Ishmael Houston-Jones – Danspace Project

Ishmael Houston-Jones

Our Own AIDS Time: Keith Hennessy and Ishmael Houston-Jones in Conversation

Ishmael Houston-Jones. Photo: Pamela Moore

    Originally commissioned by SFMOMA’s art and culture platform Open Space for Lost and Found: Bay Area Edition, curated by Open Space editor in chief Claudia La Rocco and inspired by Danspace Project’s Platform 2016: Lost & Found.   Ishmael… Read more

Catalog as Zine as Tome

lost-and-found-book

  by Alex Fialho   For our purposes, this catalogue has to a greater or lesser extent been shaped by the aesthetics of the zine. We offer a tumble of texts and images from our generous contributors—reprints, originals, poems, photos… Read more

Black Male

(l-r) Ishmael Houston-Jones, Bill T. Jones and Will Rawls. Photo by Ian Douglas.

  by Alex Fialho In February 2016, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its first ever projective study of lifetime risk for contracting HIV among specific populations, including a deeply troubling estimate: the study predicted that one in two… Read more

More Weirdness, More Joy: Performance Curation and Pedagogy at Danspace Project and the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (excerpt)

Ralph Lemon performing as part of An All Day Event. The End., a 12-hour performance conceived by Lemon and held at the closing of PLATFORM 2012: Parallels. Photo: Ian Douglas

The following excerpt is from a chapter by Judy Hussie-Taylor, Danspace Project Executive Director and Chief Curator, to be included in a forthcoming anthology Curating Live Arts: Global Perspectives, Envisioning Theory and Practice in Performance (working title) edited by Dena Davida, Jane Gabriels, Véronique… Read more