Radical Movements: Gender and Politics in Performance

When
Event has passed (Fri Nov 3, 2017 - Sun Nov 12, 2017)
Where
CounterPULSE
Time
Nov 3, 8pm; Nov 4, 6:30 and 8pm; Nov 10-11, 8pm both days; Nov. 12, 4pm
Cost
$20 - $100
Tags
Activism / Cause, Dance (performance)

Description

Nov 3, 8pm; Nov 4, 6:30 and 8pm; Nov 10-11, 8pm both days; Nov. 12, 4pm

What does it mean to have a radical body? This two-weekend festival features more than a dozen artists, activists and scholars including "Gender Trouble" author Judith Butler, Monique Jenkinson aka Fauxnique, boychild, "The Queer Art of Failure" author Jack Halberstam, Peacock Rebellion's Lisa Evans, Maryam Rostami, Julie Tolentino and many more. Radical Movements takes place at CounterPulse November 3 - 11, and at the Joe Goode Annex on November 12.

PROGRAM:
I. Friday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. (CounterPulse)
Judith Butler & Monique Jenkinson
"Ordinary Practices of the Radical Body"

II. Saturday, Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m. (CounterPulse)
Audience Salon: What does it mean to have a radical body? Moderated by Hope Mohr with special guests.

III. Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. (CounterPulse)
Jack Halberstam & boychild
"Dance of darkness: a performance, a conversation, a rehearsal for the future" (world premiere)

IV. Friday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. (CounterPulse)
Peacock Rebellion
"You Really Should Sit Like A Lady (or how I got to Femme)" (world premiere)

V. Saturday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. (CounterPulse)
Maryam Rostami
"Untitled 1396" (world premiere)

VI. Sunday, Nov. 12 from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. (Joe Goode Annex)
Larry Arrington, Xandra Ibarra, Maurya Kerr, Amara T. Smith & Julie Tolentino
Performance installation from 4 - 7 p.m. followed by a public talk with the artists joined by AIDS activist and performance scholar Debra Levine and grassroots community organizer Scot Nakagawa

Location

location
  1. CounterPULSE 80 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA