“Tea Toss for Political Favors” at stARTup Houston Art Fair

 “Tea Toss for Political Favors,” a participatory work that explores the destruction of civility in public discourse, will debut at stARTup Fair (Hotel Icon, Houston, Texas) on October 12th. Using “tea” as a jumping off point, this work juxtaposes the ritual of afternoon tea with its use as a metaphor in politics. From the Boston […]

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“Revolution!” Conference highlighted on Radar Talk Intimate Podcast

Parish Conkling, instructor and program director of Houston Community College’s Philosophy department,  and Jeanette Joy Harris were interviewed by Francois Pointeau, host of “Radar Talk Intimate” podcast. They discussed their upcoming 2020 conference, Revolution! Scholars and Artists Rethinking Political Action and the ways in which philosophy and art can work together to reconfigure political space.

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Revolution! Conference at “Frontiers of Democracy” Conference at Tufts University

June 14, 2019: Jeanette Joy Harris presented, “Revolution! Scholars and Artists Rethinking Political Action,” at the Frontiers of Democracy conference sponsored by the American Political Science Association & Tisch College of Civic Life, Tufts University.

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“Women of a Certain Age” at ITINERANT Performance Art Festival – NYC

Julia Claire Wallace and I are excited to be participating in ITINERANT Performance Art Festival in NYC over Memorial Day weekend. Our work, “Women of a Certain Age,” will be shown at Queens Museum on Saturday, May 23rd. ______________ New York City welcomes the arrival of ITINERANT, the annual Performance Art Festival NYC, to take […]

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“it is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver” at Performance Art Night

On 6 February 2018, “it is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver” will be performed at PAN (Performance Art Night), curated by Jennifer Free and hosted by Performance Art Houston and Experimental Action. This is a participatory piece so – Come on Out! Location: NOTSOUH, 314 Main Street, Houston Time: 9 – 12 pm Cover: […]

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The Political Seducer’s Diary goes live @PerformanceArtHouston

From 4 November to 29 December, “The Political Seducer’s Diary,” an Instagram-based project in collaboration with Performance Art Houston, will begin its run @PerformanceArtHouston. Eight artists from around the world will take residence on the Instagram account and find ways in which to merge performance art, documentation and social media in order to discuss how […]

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“Pink Sneakers and Pussy Hats: The Performative and the Political” featured in Performance Philosophy

“Pink Sneakers and  Pussy Hats: The Performative and the Political” Article published in Performance Philosophy’s 5th Birthday compilation:  It is impossible to consider the future of performance art without wondering how it fits into a larger political world. We have seen, through works by artists like Suzanne Lacy, that performance has the possibility to ignite […]

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“Participating in Text as Dissent and Distraction” featured in Ryall Contemporary

The viability of the spoken word has been reconsidered since the campaign tactics of the 2016 US presidential election have changed the nature of political speech, the platforms by which it is expressed and the means in which its content is corroborated. Leaders name call. Twitter is social communication turned rogue political. Facts and alternate […]

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