Shape-shifting and genre-bending, Violet Juno is a transdisciplinary performancer who weaves together storytelling, sound, movement, sculpture, drawing, mapping, and video into live works of art. Juno's staged performance work explores the dynamic and intersectional relationships between binary/non-binary gender identities, disabilities/super abilities, the creative process/neuroplasticity, and language/languagelessness. Juno’s site-specific performance project The Reversicon began in 2006 and has explored 51 sites in 14 regional areas across the country involving two dozen collaborators.
Since 1990, Juno has presented artwork at 80 venues in 42 cities in the United States, Canada and Scotland. Venues include MOMA, PS1 and PS122 in New York, LACE and Highways in Los Angeles, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Southern Exposure in San Francisco, Pro Arts and the Berkeley Art Museum in the East Bay, Center for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, Scotland, and the Banff Centre of the Arts in Canada.
Based in Oakland, Juno’s current projects include a book on performance process, a deck of cards, a series of 8 foot tall paintings and an upcoming performance piece for the Thinking Its Presence conference at the Poetry Center in Tuscon, AZ.
Links: More information at www.violetjuno.com and www.thinkingitspresenceconference.com
August 28th, 2017 | 1 hr 16 mins
99% invisible, anti-defamation, art, audacity, cmyk, datamoshing, deportation, design, disability, focus groups, glitch, hate groups, hex fiend, hitler, ice, image glitch, immigration, los angeles, making, markers, peckerwood, process, racism, satin, silk, symbology, u.s. flag, wind
Violet Juno is our guest this week! Bay Area in tha house!!! We discuss working hard, pain, constant pain, and chronic pain. We miss talking about The Chronic, somehow.
Taylor injects symbols into the system and gets some really weird and great results. Well... We made it 12 episodes before Pepe entered the conversation. Violet grabs wind by the horns and unfurls the awesomeness. They also tip us off to some rad fabric and cool markers in the process. Rob tries to melt ICE in Los Angeles and keep the focus group focused.
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