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The Captivating Choreography of Emergency Drills

by Claire Voon on September 23, 2016

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Emergency evacuation drills, though necessary, are a pain.

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Post image for NYPD Arrests Performance Artist Who Threw Crickets and Worms in Subway Car

A “crazed woman” who threw live crickets and worms all over a crowded subway car in New York claimed the bug-throwing was a performance art stunt gone horribly wrong and was subsequently arrested by the NYPD.

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CLEVELAND — It may come as no surprise that the Republicans who gathered here for the Republican National Convention put forth a political platform that many considered to be anti-woman.

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Post image for Cycling Through Tino Sehgal’s “Constructed Situations” in Marrakesh

MARRAKESH — As the afternoon sun radiated onto Jemaa el-Fna square in the old medina quarter of the city, nine bodies emerged before me on the ground, beatboxing and gyrating, surrounded by curious onlookers.

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Post image for Ulay Returns to Perform in New York After Decades-long Hiatus

This month marks Ulay’s return to New York as a performer after 30 years, with a site-specific installation and three-day performance at Kustera Projects Red Hook during Frieze Week.

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Madison Young isn’t the first woman I’ve seen pour honey on her naked body and, owing to certain lifestyle choices I’ve made, I have a feeling she won’t be the last.

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Post image for In the Museum for 100 Days, a Performance Artist Pushes Us to Reflect on Time

BOSTON — There are so many layers to Marilyn Arsem’s piece at the Museum of Fine Arts that it’s a bit hard to know where to start.

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Post image for Artists Buy Trump Campaign Bus on Craigslist, Turn It Into Anti-Trump Art Project

Late last year David Gleeson and Mary Mihelic, cofounders of politically minded art collective T. Rutt, learned via Rachel Maddow that a Donald Trump campaign bus was up for sale on Craigslist in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Post image for Queering the Feminine Through a Many-Layered Lens

Liss LaFleur’s work is at once in your face and delicate, choosing a mode of seduction that utilizes pastiche to lure the viewer in with a hint of familiarity — then jolting them into a world that questions the status quo.

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Post image for In a Performance, Walid Raad Playfully Probes His MoMA Survey

A note of hysteria begins to creep into Walid Raad’s voice as he concludes his hour-long monologue performance, “Scratching on things I could disavow: Walkthrough,” at the Museum of Modern Art.

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