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Thursday, April 10th 2014
Event Description: 

Join us for LEARNING CURVES #1--a screening of performance videos followed by a group discussion about learning, teaching, doing, and forgetting performance.

Texas-based artist Heather Warren-Crow has curated a video-conversation of short works by her, former students (currently, NY-based artists) Dayna Moses and Kate Brandt, and compatriot Anya Liftig.

After the screening, we invite the audience to talk about performance:

Where, how, and why do we learn to perform? How has the Internet changed the way we find and kill our historical idols? We encourage you to add your own text to a list of art "teachers" that will later be printed on custom candy as part of Heather's project Eat Your Idle.

Heather Warren-Crow is an artist and writer based in West Texas. Specializing in live and pre-recorded performance, Warren-Crow has exhibited her artwork in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, India, Japan, Mexico, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, and across Europe and the United States. Most recently, she presented video art at Galerie Chartier in Connecticut (US) and sound art at Beton 7 in Athens (Greece), Bronxartspace in New York (US), and the Exchange Gallery in Penzance (UK). She has a PhD in Performance Studies from the University of California at Berkeley.