The Lonely Painter Project, an interdisciplinary collaborative, uses performance as a shared mode of inquiry. Drawing upon their respective training in movement, sound, theater and visual art, as well as on distinct relationships to region and place, they seek to tamper with those parts of ourselves that colonial modernity would have atrophied.
Archives for January 2017
The bizarre-cabaret collective Fuerza Travesti was born in 2010 as part of a transdisciplinary group accompanying Hija de Perra en the Chiquitibúm bizarre performance festival (2001-2010). In their stagings they combine multiple signifying codes such as visibility of trans bodies and sexual disobedience.
So Blissful and So Happy
A performance celebrating the bizarre performer “Hija de Perra.” There is a rite where her insubordinate spirit is invoked and revived through personas forming part of a scenic imagination in search of a visual artistic terrorism countering the state and normativity.
Gambletron and Johnny Forever create immersive performance environments exploring queer resistance through radio transmission, video, and experimental noise infused with deep drones and heavy beats. Their largely improvised public work is informed by community concerns and stems from queer feminist critique of states and systems.