IN THE LOUNGE Experiments & Disorders Curated by Tom Cole & Christen Clifford
About This Show
Fiction, nonfiction, poetry & performance texts by the most adventurous, cross-genre established & emerging writers. Curated by Tom Cole & Christen Clifford.
About the Artists
Stephen Donovan was born in Britain. His Mom is Irish and his Dad is Welsh. He is a multi-disciplinary artist – working mainly as a performer, designer and sometimes director. He also works with video and sound. He is the Executive Director of Mark Dendy Projects. He performs with the company and has designed video, set, costumes, sound and served as dramaturg. Most recent productions include Whistleblower (Dixon Place, September 2015), NEWYORKnewyork @Astor Place (Joe’s Pub, 2015) and Labyrinth (Abrons Art Center, 2014); Dystopian Distractions! (Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, 2014); Ritual Cyclical (Lincoln Center Out of Doors, 2013).
Laurie Weeks is a writer and performer based in New York City. Her fiction and essays have been published throughout the United Kingdom and the United States, including in Semiotext(e)’s The New Fuck You: Adventures in Lesbian Reading and Dave Eggers’s The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008. She was also a screenwriter on Boys Don’t Cry. Weeks has taught at The New School and in 1996 was awarded a fiction fellowship by the New York Foundation for the Arts. She holds a Master of Arts in Performance Studies from New York University. Her first novel, Zipper Mouth, won the Lambda Literary Award for Best Debut in 2012.