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Contents for October 16, 2018

1. Cheri Gaulke, FF Alumn, at Regal L.A. Live, Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 21

From the cafes of Paris to the mountaintops of Samiland, a scholar's life is forever changed through her friendships with the women artists of Surrealism. Gloria's Call, a film by Cheri Gaulke
Come see Gloria's Call at the DTLA Film Festival on Sunday, Oct. 21, 10 am.
A program of short films by Los Angeles filmmakers at Regal L.A. LIVE, 1000 West Olympic Blvd. in downtown LA. Buy tickets HERE.
This short documentary with animation takes viewers on a wild journey into women and surrealism with a colorful and groundbreaking scholar. Watch the trailer and learn more at the Gloria's Call website.
We hope to see you at the screening!
The Gloria's Call team:
Director/Producer Cheri Gaulke
Producers Cheryl Bookout, Anne Gauldin, Sue Maberry, Christine Papalexis
Subject Gloria Feman Orenstein

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2. Regina Vater, FF Alumn, at Galeria Jaqueline Martins, Sao Paulo, Brazil, opening October 27

GALERIA JAQUELINE MARTINS
SÃO PAULO- 2018
Regina Vater

Regina Vater in retrospective show at Jaqueline Martins, in October

Beginning on the 27th, some 50 works, including photographs, videos and installations, will be featured in the downtown São Paulo gallery. The artist was inarguably a pioneer in exploring con¬nections between society, nature and technology.

Regina Vater's entire oeuvre straddles the line between political action and art creation. "In her internationally known photo-performance Tina América, from 1976, she utilizes her own image to represent social and ethical conjunctures in Latin America", says the show's organizer Jaqueline Martins. In Regina's own words: "any type of art, if unconsciously, is a process of getting in touch with the creative and regenerative forces of the universe".

The artist's research has always featured exercises on more comprehensive themes, like time and its relationship with native myths, as well as topical, pressing issues seen through the lens of feminism and the social position of women. In Tina América, created following a trip through Latin America on her way to Brazil after a prize had taken her to the USA, Regina portrayed, in 1976, the various masks donned by Latin American women looking to get married. In Mulher Mutante ou SWIMER, an interactive sculpture from 1969, the artist presents a sensual, colorful female body: an attractive, but inert object which depends on third parties to be activated. Both pieces will be included in Regina's first solo show at Galeria Jaqueline Martins since it began representing her in 2012.

The exhibition also features key installations from throughout the artist's career, organized by Jaqueline Martins under a poetical rather than formal logic. Ever since the seventies, the materi¬als and subjects in her oeuvre boast such variety and experimentality that finding characteristics which apply to all of them can prove difficult.
In the Uterus 1967 (exhibited at the Paris Biennale in 1967, with the participation of Hélio Oiticica, Ana Bella Geiger, Rubens Gerchman and Maria Bonomi)

The radial comprehensiveness of Regina Vater's work spans a metaphysical view of life and the universe, inspired by philosophical and anthropological readings, her passion of poetry, her po¬litical ethics, and her interest in the human adventure. This broad gamut of creation, impossible to contain in a drawer, ultimately wrought some neglect from a hurried art sphere that's primarily concerned with more easily catalogued productions. With this show, Galeria Jaqueline Martins sets out to share, with the São Paulo public, specific aspects of the work of an artist whose career goes back over 55 years.

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3. Suzanne Lacy, FF Alumn, in Ireland, Oct. 18-22

ACROSS AND IN-BETWEEN

A new project by Suzanne Lacy
Co-created with Cian Smyth, Helen Sharp, Mark Thomas of Soup Co, Pedro Rebelo, Conan McIvor, Eva Grosman, and Garrett Carr

October 18-22, 2018

"The border is not in the land, it is a state of mind" is a refrain by those who live along the mostly invisible boundary between Ireland and Northern Ireland. With the UK Brexit vote in 2016, that border is once again in the news, as it was during its formation in the years between 1918 and 1921. With Trumpian nationalism now roiling the United States and the Brexit vote bringing new controversy to the Irish border, Lacy launches one of her most ambitious works to date, created in collaboration with communities in Ireland from both sides of the border.

Across and In-Between explores the profound impact the border has on the lives of people who live there. In a globalized world, how will Brexit change their relationship to land and identity? The project draws those who live there into a conversation-metaphoric and literal--on personal and symbolic meanings of this border and by extension all such borders drawn by political forces.

For the past year, Lacy engaged local residents in cross-border locations to co-construct "happenings" that raise unexpected perspectives and add to the lively international debate: 100 years after Partition, how are borders being drawn and where is the voice of "border people" in this conversation? Held at the time of the upcoming October EU Brexit Summit, on October 18th the work premiers with an installation of films and sound on the front of the Ulster Museum.

