I am excited to perform in two events in February:
Saturday Feb. 11: Flashes of Brilliance — a benefit for the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation, at the recently-renovated Velocity Dance Center. I am dancing with Karen Nelson, and we are collaborating with lighting designer Ilvs Strauss and musicians Byron Au Yong and Tiffany Lin.
Friday Feb. 17: Dance and music performance curated by Jin Camou, featuring
Lucy Yim, Thicket, and Linda Austin as part of the debut exhibition of Jeff Diteman‘s Fabrri Series of paintings at GalleryHOMELANDFor the last two years, Diteman has been working on portraits of Portland performance artists: dancer Linda Austin, John Niekrasz and Seth Brown of Why I Must Be Careful, Brian Mumford of Dragging an Ox Through Water, noise musician Daniel Menche, Kathy Foster of the Thermals, poet James Victor Yeary, Adam Baz and Patrick Phillips of BRAINSTORM, and dancers Jin Camou and Lucy Yim.ALSO: Friday, March 2nd: Video dance performance featuring Jeff Diteman and Grace Nowakoski, other performers TBD.
Friday, March 23rd: Blowout closing party, performers TBD.
Photos: Salt Horse by Tim Sommers:
Queen of Diamonds [portrait of Linda Austin by Jeff Diteman]