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Thursday, August 23, 2012

A Few Thoughts on Art As a Lived Experience by Jeremy M. Barker

What a poor self-initiated restoration job undertaken by an old Spanish woman can tell us about art as a vital part of our daily lives

SOURCE: Culturebot at 05:02PM

Culturebot Needs an Editorial Intern by Jeremy M. Barker

Editorial Intern   Culturebot is looking for an editorial intern in New York to help with editorial tasks centered on covering the fall season. The role like requires 8-10 hours of work…

SOURCE: Culturebot at 12:07PM
Thursday, August 16, 2012

High Class Culture All Over the Place! by Jeremy M. Barker

A new Bravo reality show about wannabe gallerists invites the art world to firmly turn the Gaze toward its own navel

SOURCE: Culturebot at 12:42PM
Monday, August 13, 2012

Serious Arts Criticism, or, The Curse of Black, Licorice-Flavored Jelly Beans by Jeremy M. Barker

Parsing Richard Dare's well-reasoned rant on HuffPo to get to the nitty-gritty of what he really means: That art is like black jelly beans no one wants to eat like vegetables except that veg…

SOURCE: Culturebot at 02:26PM

The Bessies Respond to Criticism by Jeremy M. Barker

Lucy Sexton responds to Gia Kourlas--and the field's--critique of this year's Bessie categories, but fails to grapple with the root cause

SOURCE: Culturebot at 11:21AM
Friday, August 10, 2012

“At the Performance End of the Dance Spectrum” by Jeremy M. Barker

This year's Bessie nominees--and the torturous categories into which they've been placed

SOURCE: Culturebot at 02:24PM
Thursday, August 9, 2012

Five Questions With Choreographer Yin Yue by Jeremy M. Barker

The artist talks about her coming up in Shanghai and her first full-length work

SOURCE: Culturebot at 01:46PM
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Erin Leddy Talks About “My Mind Is Like an Open Meadow” by Jeremy M. Barker

One of the core members of Portland's Hand2Mouth discusses creating a performance-memoir of her grandmother's life, playing at 59E59 Theaters this month

SOURCE: Culturebot at 01:03PM
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

David Levine on “Habit” at Crossing the Line/PS 122 This September by Jeremy M. Barker

"I used to say this all the time: the ideal Brechtian space is not a theater, it's a gallery. A gallery alienates everything."

SOURCE: Culturebot at 03:50PM
Saturday, July 28, 2012

Mac Wellman’s Bring a Weasel and a Pint of Your Own Blood Fest Returns by Jeremy M. Barker

Mac Wellman is not only a legend of the experimental theater scene but lynchpin of the downtown scene through his role at the playwrighting MFA program at Brooklyn College. Along with the Wo…

SOURCE: Culturebot at 01:51PM
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Season Preview: FIAF’s Crossing the Line (with Bastille Day Notes) by Jeremy M. Barker

DD Dorvillier, Brian Rogers, Faustin Linyekula, and David Levine join us for the 2012 Crossing the Line Festival, this September

SOURCE: Culturebot at 12:25AM
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Hoi Polloi Debuts Its New Space JACK With Bertolt Brecht’s “Baal” by Jeremy M. Barker

Alec Duffy & co. tackle Bertolt Brecht's juvenilia in their first show at their recently opened Clinton Hill art space

SOURCE: Culturebot at 09:37PM
Thursday, July 12, 2012

Bruce High Quality Foundation’s “Art History With Labor” by Jeremy M. Barker

The subversive arts collective appropriates the frame of Luther's 95 Theses in a video on art workers, art-making, and class

SOURCE: Culturebot at 11:24AM
Monday, July 9, 2012

Thoughts on Why We Must Talk About Art and Class by Jeremy M. Barker

Or, things I learned from several months' consideration of Everywhere Theater Group's "Flying Snakes in 3d!!"

