"Subway Stories" (text only)
This work incorporates the following elements;
Watch the Closing Doors—Text (short stories)
Text and Image (ink drawings of cave interiors)
Audio (the stories are set to the music of Martin Rev with vocals by Olivia Beens.
Performances using the stories at various locations
A slide show using 3 projects showing mythical and art historical images.
An 8mm film/video of NYC Subways.
A choreographed dance work (never realized).
An exhibition “Subterranean Subjects” curated by Olivia Beens in 1991 at Henry Street Settlement (Abrons Art Center) including 30 visual artists, a poetry series, and performance work received attention in the New York Times
"Beware of the Moving Platform"
A multi-media installation/performance work inspired by the New York City Subway System in the late 1980’s. It was shown at several locations including PS122, BACA Downtown, The Painted Bride Gallery & Henry Street Settlement.
This work was supported by NYSCA, Mac Dowell Colony, and Henry Street Settlement, Abrons Art Center.