Skank Bloc Bologna Number Four
February 19, 2010; 7:30 p.m.; Gallery BRSVP on Facebook
Inspired by Semina, a free-form journal published sporadically by artist Wallace Berman and his circle in California in the 1950s and 1960s, each issue of Anne Colvin’s Skank Bloc Bologna is a looseleaf collection of works from an international cast of artists, writers, and poets. Issues One through Three are available in the BAM/PFA Store. Issue Number Four will be the first time-based and paper issue, drawn from Colvin’s five-evening L@TE residency at BAM (February through June, on the third Friday of each month), and will include ephemera from the performances, spoken word events, screenings, sounds, and conversations.
The opening night of Skank Bloc Bologna Number Four includes a reenactment of Jack Goldstein’s Two Fencers (1977) by Laura Glass and Keith Tsang, members of the Cal Fencing Club; a screening of Ostia—an apocryphal depiction of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s death starring Derek Jarman—by U.K. filmmaker Julian Cole; the iconoclastic performer Eugene Robinson reading from his new book; and Greens, a Scritti Politti cover band with local artists Cliff Hengst, Scott Hewicker, Kota Uetsu, and Karla Milosevich.
Read the Program Notes.
Preceded at 6 p.m. by KALX DJ Citizen Zain, who will respond to SBB4 with a mix of skank, opera, and Scritti Politti. Wine and beer will be available for purchase.
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