Collection Title: Hemispheric Institute Encuentro:Corpolíticas / Body politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender(6th : 2007 : Buenos Aires, Argentina).
Title: Reverend Billy
Alternate Title: Reverend Billy preaches
Date: 2007 June 10
Location: Performed at Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 10, 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.
Work Type: Performance., Theater., Political theater., Satire., Parody.
Credits:
Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, producer ; Centro Cultural Recoleta, producer, creator ; William ("Bill") Talen, creator ; Savitri D., director ; Beatrice Glow, videographer.
Cast/Performers:
William Talen ("Reverend Billy").
Run-time (hh:mm:ss): 00:33:43
Language: English
Synopsis: Video documentation of a performance by Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping, presented 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 Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Class and Gender. The Church of Stop Shopping (www.reverendbilly.org) is a radical performance community, using the styles of fundamentalist televangelism as a frame for the performance of socially progressive content. Reverend Billy Preaches is a small preaching performance in which Reverend Billy speaks to people about shopping, sin and salvation.
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