Performance art can often seem daunting to the average theatre-goer. Many millennials may immediately think of Freddie Prinze Jr’s “Hacky Sack Scene” from She’s All That (an uneasy & half-baked example of the form, to say the very least). If you’re limiting yourself to Neil Simon and avoiding the MOMA altogether, Hyung Seok Jeon’s performance art may inspire you to dip your toe into the unknown. A Held Posture, his most recent piece, provokes the audience to fill in their own narrative. In this interview, we talk about how Hollywood blockbusters inspires his work and where his national identity fits in.
Chasing Coral is a terrifying film. Why? Coral reefs around the world are vanishing. The documentary follows a team of divers, photographers, scientists, and producers as they set out to find out why. In this interview, producer Larissa Rhodes gives an inside peek into her role as a producer, while also laying out what you & I can do to help the reefs.