X Offenders, Celebrating The Roots of Performance Art in Houston

Lone Star Explosion announces their first GALA: X Offenders, Celebrating the Roots of Performance Art in Houston, a fundraiser for Lone Star Explosion 2014, Houston’s highly anticipated second international performance art biennial. X Offenders will be held at G Gallery in Houston, TX on September 28th from 7-10pm and will feature LIVE performance work by acclaimed artists such as Jim Pirtle, Deborah Moore, Nestor Topchy, and the re-creation of THE ART GUYS “Slap Happy (or Facing the Music): a percussion piece from 1988. Other pieces paying homage to Houston’s colorful performance roots will be facilitated by Continuum.

The Gala will feature a silent art auction by some of Houston’s hottest artists, crazy cuiZine from Mukyouyouna (that means ‘unsophisticated’ in Japanese) and the wild spirit of the local performance past as experienced through the durational homage pieces that will invade the gallery. VHS and audio installations will allow guests to peek back in time to historical works as seen and remembered, engraved in the walls of CSAW, ZocolO, TemplO, Notsuoh, the original Lawndale Art Annex, The Rubber Art Mob, DiverseWorks and The Orange Show. The evening will end with dancing to the global phenomenon The Easy Credit Dance Theater.

The Gala’s silent auction will feature works in a variety of media by The Art Guys, Daniel Anguilu, Patrick Renner, Lisa Qualls, Patrick Medrano, David McClain, Claire Richards, Dandee Warhol, Taft McWorhter, Kelly Alison, Lindsay Peyton, Emily Sloan, Susan Plum, Kelley Devine, Angel Quesada, Julia Wallace, Charlie Jean Sartwelle, Devon Britt-Darby, Jonatan Lopez, Kelly Moran, Josh Urban Davis, Koomah, Stephanie Saint Sanchez, Janine Hughes, Renee Cossete Pedersen, Yousef Balat, Daniel Elliot, Y.E. Torres, Daniel Bertalot, Traci Matlock, Jajah Gray, Michelle Chen Dubos, Nyssa Juneau, Jack Silverman and more.

Saturday Sept 28th 7-10pm G Gallery, 301 E 11th St Houston, TX 77008
www.lonestarexplosion.org

Closer (hidden camera footage)

“get close to me, I’ll get close to you,
CLOSER than you are expected to be,
as far, as long, as naked as we want to,
you don’t know that you already know me.”

Facilitated by Continuum
Duration: 3 hrs
Submission, Continuum Headquarters.
Houston, TX September 2013

Submission by Continuum (Highlights)

Submission by Continuum,
18 durational performance art pieces happening simultaneously in one space.
Documented by Baltazar Canales
Edited by Jonatan Lopez
Music: Uritual by Boards of Canada boardsofcanada.com
Continuum Headquarters (Summer St, Studios) Houston, TX September 2013.

Participating artists:
Joshua Yates, Ryan Hawk, Daniel Bertalot, Karen Mazzu, Renee Cosette Pedersen, Josh Urban Davis, Hilary Scullane, Raindawg, Jana Whatley, Neil Ellis Orts, Y. E. Torres, Koomah, Tina McPherson & Sandy Ewen, Evan McCarley, Julia Wallace, Jonatan Lopez, Chris Meadows and Emmanuel Nuno Arambula.

Special thanks to David B. Collins, a Continuum active artist, for serving as the guide of the event.

Lone Star Explosion 2014 (Promo Video)

FEBRUARY 19th-23rd 2014
www.lonestarexplosion.org

Esque at Countercrawl 8

Highlights from Continuum’s second installment of Esque,
a one hour multi-happening simultaneous performance art adventure.

Countercrawl 8
Continuum Headquarters
Houston, TX. July 2013

Review of President Head Projections by The Great God Pan is Dead

To read a review of President Head Projections at Critical Mass Afterparty
by Dean Liscum click on the image below.

Review of CLAS 4th Night by The Great God Pan Is Dead

To read a review of Continuum Live Art Series 4th Night
at AvantGarden by Dean Liscum click on the image below.

Review of CLAS 4th Night by Julia Wallace

To read a review of Continuum Live Art Series 4th Night at AvantGarden
by Julia Wallace click on the image below.

President Head Projections, Collaboration with Hilary Scullane

Conceived by Hilary Scullane
Sound by Fusilarbol with Guadalupe Rocha (voice samples: Hilary Scullane and Deth Breath)
First performance at Critical Mass After Party at Summer St Studios, June 2013

Photo Courtesy of Craig ArtMutt

Photo Courtesy of Craig ArtMutt

Second performance at Countercrawl 8, same venue. July 2013.

Cemetery Trees (Live) by Fusilarbol @ The Hilary and Nikki Show

Constructed and mixed live.
The Hilary and Nikky Show.
Hardy N’ Nance Gallery, Houston TX. May 2013
Documented by Hilary Scullane

Special thanks to Nikki and Claire Richards