On October 20th the work at Stormont National Parliament Building, bringing together scores of people from the borderlands whose lives will be dramatically impacted by Brexit negotiations. In the spirit of the historic Good Friday Agreement of 1998, participants will craft a Yellow Manifesto to be released to the public at the end of the project.

Across and In-Between has been co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary, and Belfast International Arts Festival, with the support of the Government of Ireland's Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Reconciliation Fund). Lacy is Belfast International Arts Festival's 2018 Artist in Residence.

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4. Peter Baren, FF Alumn, in Chengdu, China, Oct. 16

6th UP-ON Live Art Festival. Chengdu. 12 - 22October 2018.
Performance schedule and Official Opening October 18th in A4 Art Museum:
Oct 18 14:00-18:00 LUXELAKES A4 Art Museum
Oct 19 14:00-18:00 The Blue Roof Art Gallery
Oct 20 14:00-18:00 The School of Architecture and Design, Southwest JiaotongUniversity
Oct 21 14:00-18:00 Tianfu College of Southwestern University of Finance And Economics
Workshop:
Artist Bartolomé Ferrando(Spain) Oct 15-16 14:00-17:30 Postgraduate classroom, 6th floor, No.5 Teaching building, Oil Painting Department of Fine Art Institute of Sichuan Music University (Xinducampus) Address: Sichuan Music University (Xinducampus), Middle section of Shulong avenue, Xindu district, Chengdu
Academic Lecture:
Round 1 Artist: Alan Schacher(Australia) Oct 14 14:00-16:00 LuxehillsArt Museum Address: Hilltop Square of LuxetownNo.18 Section 2, LuxehillsBoulevard, Tianfu New Area, Chengdu
Round 2 Artist: ZygmuntPiotrowski (Poland) Oct 14 19:00-21:00 The School of Architecture and design, Southwest JiaotongUniversity Address: 100 Lecture hall,No. 8 teaching building of Xipucampus, The School of Architecture and design, Southwest JiaotongUniversity
Round 3 Artist: Bartolomé Ferrando(Spain) Oct 15 20:00-21:30 Gao XiaohuaGallery, Southwest University for Nationalities Address: Third floor, Administrative Building, Wuhou Campus, Southwest University for Nationalities
Round 4 Artist: Peter Baren(Netherlands) Oct 16 18:30-20:30 Public classroom 113, Building 1, Oil Painting Department of Fine Art Institute of Sichuan Music University Address: Sichuan Music University (Xinducampus), Middle section of Shulong avenue, Xindudistrict, Chengdu
Round 5 Artist: Adina Baron (Israel) Oct 17 19:00-21:00 The Art Museum of Sichuan University Address: The Art Museum of Sichuan University, West Section of Ring Road, Jiang 'an campus of Sichuan University
Round 6 Artist:Zhou Bin (China) Oct 17 14:00-16:00 Luxelakes·A4 Art Museum Academic Hall Address:Luxelakes Arts Exhibition Center (LuxelakesEco-City), South Extension Tianfu Avenue, Tianfu New Area, Chengdu
Round 7 Artist: Tomasz Szrama (Poland) Oct 21 10:00-12:00 Class room 238, East Teaching Building, Tianfu College of Southwestern University of Finance And Economics Address: The second section of the East Third Ring Road, Longtan economic city.

Overseas artists:
Alan Schacher (Australia)
Adina Baron (Israel)Bartolomé Ferrando (Spain)
Ben Puah (Singapore)CleliaBaumgartner (Austria )
Josh Berkowitz (U.S.A)
Peter Baren (Holland)
Tomasz Szrama (Poland)
Waldemar Tatarczuk (Poland)
Zygmunt Piotrowski (Poland)

Domestic artists:
Deng ShangDong(Chengdu,China)
Deng Zhen(Beijing,China)
Dong Jie(Chengdu,China)
Huang WenYa(Beijing,China)
Liu Wei(Chengdu, China)
Liu Li Bin (Chengdu, China)
Li PengPeng(Xian,China)
Li XinMo(Beijing,China)
Li Kun(Chengdu,China)
Ma Wu(Xining,China)
Pu Yun(Chengdu,China)
Qiu WenQin(Chengdu,China)
Tong WenMin(Chongqing,China)
Wang YanXin(Chengdu,China)
Yang JunFeng(Chengdu,China)
Yu ZhongYi(Taiwan,China)

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5. Maja Petric, FF Alumn, at MadArt Studio, Seattle, WA, thru Dec. 1

WE ARE ALL MADE OF LIGHT
BY MAJA PETRIC

Where:MadArt Studio
When: October 5th - December 1st

SPECIAL HOURS:
BOREALIS Light Festival
Thursday-Sunday, October 11th-14th, 4-9pm

REGULAR HOURS starting October 15th:
Tuesday/Wednesday/Saturday, 12-5pm
Thursday/Friday, 12-7pm

Artist Talk: Thursday, October 18th at 7pm
RSVP needed

We Are All Made Of Light is an immersive art exhibition about our interconnectedness, created by Seattle-based artist Maja Petric. The installation utilizes interactive light, spatial sound, and artificial intelligence (AI) to create audiovisual trails of each visitor as they move through space.

