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Thomas Nathan Watson

Final Blog Submission Skin Deep(er) Tom Watson

Framing Statement Skin Deep(er) is a performance art piece rooted into the Usher Gallery space. 5 artists display personas,which personally resonate with the performer. Through the act of dressing and undressing, the performers ‘put on’ their personas, and then for… Continue Reading →

Bodies getting up on their feet

We finally got our piece up on it’s feet, and it fell right back down again. We found that talking about our influences and ideas doesnt always produce good work, and seeing our piece performed showed us that. We need… Continue Reading →

Uncle Roy All Around you

I found this particular piece very interesting, as it was one of the more technology heavy pieces i’d encountered. “The city is an arena where the unfamiliar flourishes, where the disjointed and the disrupted are constantly threatening to overwhelm us…. Continue Reading →

The Documentation Process

As with any performance, but especially with Site Specific Performance, how and if you document your piece is extremely important. It is certainly a difficult issue especially when you consider this quote from Angela Piccini “performance exists through only one… Continue Reading →

Reflections and performance of Goat Island Letter to a Young Practitioner.

Goat Island’s ‘Letter to a young Practitioner’ is a collaborative piece of writing by a group of Artists and was delivered for the first time at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago on March 16th, 2000. We were… Continue Reading →

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