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Mike Stinavage

Mike Stinavage is a writer and environmentalist. He works with trash and rats, compost and plants, for New York City’s recycling programs.

A Bicycle is Loved and Lost, Orgasm Found

While the Oscars took center stage on laptops and TV screens across Brooklyn, Emi, Amy and Mimi, the Celebrated Love Partners, and their Bicycle Emi Nomo commanded the intimate space of Triskelion Arts.

Finley's Current Politics, Loud and Clear

Karen Finley performed pieces from her most recent work Grabbing Pussy (2018) and a new text-performance, Parts Known, as part of the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. The works speak to “the resistance of not being depressed and moving forward with the experience of activism of the past.

In Conversation

LARISSA VELEZ-JACKSON with Mike Stinavage

Since I clasped hands and danced with an elder named Marta during the dance party that ends Zapatografía/Shoegraphy, I’ve kept an eye on the choreographer: interdisciplinary artist Larissa Velez-Jackson. On an afternoon threatened by thunderstorms, we sat at a street café and spoke about injury/healing, working-artistry, and her Star Crap Method as components of her past products and ongoing processes.

A Bicycle is Loved and Lost, Orgasm Found

While the Oscars took center stage on laptops and TV screens across Brooklyn, Emi, Amy and Mimi, the Celebrated Love Partners, and their Bicycle Emi Nomo commanded the intimate space of Triskelion Arts.

Bouquets within Reach

For Mariana Valencia’s second presentation as a BAX 2017/18 artist in residence, she shows Covers, Singles, Shout Outs: an assemblage of embodied observations from her life and work. Together, these observations explore the self as an ensemble of influences rather than a singular entity.

No Glitter Allowed On-stage

Many dear friends of Dorothy spilled into the main theater at Dixon Place to see Antonio Ramos and the Gangbangers (also friends of Dorothy) perform Almodóvar Dystopia.

Utopia Falls Short

After performing the piece in living rooms across the country, this would be the final performance for writer and performer Kristen Kosmas and visual artist Leon Finley. In the performance preface, Kosmas states at length that the piece comes from her desire to have a direct impact in communities affected by the political climate. Henceforth, Kosmas’s published book would guide others to perform her utopic vision under the assumption that it would be theirs as well.

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DEC 19-JAN 20

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