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|Visual and Critical Studies Performance Art Round Table|
|Date||Wednesday October 14|
|Time||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM|
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California College of the Arts
1111 Eight st
San Francisco, Ca 94107
Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 10 am–12 pm
Florence and Leo B. Helzel Boardroom, San Francisco campus
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Performance is one of the most dynamic sites of contemporary cultural production, yet it receives surprisingly little attention in art school curricula. What is the status of performance art in art schools and colleges today? How is it taught and studied? What are the forms of scholarship and practice evolving in this area? How and where do the two intertwine?
Gigi Otálvaro-Hormillosa, also known as the Devil Bunny in Bondage, a San Francisco-based interdisciplinary performance artist, video artist, cultural activist, curator, and percussionist of Filipino and Colombian descent.
Guillermo Galindo, whose work spans a wide spectrum of artistic expression, from symphonic composition to musical computer interaction, electro-acoustic music, opera, film music, instrument building, multimedia installation, and sound design. His music has been performed and shown at major festivals and art exhibits throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
Shannon Jackson, chair and professor of dramatic arts and rhetoric at UC Berkeley. She serves on the editorial boards of several journals and has coorganized conferences and residencies.
Tina Takemoto, a writer and performance artist. Under the name Her/She Senses and in collaboration with Angela Ellsworth, she has presented installation-based performances internationally, has received numerous grants, and has published widely.