Curator for Contemporary Performance Network Artistic Director of Big Art Group
Caden Manson is founder of Big Art Group (1999 to present) and Curator of ContemporaryPerformance.org (2010 to present)
ABOUT BIG ART GROUP:Big Art Group is a New York City performance company founded in 1999. The company uses the language of media and blended states of performance in a unique form to build culturally transgressive and challenging new works. Since its inception, it has toured nationally and internationally and produced critically acclaimed works including the ‘Real Time Film’ trilogy Shelf Life, Flicker, House of No More, SOS; and its reality-based theatre series The People. He is co-creator, director, video designer and scenographer on all 11 Big Art Group productions that have toured to over 60 cities thoughout North American, Asia and Europe for the past 12 years. Manson has also shown video installations in Austria, France, USA and Germany; performed his solo work,PAIN KILLER, in Berlin, Singapore and Vietnam; and taught workshops and masters courses in Berlin, Rome, Paris, Turin, New York, Toulouse, Montreal, San Francisco, and Bern. His ensemble has been co-produced by the Vienna Festival, Festival d’Automne a Paris, Hebbel Am Ufer, Rome’s La Vie de Festival, Theatre Garonne, Wexner Center for The Arts, and The Kitchen NYC. He is a recipient of the 2001 Foundation For Contemporary Art Fellowship, is a 2002 Pew Fellow and received a 2009 Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. He lives in New York City and outside Philadelphia where he maintains his studio.
ABOUT CONTEMPORARY PERFORMANCE NETWORK
The Contemporary Performance Network is an online community and blog with a growing roster of artists, scholars and presentering members in the field of performance. Manson founded the community in July of 2010 and today it has grown to over 12000 members and fans world wide. The term Contemporary Performance is used to describe hybrid performance works and artists that travel between the fields of Experimental Theatre, Dance, Video Art, Visual Art, Music Composition and Performance Art without adhering to one specific field's practice.
"5 days Butoh Improvisation Workshop
Frontier in Body with Yuko Kaseki February 1-5, 2017 at 13-18hStudio 2/ Kunstquartier BethanienMariannenplatz 2, 10997 BerlinFee: 230 euro (Payment until January 10 for 200 euro)Info/Registration:…"
"L A B [Laboratory Actors Berlin]PHYSICAL DRAMATURGY & ORGANICITY IN THE WORK OF THE ACTOR // THEATRE WORKSHOP WITH LEONEL HENCKES & CHRISTINA KYRIAZIDI // The workshop offers an intensive frame of acting research in the areas of:…"