Performance Heart at Grace Space: Curated by Geraldo Mercado
Featuring live performances by Jenna Kline, Barbara Rosenthal, Alejandro Guzman, and Lorelei Ramirez
Jenna Kline performs mainly for stress relief.
She is able to maintain her girlish charm even during fits of hysterical whining.Jenna Kline
Barbara Rosenthal is a New York artist in photography, video, artist's book and performance. VSW Press has published 4 of her books of photographs and writings. Her most recent solo photography show was "Surreal Photographs: Trapped Figures and Tiny Houses" at the Visual Voice Gallery, Montreal, Nov. 2012. Her most recent solo video show was "Existential Word Play" at Milenium Film Workshop, New York City, Jan. 2013. Her most recent solo performance was "Existential Interact" at Espace Trocadero, Paris, Feb. 2013. Other notable performances have been in front of White Box Gallery and Guggenheim Museum, NY 2005, Wooloo New Life Festival, Berlin 2008; SET Gallery, Brooklyn 2009; Grand' Place, Brussels, 2010; Tribes Gallery, NY 2012; Espace Trocadero, Paris, 2013.
Alejandro Guzman is a Puerto Rican artist. He creates large wearable wooden sculptures in his studios in Chinatown, New York and The Lower Manhattan Culture Council. He uses these sculptures to engage in fast and frenetic performances.
One morning she awoke, did the usual routine; up, scream, stand, brush, teeth, pee, shower, go, work, back, scream, sleep, not sleep, up, and she (like everyone else) went a little bit mad. In order to tame her madness she decided to stay up late nights and perform at open mic's (This was a few months before telling her friend Lucia Love that "I think I want to be a performer, I just want to perform" to which her friend responded "Well, then you're a performer')
About Performance Heart at Grace Exhibition Space
A Performance Art collective focused on consistent opportunities for artists to engage and perform, supporting and enabling the artist to break through inner and outer barriers, to take part in the domino effect of the joy and tapped in experience that performance can bring…until the whole world is sharing the wacky beautiful strange sexy unbridled performance art in their heartPerformance Heart Blog
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Grace, n. - simple elegance or refinement of movement
Grace Period - an extended period granted as a special favor
The Three Graces (Greek Mythology) - charm, grace, and beauty
Opened in 2006, Grace Exhibition Space is devoted exclusively to Performance Art. We offer an opportunity to experience visceral and challenging works by the current generation of international performance artists whether emerging, mid-career or established. Our events are presented on the floor, not on a stage, dissolving the boundary between artist and viewer. This is how performance art is meant to be experienced and our mission is the glorification of performance art.
Grace Exhibition Space presents over 30 curated live performance art exhibitions each year, showcasing new work by more than 400 performance artists from across the United States and the world since 2006.
Grace Exhibition Space for International Performance Art Space IRS tax-exempt 501(c)3 status in 2015.
Grace Exhibition Space follows the We Have a Voice Collectives Code of Conduct to Promote Safe(r) Workplaces in the Performing Arts For more information and resources, visit: www.wehavevoice.org