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Roaring at the Rafters Oct 8, 2011

Te haré invencible con mi derrota is an intense and abstract conversation between the Spanish artist Angélica Liddell and the deceased British cellist Jacqueline du Pré (1945-1987). Liddell converses with the dead, because as she explains in the performance program, “I did not want to talk with living people. The living had defrauded me, deceived me, terribly.”

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Fear, Pain, Rage Oct 7, 2011

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I will make you invincible with my defeat Oct 7, 2011

 

This show is what my last Saturday night looked like.  I am kidding of course, but also I am not,  I cannot experience art without projecting myself onto it.  Which I won't apologize for because I feel it is the very best way to experience art.  It allows us to trespass the boundaries between ourselves and others and also the fortresses we build to bury parts of ourselves away.  Luckily for us Angélica Liddell also projects.  She has projected her time of crisis onto the tragedy of Jacqueline du Pré and then projects it out for all of us.  

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Kalup Linzy at Seattle Art Museum Aug 13, 2010

Here at OtB, we’ve been tracking Kalup Linzy’s ascent from his self-produced YouTube videos to his recent appearances on General Hospital with James Franco. Linzy appeared at last year’s TBA festival and is now headed to Seattle on Aug 19 for a one-night-only performance at Seattle Art Museum. Here’s what they say he’ll be up to:

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"avant-garde unicorns" Feb 24, 2010

Today just keeps delivering more and more descriptions about OtB artists that are kind of incredible. The title of this post comes courtesy of nytheatre.com in reference to Radiohole. The company's latest performance (soon to be featured on OntheBoards.tv) inspired this new description and this:

Life was dull and joyless, my theatre-going lackluster. Late-winter New York City blues have left me impatient, fractious, and listless.

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