John Giorno Octopus Series

Using the Octopus’s decentralized nervous system as an inspiration for Performance Space New York’s curatorial practice, the John Giorno Octopus Series invites artists and guest curators to organize an evening-length program with several artists working in any number of disciplines. The series is named after legendary performance poet, John Giorno, and continues Performance Space’s legacy of artist-centric programming and creating space for risk-taking.

John Giorno Octopus Series

Using the Octopus’s decentralized nervous system as an inspiration for Performance Space New York’s curatorial practice, the John Giorno Octopus Series invites artists and guest curators to organize an evening-length program with several artists working in any number of disciplines. The series is named after legendary performance poet, John Giorno, and continues Performance Space’s legacy of artist-centric programming and creating space for risk-taking.

John Giorno Octopus Series

Using the Octopus’s decentralized nervous system as an inspiration for Performance Space New York’s curatorial practice, the John Giorno Octopus Series invites artists and guest curators to organize an evening-length program with several artists working in any number of disciplines. The series is named after legendary performance poet, John Giorno, and continues Performance Space’s legacy of artist-centric programming and creating space for risk-taking.

John Giorno Octopus Series

Using the Octopus’s decentralized nervous system as an inspiration for Performance Space New York’s curatorial practice, the John Giorno Octopus Series invites artists and guest curators to organize an evening-length program with several artists working in any number of disciplines. The series is named after legendary performance poet, John Giorno, and continues Performance Space’s legacy of artist-centric programming and creating space for risk-taking.

Marathon Reading of Urvashi Vaid’s Virtual Equality: The Mainstreaming of Gay and Lesbian Liberation

Performance Space New York’s Marathon Readings shares important, influential, and experimental work by women who have passed away, to collectively remember their words. Previous readings were: black looks: race and representation by bell hooks, Blood and Guts in High School by Kathy Acker and DICTEE by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, and Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldúa.

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