Milwaukee, WI—May 19, 2023— TRIP/syck is a collection of intimate studio showings collaboratively presented by New York transplant and queer disability activist April Biggs – she/her, local anti-disciplinary maintenance artists Posy Knight – she/they (Danceteria, 2021; Winterreise, 2020) and Zeze Schorsch – they/them (Wisdom Teeth, 2018; Thunder Domestic, 2021), and singer/songwriter Forrest Jackson – he/him. TRIP/syck will take audiences on an interactive journey exploring coping mechanisms and art making with audio/visual, physical, technological and therapeutic elements in three parts; Sick Girl, a Milwaukee premiere by April Biggs, is an autoethnographic and interdisciplinary solo, exploring her disabled and medicalized body as a site of chimeric world-breaking and world-making – a cyborg bodymind imagining itself into a wingèd creature; BIOPIC, a satirical one-woman award show created by Schorsch with performer Selena Milewski – she/her; and Afternoon of a Fawning, inspired by the evolution of choreographic process from the birth of modernism to post-pandemic zoom dance. Audiences can attend one or both shows in person or online and will have a chance to interact with the installation, enjoy refreshments and meet the artists in between the 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm shows.
Pink House is not wheelchair accessible. Audiences are encouraged to join virtually knowing the artists will be putting care into the virtual audience experience.
TW: This performance will include material that is graphic in nature. Limited in-person and live streaming tickets are available in advance online and at the door for $0-20, no one will be turned away due to a lack of funds.
TRIP/syck was developed with in-kind support from the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center.
Performances are scheduled for Saturday, June 24th at 6:00 pm (Sickgirl) and 7:30 pm (Afternoon of a Fawning/Biopic) and Sunday,June 25th, at at 6:00 pm (Sickgirl) and 7:30 pm (Afternoon of a Fawning/Biopic) at Pink House, 601 East Wright Street, Milwaukee WI 53212.
Tickets are available for reservation online at https://www.53212presents.org/trip-syck for a suggested donation of $0-20. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Limited seating is available for in-person audiences, tickets can be reserved in advance (recommended) or at the door, 30 minutes prior to the show. Virtual attendees can reserve tickets up to 5:00 pm day of the show and will receive a link to access the event via Zoom electronically.
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