Index of Titles Filed Under 'Comedy'

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PublisherSculpture Center2016
Everything changes with the circus. It makes the unbelievable real and the familiar unfamiliar. Formalized during the Victorian era, the institution emerged and evolved through industrialization, drawing on elements of ancient roman rituals, street performances, and esoteric knowledge. Testing the limits of the physical, the circus requires enormous expertise, artistry, endurance, and courage. extraordinarily, it makes danger into entertainment, wild animals into performers, gravity into an illusion. though the rituals and acts of this spectacle have transfixed audiences for centuries, in recent years it has begun to lose its urgency, no longer holding the same sway over audiences. As Federico ...
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Edie Fake, Jamillah James, Alexis Blair Penney Hosted by MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY Sunday November 18, 2012 2pm The Center for Experimental Lectures is thrilled to present lectures by Edie Fake, Jamillah James, and Alexis Blair Penney, hosted by MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York as part of the museum’s Sunday Sessions program. Artist Edie Fake’s lecture The Sexual Life of Patterns explores the concept of “the weave” in relation to textiles, gender, and the trans body. Extending the logic of intuitive herbalism, magic, and tarot into textile decoration, ornamentation, and repetitive pattern, Fake’s lecture will explore the physical ...
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PublisherSocial Discipline2022
We are back with Jules Joanne Gleeson, writer, comedian and historian, recently co-editor of the collection: Transgender Marxism, published by Pluto Press in 2021. A groundbreaking synthesis of transgender studies and Marxist theory. We talked about gender and family abolitionism, her writing, industrial music, stand-up comedy and many other things!
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Christina speaks about life as a stand-up comedian after coming from the art world, parallels between writing for comedy and writing for art, and how good comedic material provides flexibility so the audience can engage.
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Kitao Sakurai speaks about growing up as a child actor, working as a cinematographer, the Dogme 95 film movement, and his current role as a the director and executive producer of The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim.
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PublisherFundación Cisneros2013
Liliana Porter in conversation with/en conversación con Inés Katzenstein, the seventh book in the Conversaciones/Conversations series, presents an engaging dialogue between Liliana Porter and Inés Katzenstein with an introductory essay by Gregory Volk. Porter describes with clarity and humor the ways in which her work blends the real with the representational, often in hypothetical yet convincing mini-dramas using mass-produced, kitsch objects that elicit both our compassion and our laughter. Liliana Porter, born in Buenos Aires in 1941, has been exhibited internationally and is represented in many public and private collections. Using a wide range of media—including sculpture, printmaking, works on canvas, ...
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Neha Choksi discusses living in Bombay and Los Angeles, issues of labeling artists and their work, and the role of comedy, tragedy, and the absurd within her practice. Her work explores how we seek, experience and acknowledge absence and loss in material, temporal and psychological terms.
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PublisherTriple Canopy2020
“When you see a hog, you see a garbage disposal; when you see a little bird, you see … whatever he wants to be.” A comedian gives voice to the hog who eats trash for the Flintstones: he petitions the boss for a promotion, only to realize that a dead-end job is his destiny. A monologue in the form of a video and script. With an animation by Lucy Jones.
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PublisherSite Visit2020
Ashley and Erik speak with Hiba Bhatty about life under quarantine at home in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. Hiba is an Pakistani-American architect, comedian and youth mentor. She works at Valerio Dewalt Train (VDT) in Chicago, and has performed sketch comedy, stand-up and improv at The Second City, IO Theater, and Steppenwolf Theatre.
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The essay is a commentary of the last ten years of Smetnjak’s intellectually, politically and ethically outstanding production. Intellectually as a collection of theoretic – yet not academic – references, which makes them contemporary, to the point and intriguing and not a part of the canon established for the purpose of raising epigons of one ‘school’ or another. Politically as an exercise in thought, which does not assume fixed sides or viewpoints – not because it would be vague or opportunistic, but because it is too intense to be caught in the fixed positions of identity. Ethically as an attitude ...

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