Composing the Future: Extinction/Loss

Composing the Future: Extinction/Loss

Participatory performance as part of Boston Coastline: Future/Past with Catherine D’Ignazio.  Part of the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum’s exhibition Walking Sculpture: 1967-2015.  Performed on June 16, 2015 This project invited participants who attended the performance walk Boston Coastline: Future/Past to create a collaborative sidewalk-stenciled timeline of the future vis a vis extinction and loss. Since 2011, through an ongoing series of dialogue-based...

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Promiscuous Production: Breeding is Bittersweet

Promiscuous Production: Breeding is Bittersweet

A National Bitter Melon Council Public Sculpture and Interactive Outdoor Installation, June – November 2010 Group Exhibition: EAT LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)  Promiscuous Production: Breeding is Bittersweet was a large-scale, public installation in the form of an organic “farmden”(farm + garden) that housed an experimental effort to breed a hybrid variety of melon, a Bittersweet melon. It was installed as part of the group show, EAT LACMA, at the Los Angeles...

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Promiscuous Production: Meeting is Bittersweet

Promiscuous Production: Meeting is Bittersweet

A National Bitter Melon Council Public, Interactive Intervention, Nov. 7, 2010 Group Exhibition: Let Them EAT LACMA, a 1-day performance event celebrating the closing of the garden-focused exhibition: EAT LACMA (June – November, 2010) Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)   Meeting (and its aftermath) carries the essence and inevitability of human contact: exchange, wonder, and change. This Meeting is Bittersweet, a human-scale manifestation of the National Bitter Melon...

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Put Your Bitterness By

Put Your Bitterness By

A National Bitter Melon Council Performance and Public Intervention, 2011 International Pickling Day Festival, Lower East Side, New York, NY   Put your Bitterness By was a site-specific intervention at the International Pickling Day Festival of the Food Museum in New York, NY.  The National Bitter Melon Council joined pickling enthusiasts from NYC and beyond to celebrate all things preserved, fermented, and put by.   The festival was filled with vendors of fermented pickles,...

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All for Free (Free for All?)

All for Free (Free for All?)

An Interactive Performance Installation, 2008 Contaminate II Performance Festival, Midway Studios, Fort Point, Boston, MA Duration: 4.5 Hours All for Free (Free for All?) was a collaborative, site-specific, durational performance. Dressed in men’s suits and heavily made-up, I, in collaboration with Catherine D’Ignazio, presented identically packaged goods – all acquired for free – to the public while smiling continuously. In this piece, D’Ignazio and I were exploring the question of...

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