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THANK YOU at Studios at Porter Mill

December 7, 2012 from 5pm to 9pm
The Fall 2012 Body as Art Class of Montserrat College of Art taught by Sandrine Schaefer, is pleased to announce their final performance happening at Studios at Porter Mill and Gallery at Porter Mill. Please join us for a night filled with performance art and free food and drink, as well as supporting these young upcoming performance artists.Performances by:Katrina WellsSoks Gemma http://soksgemma.tumblr.com/Suzy…See More
Dec 2, 2012
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INSIDER/OUTSIDER at Lincoln Arts Project 289 Moody Street Waltham, MA 02453

November 3, 2012 at 2pm to December 1, 2012 at 8pm
Curated by Sandrine SchaeferOn view November 3- December 1, 2012Lincoln Arts Project289 Moody Street Waltham, MA 02453http://www.lincolnartsproject.comGallery Hours: Wednesdays- Fridays 4-9pm Saturdays- 2-8pm Reception: Friday, November 16, 2012 7-10 PMInsider/Outsider features photographs, videos, and other traces of live art pieces originally created in non-art contexts. This exhibition addresses the ethics of making art in…See More
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ROUGH TRADE II - Boston in Chicago at Defibrillator Gallery

September 7, 2012 at 7pm to September 8, 2012 at 8pm
ROUGH TRADE IIa Boston and Chicago Artist Exchange2 evenings of live artSeptember 7 & 8, 20127 pmDefibrillator Gallery1136 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60642www.dfbrl8r.orgThe Present Tense and Defibrillator Gallery are pleased to announce, ROUGH TRADE II, an exchange between performance artists working in Boston and Chicago. The Present Tense has…See More
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Archiving the Ephemeral: The Present Tense 2005-Now at BUAG at the Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

February 15, 2012 from 6pm to 7pm
Founders of The Present Tense, Sandrine Schaefer & Philip Fryer will show footage from their archive and talk about curating live art events in Boston over the past 7 years. The screening will include documentation from The Present Tense's debut event, the Contaminate Festivals, MEME, and so much more!See More
Feb 10, 2012
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Archiving the Ephemeral- The Present Tense 2005-NOW at BUAG Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215

February 15, 2012 from 6pm to 7pm
Founders of The Present Tense, Sandrine Schaefer & Philip Fryer will show exclusive footage from their archive and talk about curating live art events in Boston over the past 7 years.    in conjunction with“100 Years (version #4 Boston, 2012)". 100 Years (version #4 Boston, 2012) is an essential introduction to the history of performance art that has directly shaped the history of twentieth-century art, and that continues to…See More
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Archiving the Ephemeral- The Present Tense 2005-NOW at BUAG Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215

February 15, 2012 from 6pm to 7pm
Founders of The Present Tense, Sandrine Schaefer & Philip Fryer will show exclusive footage from their archive and talk about curating live art events in Boston over the past 7 years.    in conjunction with“100 Years (version #4 Boston, 2012)". 100 Years (version #4 Boston, 2012) is an essential introduction to the history of performance art that has directly shaped the history of twentieth-century art, and that continues to…See More
Feb 1, 2012
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THE PRESENT TENSE CALL FOR WORK DEADLINE JAN. 4

CALL to Artists working with StillnessPosted November 14th, 2011 by SandrineCALL TO ARTISTS:Are you creating ephemeral works with the concept of Stillness?  If so, The Present Tense wants to see what you are doing and consider your work for an upcoming blog post on Stillness as a performative concept.  Please send the following information to …See More
Jan 2, 2012

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The Present Tense is a live art initiative founded by artists, Sandrine Schaefer and Philip Fryer. The Present Tense organizes, curates, and archives contemporary live art events and artist exchanges in transient spaces. The Present Tense currently uses Boston, MA USA as a home base to work across international divides.
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THE PRESENT TENSE CALL FOR WORK DEADLINE JAN. 4

Posted on January 2, 2012 at 3:04pm 0 Comments

CALL to Artists working with Stillness

Posted November 14th, 2011 by Sandrine

CALL TO ARTISTS:

Are you creating ephemeral works with the concept of Stillness?  If so, The Present Tense wants to see what you are doing and consider your work for an upcoming blog post on Stillness as a performative concept.  Please send the…

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Ego Shadow- a performance in 5 parts by Vela Phelan

Posted on December 16, 2011 at 8:35am 0 Comments

Posted to ThePresentTense.org December 13th, 2011 by Sandrine

The alchemists believed that extensively cooking all alchemical ingredients to a uniform black matter was the first step in achieving the “philosopher’s stone,” a substance used for rejuvenation and immortality.  This “blackening” was considered a ritualistic cleansing and was named…

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CALL TO ARTISTS working with STILLNESS

Posted on November 14, 2011 at 12:58pm 0 Comments

CALL TO ARTISTS:

Are you creating ephemeral works with the concept of Stillness?  If so, The Present Tense wants to see what you are doing and consider your work for an upcoming blog post on Rope as a performative object.  Please send the following information to thepresentiseternal@gmail.com byJanuary 4th, 2012.

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