• By Seth Eisen In 2006 after Remy Charlip had a stroke I was given the task of packing and moving all of his artwork and personal items to storage and to help facilitate the creation of a list of every item in the collection- a massive task. I worked for several months to support the […]

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  • As you may or may not know, today is Giving Tuesday. A day where we can repent with our dollar, and generate enough warm fuzzies to obliterate any feelings around what we do with our money every other day of year. Another day where the forces of mass communication can commodify, essentialize, and spin yet […]

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  • A colleague of mine, Katharine Hawthorne, came to our recent work-in-progress showing and asked me a few questions about the work. Below is our interview that discusses why I am making a musical and how working during CounterPulse’s construction has influenced the piece: Interview: Liz Tenuto/Dance and a Half This Year is Different: A Self-Help […]

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  • Dear CounterPulse Community, We have an important update regarding the 80 Turk Project. The opening performance of our 80 Turk Inaugural Season, will in fact, not be happening at 80 Turk. Due to sudden timeline delays with the renovation of the theater, our partners and friends at Joe Goode Annex will be hosting all evening […]

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  • Our new Community Engagement Fellow: Alexandra Maricich This story begins long ago in Seattle. Where I met my dear friend and collaborator at Cornish College of the Arts: Mariah Martens. We have confided, confronted, confirmed, collected, constructed, created, condensed, conversed every part ourselves to each other. In between graduating from Cornish and the explosive summer there […]

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  • 80 Turk in Fall 2014, Photo by Kegan Marling Our Inaugural Season crowns a remarkable, highly anticipated move to a state-of-the-art facility at 80 Turk Street. Appropriately enough, the season, creations from artists variously working in New York, Austin, Ireland, Berlin, and the Bay Area, offers a kaleidoscopic set of reflections on metamorphosis whether in […]

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  • An update from the field, with CounterPulse executive director, Tomás Riley. With support from the James Irvine Foundation’s Exploring Engagement Fund CounterPulse recently celebrated the stage premier of Como la Tierra/Like the Earth in Salinas, CA. Presented in collaboration with the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts (ACFA), local artist collective Artists Ink and renowned performance […]

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