November 27, 2018

When the Artist is the Art

Vernita NCognita in performance wearing mask
Vernita N'Cognita in performance

This panel will include a short presentation of live performance acts and video works by each panelists followed by a discussion on the evolution and the experience of this practice in our contemporary art landscape.

Note: Seating is limited so to insure a seat purchase your ticket(s) online now using links below.



With: Vernita N'Cognita, artist, curator, Director of Viridian Artists
Coco Dolle, Artist, Curator, and Performance art director
Quinn Dukes, performance artist, curator
Verónica Peña, Interdisciplinary Artist
Organized by: Vernita N'Cognita and Coco Dolle


Quinn Dukes
Photo by Nir Arieli.

Quinn is a multimedia performance artist, activist and curator based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work addresses human connection, social injustice and ritual. In 2014, Dukes founded Performance Is Alive a website and curatorial project devoted exclusively to performance. She is a tireless advocate for performance art and higher education via appointments at Grace Exhibition Space (Brooklyn, NY), the School of Visual Arts (New York, NY) and Satellite Art Show (Miami, NYC & SXSW).

www.quinndukes.com

Founder + Director /
Performance Is Alive
performanceisalive.com

Board Member //
Grace Exhibition Space
grace-exhibition-space.com

Performance Art Curator //
SATELLITE ART SHOW
satellite-show.com


Verónica Peña

Verónica Peña (interdisciplinary artist and independent curator) from Spain based in the United States. Her work explores themes of absence, separation, the search for harmony through Performance Art, migration policies, cross-cultural dialogue, and women’s empowerment. Recent works include participatory performances that create shared moments amongst strangers. Peña has performed in Europe, Asia, and America. In the United States: Times Square, Armory Show, NYU’s Hemispheric Institute, Queens Museum, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Grace Exhibition Space, Triskelion Arts, Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery, Momenta Art Gallery, Gabarron Foundation, Dumbo Arts Festival, and Consulate General of Spain in New York.


Jana Astanov

Jana Astanov is a multidisciplinary artist, living in New York. Born in Poland she studied anthropology, philosophy and linguistics in France, and arts in the UK. Her work includes photography, poetry, performance and new media. Her poetry was first published in Polish when she was 16. Since her 20s she experimented with writing in English, with first poetry in her third language published in 2015. Jana merges poetry with performance practice and sound art. She has started two feminist performance groups Red Temple (also a publishing house) and W.I.S.E. encouraging other women to create and write their own stories that she often includes in her performances with an aim to portray the female world. She published three collections of poetry: Antidivine (Undergroundbooks.org), Grimoire (Red Temple Press) and Sublunar (Red Temple Press). http://www.janaastanov.com/


Coco Dolle

Coco Dolle is a visual artist, curator and performance artist living in NYC. She is the director of the feminist concept curatorial Milk and Night, the Curator and co-creator of the TRANS-Ville series for Catinca Tabacaru Gallery NYC and the founder and director of the punk female leadership and post-feminist performance art collective Legacy Fatale. http://www.milkandnight.com http://www.legacyfatale.com



Vernita NCognita in performance wearing mask Vernita Nemec AKA N’Cognita (visual/performance artist/ curator) has presented over 70 performances in the U.S, Mexico, Japan, Germany, Hungary, Ireland and France. Nemec’s themes involve the insecurities of desire; the inevitability of aging and death; female empowerment and terrible things humans do to the planet and themselves. Nemec participated in Linda Montano’s 7 Years of Living Art, is included in “Performance Artists Talking in the Eighties” and “Feminists Who Changed America 1963-1975”. She performed at the opening of Brooklyn Museum’s Sackler Center for Feminist Art & at the 7th Performance Studies Conference, Mainz, GR. Her complete biography is @ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vernita_Nemec.

Note: This panel will be in the Marquis Room, which has ONLY 36 SEATS AVAILABLE! Therefore to insure a seat, please click an option below to purchase your ticket(s) in advance.

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ATOA's Critical Dialogues in the Visual Arts are held at:
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15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003
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Phone: (212) 475-3424
Doors open at 6:00 PM; panel starts at 6:30 PM
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ATOA's Critical Dialogues in the Visual Arts are held at:
National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003
(20th Street, 1/2 block east of Park Ave.)
Phone: (212) 475-3424
Doors open at 6:00 PM; panel starts at 6:30 PM
$10 General Admission
$5 Students and Seniors with ID
Passholders & NAC Members FREE

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