London Preview of Ron Athey’s “Incorruptible Flesh: Messianic Remains” Join us for the preview of Ron Athey’s newly developed performance, “Incorruptible Flesh: Messianic Remains”, taking place at ]performance space[ in the Swan Wharf building in Hackney Wick. 5/30/14 8PM – 11PM E3 2NQ London | View map Tickets >>>

Lisa Newman will be joining Geraldine Beskin (Atlantis Bookshop), Dr. Matthew Cheeseman (University of Sheffield), Robert Dickins (Psychdelic Press UK), The Reverend Nemu (Astral Clergy), Sharron Kraus (Musician), William Redwood (Writer), and Sara Zaltash (Performance) for Nick Kilby’s (New Aktionist, sacred things) unique conference on Magick and Performance 23 May.Continue Reading

Join us for “Body Crossings”: an open discussion with Ron Athey and Jennifer Doyle about their work and latest publications – “Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performance of Ron Athey” and Doyle’s “Hold It Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art” – part of the 2013-2014 CIDRALContinue Reading

2 Gyrlz is proud to host Soriah’s return to Manchester supported by Die Hexen, Lazer Dream Eyes, Led and the Swan… 12 May at The Castle! £5 entry at the door goes to support Soriah on tour >>>

Friday 14th September 2012 – 14:00 – 15:30 One Thoresby Street Event takes place in the Attic Space at One Thoresby Street Seminal live artist Ron Athey talks about his recent work Gifts of the Spirit, a performance installation which used his memoirs as a starting point from which toContinue Reading

2 Gyrlz Performative Arts, in collaboration with Platt Chapel, are proud to present a night of traditional and experimental vocals and music laptop orchestra MMULe (Manchester), acclaimed mezzo soprano and composer, Nina Whiteman (Manchester), and internationally renowned Tuvan throat singer and ritual performance artist, Soriah (Enrique Ugalde – Oregon) asContinue Reading

Ron Athey & Sue Fox Discuss GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT by JC Gonzo Extreme body artist Ron Athey‘s latest large-scale performance installation Gifts Of The Spirit: Part 1 occurred at The Whitworth Hall in Manchester, UK. The piece centered around the art and experience of automatic creative manifestation, including writing,Continue Reading

It’s rare that I should be blown away by performance art; challenged perhaps, occasionally touched, but more often contemplative and with a tendency to drift along with my own imagining, straying from the intended path. But tonight I was grounded firmly in the present moment as legendary body artist andContinue Reading

A review from Gifts of the Spirit by C. James Fagan  I am waiting in what appears to be a gothic lounge in a building of the University of Manchester and the air is already thick with humid art-speak. The room is also thick of people sporting tattoos, piercings andContinue Reading