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19th Annual Matrilineage opens at SU

KRISTINA WONG

Talk: Tuesday, March 2, 3pm @ Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building, SU Campus

Workshop 1: Wednesday, March 3, 10:00 AM-noon. "Writing Off the Page"

Workshop 2: Wednesday, March 3, 2:00-4:00 PM. "Performance on our Feet"

Performance: Thursday, March 4, 4:00 PM, Rm 121, Shaffer Art Building

Kristina Wong is a solo performer, writer, actor, educator, culture jammer, and filmmaker. Described by the East Bay Express as "brutal but hilarious... a woman who takes life's absurdities very seriously," her body of performance work includes short and full-length solo performance works, outrageous street theater, internet installations, plays and sketch comedy, and have been shown at the Public Theater, the Painted Bride (Philadelphia, PA), the Comedy Central Workspace, and dozens of others.

To attend her innovative performance and writing workouts for artists, presented March 3, contact CWA at matrilineage.cwa@gmail.com.

AMY ALEXANDER

Artist Talk: Thursday, March 4, 7:00 PM,Rm 121 Shaffer Art Building (SU Campus)

VJ performance: Friday, March 5, 8:00-10:00 PM, COLAB, The Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St. Also, Syracuse's own DJ BIG MOUTH. Refreshments.

Amy Alexander is a new media, audiovisual, and performance artist who has worked in film, video, music, programming and information technology, and digital media art. Her work focuses largely on popular culture and has been presented on the Internet, in clubs and on the street as well as in festivals and museums. Alexander -- who has also worked under the names Cue P. Doll and VJ bergeek -- was a pioneer in the development of software-based net art. Amy's projects have been exhibited at venues ranging from Prix Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, and the New Museum, to club performances at Sonar and many others, and in publications including Wired, The New York Times, The Boston Globe and Washington Post.

BETTY TOMPKINS

Talk: Wednesday, March 3rd, 6:30 PM, Rm 500 Hall of Languages (SU Campus)

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