Judith Levy http://kcur.org en Artspace Exhibition Explores 'Performance Now' http://kcur.org/post/artspace-exhibition-explores-performance-now <p>A traveling exhibition at the H&amp;R Block Artspace, <em>Performance Now</em>, includes performance art from the last decade, with work by artists spanning generations, such as <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_Abramovi%C4%87">Marina Abramović</a>, Yael Bartana, and Clifford Owens.</p><p>There’s a 12-hour performance of a 3 ½ minute aria; a slightly-scripted soap opera filmed in Ikea stores; and a Claymation film about urban violence. There are also re-performances, or re-creations of famous works from the past.</p><p><strong>Performance art, then and now</strong></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 43105 at http://kcur.org Artspace Exhibition Explores 'Performance Now' The Last Descendants Reimagines History http://kcur.org/post/last-descendants-reimagines-history <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5355132b90b64-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5355132b90b64-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5355132b90b64-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-989844.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction, or fiction can illuminate truths. Lawrence-based artist Judith Levy collapses the two, and reimagines history in an exhibition called <i>The Last Descendants</i>.</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 17:38:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2319 at http://kcur.org The Last Descendants Reimagines History