Collected here are a selection of scripts that I wrote for performance projects, or that resulted from improvisational performances.



 

"Excerpts from Reading Frankenstein: Mary Shelley as 21st Century Artificial Life Scientist."

2013, with an introduction. With Annie Loui. In Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media & Technology, Fall issue.

"Galileo in America"

2012. Unpublished script for multimedia performance work that premiered at the Contemporary Arts Center, UC Irvine.

"The Roman Forum Project"

2003. Script for mixed-reality performance work that premiered at the Beall Center for Art and Technology, Irvine, CA. Complete script (pdf).

"Reading Frankenstein"

2003. Co-author (with Annie Loui) of script for multimedia performance work that premiered at the Beall Center for Art and Technology, Irvine, CA. Script synopsis with production photos (pdf).

"An Internet Performance for the Third Millennium: The Birth of the Christ Child"

2003. Transcript of a 1999 Plaintext Players performance in which I improvised/wrote the characters 'Smoking Angel' and 'Digital-Director'. In Performance Art Journal 73. With introduction by Marlena Corcoran.

"The Roman Forum"

2000. Script for multimedia performance work that premiered at the Side Street Live, Los Angeles.

"Still Lies Quiet Truth"

1998. Script for a performance work that premiered at Collective Unconscious, New York, as part of the New York International Fringe Festival and was included a month later in the New York Digital Salon. Poem on which script was based (html).

"The Black Box"

1995. New York: Haifisch Press. Boxed set of booklets, including: "Christmas: Ein Schauspiel" (scenario); "The Christmas Scenarios" (selected scenarios); "The DownUnderworld" (performance transcript); "The Parasolitude of Memory" (performance transcript); "The Clam-Shaped Iceberg with the Lettuce-Green Hearts of Palm" (performance transcript); and "Dome's Hitech MOO Recorder" (MOO program).

"Big Man, Little Man"

1994. Limited-edition performance text, published in "Blast 4:Bioinformatica". New York: X-Art Foundation.

"The Dadashop Quartet"

1991. Experimental composition for four unaccompanied voices incorporating original material plus text fragments from Rabelais, Shakespeare, and Sol LeWitt's letters.