The notorious Keith Antar Mason left the traditional stage to perform his controversial pieces, dealing with race and identity, in alleyways and on basketball courts with his group Hittite Empire.
In his much awaited first book, The Women, Hilton Als spans autobiography, cultural theory and nonfiction essay. Artist Coco Fusco gets “the James Baldwin of the 21st century” to talk about confronting the silence.
Critics were spinning their wheels about Australian photographer Tracey Moffatt’s work because she hadn’t been talking. Coco Fusco leads Moffatt through a discussion of the madness in the method.
Artist Lorna Simpson has turned from photography to film, creating three-dimensional installations on voyeurism, betrayal and desire. She has returned to photography for her show, Gathered, up at the Brooklyn Museum through Aug. 21.
Roger Guenveur Smith’s new play, Juan and John, is up at the Public now. In this ‘97 interview, Coco Fusco probes the man and his narrative, a complex and riveting portrayal of a ‘60s icon, and a fast-fire delivery.
Coco Fusco looks into the theatrical value of Sacred Naked Nature Girls’ spontaneous, symbolic all nude show, and how it deals with issues of the body, gender and performance.
In BOMB 67/Spring 1999 Coco Fusco got to the bottom of Elevator Repair Service’s avant-garde theater performance style. Right now, GATZ, their two-part, 6.5 hour, reenactment of The Great Gatsby, is on at the Public Theater through Nov. 28th.