The immersive experience emulates constellation in which every person becomes one among the stars. The natural beauty of the universe is evoked to reveal connections between us and the rest of the world that often stay hidden in the plain sight. As visitors move through the galaxy of stars, the light is extruded in their shape, living light trails of their presence across the starscape. Once visitors leave, their trails of light remain in the constellation and are added to the collection of trails that others have left behind. With every new visit, the number of light trails increases and reflects the growing history of the space. Each new person visiting the space is immersed in starscape filled with light that marks the presence of everybody who was part of the piece.

We Are All Made Of Light also coincides with Seattle's BOREALIS: a festival of light, debuting in October in South Lake Union and across Seattle.
The technological components of We Are All Made Of Light are developed by Mihai Jalobeanu. The sound was composed by James Wenlock.

Copyright (c) 2018 Maja Petrić, All rights reserved.

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6. Jenny Snider, FF Alumn, at Edward Thorp Gallery, Manhattan, opening Oct. 25

Jenny Snider

A selection of paintings, drawings, and sculpture;
1970 to the present

October 25 through December 1, 2018
Opening Thursday October 25 6-8 PM

Edward Thorp Gallery
531 W 26TH STREET, SECOND FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10001
EDWARDTHORPGALLERY@GMAIL.COM
Hours | Tues - Sat, 11am - 6pm
212. 691. 6565
edwardthorpgallery.com

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7. Tony Whitfield, FF Alumn, at HOWL!, Manhattan, opening Oct. 17

Wednesday, October 17-November 11, 2018
Opening Reception: Wed, Oct 17th / 6-9 PM / Free
Tony Whitfield RUMINATIONS: Notes on New Love
Tony Whitfield, BW & TW Lessons Learned

Howl! Happening: An Arturo Vega Project is pleased to present a major new body of work by artist Tony Whitfield.

At the center of this exhibition is Notes on New Love, a video work exploring ways in which queer males recognize and embrace the otherness of their desires. Drawing from a series of interviews conducted in the process of developing New Love, 1910: World Out of Kilter, a theater piece that premiered this spring at La MaMa E.T.C., Whitfield sees this work as a meditation on how queer desire blossoms, thrives, and survives categorization as sexual misconduct. Notes on New Love is a collaborative project with Whitfield CoLabs' composer and video editor Andrew Alden, and Alden's Detroit-based venture Obscura Broadcasting Company. In this exhibition, Whitfield contextualizes the series of short videos in Notes on New Love by counterbalancing them with a group of two-dimensional works in several parts that lay bare the artist's competing preoccupations. These pieces serve as transformative exercises, exploring components of Whitfield's experience as an evolving figure in a turbulent queer landscape. Each work consists of a series of rethinkings, minings, broodings, or mutterings that articulate various aspects of a life lived in awkward relationship to other humans. Grounded in the specifics of his biography as a black, queer, mature male who has navigated through decades of challenging circumstances, Whitfield has gathered these works together as what he calls "a meditation on endurance." In Lessons Learned, each grid of brightly colored text written by Whitfield is a (self) portrait constructed from a catalog of the artist's dated recognitions that have influenced his behavior. Each grid was selected from that catalog by men in Whitfield's life. The resulting works are joint self-portraits of Whitfield and his collaborators, chosen for the ways in which the facts of life they state have influenced the artist's behavior, and for their resonance as shared truths. He Lives Everyday is Whitfield's reverie on states of mind that "cloak [his] daily passage through the world." Various Infatuations pays homage to men who have captured Whitfield's romantic imagination over 50 years, from puberty into middle age. inquiries, statements, listing, which began as a meditation on violence against queer people, is a document consisting of remnants from Whitfield's June 2016 window installation at Printed Matter. Whitfield says of the exhibition: "I have never been a skillful reporter; I can't get far enough away from the specifics of what I know, what I see, what I think I can trust. While I believe there are facts, my understanding of those facts is often fleeting. This show is about the view of the world I can hold on to-in all of its queerness. I have learned to find comfort in that queerness."
About Tony Whitfield
Tony Whitfield is a multimedia artist, designer, and educator whose theater work has been shown by LaMaMa E.T.C. His art and photographic works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums including the Museum of Arts and Design in Manhattan; the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art; The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History; the Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano in Lima, Peru; and Le Centre LGBT Paris Île-de-France. Whitfield's work has published in the U.S. and abroad. His video installation Paris, 1938 was featured in the contemporary art festival Nuit Blanche 2017, held in Paris. Whitfield also writes about art, new media, film, performance, and design. Tony Whitfield, Still from the Notes on New Love Series

