Lydia Bell – Danspace Project

Lydia Bell

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

“Enthusiasm for Flux”: Ellina Kevorkian and Travis Chamberlain Discuss the Liveness Is Critical Residency Program at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Participants in the Liveness is Critical residency, 2016, courtesy of Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Photo by Colin Conces.

In Spring 2016, a group of artists, curators, and scholars gathered for Liveness Is Critical, an intensive ten-day residency program at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska. I corresponded with Ellina Kevorkian, Artistic Director for Residency Programs… Read more