Organising

Performance Events as Organiser
(Excluding Festivals, Anti-Cabarets & total-situation events)
  • Decide Today. Programme of radical DIY/Anti-Culture with Decide Today (Cincinnati) & five regional sets. Aug. 13, 2017.
  • Winter Art Rat Magic. Live event with 6 local and visiting performers. Art Rat Studios, Roanoke, VA. Dec. 20, 2015.
  • Virginia Tech Young Artists Series. Co-organizer w/B.Counihan of student participation for opening performance event for Young Artists Series ehibition. Moss Center for the Arts, Virginia Technological Institute, Blacksburg, VA. Dec. 5, 2014.
  • mOnocle-Lash Release Folding Party. Organised release event with participatory readings, games, and performances. Liminal Gallery, Roanoke, VA. Aug. 2, 2014.
  • Outer Circle International Exchange. Co-organiser w/Gleb Kolomiets. Skype exchange with writers & artists in US, Russia and Ukraine. Roanoke Marginal Arts Festival: Liminal Gallery, Roanoke, VA. March 28, 2014.
  • Akademgorod. Co-organiser w/W. Fry of Marginal Arts Festival performance platform including 18 performers from the US and UK. Akademgorod, Roanoke, VA. March 27-28, 2014.
  • The Outer Circle: The Contemporary Russian Avant-Garde. Organised & performed in set of Roanoke poets performing translated poems by Edward Kulemin, Sveta Litvak, Nikolai Baitov, Andrei Bychkov, Potrot Uaru, Oleg Razumovsky, Denis Besnosov, & Gleb Kolomiets. Liminal Gallery, Roanoke VA. March 7, 2014.
  • SCSS Learn at Leisure: Esperanto. With M. Ames, initiated film night with short presentation for Star City Shadow School. Philosophy Inc Headquarters, Roanoke, VA. Nov. 18, 2012.
  • Exclamations. Co-organiser w/W. Fry of performances & presentations by 19 participants in Roanoke Marginal Arts Festival. Exclamations, Roanoke, VA, Feb. 17-18, 2012.
  • Star City Shadow School @ the MAF. Co-coordinator w/W. Fry of 12 SCSS lectures and demonstrations in various locations. Roanoke, VA. Feb. 16-20, 2012.
  • Anti-Nationalism Day Celebration. Hosted performance party/ detourned Independence Day event. Performances by Lindsann, Mark Perry, W. Fry, Tif Robinette, Emily Campbell, & Charlotte Jones. Roanoke, VA, July 4, 2011.
  • Yet Another Reading Time. Hosted & read work by H.P. Lovecraft. Roanoke, VA. March 27, 2011.
  • Textis Globbolalicus Release Reading. Organised collective reading for release of 3-Volume J.M. Bennett Book @ Marginal Arts Festival. Metropolitan Community Church, Roanoke VA. March 5, 2011.
  • Even More Reading Time. Hosted & read work by Rachilde and Rabelais. Roanoke, VA. Feb. 6, 2011.
  • More Reading Time. Hosted & read work by Mallarmé. Roanoke, VA. Jan. 17, 2011.
  • Reading Time. Hosted & read work by Percy Shelley & John Milton. Roanoke, VA. Dec. 12, 2010.
  • BarBarBarian Trifectum. Co-organiser w/W.Fry & C. Wellington of themed programme of readings & film. Oromancer, New Brunswick, NJ. July 25, 2009.
  • High Noon. Co-organiser w/T. Butkovic & W. Fry of 8-hour line-up of music, comedy, & poetry. Oromancer, New Brunswick, NJ. May 24, 2009.
  • Aesthletics/Panel Discussion. Co-organiser w/W. Fry of Chair Jousting tourney. (main event organised by T. Russotti & M. Clippenger.) The Dirty Dirty, Brooklyn, NY. March 14, 2009.
  • Roanoke Marginal Arts Festival. Coordinator, Ubu Roi and Post-Neo participation. Roanoke, VA. Feb. 20-23, 2009.
  • Be Blank Consort. Co-organiser w/W. Fry & T. Butkovic. Artichoke's, New Brunwick, NJ. Nov. 8, 2008.
  • Artichoke's Kickoff. Co-organiser w/W. Fry & T. Butkovic. Multimedia event involving R. Weaver, K. Faist, R. Bingham, K. Doerrer, & show curated by Spudnik Press. Artichoke's, New Brunswick, NJ. Sept. 27, 2008.
  • International Post-NeoAbsurdist Festival. Organizer w/W. Fry of festival w/19 writers, artists, & theorists from three countries. Oromancer, New Brunswick, NJ. June 1-July 2, 2008.
  • Fiddlesticks. Co-curator w/T. Berg & W. Fry of 5 group exhibitions featuring local and international artists, w/weekly performances & events. Lost & Found Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ. Feb. 23-May 10, 2008. (Individual performances listed below under Devised Performances.) Curated visual artists include: A.Andrews, J.M.Bennett, T.Berg, M.Blafas, J.Bruno, B.Chriss, L.Corea, S.Dolnak, D.B.Edwards, S.Granett, b.b.Grimm, D.Hartke, A.Lennard, J.Leftwich, E.Lennard, C.Olson, A.Reed, &C.Whalen.
  • The Long Goodbye. Co-organiser & performer w/ R. Chaloner & D.B. Edwards. Installation-event. Dartington College of Arts, Devon, UK. Dec. 15, 2006.
  • Last Great Anti-Annual International Anti-Annual All-Devon Anti-Contra-Realist Post-NeoAbsurdist Anti-Festival. Organizer w/D.B. Edwards & performer. Devised and performed 16 related events over three days. Dartington College of Arts, Devon, UK. Sept. 28-30, 2006.

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