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  • ARTISTS AS CURATORS AS ARTISTS

    ARTISTS AS CURATORS AS ARTISTS  ARTISTS AS CURATORS AS  ARTISTS : A UNIQUE WAY TO KNOW & CARE: Linda Mary Montano Artists as Curators as Artists addresses the way in which artists have always subverted the gallery/museum sy…

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  • MIGRANTS AMONG US

    MIGRANTS  AMONG  US   MIGRANTS AMONG US Everything was annoying and fright producing. The incessant 24 almost 7 hour cramping and pain in her neck, the  triggering of the PTSD, the fact that she did everything alone-…

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  • INFORMATION ABOUT DAD ART PERFORMANCE AND VIDEO

    INFORMATION ABOUT DAD ART PERFORMANCE/VIDEO



     
    an excerpt from the video  DAD ART
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                                                                                      DAD ART  PERFORMANCE
     
                                                     A  THREE HOUR COLLAGUED/INTERACTIVE MEDITATION ON LIFE AND DEATH
     
                                                                                         LINDA  MARY MONTANO
     
     
    STATEMENT: In 1998, I began a video collaboration with my father, Henry Montano. After his stroke, I continued documenting us.
     
    This collagued and  interactive experience, DAD ART, is an opportunity for those present to bring creative attention via video/performance/dialogue to the Great Matter, Death.
     
     
    COMPONENTS:
     
    1.  A full screen video projection of DAD ART, DVD. Length, two hours.
     
    2. Montano, singing a song from the 40’s, every 20 minutes.
     
    3.  A Master of Ceremonies who invites audience members’ participation and articulates shamanically , the feeling of the performance.
     
    4. Three interactive actions, collaged into the performance and happening simultaneously:
     
          A. An artist/lifeist, sitting at a table, onstage,  handing out glasses of water to audience members who come onstage to receive water.
     
          B. An artist/lifeist, sitting at a table, onstage, writing the spoken words of audience members who dictate a letter to death.
     
          C. One or two artists/lifeists, sitting on a chair onstage,  talking with an audience member about death.
     
     5.  At the end  of the performance,  artists/lifeists from the community will process into the performance space , with sounds, flags, ceremony and will gather the letters to death. They will then lead the audience to an appropriate space outside or inside where the letters will be burned.
     
    6. Questions and answers.
     
    TECHNOLOGY:
     
    1. Video-Sound projector for DVD.
     
    2. Mixer, speakers, playback, wireless microphone for  Master of Ceremonies, wireless microphone for Montano. And all other sound equipment as needed. Microphone for musician when present.
     
    3. Cd player with auto pause.
     
    4. Lights and colored gels for the 3 interactive action sites, Light for the  Master of Ceremonies and light for Montano. 
     And other lighting as needed.
     
    BUDGET:
     
    1. Transportation for Montano. Per diem. Lodging. Honorarium.Same for Musician when present.
     
    2. Video rental.
     
    3. Honorarium for performers.
     
    CONTACT:
     
     
    845-399 -2502,  9-5PM
     
     
    LINDAMARYMONTANO.BLOGSPOT.COM
     
     SEVEN SONGS  SUNG THROUGHOUT THE PERFORMANCE:  WITH DVD OR MUSICIAN PRESENT1. MY FUNNY VALENTINE  A MINOR C FLAT
    2. TIME ON MY HANDS  B  FLAT
    3. DANCING IN THE DARK   A
    4. IM IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE  A
    5. IVE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN B FLAT
    6. I’LL BE SEEING YOU  F
    7. THE MAN I LOVE   G
    7 SONGS ABOUT THE GLANDS, KEY OF  C

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  • LINDA MARY MONTANO 2016-05-11 15:41:00

    BLURB  FOR BRAINARD CAREY’S NEW BOOK You can unsubscribe  This is a MUST! You know how you always think, ” I wish I knew ….fill-in-the-blank…. about the art-world, the life-world?” Well here it is, here is the unmasked truth. Br…

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  • RESUME REPEAT..

    BIO: LINDA MARY MONTANO: Although trained as a sculptor, Montano extended her boundaries into sculpting herself as art and chose life issues, traumas and concerns as  matter for her art.  In the beginning, the 70’s,  she relied on the pr…

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