Premiere: July 29th, 2019 | Studio 210, San Francisco
Resident artists Nol Simonse (in collaboration with Miche Wong) and Emelia Martinez Brumbaugh research socially and culturally urgent practices, exploring eroticism, fluidity, race, and ritual. An evening of experimental exchange, culminating in an audience-artist discussion.
Clown Cage by Nol Simonse & Miche Wong
Sigil1 by Emelia (Jubilee July) Martínez Brumbaugh
SIGIL: A symbolically significant set of pathways charged with desire/intention to re-pattern, make change, and/or power a specific outcome.
What candles have been or should be lit to honor boundaries crossed?
How do you build a portal made out of walls?
What does consent look like when channeling rage?
What negative space is liberated when you say “no”?
How can you ensure that it is a spiral, not a circle?
What would you say “no” to if your magic power was that each “no” would be heard and respected?
What divine powers do triangles hold?
All photos by Tim Isom