Blog Posts

Rebecca Yoshino discusses Emilio Rojas’s collaboration with Bard Farm

2019-11-27T16:17:09-05:00 November 27th, 2019|Artists, Bard College Farm, Blog Posts, Emilio Rojas, Rebecca Yoshino|

  Over the course of summer and fall, LAB participating artist Emilio Rojas worked closely with the Bard Farm Coordinator and Educator, Rebecca Yoshino, to plant and then harvest a 72-foot-long line of indigenous crops growing in the shape of the U.S.-Mexico border. This interactive land art installation is one [...]

Hostile Terrain 94 at the Fisher Center at Bard

2019-11-23T14:42:11-05:00 November 22nd, 2019|Blog Posts, Jason De León|

Hostile Terrain 94 has arrived at the Fisher Center! Although Jason de León, the head curator of the project, is unable to join us, his team has been hard at work facilitating the project’s installation here in Weis Atrium. Gabe Canter, one of HT94’s four Exhibition Coordinators, has been part [...]

Introducing Tania El Khoury

2019-11-21T20:24:34-05:00 November 21st, 2019|Artists, Blog Posts, Tania El Khoury|

Where No Wall Remains began as a thought experiment about migration. When Gideon Lester invited Tania El Khoury to co-curate the festival with him, she suggested that they focus on the notion of “borders.” “Migration is older than borders,” Tania explained to me, “people have always migrated towards better opportunities… [...]

Valor y Cambio: Un Proyecto en “Alegría Desconolizada” // Value and Exchange: A Project in “Decolonized Joy”

2019-11-12T13:19:56-05:00 November 12th, 2019|Blog Posts|

"Valor y Cambio es un proyecto de arte narrativo, participación comunitaria y economía solidaria iniciado por las artistas Frances Negrón-Muntaner y Sarabel Santos Negrón. Iniciado en Puerto Rico en medio de la crisis económica y actualmente en la ciudad de Nueva York, Valor y Cambio pretende generar una amplia conversación [...]

“The Border Merchant” by Aliyeh Ataei in Guernica

2019-11-07T11:37:01-05:00 November 7th, 2019|Blog Posts|

Aliyeh Ataei tells the story of her time with "The Border Merchant," Mohammad Osman. Osman is a migrant "smuggler" who helps Afghans cross the border into Iran through the Khorasan region between the two countries.

Where No Wall Remains: An International Festival About Borders

2019-11-06T13:04:14-05:00 November 6th, 2019|Artists, Blog Posts|

Only a few more weeks until festival performances begin! Book your tickets now! Join us November 21 - 24 for installations, dance, interactive theater, and more!

Announcing Reading Room at Wendy’s Subway in Brooklyn

2019-10-30T12:32:01-04:00 October 30th, 2019|Blog Posts, Syllabus|

The Live Arts Bard Biennial is happy to announce the opening of a remote Reading Room in collaboration with Wendy's Subway, a non-profit library, writing space, and independent publisher in Brooklyn, New York! If you can't make your way up to Annandale-on-Hudson, stop by Wendy's Subway (located at 379 Bushwick [...]

Decolonized Feast // Banquete Descolonizado

2019-10-24T12:47:20-04:00 October 24th, 2019|Blog Posts, Emilio Rojas, Featured Artists|

Thank you to all who came to experience and enjoy Emilio Rojas' Decolonized Feast! // ¡Gracias a todos los que vinieron a experimentar y disfrutar el Banquete Descolonizado de Emilio Rojas! Emilio Rojas, host of the Decolonized Feast & Rebecca Yoshino, Bard Farm Coordinator. Walking through Naturalized Borders [...]

Congratulations to Tania El Khoury on 2019 Bessie Award for Outstanding Production

2019-10-21T12:08:59-04:00 October 21st, 2019|Blog Posts, Featured Artists, Tania El Khoury|

Please join us in congratulating Where No Wall Remains artist and co-curator, Tania El Khoury on being awarded the 2019 New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award for “Outstanding Production,” for her piece, As Far As My Fingertips Take Me! As Far As My Fingertips Take Me, is currently touring [...]

Tracking form in “Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza”

2019-10-19T14:55:19-04:00 October 19th, 2019|Blog Posts, Syllabus|

In 1987, Gloria Anzaldúa, the Chicana feminist and queer theorist, published Borderlands [/] La Frontera [/] The New Mestiza, a collection of her essays spanning from 1980 to 1987. On its title page, ‘Borderlands’ appears above ‘La Frontera’: the two words bolded, and separated by a black, horizontal line, akin [...]

Introducing Mirna Bamieh

2019-10-22T12:38:55-04:00 October 19th, 2019|Blog Posts, Featured Artists, Mirna Bamieh / Palestine Hosting Society|

Mirna Bamieh started Palestine Hosting Society (PHS) in 2017 as a live art project that explores traditional food culture in Palestine, especially those that are on the verge of disappearing. Performed as a dinner featuring dishes carefully prepared by the artist herself, each iteration is a result of meticulous research [...]

Introducing Jason de León

2019-10-20T15:09:23-04:00 October 17th, 2019|Blog Posts, Jason De León|

I had the pleasure of talking with Jason de León earlier this week about his work on Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94) and how his syllabus recommendations influenced its creation. Jason described his “formative years” as being heavily steeped in punk rock. A crucible of punk rock in the early 90’s [...]

Intro from the Curatorial Fellows

2019-10-08T19:43:35-04:00 September 19th, 2019|Blog Posts|

Welcome, اهلا, and bienvenidos to the 2019 Live Arts Bard (LAB) Biennial: Where No Wall Remains! In preparation for this year’s edition of the festival, we have created a website to contextualize and give unique insight into the festival and its participants through conversations, resources and news. This website is [...]

Introducing Where No Wall Remains

2019-09-25T21:30:30-04:00 September 19th, 2019|Blog Posts|

WHERE NO WALL REMAINS – an international festival about borders A blog following the creation of the 2019 Live Arts Bard Biennial Edited by Curatorial Fellows Sukanya Baskar Bard CCS ’20, Thea Spittle Bard CCS ’19, and Triston Tolentino ’18 Introducing Where No Wall Remains Welcome to Where No Wall [...]