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Number of results found for "Lois Weaver" : 30
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, New York City, on May 6, 1999.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Weaver and Shaw at Dixon Place
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at Dixon Place, New York City, on July 11, 1992.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Upwardly mobile home (Nov. 17, 1984)
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at WOW Café Theatre, New York City, on Nov. 17, 1984.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Upwardly mobile home (1986)
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at WOW Café Theatre, New York City, 1986.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, New York City, on May 11, 1995.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Staged reading of Monsieur-madame
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, New York City, on Sept. 23, 1991.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Dress suits for hire
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1993.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Oct. 28, 1994.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Split Britches: the true story
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at Shandol Theater, New York City, in Sept. 1984.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Interview with Split Britches (Lois Weaver & Peggy Shaw), Lois Weaver & Peggy Shaw
Location: Interviewed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 13, 2007, as part of the Sixth Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Corpolíticas en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender.
Synopsis: Interview with Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw of Split Britches, conducted by Sarah Townsend as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Américas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Class and Gender (http://hemi.ny...
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, in 1993.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Beauty and the beast (1983)
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at University of the Streets Café, New York City, in 1983.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Beauty and the beast (May 30, 1986)
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at WOW Café Theatre, New York City, on May 30, 1986.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at La Mama, New York City, in Feb. 1990.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at Women's Interart Center, New York City, in May 1987.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Little women (June 1998)
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at WOW Café Theatre, New York City, in June 1998.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than story. It depends on the s...
Alt Title(s): Little women (Dec. 3, 1998)
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed in Ithaca, New York, on Dec. 3, 1998.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, in 1997.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Salad of the Bad Café (1998)
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at Drill Hall, London, on Nov. 4, 1998.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Salad of the Bad Café (2000)
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed in Boston, Massachusetts, on Apr. 7, 2000.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Split Britches: the tru story, Split Britches (rehearsal excerpts)
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at Leonard Street Loft, New York City, 1980.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Retro perspective, It's a small house and we've lived in it always
Location: Performed at Teatro Empire, Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 11, 2007, as part of the Sixth Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Corpolíticas en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Retro Perspective / It's a Small House and We've Lived in It. Always, performed by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver of Split Britches as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Américas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the ...
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, New York City, in 1991.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Alt Title(s): Miss Risqué, It's a small house and we've lived in it always, It is a small house and we've lived in it always
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, New York City, on Feb. 18, 2002.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Location: Recorded in Montréal, Canada on June 28, 2014.
Synopsis: Colectivo CARNAR is Gonzalo León Rabanal, father and grandfather, who was initiated into performance art after the piece Mal decir la letra; Valeria León Ibáñez, daughter and granddaughter, whose BA is in Visual Arts; and Bernardo León Gómez (Gonzalo Rabanal), son and father, who has degrees in Audiovisual Communication and Art.María José Contreras Lorenzini is a performance artist and the Direct...
Alt Title(s): Imagine being more afraid of freedom than slavery
Location: Filmed in Manbites Dog Theater, Durham, NC, USA in June of 1995.
Synopsis: In Imagine Being More Afraid of Freedom Than Slavery (1995), Pamela Sneed navigates the legacy of slavery and how it informs her identity as a black woman. Sneed references Audre Lorde, Assata Shakur, and Harriet Tubman as a political gesture to recover the historical erasure of these black women figures. In doing so, she retraces a part of her lost identity as a black woman and lesbian, while al...
Alt Title(s): RUFF
Location: Recorded in Montreal, Canada on June 22, 2014 as part of the 9th annual Hemispheric Institute Encuentro entitled MANIFEST! Choreographing Social Movements in the Americas.
Synopsis: Peggy Shaw had a stroke in January 2011. The stroke was in her PONS, which rhymes with the Fonz, one of her many role models. Since the stroke she’s realized she has never really performed solo. She has always had a host of lounge singers, movie stars, rock and roll bands and eccentric family members living inside her.Peggy Shaw is an actor, writer and producer. She co-founded the Split Britches ...
Alt Title(s): You are just like my father
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at The Rep, Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Oct. 22, 1994.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Collection Title(s): Split Britches video collection
Location: Performed at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, New York, on Dec. 5, 1998.
Synopsis: Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, and Deb Margolin, www.splitbritches.com) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. They describe their work in this way: 'Our work is rooted in popular culture, but positioned against it. It relies on moments rather than plot, relationships rather than sto...
Location: Performed at the New Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA, USA, in September 1999.
Synopsis: Holly Hughes investigates the politics of art and democracy in Preaching to the Perverted. She discusses her recent appearance before the U.S.Supreme Court in the case NEA v. Finley (1998). Hughes, along with Karen Finley, John Fleck, and Tim Miller, were awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Arts that were later revoked for obscenity. The group of artists, which became known as the NE...