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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Assisted Flagration

Assisted Flagration

A Time-based, Installation Intervention, 2013 The Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln,MA   Assisted Flagration is a temporary, time-based intervention into the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park on view in the exhibition Work Out at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum on view from June – October, 2013.  Comprised of numerous hand-made, seed-spreading, lawn ornament sculptures installed throughout the park, this piece examines the question of migration, preservation...

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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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The National Bitter Melon Council Mascot

The National Bitter Melon Council Mascot

A National Bitter Melon Council Participatory Public Intervention,  (2006 – present)  The Topsfield Fair, Topsfield, MA The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN The Boston Metro Area (various locations)     During the Topsfield fair (pictured), we traveled fairgrounds as the National Bitter Melon Council Mascot. There, we were observing and understanding the particular culture of the oldest agricultural fair in the USA, disguising ourselves as a friendly mascot for an...

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The NBMC Enters/Exits Wikipedia

The NBMC Enters/Exits Wikipedia

The NBMC Enters/Exits Wikipedia A National Bitter Melon Council Internet Intervention, 2008 www.wikipedia.org In this performance, the National Bitter Melon Council inserted a biography page about itself and the definition of BitterMelon as a vegetable and an artistic medium. As a result of this intervention, the National Bitter Melon Council page and our definition of Bitter Melon was deleted two days after they were uploaded to the WIkipedia site.  Pictured is documentation of the...

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