Stillness is defined as a state or an instance of being quiet or calm. It is also defined as the absence of motion. Although stillness suggests inactivity, it can provide opportunities for focused movement and heightened sensation. When contemplating these concepts in relation to contemporary art practices, Marilyn Arsem is one of the first artists [...]
Posts tagged ‘2005’
Lorna Stewart “Knife Grinder is a performance that has developed out of a visit to Buenos Aires. Lorna attaches a drive-belt to a bicycle that connects a grindstone to the cogs used by the chain. With the back wheel off the ground she activates this device which lifts her off the ground, thus supplying her [...]
5 years ago I was walking down the street in Central Square, Cambridge and my eyes met those of a white haired man wearing a barely buttoned dress shirt. He stopped me and asked “What kind of human are you?”. With a question like that I couldn’t resist a conversation with this stranger. This was [...]
Above is a few photos taken of the visual timeline at our exhibition “Thus Far”. We will be screening a selection of videos this Friday night, and will be having a performance event on the 23rd, come out and see the art!
Since this is the first post on the PT archive, I though it would be suiting to show the video from the first performance of our debut event. “Activate” took place in 2005 at the Zeitgeist Gallery, Emily Putnam performed a piece titled “Clandestine Abortion/ Adopt a Fetus”.