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100 Walkers" Subverts in West Hollwood on April 18

Lisa Derrick | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

It's disingenuous that nobody walks in LA--we have a become a stroller's paradise, with art walks abounding in every neighborhood.

Childhood Gender Impressions: The Historical Conflict of Ballet 1

Martín Gutierrez | Posted 04.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Martín Gutierrez

I face a constant pressure to define myself, to pick a label so others don't feel uncomfortable. But, I don't want to sacrifice my gender fluidity for the convenience of a label. I don't want to be shamed into a category. I don't want to lie.

Sharjah Biennial 12: A March Through the City

MutualArt | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

The plaintive cry of the mizmar undulates through the air. Ahead of the musicians, four men, impeccably dressed in high street fashion, lead the funeral procession with heads held high. But they don't walk in mournful solemnity. They strut.

You Can Hire This Performance Artist To Do Just About Anything, As Long As You Pay Her

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts

Until April 10, you can hire artist Casey Jenkins to do just about anything, as long as you pay her for it. It's part of her current perfor...

Where High Concept Performance Art Meets The Trashy Soap Opera

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.03.2015 | Arts

Many an art lover, no matter how classy her tastes may be, gets a certain buzz from vegging out in front of a trashy soap opera or a bawdy reality sho...

The Future of Music Is in Your Hand

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.04.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

When I'm playing, I think about someone like Pollack, and remind myself that I'm throwing sound at blank space until something emerges. I have to trust the process, so I can stay focused and not second guess myself.

Very Naked Artist And Equally Naked Baby Visit A Museum

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.03.2015 | Arts

Swiss artist Milo Moire has a knack for inspiring headlines. A self-professed protege of Marina Abramovic, the Dusseldorf-based performance devotee ha...

New York Incarnation: 2015

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 02.26.2015 | New York
Danielle Wolffe

New Yorkers may seem disconnected. In actuality, though, it takes amazing stores of inner fortitude to exist in these self-contained worlds. People are accustomed to themselves and each other on levels people living far apart just aren't. They cannot isolate or hide from each other here.

JamesMichael Nichols

WATCH: Queer Performance Artist Wants You To Experience 'Showbiz: Active Terrorism'

HuffingtonPost.com | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.18.2015 | Gay Voices

Sebastian Cummings is a Philadelphia-based queer actor, musician and performance artist who develops high-concept, musically-intensive live production...

New York Moments

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Roxie Sarhangi

When I lived in New York City, I loved taking photographs. The vibrant fall leaves. The historic, welcoming brownstones. And of course, the people of the city. New York's energy is exhilarating.

How The Grand Tradition Of Carnival Influenced Performance Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts

The celebration known as Carnival has no singular description. In Trinidad and Tobago, it's celebrated before Ash Wednesday, sometimes with participan...

Want To Be Less Materialistic? Take Part In This Experimental Art Project...

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts

When we survey the objects randomly floating in our various drawers, bags or pockets, we don't typically process the wayward eye glasses, cell phones,...

The Pitti Uomo Diaries: Tilda Swinton, the Best Trends and Marni

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.18.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Is fashion all about the way one looks or does it also allow for great insight, character and personality? I believe the latter, which is why I didn't think twice about writing a few "Pitti Uomo Diaries" as part of my ongoing cultural activism.

What Happens When the World's Largest Queer Record Label Closes and No One Notices?

J Mase III | Posted 03.14.2015 | Gay Voices
J Mase III

The fact that an organization with a roster of 200 people can find a way to concretely analyze their privilege sets a standard. I want to believe in a world where we do not shy away from conversations about racial justice.

The Power of Personal Storytelling in Design and Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Successful leaders need also to be excellent storytellers, for if they do not successfully tell their own story and control the narrative, then the press, their costumers or their competitors surely will.

Interview With Dina Martina, Hilariously Surreal Raconteur

Michael Podell | Posted 03.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Podell

There are some artists that defy definition by being so fiercely original that any attempt to classify them winds up being reductive, and then there is Dina Martina.

Paula Garcia Performs Noise Body at Fondation Beyeler (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

After the artist's body is covered with iron scraps and very strong magnets, other performers throw nails at her that stick to this iron armor, until she can't stand the weight of the material any more.

Rejoice! Her Majesty Yoko Ono Is Getting A MoMA Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts

Looks like our wishing tree is finally paying off. Her majesty Yoko Ono -- queen of magically bizarre tweets, avant-garde cover songs, surreal makeup ...

Unbuilt: Vito Acconci (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 02.01.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

"I don't know if I can say our goal is to have built projects. If that is our goal then we've failed. But I think what unbuildable stuff leads to is a possible re-examination, not so much of the past, but of what's to come."

Xavier Cortada's Art: Inspired by Science, and Uniquely Miami

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

It had all the trappings of a typical Miami funeral. The eulogists, stifling their tears. The aria, Handel's mournful Piangero la Sorte Mia. The loud lamentations of the black laced lloradera.

The Lucent Dossier Experience Returns to Las Vegas on 12/5 And 12/6

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Running away to join the circus has become much more enticing since the emergence of electro-cirque tribe, The Lucent Dossier Experience. Combining a neo-tribal, steam punk aesthetic with orchestral electronic music creates a rich and textured palette for your senses.

Erin Whitney

This Is The Future Of Art, According To Marina Abramovic

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts

In a book-lined room in Sean Kelly Gallery in New York City, Marina Abramovic sat on one side of a long, wooden table. I sat down across from the perf...

Erin Whitney

Marina Abramovic Wants You To Unplug For The Sake Of Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts

Much of art today has been diminished to a purely aesthetic pleasure, and one that many opt to visit for the promise of self-publicity. Think of Jeff ...

These Performance Art Experiences Prove That The Future Of Theater Is Now

Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts

Sure, going to a play or musical can be riveting, but it can lack a certain element of surprise. Though the words and faces and costumes may change, a...

That Time An Artist (Literally) Looked For A Needle In A Haystack

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts

Sometimes performance art can be so abstruse understanding its meaning is like digging for a needle in a haystack. Other times, artists are actually d...