FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IS THERE MAGIC ON THE INTERNET, RADIO OR TELEVISION? A traveling performance & art series in New York City. A convergence of music, literature, film, photography, sculpture, paintings and live performance art. A dance party in the space between all spaces. We all have personal guides, markers, friends or even ancestors who … Continue reading
You are invited to Celebrate the birth of HARRY HAY* on Saturday, April 7, 2012 10:00pm-4:00am at Public Assembly Loft, 70 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY MAP Music by Sean B, Deputy & Tim Sweeney of Beats in Space Hosted by Alberto Cortes & Sylvia London *Henry “Harry” Hay, Jr. (April 7, 1912-October 24, 2002) was a labor … Continue reading
Special thanks to Jon Nalley for taking photos of Psychopomp for Social + Diarist.
On the 8th of February, I received a call from Desi Santiago for assistance on a few simple jewelry pieces for Miguel Adrover’s upcoming Women’s Fall 2012 looks fashion show. At first I was surprised to hear that Adrover was back, after his eight years of being out of the limelight of new york fashion … Continue reading
In December of 2011, I participated in a gallery piece titled Preparing for Consumption by Jody Wood. After a few weeks of rehearsals, I believe none of us expected to be moved as we were the day of. Please be sure to view the 3 minute video, here. Description: Performed at Rivington Design House Gallery, NYC camerawork … Continue reading
This week, we welcome to our dance den, out of towner DJ ROBERT JEFFREY (Dial Up / Viennetta Discotheque, SF) and Guest Host ALBERTO CORTES. ROBERT JEFFREY is a real San Francisco fixture with two weekly residencies, DIAL UP and VIENNETTA DISCOTHEQUE, and frequent stops at Juanita More’s famous BOOTY CALL! Hosting the night is … Continue reading
I can clearly list out the events in my life that have proved to be the beginning of a significant phase. My first trip outside of the states, 15 years old in Rome, my first day at Vassar College, my first relationship, my first salaried job with benefits, my first apartment in Brooklyn, my first … Continue reading
Focus and center point is the involvement of piragueros in street culture. The idea of conditioning, wide rage of references both in artistic sense and to contemporary socio-economic situations particularly in relation to Puerto Ricans in New York. The performance was slightly repetitious and focused in appearance incorporating a wide rage of materials, object and media. … Continue reading
Retracing the beginning scene to John Travolta’s Saturday Night Fever, the subject wanders the streets of Brooklyn. Solitude and gender exclusion are themes in the piece.
‘Untitled’ music project by Alberto Cortes and Reuben Butchart