Hold onto your hats, ladies and germs for a night of radical performance art. This video features art stars Ron Athey, and Julie Tolentino's co-curated, "You Belong to Me: Art and the Ethics of Presence," in a night of durational queer performance. Watch Athey perform his ground-breaking "Self-Obliteration Solo #1: Ecstatic", and Tolentino's "Cry of Love," alongside, interviews with professor Jennifer Doyle and asst. gallery director Shane Shukis to help us understand just what radical performance art is.
Post and Video by Tania Hammidi, a performance artist, freelance writer, and doctorate student of Dance History at the University of California, Riverside.