Giving a Voice to Space

Giving a Voice to Space

 The Event of a Thread – Day 5 as artists, and as human beings, what kind of space do we create? “It’s an empty city block…And wanting to make the place that everyone can be in and join the work in some way. And thinking about: What are those experiences...
For The Birds

For The Birds

the event of a thread — Day 4 today marked my first Saturday shift at the event of a thread. welcome to wild weekends at the Armory! up until this point, i have been so appreciative of the way that people have interacted with this exhibit. i was stunned by the...
Testing the Threads of Time

Testing the Threads of Time

the event of a thread – Day 3 pre-shift: i am running not quite as early as i want again today. but at least i did a pretty thorough vocal warm-up beforehand. maybe it is something about the Robot Immigrants coming to the Armory today and meeting with them...
Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night

Event of a Thread — Day 2 working a shift at night is a totally different feeling. you would think that i would be used to it, having worked in bars and clubs for so many years that i can’t even count the number on both hands. but even after all this time, it is still...
Connecting to a Sense of Timelessness

Connecting to a Sense of Timelessness

The Event of a Thread – Day 1 Timelessness. Universality. Interconnectedness. Joyfulness. Simplicity. today was my very first shift at the Armory. amidst the chaos of my final week of the Fall semester in grad school, the holiday hubbub, subway delays, and too...
A TED Talk Come True

A TED Talk Come True

:: Manifesting My Passions :: on November 21st, i had a rehearsal in my apartment with Sameer Parekh of Falkor Systems and his flying robot, Ary. while getting reading for them to arrive, i found this: three years ago i put this post-it note on my desk. on that day, i...
The Event of a Thread

The Event of a Thread

the event of a thread created by Ann Hamilton for the Park Avenue Armory this November i was invited by Anne Bogart to participate as a reader in Ann Hamilton’s installation event at the Park Avenue Armory. as both a great honor and delight, i am reading to pigeons...
Set Changes

Set Changes

DAY 5 – Sophie’s musings on the Koumaria Residency, Greece Human Improvisations: Conversation Sex Eating Breathing Death Everything we do? is anything ever set? i am having an issue with my body. i have a kind of illness at the current moment. it invaded my body and...
Space Exploration

Space Exploration

: Sophie’s information integration system : there is a lot to process. the place that i am in includes both the physical landscape and my own body. a lot of things are different than i am used to. Koumaria is: warm and dry. the ground is hard and it is hard to release...
All in the Beginning.

All in the Beginning.

here i am again. at a new beginning. beginning again. i am back in a familiar place. i am back at grad school. there is a comfort and a joy being back with my PIMA class. some of the characters have changed—we lost Jules to CalArts and we gained new faculty. John,...