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[Nettime-ro] PerformanceContemporary at Location One


PerformanceContemporary
An ongoing series of talks with artists and writers conceived and conducted
by Bonnie Marranca.

The Theatre of Food
Tuesday, October 1st, 7 PM
Regular $5, Students $2, Members Free.

GALLERY INFORMATION
Location One is located at 26 Greene Street NYC 10013, between Grand and
Canal streets.
Subway: Canal Street (N, R, 6, A, C, E, J, M, Z)
(212) 334-3347

Location One is pleased to announce "The Theatre of Food, " the first talk
of the PerformanceContemporary series, conducted by Bonnie Marranca.   At
this event, Bonnie Marranca will speak about her forthcoming book, SLICE OF
LIFE, an international collection of food writings she is editing, to be
published by Overlook Press in 2003. Her talk will offer a broad ranging,
personal perspective on food and contemporary culture, including the use of
food in performance and art through the century.

SLICE OF LIFE is a collection of more than 50 contributions by well-known
novelists, poets, food writers, and chefs, emphasizing the personal essay or
food memoir. They cover a broad range of topics, including the pleasure of
eating, memories of food, utensils, markets, religious customs, hunger,
restaurant culture, writing in restaurants. The volume also features special
pieces on olive oil, French cooking, bread and saints' days, tomatoes, wine,
vegetarianism -- all from the unique reflections of contemporary writers.

The noted food author, Betty Fussell, has written the Preface to the book.
Contributors to the volume include: Susan Sontag, Charles Simic, Emily
Prager, Julia Child, Russell Baker, Wole Soyinka, Paul Schmidt, M.F.K.
Fisher, Alice Walker, Sallie Tisdale, Michael Pollan, Isabel Allende, Alice
Waters, Edward Hoagland, Roland Barthes.

BONNIE MARRANCA is co-founder and editor of PAJ: A JOURNAL OF PERFORMANCE
AND ART. A theatre critic residing in New York City, she has written two
volumes of essays, ECOLOGIES OF THEATRE, and THEATREWRITINGS, which won the
George Jean Nathan Award in Dramatic Criticism, and has edited several
books, including CONVERSATIONS ON ART AND PERFORMANCE, PLAYS FOR THE END OF
THE CENTURY, and INTERCULTURALISM AND PERFORMANCE. In addition to her work
in the arts, she is also the editor of THE HUDSON VALLEY READER and AMERICAN
GARDEN WRITING. Bonnie Marranca is a Guggenheim Fellow and Fulbright scholar
and is currently teaching at Princeton University. She is Director of
Special Performance Projects at Location One.


Future PerformanceContemporary events:
Conversation with Paul Kaiser: Tuesday, October 22, 7 PM.
The Wooster Group-A Dictionary of Ideas: Tuesday, November 19, 7 PM.
Conversation with Richard Maxwell: Tuesday, December 17, 7 PM

ABOUT LOCATION ONE
Location One (www.location1.org) is a new not-for profit art center, which
fosters the convergence of all types of creative expression. We maintain a
gallery space suitable for every form of performance and exhibition, and
within this space, multimedia net-broadcasting facilities that allow us to
webcast a 24-hour stream of both live and archived events. Our International
Residency Program invites artists from other countries to experiment with
emerging technologies. Location One is an exploration space for continual
creative discovery.


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