Performance Art

Culture

The Puerto Rican art collective set to revive the island

Poncili Creación's high energy performances are a mash up between traditional folk and an uber modern, DIY aesthetic.
Rolien Zonneveld
3.10.20
Culture

meet the cam girl who makes elaborate cakes and sits on them

"Wet T-shirt contests, Nickelodeon's 'Slime Time,' a pie to the face, and a dunk tank at a fair. This is the lineage of cake sitting."
Sara Radin
7.10.19
Culture

meet the performers of house of yes, brooklyn's iconic sex-positive nightclub

"I feel like I can be my most authentic, eccentric, queer self, and feel beautiful and celebrated for it."
Nicole DeMarco
6.27.19
Art

cherdonna shinatra is creating joyful spaces through queer feminist art

i-D speaks with the artist about how she challenges traditional museum spaces with drag, dance, and clowning.
Sara Radin
5.1.19
Art

astrit ismaili transcends their body by building a new one

The Kosovar performance artist and curator's playful, public art is about the right to be undefined.
Andrew Pasquier
12.14.18
Art

revisiting the legacy of theatre’s enfant terrible

A new retrospective at MoMA PS1 in Long Island takes us inside Reza Abdoh’s world of queer culture and social decay.
Mariana Fernandez
7.20.18
News

dark mofo is burying mike parr under a hobart street for three days

The performance artist will spend 72 hours buried in an enclosure below one of Hobart’s busiest roads.
Claudia Tilley
5.31.18
Culture

four queer artists on how their work helped them survive

How these new wave queer artists used their work as a political tool for coming to terms with who they are, and for helping others do the same.
Amelia Abraham
5.2.18
Art

urara tsuchiya is the most surreal ceramicist you’ll ever have the pleasure of knowing

Spanning a number of different disciplines -- ceramics, performance, video, costume -- Urara's work reifies the absurdities of human life and nature with a unique and droll charm.
Ryan White
3.15.18
The Radical Issue

the phantasmagoric world of artist kris lemsalu and her monkey skull named erik

Estonian multi-disciplinary artist Kris Lemsalu creates sculptures and performances that playfully dance along the lines of humanity and mortality.
Ryan White
2.28.18
Arts

fallen angels: a conversation with marcus whale and athena thebus

The artists detail their brilliant collaborative performance 'Lucifer', which casts the ultimate fallen angel as a figure to be celebrated.
Joe Brennan
1.19.18
Culture

watch this queer variety show streaming from chinatown on instagram live

Sam Puglia’s experimental comedy project "The Dawn Lombardi Show" has made collaborators of Princess Nokia, Lola Leon, and Kembra Pfahler.
Emily Manning
12.12.17
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