Howl! Happening: An Arturo Vega Project 6 East First Street (between Bowery & 2nd Avenue) New York, NY 10003
(917) 475-1294
contact@howlarts.org
Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun, 11-6 PM

For further information contact: Susan Martin, Howl! Creative Consultant
susan@howlarts.org / 310 975 9970

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8. Pablo Helguera, Steed Taylor, Saya Woolfalk, FF Alumns, at EFA Center, Manhattan, Oct. 18-20

EFA OPEN STUDIOS
October 18, 19, & 20

FREE and open to the public

Thursday, October 18: 6 - 10 pm (opening night)
Friday, October 19: 6 - 9pm
Saturday, October 20: 1 - 6pm

EFA Center
323 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:
Samira Abbassy | Clytie Alexander | Noel W. Anderson | Shimon Attie | Richard Barnes | Keren Benbenisty | Wafaa Bilal | Rhona Bitner | Martha Burgess | Mattia Casalegno | Jordan Casteel | Patty Cateura | Cecile Chong | Elizabeth Colomba | Vicky Colombet | Sarah Dineen | Michael Eade | Sally Egbert | Jonathan Ehrenberg | Sean Fader | Cui Fei | Del Geist | Alex Gingrow | Ronald Hall | Mahmoud Hamadani | Richard Hart | Valerie Hegarty | Pablo Helguera | Amy Hill | Akira Ikezoe | Edgar Jerins | Richard Jochum | Tamiko Kawata | Justin Kim | Yongjae Kim | Ming-Jer Kuo | Greg Kwiatek | Sarah Leahy | Patricia Leighton | Dana Levy | Patte Loper | Katinka Mann | Jeanette May | Park Mcarthur | Cheryl Molnar | Amy Myers | Toyin Ojih Odutola | Morgan O'hara | Thomas Pihl | Shahpour Pouyan | Farah Al Qasimi | Simonette Quamina | Armita Raafat | Maria D. Rapicavoli | Javier Romero | Alex Schweder | Karina Skvirsky | Howard Smith | Suzanne Song | Xin Song | Steed Taylor | Dannielle Tegeder | Scott Teplin | Johanna Tiedtke | Denise Treizman | Liselot Van Der Heijden | Carlos Vega | Marjorie Welish | Saya Woolfalk

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9. Vernita Nemec, FF Alumn, at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, NJ, Oct.15-November 30

Artist Vernita Nemec presents "The Endless Junkmail Scroll", which will be on display at the Edward Williams Gallery on Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus from Monday, October 15, through Friday, November 30, 2018.
The Gallery is located in FDU's Edward Williams Hall, 150 Kotte Place, Hackensack, N.J. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is no admission charge.
About the Artist

"The Endless Junkmail Scroll" is Vernita Nemec AKA N'Cognita's solution to dealing with all that mail we get that tries to persuade us to borrow money, open another charge account or accept services we have no need for. It is a site-specific installation of junkmail that has been collaged, painted and hung, twisted, curling and meandering through the space with lighting and shadows accentuating its presence.

The artist states, "I think of the Endless Junkmail Scroll Installation as an interactive site to be physically experienced as an environment that in past times might have been a forest or jungle since destroyed in order to make the paper that becomes the endless junkmail filling our mailboxes daily. I want the Endless Junk Mail Scroll to be a thought-provoking installation that addresses environmental issues of the 21st century: the destruction of natural resources, the overloading of landfills, over-consumption of material possessions, over-crowding. Issues that if not addressed with recycling and re-use will result in life, as we know it, being over."

Nemec has exhibited her work through the world, presenting not only visual art but also performance art in which she incorporates Butoh movement and text. Her art is in many collections throughout the world, including the Savaria Museum in Hungary, the Museum of Modern Art and is included in the Sylvia Sleigh Collection of Feminist Art at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. In addition to being an artist and independent curator, Nemec is also the director of Viridian Artists, a gallery in the Chelsea art district of New York City.

Best,
Vernita
www.ncognita.com
www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vernita_Nemec

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10. Halona Hilbertz, FF Alumn, at Hank's Saloon, Brooklyn, Oct. 25

Come out Thursday October 25 to Hank's Saloon, 46 3rd Ave., Brooklyn, NY, which will soon be moving from its hallowed location. Fetzig is playing with our friends Um and Echo Moth.

Also! New video for our song "Monday Friday":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwTYHhCnqzg&feature=youtu.be

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11. Karen Shaw, FF Alumn, at The Galleries at Krasdale Foods, The Bronx, NY, opening Nov. 1

PERSISTENCE OF VISION

THE GALLERIES at KRASDALE FOODS

400 Food Center Drive
Hunts Point, Bronx, New York

Reception, November 1

6 PM to 8PM

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12. Suzanne Lacy, FF Alumn, at the Ulster Museum, Belfast, Ireland, Oct. 18-23

ARTIST UNVEILS BORDER PEOPLE'S PROJECT - ACROSS AND IN-BETWEEN

A world premiere presentation by renowned American visual artist Suzanne Lacy entitled Across and In-Between will be showcased at the Ulster Museum from the 18th to 23rd October as part of the Belfast International Arts Festival and 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary.

