Last Saturday artist Ryan Hawk led a symposium at CAMH in conjunction with the Lone Star Explosion Performance Biennial titled, Locating The Global: Performance After The Act. The photo above depicts some of the incredible of artists, curators, and partners who were featured in the biennial who fielded questions from the audience and debated issues within the context of contemporary performance art. Artists and curators featured in the symposium included: Eames Armstrong, Abel Azcona, Michael Anthony Garcia, Ryan Hawk, Autumn Hays, Myk Henry, Erik Hokanson, Autumn Knight, Jonatan Lopez, Jill McDermid, Emillio Rojas, Jessica Santone, Marcel Sparmann, and Julia Claire Wallace among others.
For more information about the Lone Star Explosion Performance Biennial visit the website here.
From the Lone Star Explosion Performance Art Festival Symposium at the CAMHouston, led by Ryan Hawk
Have you seen my new grateful blog? I spent a lot of last year not feeling so well I decided to make sure I was grateful for the little things in life.So, starting Jan 1 2014, I took one image a day of something little in life that I am grateful for,not objects but those little things I don’t stop to think about. The kind of things you might miss if you don’t look for it.
An investigation of the border where men’s hair dissipates on the back of their hands. This became a project because of the relationship I had with my lover’s hands.
There he comes. With two jars. One empty. One filled with black hair. He puts them on the two ends of a long, white, used cloth. There is hair on the cloth. It has been there for one year. This is the closure of a one year performance. Above the jars are candles. One candle on each jar. He…