In Memoriam to be featured at Vent Festival 2011

In Memoriam, a mixed media quilt honoring and remembering the lives of sex workers murdered around the globe, will be featured at the 2011 Vent Festival in Brooklyn, New York. The piece was created in collaboration with artist Michelle Temple who is also based in Brooklyn, New York. In Memoriam was recently shown a the Pop-up Museum of Queer History at the Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation in New York, New York and will be shown at a gallery in Indiana later this fall.

Brooklyn’s own performance festival! Prepare to Rant, Vent, eat, drink, learn and think. September 24 & 25th at the Gowanus Studio Space. For more information, please visit: http://www.ventfestival.com/

VENT 2011 Press Release

VENT 2011: Performance Festival

Saturday September 24th – Sunday September 25th

Gowanus Studio Space, 166 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY

$FREE (*except for the workshop, which has a nominal $3 entrance fee)

See www.ventfestival.com/calendar for exact schedule

Press Contact: Maya Suess / 347.401.4101 / ventatsoapbox@gmail.com

New Brooklyn Performance Art Festival at The Gowanus Studio Space

The second annual VENT Festival features artists exploring personal and cultural histories through performative gesture, story telling and food.

Participating artists:

Damali Abrams

Danielle Abrams

Rob Andrews

Nurit Bar-Shai

Sarah Jenny Blevis & Michelle Temple

Atom Cianfarani

Aisha Cousins

Damien D’luxe

Jason Gasper

Coral Short

Rant Van

 

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