Posts in Performance
Dark Matter at Lafayette College

September 9th, 2016
7 - 9 PM
Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Ahart Arts Plaza

After a two-year run, the Dark Matter performance is finally coming to an end.  We’ve performed in York, PA, Washington, DC, Miami, Baltimore and this week we will be wrapping up in Lafayette College in Easton Pennsylvania.

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PerformanceJefferson Pinder
Thoroughbred in Toronto
Marvin Tate, performer for  Thoroughbred

Marvin Tate, performer for Thoroughbred

FADO Toronto: Sunday, February 7, 2016

Theatre Centre
1115 Queen Street West, Toronto
@ Stage 5: Belly of the Whale
4 PM with reception to follow

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MONOMYTHS invites a diverse collection of artists, scholars, and activists to revise Joseph Campbell’s conception of the hero’s journey through performance art, lectures, workshops, and other offerings. This new assemblage of non-linear un-narratives proposes a cultural, political and social feminist re-visioning of the world. The MONOMYTHS perception of the universal journey dispels the notion of the lone patriarchal figure on a conquest to vanquish his demons–both inner and outer–in consideration of community, collectivity, and collaboration. 

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PerformanceJefferson Pinder
Northern Spark 2014: Projecting the City. Minneapolis, MN

June 14, 2014
Northern Spark 2014 Commissioned Artists Preview 1/5

Video and performance artist Jefferson Pinder met Northern Spark artistic director Steve Dietz years ago when Dietz gave a public talk about an earlier festival endeavour of his, Zero1 San Jose. They struck up a conversation and when Northern Spark began four years ago, Dietz encouraged Pinder to apply for the open call. It took a number of years for the right project to materialize, but all the conceptual pieces came together for this year’s emphasis on Projecting the City. Pinder is creating a new video performance work for Northern Spark called Relay, which draws on his ongoing exploration of the embodiment of labor and physical exhaustion, an interest in cultural reference to long distance running and Minneapolis’s Somali-American community.

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