Created in collaboration with communities in Ireland from both sides of the border, Across and In-Between explores the profound impact the border has on the lives of people who live there. The project is in two parts, The Yellow Line and the Border People's Parliament, deeply engaging border communities and over 300 residents in collaboration to create an artwork that stirs public conversation.

A three-screen film projection, The Yellow Line, was made with participants including farmers, horse-owners, scouts, hikers and villagers from communities across the Fermanagh, Donegal, Leitrim, Cavan and Monaghan border-line. It will be projected upon the front of the Ulster Museum building each evening from 6.00pm to 9.00pm over the six-day run, supported by a temporary exhibition featuring documentary interviews and the opportunity to contribute to the conversation about the Border People's Parliament from 10am daily.
Highlighting the wit and cleverness of border life in the face of political pressures, this participatory artwork focuses on the power of play in creatively responding to complex issues. Suzanne Lacy commented, "Our project draws those who live along the often-invisible boundaries between countries into a conversation-metaphoric and literal - on personal and symbolic meanings of this border and by extension all such borders drawn by political forces. The artwork explores inverse paradigms: visible and invisible, official and unofficial, rural and urban, the real border and imagined ones. For a brief time, we suggest there is a unique in-between identity for those situated between two countries - a border people - and through playful acts we explore this liminal identity."

The second part of the project will see participants in The Yellow Line invited to a private event in Stormont's Parliament Buildings during Belfast International Arts Festival. They will celebrate their involvement in making The Yellow Line and be part of the project's final performance: a border people's parliament, a space where border voices can consider matters of global political significance that are also, to them, intensely local.

Speaking about the project its producer Cian Smyth said, "Across and In-Between is an artwork about the act of drawing a line and an exploration of the social impact that has. Where do you draw your lines? And, therefore, what does it take to overcome the lines we draw? In 1918 the border didn't exist, it was invisible, but it was being imagined, ready to be drawn. In 2018, the border is mostly invisible and there are pressures to draw it visibly once again. We need to be able to navigate this terrain with a sense of humanity, beyond legislature."

Across and In-Between has been co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary, and Belfast International Arts Festival, with the support of the Government of Ireland's Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Reconciliation Fund). The work opens during the Festival on 18 October 2018.

Richard Wakely, Belfast International Arts Festival, said "Suzanne Lacy is an incredible artist, respected worldwide and with a catalogue of work that is truly inspiring. It takes someone with that sense of vision and purpose to accept an invitation to explore a subject as historically and politically complex as the Irish border. It also takes an artist of her calibre and sensitivity to meaningfully engage with the communities living and working there. Across and In-Between continues the Festival's commitment to examining aspects of cultural identity, community and civic responsibility through a creative and cultural lens."

Jenny Waldman, Director of 14-18 NOW said
"14-18 NOW invites artists to explore the impact of the First World War on people's lives today. We are delighted that Suzanne Lacy, an artist who has made extraordinary and pioneering works through projects with communities around the world, accepted our invitation to work with people in Northern Ireland and to reflect with them on the process of how borders are drawn and redrawn. We are grateful to our co-commissioning partner, the Belfast International Arts Festival, and to the Government of Ireland for their support."

For further information or to arrange an interview contact Lyn Sheridan or Caroline Murphy at AIKEN on 02890663000 or caroline@aikenpr.com

Notes to Editors
Across and In Between was co-created with Cian Smyth, Helen Sharp, Mark Thomas of Soup Co, Pedro Rebelo, Conan McIvor, Helen Sloan, Eva Grosman, Garrett Carr and people in Pettigo, Tullyhommon, Castlesaunderson, Magheraveely, Newtownbutler, Cuilcagh Mountain, Counties Fermanagh, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal.

Advisors to the project: Declan McGonagle, Trish Lambe, Rita Duffy, Conor Mulvagh and Ali Curran.

Suzanne Lacy Biography
A Californian native, Suzanne is an internationally exhibited visual artist, social activist, educator, writer and feminist whose body of work includes performances, video and photographic installation, critical writing and public art with a focus on social and urban issues.Best known as one of the Los Angeles performance artists who became active in the seventies and shaped an emergent art of social engagement, she has addressed issues through her artwork such as rape, violence, feminism, ageing and incarceration. Her work has been on display at Tate Modern, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the Whitney Museum and will open a retrospective at SFMOMA in 2019. In addition to producing art, Suzanne has pioneered feminist art education and social practice programming and is currently a professor at the Roski School of Art and Design at the University of Southern California.

