Palouse Performance Showcase

Palouse Performance Showcase Featuring Shana Moulton


Join us in the Fine Arts building at Washington State University for first ever Palouse Performance Showcase! Experience the body transformed through selected programming that will encompass video performance, live solo performance, parades, live-music and interactive installations. This is a dynamic and participatory event with daily performances, featuring visiting artist Shana Moulton on November 8th.

With a savvy fusion of humor and poignancy, Professor Moulton’s multidisciplinary work in video and performance explores contemporary anxieties though her filmic alter ego, Cynthia. Moulton’s cosmology of symbols, everyday objects, and altered states coalesce to form an alchemical snapshot of ambivalent self-awareness in trying times. Moulton, widely considered to be a leader in the field, has been broadly exhibited nationally and internationally including at the Palais De Tokyo, Paris, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland, Art in General, New York, Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, La Loge, Brussels, and The Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. Group exhibitions include Migros Museum Für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea do Chiado, Lisbon, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, Göteborgs Konsthall, Göteborg, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and Wiels Center for Contemporary Art, Brussels. She has performed at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, The Kitchen, New York, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, The Getty, Los Angeles, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, South London Gallery, London and Cricoteka, Kraków among many others. Moulton’s work has been featured in Artforum, The New York Times, ArtReview, Art in America, Flash Art, Artpress, Metropolis M, BOMB Magazine, and Frieze among others. Her work is distributed by Electronic Arts Intermix and she is a featured artist on Art21’s New York Close Up.

Join us Thursday, November 8th at 4:30 p.m. for Moulton’s live performance and presentation followed by a reception.

Palouse Performance Showcase, November 6-9. Shana Moulton Performance and Artist Talk: Thursday November 8th, 4:30 p.m. Fine Arts Gallery 2 & Auditorium 5062, Pullman Campus.




Image credit: Body ÷ by Mind + 7 = Spirit, 2009, performance, photo by Marie Lusa, courtesy of Galerie Gregor Staiger