PERFORMANCY FORUM takes place at: Panoply Performance Laboratory: 104 Meserole Street, Brooklyn, NY
Vehicle Relocation Program
Friday, 1/6, 8p: individual performances at Panoply Performance Laboratory in Brooklyn.
Saturday, 1/7, 8p: collaborative performances (by car) at Palanzos Beer in Pittsburgh.
Sunday 1/8, 6p: Join us at 6p for an open discussion on the politics of touring in a post-fossil fuel/post-trump America.
Sunday 1/8, 8p: Individual performances at Palanzos Beer in Pittsburgh.
Ten artists, five per car. Small bundles of supplies and some instruments. What did you forget to bring that you can retrieve where you are now? Vehicles, metaphors, motives, motion, bodies inside bodies. How long does the trip take when you’re hungry? Taco Bell or Pizza Hut? From where to where? How long does the trip take? Until, I mean, wait, how long does the trip take when you swallow until you can’t? Have you been here before? Have you gone the distance? This is the middle of the road. This is the lane. Try not to break down in the tunnel. Bridge between something and something. This is my house. No spitting in the car.
A 3 day performance event between brooklyn, pittsburgh, and many a flying J and rest area en route, featuring:
Jill Flanagan (Forced into Femininity) : Isn’t it just like a woman to be mischevious, impetuos and impulsive, to want the freedom to what she likes? And isn’t it like a woman to be mysterious, impenetrable, to have depths in which we plunge in vain in search of some lost part of ourselves? Jill Flanagan thinks so, and she’s here to spread her twisted hysterical ideology with a little soft shoe routine and some jazz standards.
Valerie Kuehne : accross the country, dopamine filling stations are popping up like deerticks. Watch your childhood melt in front of your eyes and change your perception in the warmth of a truck stop bathroom. There is no way to prepare yourself for what is happening right now.
Brian McCorkle is the co-director of Panoply Performance Laboratory (PPL) with Esther Neff. Originally from Detroit, McCorkle is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, digitial artist, and maker of damn fine broths and sauces. His solo work has involved aluminum foil, vasaline, analog devices, and bird cages. He is the proud parent and primary mechanic of one of this project’s vehicles. http://panoplylab.org/
David Ian Bellows/Griess is a sculptor, video maker, sporadic disseminator, retired performance art/shadowy denizen.
Esther Neff is the co-director of Panoply Performance Laboratory (PPL) with Brian McCorkle. She likes tubes and theory and clay. She hails from a celery bog and often accidentally breaks the small bones of her extremeties while performing some inquiries into natures for natures which appear temporarily like mold on the walls of the shower. http://
Kaia Gilje is a defender of the most vulnerable patterns, roughly handling and tenderly padding when futures abruptly end in a growl. She has made nests, looms, arrangements, decisions, and actions in many different locations.
Rin Park : an interdisciplinary artist from Seoul / Pittsburgh. I make art through noticing the ambivalence I feel about everything: it is something that has been viewed as nothing. It’s made to rupture the pattern; changes, challenges, and expansions. I try to figure out new and hidden ways of making compositions and using materials, while relating sociopolitical discourse to personal experiences and emotions, eventually to reason that the private is the political.
Adriana Disman is a performance art maker, thinker, and curator based in Toronto and Montreal. www.adrianadisman.com
Ali Asgar is a visual and performance artist from Bangladesh. Ali is working as a freelance artist for last few years in Bangladesh and moving forward with his work concentrated on the issue of gender minority and queer identity. Through his performances and other visual narratives Ali is constantly trying to pushing the gender norms of the country and making spaces to talk about this issues in a public forum. http://aliasgarart.com/
A 5-15$ donation will be collected at each event for the participating artists.
PPL’s Fall 2016 exhibitions gathered 45+ curated artists around the conceptual coreREALITIES/REALISMS/(UN)REALS/RLLY? investigating–in laboratory format–multiplicit performative processes of reality-construction, self-presentation, and meaning-making. Forms-of-exhibition involve modes of social interaction and “trans-substantiation,” theatrical staging of alternate realities+bodies, and (disab)use of artificially-intelligent technologies and autonomous systems.
Open Call selections were made by the PERFORMANCY FORUM curatorial committee (Angeli, Ayana Evans, Gerado Mercado, Kaia Gilje, Brian McCorkle, Honey McMoney, Geraldo Mercado, IV Castellanos, Zhenesse Heineman, Leili Huzaibah, and PF coordinator Esther Neff). PPL programming is partially supported by the Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) but mostly via the day-jobs of the artist-organizers residing in the space. Any donations from participants like you help us offset travel for the artists, buy lightbulbs, etc 👻 see you soon!!!!
