Posts Tagged: performance art

The Text Is My Body: A Conversation with Gabrielle Civil


Performance artist and poet Gabrielle Civil discusses her book, Swallow the Fish, how technology has shaped reactions to female nudity, and the importance of risking change. ...more

Sound & Vision: Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw


Allyson McCabe talks with Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw, two of the founders of the performance group Split Britches, about their lives and work. ...more

Reviving Dominican Literature with “a Concert of Poetry”


Global Voices introduces us to El Hombrecito, a music group that interweaves Dominican poetry and visual art into their performances, in a story written by Natali Herrera Pacheco and translated by Eleanor Weekes. El Hombrecito hopes to spark interest in the country’s literature by setting it against the backdrop of bachata, rock, or experimental music, which brings literature to a much wider audience, and also separates Dominican literature from Western, democratized influences.


The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Karrie Higgins


The more narratives that approach reality "differently" get treated as "insane" or "unreal," the less readers are exposed to them, and the more "unreal" or "insane" they seem. It's like a feedback loop. ...more