14-18 NOW
14-18 NOW is a programme of extraordinary arts experiences connecting people with the First World War, as part of the UK's official centenary commemorations. It commissions new work by leading contemporary artists across all art forms; the programme has included over 200 artists from 35 countries, taking place in 160 locations across the UK. Over 30 million people have experienced a project so far, including 7.5 million children and young people. 16.7 million people took part in LIGHTS OUT in 2014, and 63% of the population were aware of Jeremy Deller's, 'We're here because we're here'. The UK tour of the poppy sculptures by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper has been seen by over 4 million people to date. 14-18 NOW has won many awards for its work, including the National Lottery Heritage Award, 2017. 2018 is the final season, marking 100 years since the end of the First World War. 14-18 NOW is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England, by the DCMS with additional funding from The Backstage Trust, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Clore Duffield Foundation, NatWest and support from individuals.

BIAF
Belfast International Arts Festival brings an eclectic fusion of cutting edge performances to Belfast from 16 Oct - 3 Nov with world class theatre, dance, visual art, music, film, literature and talks. With over 120 events, highlights of the 56th edition include Italian star of stage and screen Isabella Rossellini with her new one woman show Link Link, multi Grammy award winner Angélique Kidjo, critically acclaimed Nina - A Story about Me and Nina Simone and American folk and blues legend Eric Bibb. All performances and exhibitions take place in a mix of traditional arts venues both historic and modern as well as more intimate non-traditional locations, providing a truly immersive and authentic city experience. Visit BelfastInternationalArtsFestival.com for more information.

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13. Annie Lanzillotto, FF Alumn, at City Lore Gallery, Manhattan, Nov. 1, and more

Storytelling Cafe: Cannoli, Kenafe, and Kulfi
Hosted by Annie Lanzillotto

Thursday, November 1st, 7 PM

The City Lore Gallery
56 E 1st ST, New York, NY 10003

Tickets: $15 ($20 at the door)
www.citylore.org

A sweet evening of mouthwatering memories, hosted by storyteller Annie Lanzillotto. Join us for a panel discussion highlighting favorite dessert traditions from across the globe. Hear from local chefs, food activists, and culinary enthusiasts, sample kenafe (Middle East), cannoli (Italy), and kulfi (South Asia), and share anecdotes of your favorite confection.

Our Host
Annie Lanzilotto

Annie Rachele Lanzillotto is a writer, performer and cantastoria. She is the author of the books: "Hard Candy: Caregiving, Mourning and Stage Light," "Pitch Roll Yaw," "L is for Lion: an Italian Bronx Butch Freedom Memoir," and "Schistsong." Her albums include "Never Argue With a Jackass" and "Swampjuice: Yankee With a Southern Peasant Soul." She has performed with, of, and about food for decades, includng her performances "Fritattagoraphobia," "Pocketing Garlic," and "a'Schapett!" her site-specific work at the Arthur Avenue Retail Market in the Bronx. For more info, visit www.annielanzillotto.com

Our Panelists

Kirthan Shenoy
A native of Houston, Texas and second-generation Indian-American, Kirthan grew up exposed to southern hospitality as well as Indian culinary technique. He later went on to study food and wine education in Italy, where he gained necessary skills and well-rounded structure. Kirthan has spent the past seven years professionally cooking in New York, from fine dining ventures under Michelin starred Chef Michael White (Vaucluse& Ai Fiori) to private catered affairs. Kirthan's passion and his most treasured trait is "being blessed to grow up with Indian spices, through my culture, and being exposed to French technique."

Nasser Jab
Nasser moved to New York City from Palestine when he was 17 years old. After completing his degree in Finance and Economics, he began working in the food business, eventually launching Mazeish, a Mediterranean-Latino restaurant on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Today Nasser is a co-founder in Komeeda, a food experience platform that aims to enrich communities through food and curated experiences. Nasser has volunteered to help refugees since 2008, mostly working with nonprofits that operate in the refugee camps in Lebanon. He has also written about technological advancements and food. Through Komeeda's platform, Nasser launched Displaced Kitchens in March 2017, to stabilize the heated political conversations about refugees and bring back the beautiful essence of food and humanity that America is about. The initiative has been critical to integrating refugees in American society, and has provided economic and housing opportunities. At the same time, it has introduced Americans to refugee neighbors by telling their stories with food. To date, the series has taken a national and international route, and has fed thousands of people. It has also helped over one hundred refugees resettle in the US and abroad.

Jerome Raguso
Born in Queens, NY, Raguso is known as "the Cannoli King" (which makes him the original king of Queens). Raguso's father Gino, a baker, moved from Italy to New York and opened the family's first pastry shop in 1960 with $500 and penny in his pocket for good luck. The business moved to its current location on East 187th Street and Arthur Avenue in 1965, and Raguso is thrilled that Gino's Pastry Shop is celebrating fifty-eight years in 2018. He is also grateful for so much luck in recent years, a great deal of which he credits to his parents' advice to never forget where you come from. Gino's Pastry Shop is featured in the Broadway version of A Bronx Tale - the Musical, and Raguso regularly gives back to his community through food sponsorships at the local senior center, his former grammar school, and church.

and

Annie is a guest on Halloween in Neil Goldberg's live show. You've never heard questions like these.