(most recent to least):
Shadowing Josephine: Jade Monserrat
Buffalo Bailey’s Ranch for Gay Horses and Troubled Teen Girls
“Knock, Mark, Stitch”
Things Come and Go: Alice Vogler and Vela Oma
Performancy Forum: 1. glitch (heal) OR 2. gore (harm)
Coloring Coorain/Harness Cannons
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Labor-Supreme
Geraldo Mercado, Benjamin Lundberg, Arantxa Araujo, Ayana Evans
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Folded and/or Foiled (again)
PERFORMANCY FORUM: AS(S)-(IGNMENT)
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Speculative (de)Structures
Performancy Forum: Mothergirl + Tulsa Swinton Variety Hour
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Tactical Trials
CAKE: pop-up show and Tsedaye Makonnen’s birthday party
De lo Lejano (of the Distant): HECTOR CANONGE & VERONICA PEÑA
PERFORMANCY FORUM: starts + stops
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Hair Triggers Hare Raising
A S S I M I L A T I O N: marikiscrycrycry
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Electronic + Technologic Semiotics of the Bodily
(P)REPAIRING THE REAL
PERFORMANCY FORUM: SELF-CONSTRUCTION
Device controlled: NIA NOTTAGE//FRANCES YEOLAND
WORKSHOP: Muyassar Kurdi
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Sympathetic Mimesis
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Entrapment, trappings, vermin and rapture
PERFORMANCY FORUM: BLEEDTHROUGH
PERFORMANCY FORUM SPRING OPEN CALL
Consequences have Consequences: PHASE THREE/knowledge production
Consequences Have Consequences: PHASE TWO/deployment
Consequences Have Consequences: PHASE ONE/calibration
Consequences Have Consequences: PHASE ONE/calibration
What It Is or What It Ain’t* a one-night performance art exhibition
Henrik Vestergaard Friis: presents THE ART OF DOCUMENTATION an open lecture
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Sonar and Semblance
PERFORMANCY FORUM QUINQUENNIAL: OCTOBER 5-29, 2016
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Alpha Wormyn
THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS: A PREPARATORY STUDY
Iki Nakagawa EDIT SESSION: Screening
PERFORMANCY FORUM: holding/withholding and indulgence/austerity
WORKSHOP+PERFORMANCE with Thomas John Bacon: SELF/s Portrait
Bushwick Open Studios: PERFORMANCY FORUM: CACHE IN
Edit Session: Iki Nakagawa
PERFORMANCY FORUM: The Basement
MATERIAL LABOR: a durational participatory performance by AGROFEMME
Collaboration #17 Jasmin Schaitl and William “Bilwa” Costa
SCHOOL #2: JON KONKOL SOLO
Time Dilation and the Acoustical Orb(it)
Practice, Practicing, and the Perpetual Becoming of Performance
VV/LD TØR∇S D1G1TAL SHAMAN L0DGE
“DISPOSABLE” Collaborative performance by Katya Grokhovsky and Jeremy Olson
IV Beautiful Gestures: Ivy Castellanos Solo Exhibition
DADDY’S CAVE: A project of JIMMYBROOKS + Zefrey Throwell
TIME DISTORTION AND THE BODY: Performance Art Exhibition
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Emergency Visibility (EV)
Vestige Vagabond: Maria Hupfield + Charlene Vickers
Tyranny of Character: ADAM ROSE, M. LAMAR, THE BUTTRESS, LINDSEY DRURY, ANDREW BRADDOCK
PERFORMANCY FORUM: CONTRACEPTION AND CONTRABAND.
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Bushwick Open Studios Edition
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIG BOARD
Twin High Maintenance Machines – Anya Liftig Solo Show at PPL
SPEECHMUSICCAMP::Geraldo Mercado/Raul de Nieves/FUTURE DEATH TOLL/Lee Todd Lacks with Tom Swafford/Household Tales
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXXV: Metaphysicality
Future Death Toll – $0.00‰
The Saba Pilots present Trancelvania: The Generative Landscape
17th Century Beatbox
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Intentionality/Intention
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Liberación y Terapia
PERFORMANCY FORUM: Soliloquies and Solipsism
Kikuko Tanaka – Poultry Paradise and Its Discontents: Nightshifts
Super-Saturated: Eleanor Lawler and Katherine Nolan
PERFORMANCY FORUM – BIPAF 2013
Rafael Sanchez – BIPAF 2013
Through the Magnifying Glass – BIPAF 2013
Discussion: Lange and Dolanbay – BIPAF 2013
Dolanbay at PPL – BIPAF 2013
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXVIII: Parsing, Diagramming and Dream Analysis
BOS 2013: DAY THREE – SITUATION
BOS 2013: DAY TWO – SELF AND IMPROVISATION
BOS 2013: DAY ONE – SITE
SOBjectivity: objects, electronics, and the (dis)embodying body
HECTOR CANONGE at PPL: PERFORMANCE SUR
Women with Power Tools
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXVII: CUTENESS, STUPIDITY, AND SEX
BIOGRAPHS & AUTOGLYPHS
SILENT MAIL! PPL and the Immaterial Museum of Scotland
THE LINEAR AND THE EXPRESSIVE
WATERBABIES: A Gathering of the Pisces
The Millennial Master (Monk/Taoist priest) of Love
SH!TSHOW: Queer Spectacle Lives On! GUEST CURATOR: Li Cata
CRAFTS, THE CRAFT, CRAFTY, CRAFTING: Performance Art Exhibition
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXVI: WORKOUT
PERFORMANCY FORUM XXV: bully the performance art hump
So many solariums: Opening celebration for many more shows at PPL
previous to our current location, PERFORMANCY FORUMs had been held at Vaudeville Park (2011-2013) and Surreal Estate (2009-2012) and have also been held in Berlin at Liebig12 and Meinblau, at Columbia University, MANA Contemporary in Chicago, CAID/Spread Art in Detroit, and elsewhere.