BRING IT! Performance Art Series

This summer, we’re handing over the ZERO1 Garage to innovative performance artists who are pushing the boundaries of digital culture. Six projects were selected to be part of the BRING IT! Performance Art Series, taking place at the ZERO1 Garage between June 20th and September 5th. All performances will take place at the ZERO1 Garage located at 439 S. 1st Street, San Jose. BRING IT! has been generously supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation


 Images from left to right: Cara Rose DeFabio, Darknet beta. David Szlasa, LIfe of Leo, and Eric Parren Gut Feeling.

BRING IT! Performance Art Series Schedule

June 25th, 8:00pm
Miwa Matreyek, This World Made Itself (2013) & Myth and Infrastructure (2010) 

A multimedia live performance work combining projected animation and the artist's own shadow silhouette as she interacts with the fantastical world of the video.

July 23rd, 7:30pm
John Slepian, Transcendence

Aided by a hacked toy brainwave sensor and electronics, the artist performs levitation through the power of his mind.

August 1st, 7:00pm-10:00pm 
ATOM-r (Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality), The Operature
A live performance and augmented reality poem engaging themes of forensics, anatomy and spectacle. 

August 6th, 7:30pm
Cara Rose DeFabio, DARKNET beta

Examining security and anonymity in the digital age through interactive cell phone theater.

August 20th, 7:30pm
David Szlasa,
Life as Leo: Titanic
Combining live performance with real-time post-production, the artist recasts himself in Leonardo DiCaprio’s role as Jack in Titanic, opposite Kate Winslet as Rose.

September 5th, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Eric Parren, Gut Feeling
Investigate the boundaries of micro-cinematography and live cinema in this immersive audiovisual experience that uses imagery from an advanced optical microscope.






June 20, 2014 to September 5, 2014