Feasting on famine…

The five nights of Feast Your Famine: a watch-and-play concluded quietly on Sunday. Small, somehow, in the cavernous universe-womb-model of West-Park Presbyterian Church, but warm and full. The evenings brought unexpected questions and curves. Some moments of great glee. Some of quiet power throbbing in the darkness of mid-November in New York. Each night felt very different, and we want to thank the activists and … Continue reading Feasting on famine…

a new work by Wistaria Project…

— a realm of lost birds, a tree that got cut down, and Ronald’s horse who went awry.   a devised stage performance that emerges from a collage of ancient sacred texts, modern academic writing, “found” popular elements, and original material, exploding the mythology of myths, dominant traditions’ suppression of elemental (often woman-centered) streams, U.S. living-history exhibitions, and contemporary gender/power dynamics.   Developed through the LEIMAY … Continue reading a new work by Wistaria Project…

Join us in November…

November 13-17. An experiment in collaboration, creativity, and consciousness. With possibilities for multi-day game play or a single night’s experience, audiences can join a diverse body of artists and activists in a journey of boundary crossing, soul-troubling, and action through both avant garde and traditional performances and social-action events — set inside the framework of a subverted medieval feast. Join us for an interactive five-night … Continue reading Join us in November…

June 23: Open rehearsal to meet new collaborators

Sunday, June 23, from 2:30-5pm in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Application info below. Wistaria Project seeks collaborating performers and other artists to join this small collective for the continuing development of a devised work already in progress (Mosh-Pit Daisies) and possible collaboration on the creation of a festival/social-performance work (Feast Your Famine). The works will appear through our residency at The Center at West Park in Manhattan, … Continue reading June 23: Open rehearsal to meet new collaborators

Wistaria Project receives The Center at West Park Performing Artist Residency, Fall 2019

We will present several days of social-action workshops and performances from a diversity of artists sculpted together into something like a non-religious Holy Week, a kind of art-and-action odyssey, that seeks to engage and subvert the myths of white male Christian heroism received through the medieval tales of Western Europe and to share space and time together across societal and art-world boundaries. Inside of this … Continue reading Wistaria Project receives The Center at West Park Performing Artist Residency, Fall 2019