (entrance on Stanton St.) NYC
Doors open at 7pm, Performances at 8pm

Performances by




Join us for a PARTY to celebrate our Kickstarter for the feature documentary, LYDIA LUNCH The War is Never Over by Beth B. The film will voice and visualize the extraordinary, outrageous work and life of spoken word artist and singer, Lydia Lunch.



21. LuLu LoLo, FF Member, March news

LuLu's March News


Friday, March 24, 2017 6-8pm

LuLu will perform an excerpt from Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. There will also be a screening of Triangle, a documentary by Costanza Quatriglio, as well as a presentation by Mary Anne Trasciatti, Chair, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition. The event is organized by Valeria G. Castelli in participation with Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition and is co-sponsored with Casa Italiana Zerilli/Marimò, Italian American Writers Association, and National Organization of Italian American Women.

Casa Italiana Zerilli/Marimò
24 West 12th Street
New York, NY 1011


Saturday, March 25, 2017 3-7pm

LuLu will perform an excerpt from Soliloquy For a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire at the annual TFMA Awards Ceremony.

Christ The King HS
CNL Paolucci Center
68-02 Metropolitan Avenue
Middle Village, Queens, NYC


My one-act play, A Butterfly for Nabokov, has been published in Nerve Lantern: Axon of Performance Literature, issue 10.

The Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation has highlighted my work in the tradition of my East Harlem activist mother, Rose Pascale. Where are the Women Monuments?

Thank you Adrian Leeds of HGTV House Hunters International for giving a shout out to Where are the Women Monuments? and the legacy of my mother, Rose Pascale: Parler Paris: Where are the Women? In the Shadow of Marianne.

Copyright © 2017 LuLu LoLo Productions, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
LuLu LoLo Productions
P.O. Box P
New York, NY 10028-0035



22. Pamela Sneed, FF Alumn, at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, March 22, and more

Hi All! Very honored. Next week I have two very big gigs. On Wednesday March 22nd I will feature at Pratt and read excerpts of my new short story collection, Anna Mae, For Me, Tina Turner and All Black Women Survivors and on March 24th I will perform and be in conversation with Kelly McGowan at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance. I hope to see you at one or both of these very special events in honor of women's history month.
Pamela Sneed
and an interview with
Saretta Morgan
Wednesday, 22nd March
7:00 PM
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.



23. Patrick Moore, FF Alumn, named Director of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

Patrick Moore has been named director of The Andy Warhol Museum. Moore joined the museum in 2011 as director of development, and went on to serve as deputy director and managing director before being named interim director in 2016.



24. Ann-Marie Lequesne, FF Alumn, now online www.theannualgroupphotograph.com


has a new site!


Ann-Marie LeQuesne
Studio 4, Space Studios
184 Stoke Newington Church Street
London, N16 0JL
United Kingdom



25. Ellen Fisher, FF Alumn, at Roulette, Brooklyn, March 23

Ellen Fisher presents TIME DON’T STOP FOR NOBODY- a movement-based performance relating to the perception of age. A small ensemble of four performers, each 25-30 years apart, will collaborate during the creative process to highlight their shared experiences on the progression of growing up. Fisher’s observational work experience and honest answers from a requested questionnaire help guide the structure of this intimate performance.
Please come and invite your friends.
Performers: Pablo Vela, Leo Garcia, Mina Nishimura, Ellen Fisher
MARCH 23 8:00 pm
Roulette 509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
www.Roulette.org for tickets

Please note my new email address, effective immediately:



26. Arleen Schloss, FF Alumn, at HOWL!, Manhattan, April 7

Some Serious Business in Association with Howl! Happening Present
Film/Video Screening, Panel Discussion, T-shirt Benefit
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7 PM / Free

Some Serious Business and Howl! Happening are pleased to present a tribute to the work of Arleen Schloss, an influential figure in the downtown New York art, video, performance art and music scenes. FORGET ABOUT THAT SWEET FUCK BABY is an evening of film screenings and discussion with director/producer Roberta Friedman, educator and independent filmmaker Stuart Ginsberg, Whitney Museum curator Christiane Paul, and activist/artist Sur Rodney (Sur).

Schloss gained attention in the 70s as a critically acclaimed performance artist and has gone on to create groundbreaking work in a variety of mediums including film, video, sound poetry, new music, composing, books, and mail art. She co-founded A’s—an interdisciplinary loft space that was a hub for music, exhibitions, performance art, films and videos. A hotbed of experimentation, A’s featured works from Eric Bogosian, Glenn Branca, Jean-Michel Basquiat, John Zorn, Elliott Sharp, Richard Hambleton, Liquid Liquid, Carolee Schneemann, The Coachmen, Kim Gordon, Phoebe Legere, Mania D, Thurston Moore, Shirin Neshat, Lee Ranaldo, Sur Rodney (Sur), Alan Vega and Ai Weiwei.

Shifting from one genre to another, she has created a finely interwoven body of work. Always on the cutting edge, Schloss fused new forms of creative expression and technology into her film, video, cyber art and performance work.

Schloss’s performances possess a spirit described by Linda Burnham as “a contagious sense of wonder.” These presentations, which could involve Schloss’s cyclical recitation of the alphabet, live painting, closed-circuit video, and music all at once, combine the anti-art whimsy of Fluxus, scientific exploration, Cageian indeterminacy, and a site-specific empathy that makes every act unique.
—New Museum, Schloss film screening, in conjunction with Come Closer: Art Around the Bowery, 1969–1989

In her honor, SSB will reproduce a limited number of FORGET ABOUT THAT SWEET FUCK t-shirts from How She Sees It by Her (1981) as seen in Toyo Tsuchiya’s photo of Arleen. Tees for men and women will be available at the gallery, or bring your own shirt and we’ll silkscreen it for you then and there for $25 a pop. All proceeds the evening of the event go to benefit Arleen. The evening is co-curated by Stuart Ginsberg, and SSB directors Susan Martin and Quintan Ana Wikswo.

Film/Video Screening
How She Sees It by Her, 1981 (18 minutes)
The title of this film is derived from the story HOW SHE SEES IT BY HER, a 58-page written journal of personal observations scanning life and survival in New York City in the early 80s. Originating as a piece of sound poetry and later a public performance, Arleen mixed her voice and personal observations with footage from the time period.

Glenn Branca Symphony #4 (Physics), 1984 (11 minutes)
A docu-collage in sound and music capturing the godfather of classical noise throughout a multi-city European tour in 1983. Featuring Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, Barbara Ess, Arleen Schloss, Margaret De Wys, Stephan Wischerth, Amanda Linn, and others, Branca explains his harmonics over vintage shots of his high-energy conducting style.

Performance on the subway to combat crime in New York City, 1979 (12 minutes)
In response to the spike in subway violence in 1979, Arleen Schloss executed a performance art workshop/social experiment to combat crime. Beginning at the Grand Street subway stop in New York, Schloss and her collaborators sang, danced, and performed along the F train to make the subway safe, encountering baffled commuters, unsympathetic police, and bemused spectators.

Sun Daze Away, 1989 (9 minutes)
Using one of the first 8mm video cameras produced, Schloss shoots a musical and collage-filled travelogue throughout America’s Southwest. Intercutting interviews from local townspeople, landscapes and news footage, Sun Daze Away has an experimental quality with bursts of color and sound.

About the Panelists
• Stuart Ginsberg, Moderator
• Roberta Friedman
• Christiane Paul
• Sur Rodney (Sur)

About Arleen Schloss
New Museum interview
New Museum Super 8 and Hi8 Film screenings

About Some Serious Business
About Howl! Happening

Howl! Happening: An Arturo Vega Project
6 East First Street (between Bowery and Second Avenue)
New York, NY 10003
Gallery Hours: Wed–Sun, 11 AM–6 PM

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