Bumblemoth: News from the Studio

Book Review at Lambda Literary: “Quintan Ana Wikswo proves herself unafraid of the depths”

June 16, 2015

Thanks to Lambda Literary for the glowing review of The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far. Click here to read:  “In the first few pages of Quintan Ana Wikswo’s debut story collection, The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far, you might wonder where you are. You might wonder where you’re going. You […]

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BOOK TOUR: NYC LAUNCH JUNE 11th

June 6, 2015

Thursday, June 11 at 6:00pm Howl Happening 6 East 1st St, New York, New York 10003 Coffee House Press, Howl Happening, Some Serious Business, Creative Capital, and Bowery Poetry Club invite you to to celebrate the launch of Quintan Ana Wikswo‘s THE HOPE OF FLOATING HAS CARRIED US THIS FAR – a book of short stories and photographs on Coffee House […]

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SPRING 2015 STUDIO NEWS

June 5, 2015

This month’s studio news is available online here – news includes the launch and book tour of my collection of short stories and photographs The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far on Coffee House Press – several exhibitions including Ronald Feldman Gallery(NYC), F.A.C.T. Museum (UK), a new Guernica essay, a Hyperallergic feature interview, the inclusion of my work in the archives at […]

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LA TIMES’ CRITIC’S PICK / “CALIFIA” at WORLD ELECTROACOUSTIC LISTENING ROOM PROJECT

February 13, 2015

My project CALIFIA AND THE TRESPASSERS (video and text by Quintan Ana Wikswo, music by Andrea Clearfield, voice by Amber Benson) is presented at the World Electroacoustic Listening Room Project (WEALR) at California State University at Fullerton on Saturday, 28 February. CALIFIA was made possible through support of Montalvo Arts, Pew Charitable Trusts, and Creative […]

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03/09/15: PERFORMING AT BOWERY ARTS + SCIENCES in NYC

February 10, 2015

I’ll be performing all new work in YOU ARE NOT HOME: DISPATCHES FROM THE HINTERLANDS…with Flashpoint, a live literature and jazz ensemble, on March 9th at the ornate and decadently gorgeous new digs of the Bowery Poetry Club, aka Bowery Arts and Sciences. There are two sets – I’m in the second, which begins at 7:30pm. […]

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2/29/14: LA TIMES CRITIC’s PICK: “LUMINOSITY” at NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL

February 9, 2015

A really lovely write-up by Marc Swed in the Los Angeles Times. My video and film projections for LUMINOSITY: THE PASSIONS OF MARIE CURIE accompany a score by new music composer Pamela Madsen. New sections from POLONIUM are premiering at the New Music Festival at Cal State Fullerton on February 29th. A 45-minute, three-act multimedia […]

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1/22/15: Performing at (Le) Poisson Rouge

January 8, 2015

I’ll be performing with Flashpoint in our return to Le Poisson Rouge on January 22nd. I’m sharing all new writing from the past few months away from the city. Set starts at 7pm at 158 Bleecker Street in the village. “Completely seductive…you leave feeling as if you’ve just been given a shot of serotonin.” – Susan Daitch […]

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1/30/14: Geffen Museum of Contemporary Art / Los Angeles Art Book Fair

January 7, 2015

If you are in Los Angeles, please join us for Ugly Duckling Presse‘s Emergency Index Vol. 3 launch party at Printed Matter‘s Los Angeles Art Book Fair, at the Geffen Museum of Contemporary Art, January 30th at 6pm! My literature-video-and-performance work SIX NIGHTS IN IGNAZ GUNTHER HAUS (with choreographer Alexx Shilling and composer Arthur Kell) surrounding sexual fetish […]

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12/11 & 12/14: Philadelphia Premiere of CALIFIA

December 10, 2014

On Thursday, December 11 2014, my collaborative work CALIFIA AND THE TRESPASSERS will continue its international performance tour, with a performance in Philadelphia at have its NYC premiere at CEC Arts Center in Center City Philadelphia (Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Ave) as part of the International Alliance for Women in Music Award concert. Music composed by Andrea Clearfield, choreography by Manfred Fischbeck, […]

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NEW ANTHOLOGY: Emergency Index 2015

December 4, 2014

I have a performance work documentation for my bilingual text-film-performance work  SIX NIGHTS IN IGNAZ GUNTHER HAUS coming out in Ugly Duckling Presse‘s visionary Emergency Index anthology – it’s a powerful and I think very electrifying collection of notable live performance works from this year.   CHECK IT OUT HERE!   I conceived of SIX NIGHTS as […]

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10/16/14: NYC premiere of CALIFIA at CUNY

October 13, 2014

On Thursday, October 16 2014, my collaborative work CALIFIA AND THE TRESPASSERS will have its NYC premiere at CUNY’s Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center as part of the International Alliance for Women in Music Award concert. As a winner of the IAWM Award, CALIFIA will continue its international performance tour through the autumn, and into Spring 2015…more details to follow! Here’s the facebook […]

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10/26/14: Performing at Cornelia Street Cafe

September 11, 2014

This October at Cornelia Street Cafe, I’ll perform a suite of all new three-minute stories from OUT HERE DEATH IS NO BIG DEAL and THE HOPE OF FLOATING HAS CARRIED US THIS FAR. We’re delighted to be invited back for the third year in a row. I’m on stage with a new cast of characters in the […]

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09/12/14 “Califia” Danish Premiere in Copenhagen

September 9, 2014

On Friday, 12 September 2014, CALIFIA AND THE TRESPASSERS will have its Danish premiere in Copenhagen at the delightful Aarhus Unge Tonekunstnere/AUT, in the equally delightful cultural hub Godsbanen (Skovgaardsgade 3 at 8pm), as part of the International Alliance for Women in Music Award performance “Concertini” presented by Line Tjørnhøj, Executive Director at AUT, a nonprofit supporting sound arts. CALIFIA will continue its international performance […]

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6/1/14 Reading at Bowery Arts and Science

May 16, 2014

  THE SUMMER LEXICON WILL EAT ITS YOUNG  Join Quintan Ana Wikswo, Matthew Sharpe and Ranbir Singh Sidhu as they bring new work to the stage for an evening of morphological misadventure within the uncanny nooks and crannies of newly invoked worlds. At the new home of the legendary Bowery Arts and Science. If you’ve not […]

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5/21/14 Performance: with Lydia Lunch in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

May 15, 2014

Lydia Lunch and Quintan Ana Wikswo perform short new frictions at Williamsburg’s intimate club THE BEDFORD. A relaxed evening of stories to squirm to, they say. Hm, we should be able to pull that off. Lydia and I have connected pretty deeply over a lot of shared obsessions, and are developing several new series of […]

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