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David Antonio Cruz: The Return of the Dirty Boys
By KURT MCVEY, APR. 2016
David Antonio Cruz still screams. “ I feel like I’ve been silenced all these years,” says the Philly born painter, performer and mixed media artist, who is currently celebrating the end of his extended residency with Project For Empty Space [at] Gateway Project Spaces in Newark, New Jersey with a highly layered and thoroughly fabulous solo exhibition titled, For I am-or I was, thereturnofthedirtyboys, opening April 6th.
Take 5 Performance Festival
Dec 4-8, US Virgin Islands
By KURT MCVEY, JAN. 2017
I skipped Art Basel Miami Beach this year, not as some form of pseudo, self aggrandizing art world protest or because I was too busy in New York or couldn’t afford it, but because I couldn’t really think of a good reason to be there. I’m not a collector of any significance, the parties didn’t seem too intriguing (Madonna?), and nothing really seemed worth covering in a manner that required real in-depth analysis.
Performance that Probe the Potential of Being
By SEPH RODNEY, JULY 2016
When I was in graduate school, one of the ideas favored by feminist and queer scholars and students of continental philosophy was the notion of “becoming,” as conveyed by Gilles Deleuze. My crude understanding of this concept is that two organisms might be brought together to create a new hybrid, and this ability to join with another provides the basis for seeing the self not as a particular, essential being, but a possible space for a multiplicity of being.