• “A riot literally tears the city apart. It is a striation…like a skater from the days before skateparks, it sketches invisible trajectories in the urban motif. A shapeless event that eludes reification, even if it relates to rituals, and thus summons the repertoire of tricks and knowledge accumulated by a provisional community bound by a […]

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  • Hello Other (X)Changers, I have a proposal for our process. I’m usually drawn to the obvious, or blatant. I am also fascinated by impersonation, doubling and repetition (not just as a compositional tool but also as a process). I propose that our exchange be direct, meaning each of us recreates a work by another in […]

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  • As part of the pilot CounterPulse Performance and Technology Combustible — a residency model for artists collaborating with creative technologists— we hosted two work-in-progress labs last week for participating artists: Capacitor with collaborator Zach Howard, and Dohee Lee with collaborator Donald Swearingen. Dohee Lee and Donald Swearingen were first to show their work. Dohee is […]

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  • As part of the CounterPULSE Underground programming we’re running at our new building until renovation begins, we’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with CODAME, who will be producing a month of new media ART + TECH events this coming May. The schedule of events is being finalized, but you can already put your name on the […]

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  • The CONTACT project directed by Krista DeNio www.kristadenio.com IN RESIDENCE @ CounterPULSE www.counterpulse.org OPEN CALL: COME TAKE A WORKSHOP (FREE), and learn more about the CONTACT project! CALLING:  Veterans (of war and military service), Non-veterans, Artists (Actors, dancers, musicians, visual artists, designers) and Non-artists WHAT: Workshop(s) Two workshops investigating the project content (bridging the divide […]

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  • NEW EDGE presents Year Of The Snake a work for dance, music, and text WHAT “However long it takes to reach each other’s shores.” -Karl Jensen, All This We’re Each Forced Into; Private Painful Insight YEAR OF THE SNAKE is a work conceived by three bay area artists: composer Jason Hoopes, choreographer Peiling Kao, and writer/visual […]

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  • The CONTACT project, directed by Krista DeNio is currently looking for artists and non-artists for upcoming performances. Open Call:  Come take a FREE workshop and learn more about the CONTACT project! Calling:  Civilians, Veterans (of war and military service), Artists (actors, dancers, musicians, visual artists, designers) and non-artists. What:  Workshop(s) – Two workshops investigating the project content […]

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  • When I dance… Nadhi: “I can feel a deep love for God and an emotional connection to human-kind. Particularly when I perform, that connection can be so strong, that I forget where I am and who is watching. I find that I keep dancing to chase those moments. Sophia: “Dancing excites me, challenges me, moves […]

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