From Artnet News:
Among the winners are Los Angeles-based artist Liz Glynn, whose installation Gol[den] is based in a foreclosed home in rural California that will be turned into a site for durational performances that explore “the fading myth of economic mobility;” Ligia Bouton, Matt Donovan, and Lei Liang, who have collaborated on Inheritance, a multimedia chamber opera based on the life of a gun heiress; and Joseph Keckler, whose durational performance Let Me Die will enact famous operatic demises…
Joseph joins classicist Shane Butler to celebrate the launch of Butler’s new book on the voice, in antiquity and beyond. Presented in conjunction with Zone Books and Cabinet.
Death by a Thousand Operas
- by Sarah Rose Sharp on December 18, 2015
Joseph Keckler performing “Let Me Die” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)
DETROIT — Arms flung wide, Joseph Keckler collapses to the floor and dies.
Then, a couple seconds later, he gets up. And dies again.
After 10 or so iterations, we take a break. Then: more dying… FULL ARTICLE