WED OCT 31,
9PM
"Reimagine" Festival
A week of exploring big questions about life and death.
www.letsreimagine.org

at CAVEAT
21A Clinton Street (just below Houston)
New York, New York 10002

Doors Open: 9:00, Show starts: 9:30
Tickets: $15 in adv/ $20 at the door
Age: 21+
This is a mixed seated/standing venue. Seats are first-come, first-served.

TO BUY TICKETS - CLICK HERE
Body Horror: Talking Mortality with Neil Goldberg and Other Future Dead People
Visual artist and performer Neil Goldberg muses on a selection of mortality-themed reflections and observations from his collection of 1,000+ handwritten index cards from the past twenty years. Special guests include Annie Lanzillotto, Christen Clifford, and Miguel Gutierrez, artists whose work in part deals directly with illness and loss.

Neil Goldberg makes video, photo, mixed media, and performance work that's been shown at MoMA, The New Museum, and the Museum of the City of New York. The NY Times described his work as "tender, moving and sad but also deeply funny,"" and Time Out New York wrote "Goldberg has produced some of the most quietly intense and affecting art of his generation." His latest exhibition VOTE IN THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS is on view at Cristin Tierney Gallery from October 25 to December 15, 2018. www.neilgoldberg.com

special guests:
Annie Lanzillotto www.annielanzillotto.com
Christen Clifford www.christenclifford.info
Miguel Gutierrez www.miguelgutierrez.org

Copyright (c) 2018 Annie Lanzillotto, All rights reserved.

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14. Cathy Weis, Patricia Hoffbauer, Jon Kinzel, Jennifer Miller, Jennifer Monson, Yvonne Rainer, Stuart Sherman, FF Alumns, at WeisAcres, Manhattan, Nov. 4-Dec. 16

Announcing the
Fall 2018 Season Lineup

November 4 - December 16, 2018

Sundays on Broadway returns November 4th with another season of live performances, film screenings and collaborations from some of NYC's sharpest downtown artists. This season's curatorial team, lead by Cathy Weis, boasts guest curators Jon Kinzel, Jennifer Miller, Vicky Shick, and Mina Nishimura. No two evenings are alike.

November 4: Patricia Hoffbauer & David Thomson; Nicholas Sciscione of the Stephen Petronio Company; video by Cathy Weis - co-curated by Jennifer Miller and Cathy Weis

November 11: Laura Bartczak; Emily Climer; Diane Madden - curated by Vicky Shick

November 18: Allegra Fuller Snyder; Anna Kroll & Stuart Shugg - curated by Jon Kinzel

December 2: Jennifer Monson; Christopher Williams; Stuart Sherman video by Davidson Gigliotti - curated by Cathy Weis

December 9: Sarah Lifson; Melanie Maar; Oren Barnoy - curated by Mina Nishimura

December 16: Yvonne Rainer - curated by Cathy Weis

WeisAcres
537 Broadway, #3
NYC
All events begin at 6:00 pm - doors open at 5:45 pm.
No reservations. No late seating.
$10 suggested contribution.
Keep in mind, this is a small space!
Please arrive on time out of courtesy to the artists.

Please be advised:
Due to repairs, the elevator will not be available this season. All audience members must use the stairs. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Sundays on Broadway Fall 2018 is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond.
LMCC.net

Copyright (c) 2018 Cathy Weis Projects. All rights reserved.

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15. Hector Canonge, FF Alumn, at The Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Park, NY, Oct. 21

Hector Canonge, FF Alumn, performs in "The Weight of Inheritance," LiVEART.US at Queens Museum, October 21, 2 PM

The Weight of Inheritance
LiVEART.US hosted at Queens Museum
Sunday, October 21, 2-5 pm
NYC Building Flushing Meadows Park
https://queensmuseum.org/events/liveart-us-10

LiVEART.US, independent Performance Art initiative hosted at the Queens Museum, continues with its Fall 2018 season with the presentation of the program "The Weight of Inheritance" featuring the work of artists whose work challenge physical, psychological, and geographical boundaries.

This month's program, co-organized by Lisa Crossman, curator of the Fitchburg Art Museum in Massachusetts, brings together three artists: Kledia Spiro (Albania-United States), Óscar Gavilán Ortiz (Chile), and Hector Canonge (Argentina-United States) creator of the monthly series. Through various modalities of Performance Art, the artists will explore the concept of inheritance as it relates to gender, class, race, ethnicity, and how these classifications fit within cultural and economic structures (e.g., art history, history, capitalism, politics). With an emphasis on process, they will collectively and individually consider how the body, movement, and objects carry the "weight of inheritance." Since the centrality of the body in performance art makes it a key form and creative instrument that critically engages the idea of inheritance each artist's diverse practice and formative perspectives will enhance the address of "inheritance" and its "weight."

