From The Present Tense Archive: Documentation from Philip Fryer’s performance “Last Exit (For Aubrey)” made in conjunction with the Aubrey Baer Memorial Exhibition, Boston, USA
Posts tagged ‘2008’
Willem Wilhelmus Helsinki-based performance artist and organizer, Willem Wilhelmus shared his work with Boston in 2008 at the Contaminate 3 Festival. The beginning of the performance was light-hearted, Wilhelmus asking the audience to gather closetogether. He asked the audience to let him borrow the coins that they had in their pockets. The space filled with [...]
Stillness is a concept that is explored through many practices. It is used in meditation, yoga,and Butoh. Stillness is captured through photographs, paintings, and animals use it as a defense mechanism. Stillness is universal concept and a communicative tool. The Present Tense is fascinated with how Stillness can be used in experiential art practices. This [...]
Sandrine Schaefer and Philip Fryer “Gifting” Mimicking the “Gifting” ritual of Pink River Dolphins, Sandrine and Phil passed a pile of stones from one side of the space to another via their mouths. They were both covered in white cloth that unraveled as we moved across the space. When each rock was deposited on the opposite [...]
Summer in New England is slowly disappearing and The Present Tense wants to soak up the sun while we can! We will be taking a vacation from posting until September 1st. In honor of our recent Call for work for our Bicycle series, we are leaving you Joseph Ravens’ “Is my Liver Showing?” created for ROUGH TRADE in 2007/2008. The [...]
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!