Archive for the “Performance” category

Tania Bruguera

by Travis Jeppesen on August 29, 2015

My interview with Tania Bruguera, from the September issue of Art in America.

Tehching Hsieh

by Travis Jeppesen on October 30, 2013

Hair. It grows so fast: something dead that lives on each of us.   A review at Whitehot.

Oleg Kulik

by Travis Jeppesen on November 9, 2012

“Traversing the grayish tormented geography of the bucolic motherland via these bestial encounters, I was eventually led to question whether I myself could ever be so compelled by nature as to risk suffocation by inserting the entirety of my head (…)

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by Travis Jeppesen on September 15, 2012

“In the course of the ritual, any division between “us” and “them,” participant and audience member, is dissolved in the experiential spectacle of mass being.” On the last ever performance of the Arirang Mass Games in Pyongyang.

Artforum Accident by Ondrej Brody & Kristofer Paetau

by Travis Jeppesen on December 2, 2011

1 tub goat milk 1 whole goat 1 packet spearmint-flavored chewing gum 7 medium-sized eggs 8 ounces strawberry ice cream 2 cans minced clams and juice ½ carafe red wine (sweet) ½ cup mustard 3 cups corn meal ½ cup (…)

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The Art of Deception: Lazlo Pearlman & Fake Orgasm

by Travis Jeppesen on October 30, 2011

It’s like Deleuze and Guattari put it in the opening pages of Anti-Oedipus – it eats, it shits, it fucks, it’s everywhere – you can’t avoid it, and yet you’re taught to both embrace and avoid it. They were talking (…)

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GG Allin Hails a Cab

by Travis Jeppesen on October 14, 2011

First he got high enough to taste the ceiling. Poster announces live murder onstage. The city is a wild animal – voice of the police broadcast on shortwave frequency. Paranoia wears leopard-print pants. My friends address me as asshole. They (…)

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by Travis Jeppesen on January 27, 2010

TONIGHT, 27 January, SLUM presents DISCOSALOPE, a performance by Marc-Andre Casavant DISCOSALOPE is not completely a man and not exactly a woman. Refreshing, amusing and disturbing…Marc-Andre Casavant’s spoken word-interactive-theatrical performance about the craziness of over-consumption in society will not leave (…)

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Tomorrow: SLUM @ Ficken3000, Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on August 5, 2009

The creators of PORK are pleased to announce the creation of an exciting new nightlife concept for Berlin. Beginning on August 6th, every Thursday night, Ficken3000 will be transformed into SLUM. SLUM aims to unite all of Berlin’s disparate artistic, (…)

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You’ll Know What to Do: Vaginal Davis Guides Us into Summer

by Travis Jeppesen on May 26, 2008

The maverick terrorist drag artist Vaginal Davis was recently enlisted by the Berlin art academy at Weissensee to submit a select group of students to a sort of week-long avant-garde boot camp, the result of which was a one-off performance, (…)

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