February 2013 Articles (8)

LEIMAY Ensemble & Guest Colaborators
PERCEPTIONS // Garbage World 5 (lite)

José Hernandez (above) and Sofia Moreno (below). Photos by Tyler Kline

Ok so this is GARBAGE WORLD 5 (lite)! The advert gives a good sense of some of GW's past themes: there sits, among neon confetti, a hoagie full of processed meat and cheese, partially wrapped in tin foil. I attended Garbage World 2 or maybe 3 in Chicago, where the thing was born…


Added by Hock Trill on February 23, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

LEIMAY Ensemble & Guest Colaborators
LEIMAYblog: Elizabeth McAuliffe. On Becoming Soft

"Becoming-Corpus" plays with extreme states of the body.  At times we move as slow as we possibly can, other times we push ourselves to move as fast as we possibly can.  Sometimes our movements emphasize our muscular strength, sometimes we attempt to completely forget that we are made of muscle and bone.  Tension and softness are in constant dialogue.  Over the past few years I have discovered that my impulse usually moves me towards tension, and lately I have been wondering about softness. …


Added by Elizabeth McAuliffe on February 22, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

ESSAY // The State of Art: Culture and Performance Art in the Contemporary Context, Part II

"Fluids," 1967, Allan Kaprow.
Art knows its task is immense, and can easily pander to sensationalism, often with immense prioritization of shock value. There is certainly a difference between shock to the order of a perceptual shift to afford an illumination to which one might otherwise be blind, and conversely, shock for the…

Added by Marissa Leah on February 19, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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ACTS ONLINE // Live stream of PE2O, Alex Franz Zehetbauer

Join us this Friday night for some live performance on the 'net!  

Alex Franz Zehetbauer, LEIMAY-CAVE artist-in-residence, will premiere his new work, PE2O!



Added by Raul Zbengheci on February 19, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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LEIMAYblog: Andrea Jones: On Becoming Communicative

Words, what are they? One tear will say more than all of them. – A. W. Schlegel

It is a difficult task… using words. Feelings, ideas, emotions are fleeting. Once you open your mouth to express them, they have already gone. What to do then? Keep your mouth shut tightly? Hold on as long as you can to the essence, the fragrance of the feeling before it disappears into the atmosphere like a wisp of smoke? We want to vocalize our feelings, our ideas, so that others can…


Added by Andrea Jones on February 15, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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ESSAY // Flirting with the Judson Church, PS1 Dance Panels, and the FUTURE

Trajal Harell at NYLA, photo by Ian Douglas
“Conceptual dance is ova’!
Conceptual dance is ova’!”

After thirty minutes of boredom watching Trajal Harrell’s Judson Church is Ringing in Harlem…(M2M), M2M standing for Made-to-Measure, Harrell’s adapted size for…

Added by Raul Zbengheci on February 8, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

INTERVIEW // "Sterile Opulence" with Hari Nef

Photos and text by Harry James Hanson

Hari Nef is a student at Columbia University, a sister of Chez Deep, and the doyenne of Tumblr. Her…


Added by Harry James Hanson on February 5, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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ESSAY // Branded Landscape

 The New York City Subway System


The urban landscape can be perceived as being defined by coded advertising. On a daily basis, we are constantly ingesting and regurgitating code. We speak to one another in mutually comprehensible phrases that are imbued with meaning. Mobile phones provide us with data which is…


Added by Kinshasa Peterson on February 4, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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