NARCISSISTER: NEW WORK | PERFOREMANCE / DECEMBER

Genre: Burlesque

Brooklyn-based visual and performance artist Narcissister creates provocative yet playful vignettes that reference neo-burlesque and employ a range of materials, including fashion accessories, fake body parts, handmade props, larger-than-life costumes and her own body. Heir to Narcissus, the boy in Greek mythology who fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool and wasted away from unsatisfied desire, Narcissister excused herself from a career in modern dance to focus on a visual arts practice that explores the relationship between sexuality, race and gender. For perFOREmance, Narcissister debuts new worktwo videos and one performancecontinuing her long-standing interest in challenging conceptions of feminist craft, gender objectification and commodity culture.

Please note this performance contains nudity and explicit sexual content.

perFOREmance, two three-day performance presentations in December 2012 and February 2013, provides a platform for the new and commissioned performances in Fore.


Arts.Performance

Open:   12/13/12
Close:   12/13/12

Schedule:
12/13/12- 7:00:00
Theater:   The Studio Museum in Harlem
Address:   144 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
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Cost:$0, $7
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