Featured Artists:
KLEDIA SPIRO (Albania-United States), OSCAR GAVILAN ORTIZ (Chile), and HECTOR CANONGE (Argentina-United States).

LiVEART.US is platform established to support and feature works by local, national, and international artists working in Performance Art and its diverse manifestations. Created and organized by interdisciplinary artist, Hector Canonge, LiVEART.US features works where the body, as main instrument for artistic creation and expression, is the catalyst for sensorial experiences, cultural interpretation, and critical reflection. The program's main objective is to further support the creation and presentation of new works in Live Action Art in an environment suitable for reflection and dialogue. LiVEART.US follows and complements the monthly program TALKaCTIVE initiated by Canonge in September 2015. Since its inception in 2016, LiVEART.US has presented the work of artists from diverse cultural backgrounds, ages, gender, and national origin creating a dynamic structure and an international network for the exploration, experimentation and execution of Live Art practices.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/liveart.us/
Contact: liveart.us@gmail.com

Hector Canonge
Interdisciplinary Arts
www.hectorcanonge.net

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16. Dynasty Handbag, FF Alumn, at The Duplex, Manhattan, Oct. 30, and more

Shell Of A Woman
at The Duplex, New York City
October 30th, 9:30 PM
get thine thee tickets
as always, thank you for supporting the finest in feminist failure

Shell of a Woman is Dynasty Handbag's expert powerpoint lecture on the "10 Greatest Works Of Art" according to the internet. Professor Bags will "explain" (make up lies) about the work's origins which naturally devolve into semi-autobiographical/insane narratives peppered with songs, dance numbers and psychedelic inner monologuing. For example, did you know that Picasso's (a man) Guernica is about PETA activists setting free cows from a factory farm on the I5 and the subsequent rebellion of those same cows against their liberators and did you know Jackson Pollock's (also a man) famous sloppy wiggle paintings are representations of wild 90's pasta dishes that were served in a revolving restaurant in Time's Square? plus more true facts plus the pirate classic "Yo Ho Ho It's The Artist Life For Me".

"A nightmare" - Cole Escola

more upcoming:

October 27th
Writing for Performance Workshop at Wendy's Subway, Brooklyn

October 28th
Show Thyself Workshop at Wendy's Subway, Brooklyn

November 4th
Weirdo Night at Zebulon, LA

November 6th
VOTE children! register

November 17th
Shell of A Woman at The Lab, San Francisco

November 18th
Show Thyself Workshop at The Lab, San Francisco

OK thats enough for now. Got to get back to the dailies of Great British Wank Off on Netfux. I'm the showrunner and I own the network - in case you were all wondering what I am doing out here in LA.

Muah always!
Mother Henbag

Copyright (c) 2018 Dynasty Handbag, All rights reserved.

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17. Benoît Maubrey, FF Alumn, nominated for a Media Architecture Biennale Award 2018, Beijing, China

Dear colleagues and friends,

my interactive (and mobile) sculpture ARENA has been nominated as one of the 3 projects in the category "Participatory Architecture & Urban Interaction" at the Media Architecture Biennale Awards 2018 in Bejing:

https://awards.mediaarchitecture.org/mab18/project/28

Yours,
Benoît Maubrey
http://www.benoitmaubrey.com/

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18. Seung-Min Lee, FF Alumn, at NYU Skirball Center, Manhattan, Oct. 26

Hi Friends!
It's October, and I'm excited to be in this collaborative performance at the NYU Skirball Center for Karl Marx's Birthday, with Courtesy The Artists, aka Alex Segade and Malik Gaines (of My Barbarian), Ryan McNamara, Miguel Gutierrez, Alison Kizu Blair, Latasha Nevada Diggs, and Amy Ruhl. The show is a wild multimedia ride and a variety show set in Neo-liberal hell.
Friday October 26, 7:30 PM. Admission is Free, but advance tickets are recommended.
https://nyuskirball.org/events/popular-revolt/?utm_source=new+friends&utm_campaign=c5243184d5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_15_01_55&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4139899e68-c5243184d5-81542827

Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop will be showing some of my variable edition screen prints at the E/AB (Editions and Artists Books) Fair, 10/26-28, with some great words written by Vivian Crockett: "Lee’s prints take on many of the principles of her broader practice: working within presubscribed and sometimes self-imposed limits; enacting personas; and exploring slippages, variations, and openings for revealing ourselves anew."

Artist and raconteur, Amy Beecher had me on her art podcast recently, it was fun and chock full of kompromat. I've been told it's a good listen for the studio or a long drive with someone you feel awkward around!

Happy Fall!
xxxo,
Seung

Copyright © 2018 Seung-Min Lee, All rights reserved.

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Goings On is compiled weekly by Harley Spiller