Jonah Bokaer, performer, media artist, social activist and founder of the Center for Performance and co-founder of Chez Bushwick will be giving a presentation on his work at the Art Work series that I curate at The New School / Lang College, 65 West 11th Street, 5th Floor. 6PM. Free and open to the public.
Bonnie Marranca is publisher and editor of the Obie Award-winning PAJ Publications and PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art (originally called Performing Arts Journal), which she co-founded in 1976. She has written three collections of criticism: Performance Histories, Ecologies of Theatre, and Theatrewritings, the recipient of the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. Among the many anthologies she has edited are: New Europe: plays from the continent, Plays for the End of the Century; American Dreams: The Imagination of Sam Shepard; and The Theatre of Images, one of the seminal books of contemporary theatre. Her writings have been translated into seventeen languages.
Bonnie Marranca is a Guggenheim Fellow and Fulbright Senior Scholar who has taught in many universities here and abroad, including Columbia University, Princeton University, NYU, Duke University, the University of California-San Diego, Free University (Berlin), and Autonomous University/Institute for Theatre (Barcelona). She is Professor of Theatre at The New School/Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts. Click here for CV.
Public Panel on “Belief” – Conversation with Gregory Whitehead, Alison Knowles, George Quasha, and Lenora Champagne (1-24-12).
Public Panel on “Being Contemporary” – Conversation with Joan Jonas, Linda Weintraub, Martha Wilson, Kenneth Collins, and Claire Bishop (1-25-12).
In January 2012, PAJ celebrated its 100th issue, “Performance New York,” with public panels on some of the themes of the issue with several of its contributors. Click here for more information and podcasts on PAJ 100.
Conversation with Joan Jonas and Claire MacDonald (4-8-10).
Performance Ideas: A Series of Public Dialogues on the Contemporary Arts