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“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

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, on June 14, 2019. More information about the conference can be found here.

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“What is performance art?” course at Jung Center Houston, July 31

Join us as we untangle the question – What is Performance Art – at the Jung Center for one of their classes on expressive arts. Speakers include: Julia Barbosa Landois is an artist and lecturer at University of Houston’s Katherine G. McGovern School of the Arts. Julia Claire Wallace is an artist, and director of […]

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Are we all performance artists? Discussion at Philosophically Drinking, a public philosophy project

On April 30th at 7:00 pm, I presented on the topic, “Are we all performance artists?” at Philosophically Drinking, a monthly public philosophy program at Rudyard’s Pub. Looking at the recurrence of the term “performance art,” the history of the discipline, and its current social and political implications, I led a conversation where we asked how performance […]

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What is performance art? Experimental Action Festival panel

What is performance art anyway? Public discussion about performance art, performativity, and Experimental Action Performance Art Festival. February 23, 2019; 2:00 – 4:00, Space HL, 1303 Cullen Street, Houston, Texas Panelists: Sophie Asakura (Station Museum of Contemporary) Paul Middendorf (Space HL & Flak) Khelli Willetts (Engage Houston at Mid-America Arts Alliance) Julia Claire Wallace (Experimental […]

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Experimental Action Festival, February 21 – 23

Join Houston in the only art festival devoted to performance art – Experimental Action! From February 21 – 23, the festival will facilitate and shine a spotlight on experimental performance art that excites, inspires, and pioneers ideas. It showcases local, regional, national, and international performance art. I am particularly dedicated to this festival because it […]

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Artists and Politicians Respond to International Criminal Court, article in Political Animal Magazine

In a rare case of agreement, politicians and artists alike are casting doubts on the viability of the International Criminal Court. Artist Milo Rau and current debates on the ICC are highlighted in my article for Political Animal Magazine.

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