March 22, 2010

My Barbarian – “La Reina de L.A.”

Hey all, a brief clip from last Thursday’s fabulous My Barbarian performance in the Atrium. This LA-based performance collective has been producing “site-specific plays, musical concerts, theatrical situations & video installations” since 2000, and this was a great introduction for many of us in the audience that night, as we were treated to a sampling/retrospective of My Barbarian projects, in what they called ‘retroactive self-appropriation’ of their ‘post living ante-action theater’. The number here is called “La Reina de L.A.”, from Non-Western.

My Barbarian is Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon and Alexandro Segade. For more: Their website is excellent. Lots of pictures from last Thursday evening here.

And, they’re speaking tonight at SFAI as part of the visiting artists and scholars lecture series. (FREE! GO!). Details.

Grazie mille to Jim Granato for videography & quick hand-off on the clip!

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