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Michael Alan

Be Careful What You Wish for, Michael Alan -- You Do Not Wish Your Kids Had Cancer

Jonathan Agin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

Having a child with autism was a significant concern of mine prior to the birth of my first child Alexis back in January 2006. But then, on April 10, 2008 cancer knocked on our door and without an invitation took up residence in our then 27-mont-old daughter Alexis. Mr. Alan, do you still wish your kids had cancer?

Michael Alan Translates Illness into Ethereal New Works

Catie Keck | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Catie Keck

2013 was what you might call a seam-splitting year for Michael Alan. Artistically, he produced some of his most consummate work to date, garnering a steady stream of high-praising press from all corners of the media hemisphere. His health, by contrast, took a wrong turn and kept driving.

Michael Alan to Perform at 'New Museum Untapped'

Catie Keck | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Catie Keck

A woman is center stage in a room full of onlookers, twisting and contorting slowly on her knees as a gold bottle pours slippery liquid over her bare body. She collects a handful of marbles from the floor and showers herself in them.

Performing Life, Living Art: Michael Alan

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Michael Alan often features his parents in both his music and live-art-installations. His other collaborators form an impressive list of musicians and visual artists alike.

Welling Court: A New York Mural Block Party Like No Other

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The community mural: A time honored urban tradition rooted in local flavors and tastes. Every major city and many small towns have them and most peopl...