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Performance Histories: November 6-7, 2009

Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc and Abrons Art Center / Henry Street Settlement present


The History of the Future II

Emcee: Downtown impresario Carmelita Tropicana
Artists in order of appearance:

Adam Pendleton, “Two Scenes,” with Alicia Hall Moran, to take place outside Abrons Art Center
Nao Bustamante, “Silver and Gold”
Susan Mogul, “Take Off,” 1974
Linda Montano, “Mitchell’s Death,” 1977
Johanna Went, at Hollywood Central Theater, 1979
Jibz Cameron, a.k.a Dynasty Handbag, “Bags”
Matt Mullican, hypnosis performance at The Kitchen, 1981
Andrea Fraser, “Museum Highlights,” 1989
Cathy Weis,A Lecture on Walking,” with Jennifer Miller
David Leslie, The Impact Addict with Riddick Bowe, 1994
David Cale, at Dixon Place, 1995
Diane Torr, “Drag King for a Day Workshop,” 1996
Deb Margolin, “Oh Yes I Will I Will Remember the Spirit and Texture of This Conversation)”
John Malpede, LAPD, 1997
Robbie McCauley, “Sally’s Rape,” 1998
Jennifer Miller, Circus Amok, “Subprime Sublime,” 2008
Shelly Mars, “The Human Bonobo Project”
Rashaad Newsome, “Shade Compositions,” 2009
Dancenoise, “Hoop Dance,” 2009
John Kelly, as Joni Mitchell singing “Down to You,” 2009
Neal Medlyn, “The Paris Hilton of Performance Art”
Guy de Cointet, “Two Drawings,” performed at Franklin Furnace in 1978 by Jane Zingale and Mary Ann Dunganne, will be screened after the show.


The History of the Future II, Franklin Furnace’s second biennial presentation of today’s emerging performance art stars whose work is changing cultural discourse, will honor Guy de Cointet 1934-1983).


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