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A Critic Critiques Herself: Conversation Prostitution

A photograph of me during the performance

A pursuit to understand performance art has developed into an art of my own. I am an art critic as well as a “conversation prostitute,” who practices pseudo-therapy sessions sans legal license by simply talking and listening with viewers. During the opening of Wild House presented by WE-ARE-FAMILIA at The Yard, 2-26 50 Avenue, I sold a conversation for one dollar.

I derived my performance from a conversation between Jennifer … Continue reading »

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Organically-Grown Business: A Much Needed Delineation of WE-ARE-FAMILIA

MAD Metal Ball Exhibition Piece

Creative Director of WE-ARE-FAMILIA Jennifer Garcia initiated the collective by simply posting an internet listing that asked artists to contribute to her personal project. Garcia explained that she had no idea how much WE-ARE-FAMILIA would grow and that she initially hoped to create an oeuvre of ambitious, dedicated and emerging artists and companies who were willing to submit work to a very haphazardly-planned organization. Her only request was that each … Continue reading »

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