Joseph awarded Creative Capital


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…


Hyperallergic reports on Let Me Die at MOCAD

Death by a Thousand Operas


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