Archive for the ‘Mixed Media & Multimedia’ Category

Preview: Eat Me & Drink Me

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

Eat Me & Drink Me is an experimental multimedia performance-art, “Butoh-vocal theatre” work being jointly created by Eseohe Arhebamen, Douglas Allen, Jorge Rojas, Wura-Natasha Ogunji and Rosamond S. King.

The photo below is from a scene written by Jorge Rojas.

Project Website (itself an ongoing performance artwork)

An extension of butoh-vocal theatre workshops held by Edoheart (Eseohe Arhebamen) at New York’s multiple-OBIE award winning Living Theatre, our purpose as an ensemble stems from our multidisciplinary backgrounds in the arts, our united interest in experimental performance art and our own sociopolitical perspectives as persons of “other” categories. An allegory of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Eucharist and a reference to a function of celebrity in American mass media culture, Eat Me & Drink Me is a unique performance experience dealing with themes of perception, sacrifice and consumption.

edoheart’s Hearts- a wwwartexperiment on Facebook

Friday, August 7th, 2009

It so happens that I am obsessed with symbols and semiotics, the signs and signals with which we navigate our various environments, including that of the world wide web and her arachnid offspring, social networks. Similarly am I enamored of all things lingual, language and its turns, puns, limericks, bends and behaviors across different straits. To the end of fashioning myself another tongue with which to explore the rigmarole of metaphors and other signifying sayings, I have created a Facebook application experiment that I hope others will join me in using. (more…)


Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Jorge Rojas, Curator

FiveMyles in Brooklyn, Diaspora Vibe Gallery in Miami, and labotanica in Houston Present Low Lives

Saturday, August 8, 2009, 6 – 9pm (EST)

(Brooklyn, Miami, Houston)Low Lives is a one-night exhibition of live performance-based works transmitted via the internet and projected in real time at three venues throughout the U.S.– FiveMyles, Brooklyn; Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami; and labotanica, Houston in partnership with Project Row Houses (5 – 8 pm in Houston). Low Lives examines works that explore the potential of performance practice presented live through online broadcasting networks. These networks, though seldom utilized for performance art, provide a new alternative and efficient medium for presenting and viewing performances. (more…)

Magic Making Music with Eric Shieh: The Cement Factory

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

If you haven’t friended him on Facebook, you’re missing some of the most witty “what’s on your mind?” commentary in the facebook news-feed slop-bucket.

I met Eric Shieh, poet, teacher, prisoner-advocate, musician, composer and my good friend, in college. I was still reeling from post-traumatic stress and (more…)

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