INTRODUCTION TO THE EOTW OPERATING MANUAL

Embarrassed of the Whole is an opera of operations. Arbitrary* operations comprised by the title Embarrassed of the Whole are attempts to theatrically/theoretically** construct an anti-holistic embarrassment*** to/of (in)current human being and to perform examples of abjective, dysfunctional, and relational holes in system-wholes, ante/post-wholes, and mechanistic holizing processes and/or to directly fail at realizing the…

Now Online: tracks from 2009 opera-of-operations “Workforce/Forced Work” (Part II in “The Transformational Grammar of the Institutional Glorybowl” Trilogy

https://panoplylab.bandcamp.com/album/workforce-forced-work Devised opera-of-operations (2009, LMCC Swing Space at 14 Wall Street and chashama residency on 42nd Street, NYC) Meredith Kitz, Herbie Go, Matthew Stephen Smith, Chelsea O’Connor, Ella Joyce Buckley, Ari Swan, Benjamin Resnick-Day, Kate Garfield, Michael Demsyn-Hanf, and many others participated and performed. Concepts, text, direction/”focus workshop” forms by Esther Neff, music by Brian…

Affaction Research Center

OPERATION: AFFACTION RESEARCH CENTER THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A FACT OF ACTION OR AFFECT WE CARRY ONE ANOTHER MATERIALIZING MATTERS OF AFFECTION VIA OUR (SUBJECTED AND CONDITIONED) SENSATIONS + PERCEPTIONS 1.) Pamphlets subjectively devised from PPL’s previous affaction research operations are distributed during the 5-day Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival in Chicago, IL, June…

Embarrassed of the Whole

Processes accumulate!!! PPL are working on a website to comprise processes in three categories: (de)liberations, en/re/dis/as/semblances, and affactions, it will be found HERE. In the meantime, check some processes out HERE …other projects have their own sites, such as Center for Marooned Citizens and the most recent Affaction Research Center. 

SPRING IN FULL SWING: PERFORMANCY FORUM

PERFORMANCY FORUM Winter/Spring 2016 is organized around the conceptual core of IN-FORMATION and all events take place at: Panoply Performance Laboratory: 104 Meserole Street, Brooklyn, NY Thursday, March 3: sympathetic mimesis Joern Burmester (http://www.joernburmester.de/) Marcelline Mandeng (http://mandengarchives.tk/) Heeran Lee (http://heeranlee.com/home.html) Zhenesse Heinemann (http://www.zhenesse.com/) Anya Liftig (http://anyaliftig.com/) does an effect resemble what it causes or what has caused it…

Relational March 2016

This March PPL is making another car tour across the midwest, organized by myself and Valerie Kuehne: http://relationalmarchmirage.tumblr.com/ VALERIE KUEHNE // JOERN J BURMESTER + FLORIAN FEIGL // PPL // ESTHER NEFF+BRIAN MCCORKLE + KAIA GILJE// Is performance art merely a mirage of inquiry, swan songs, pickles, trumpet, and glass (eyes) covered in vasaline? Or…

Teaching this Spring and Summer

Get Your A$$ in CLA$$ is a 10 week series of one-off drop-in classes in dance and performance to work your mind and kick your A$$. A laboratory space for performance research, creative process, and contemporary movement through workshop style classes with innovators in the field. Come to class, get confused, relate to other humans…