SOURCE: Culturebot at 12:29AM
Monday, June 11, 2012

The End is the Beginning Is the End by Jeremy M. Barker

Austin's Rude Mechs return to the roots by reviving Richard Shechner's seminal "Dionysus in '69" this fall at NYLA

SOURCE: Culturebot at 04:44PM
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Were Temporary Distortion’s Designs and Concepts Stolen by Another Company? by Jeremy M. Barker

A controversy has erupted over whether a Washington, DC theater company made inappropriate use of the widely-toured 2009 piece "Americana Kamikaze"

SOURCE: Culturebot at 10:31AM
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Looking Back on Culturebot’s “Ephemeral Evidence” by Jeremy M. Barker

In April, the editorial team behind Culturebot spend a week occupying part of Exit Art with a team of performing artists; here the artists recount their experiences

SOURCE: Culturebot at 10:25PM
Monday, May 14, 2012

What Marina Abramović’s Institute Tells Us About How the Art World Contextualizes Performance by Jeremy M. Barker

And where we can look for alternative presentational aesthetics, with reference to Michael Kliën and Steve Valk

SOURCE: Culturebot at 04:49PM
Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Digest: May 10, 2012 by Jeremy M. Barker

Claudia la Rocco talks her practice, Yussef el Guindi explains why he forsakes NYC for Seattle, & a Québécois theater-maker makes art out of conservative programming at big houses

SOURCE: Culturebot at 10:16PM
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Can Un-Licensed Therapy Be Performance Art? Can Prostitution? by Jeremy M. Barker

An artist(?) toying with concepts of erotica and therapy gets rejected by the art world, a whole lot of free publicity, and raises some very interesting questions about the nature of art

SOURCE: Culturebot at 10:37PM
Sunday, May 6, 2012

Join the Petition to Support Sotheby’s Locked-Out Art Handlers by Jeremy M. Barker

Help support the 43 unionized art workers currently struggling to defend their right to collective bargaining against one of the leading auction houses in the world

SOURCE: Culturebot at 11:40PM

You Can Call Me Frances’“Undenuck” by Jeremy M. Barker

Four Dublin-based dancers have formed a hypnotically catch art-pop band

SOURCE: Culturebot at 10:39PM
Friday, May 4, 2012

Culturebot’s Fusebox Diary by Jeremy M. Barker

Friday, May 4 12:56 p.m. I’m sitting in the drowse-inducing warmth of the Festival Hub, about 10 minutes into Andy’s panel discussion on performance in context, and decided to ta…

SOURCE: Culturebot at 02:11PM
Saturday, April 28, 2012

TR Warszawa’s Stage Version of “Festen” Rocks St. Ann’s by Jeremy M. Barker

Director Grzegorz Jarzyna delivers an emotionally shaking experience in his adaptation of the Dogme 95 film

SOURCE: Culturebot at 07:14PM
Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Culturebot’s “Ephemeral Evidence” Live by Jeremy M. Barker

Live video from your iPhone using Ustream Welcome to Culturebot’s “Ephemeral Evidence” live, streaming part of each day from Exit Art, where we’re in residence April …

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 11:36AM
Sunday, April 15, 2012

Super Secret Queer Performance Fest You’re Not Supposed to (But Def’ Should) Know About by Jeremy M. Barker

Earl Dax and Zvonimir Dobrovic bring a mind-blowing exploration of queer performance to NYC this June

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 06:39PM
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Big Art Group’s “Broke House” at Abrons Arts by Jeremy M. Barker

Caden Manson and Jemma Nelson talk about the company's newest work, which returns to Abrons after a brief run in January at American Realness 2012

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 04:08PM
Friday, March 30, 2012

Seattle’s zoe | juniper Comes to NYLA by Jeremy M. Barker

Come early opening night and watch Culturebot's own Jeremy Barker mime his prior coverage of this exciting company during the coffee talk

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 06:00PM
Friday, March 23, 2012

One-Eyed Men In the Kingdom of the Blind by Jeremy M. Barker

The trio of magicians who perform "Elephant Room" on working in community theater, performing in broken Japanese, and their upcoming appearance at Satan's Warehouse in Brooklyn

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 03:26PM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Post-Dramatic Stress Disorder by Jeremy M. Barker

Forty years later, "performance" remains a dangerous concept

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 01:24AM
Friday, March 9, 2012

Alec Duffy Talks Secret Societies & Hoi Polloi’s New Show by Jeremy M. Barker

In "All Hands," opening this week at IAP, the Obie-winning company stages its largest exploration of how Americans stage community yet

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 12:39AM

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